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Board of Directors & Staff

The Board of Directors is elected by the membership. Directors serve three-year terms with a maximum length of service of nine years. The Board of Directors elects Officers from among its number.

Guadalupe Javier Cavazos, Jr., DPM, FACPM
McAllen, TX

Dr. Cavazos was born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas. Upon earning his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Notre Dame, he pursued his podiatric medical education at the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine.  Dr. Cavazos, received his postgraduate residency training at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio where he had extensive training in the management of the Diabetic Foot.  Dr Cavazos is Board Certified by ABPM and has served on the Board of Directors for the ACPMsince 2014.  He currently holds the office of Vice President/President-Elect and is in line to becoming the first Mexican-American to hold the office of President for ACPM.  In 2020, Dr. Cavazos was inducted into the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons(Glasg.), and appointed as a Fellow of the Faculty for the RCPS. After twenty-five years, Dr Cavazos has now retired from private practice and will join the faculty of the UTRGV School of Podiatric Medicine.

Rosemay Michel, DPM, FACPM
Vice President/President Elect
Fayetteville, NC

Dr. Michel currently practices at the Fayetteville VA Medical Center in North Carolina and graduated from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 1996.  She completed her residency training at the Denver VA Medical Center, a Fellowship in Podopediatrics and Surgery at North General Hospital in New York City, and a Diabetic Foot/Limb Salvage Fellowship at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.  She has been Board Certified by ABPM since 2006 and ABFAS since 2005. Dr Michel has been a Fellow of ACPM since 2007.

Tara Deaver, DPM, FACPM
Odessa, TX

Dr. Deaver, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) in Odessa, Texas.  She is on staff at Medical Center Health System (MCH) and Odessa Regional Medical Center.  Dr. Deaver treats patients at TTUHSC, MCH outpatient wound care clinic and TTUHSC Diabetes Center.  She conducts lectures on lower extremity pathology to the community, Texas Tech Residents and Fellows.  Dr. Deaver is currently involved in research on toenail onychomycosis with the University of Texas of the Permian Basin and 3-D printing of pediatric orthotics.  She is currently serving a second term on the Odessa College Board of Trustees.

Dr. Deaver received degrees in Biology from Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama and Bioengineering from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.  She received her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine and completed her residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio where she served as Chief Resident.  She is a Diplomate of ABPM, Fellow of ACPM and a Fellow of Faculty Podiatric Medicine the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Gina Painter, DPM, FACPM
Great Falls, MT

Dr. Painter is a Diplomate of the ABPM, and served as a Director from 2012-2020.  She has served on the following committees: Credentials, Budget, Bylaws, Case Review and Examination.  She has been a long standing member of AAWP, ACFAS, ASPS and APWCA.   Dr. Painter also represents the ABPM and ACFAS as a site-evaluator for the CPME. She is the Delegate for the state of Montana to the APMA HOD.Dr. Painter is a graduate of the Temple School of Podiatric Medicine and practices in Great Falls, Montana.

Scott Spencer, DPM, FACPM
Immediate Past-President
Independence, OH

Dr. Spencer is the Immediate Past-President of the Board of Directors for the American College of Podiatric Medicine.  Dr. Spencer is an Associate Professor in the Surgery/Biomechanics Department at the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine where he teaches biomechanics.  He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and serves on the Certification committee as well as the MOC committee. He resides in Highland Heights Ohio with his wife, dog, two cats and tropical fish.

Bryce Paschold, DPM, FACPM
Bloomington, IL

Dr. Paschold graduated from the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in 2011 and completed a 3-year foot and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgical residency at Loyola/Hines in Maywood, Illinois, where he served as chief resident in 2014. Since 2014, he has been in private practice within an orthopedic group in Bloomington, Illinois, and serves as the team podiatrist for Illinois State University and Illinois Wesleyan University athletics.  Dr. Paschold has lectured on the local level and has volunteered his services to the local health care clinic since 2015.  Dr. Paschold is a fellow of ACPM and is board certified with ABPM since 2015.  He has been certified with ABFAS since 2020.

Marshall Solomon, DPM, FACPM
Farmington Hills, MI

Dr. Solomon is a current member of the Board of Directors ACPM, Director of Podiatric Medical Education PMSR/RRA residency program at Beaumont Farmington Hills and active in Podiatric resident education and administration for over 40 years. He is an active member of The Foot Care Institute of Michigan, currently 45 years in single specialty practice in Farmington Hills, MI.  Dr. Solomon is Board certified by ABPM with an added qualification in limb salvage and wound care, and is certified by ABFAS.  He is a Fellow of ACPM, ACFAS, ASPS, APWCA and FFPM RCPS (Glasg).  He is actively involved in medical and podiatric research at the Beaumont Research Institute-Beaumont Health and is actively involved in Podiatric residency education on the state and National level. After 46 years in podiatry he remains as charged up about the profession as the day he started clinical practice. 

Gary Rothenberg, DPM, FACPM
Ann Arbor, MI

Dr. Gary Rothenberg currently holds an Adjunct Clinical Faculty Appointment within the Endocrinology Division at the University of Michigan School of Medicine in Ann Arbor, Michigan. 

Previously, he served as Director of Resident Training and Attending Podiatrist at the Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Miami, Florida.  A graduate of the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, he completed 3 years of residency training at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio followed by 4 years of private practice in Atlanta, Georgia.  His previous private practice experience and academic practices within the VA and university settings have focused on conservative and surgical management of the diabetic foot.  His current role within industry is aimed at fostering a paradigm shift away from treating complications towards prevention of them.  Education has always been his passion — whether working with students, residents, colleagues, or most importantly, patients, Dr. Rothenberg believes education is the key to successful avoidance of diabetes-related lower extremity complications.

Brandom Brooks, CPM, MPH
Columbia, SC

Dr. Brooks is the acting chief of podiatry at the Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia, SC. Dr. Brooks was the first clinician to demonstrate that clinically meaningful postoperative opioid prescribing variation exists on a national level within podiatry. He is the creator of the Fellowship Research Institute’s Guide to Opioid Prescribing and The 10 Principles of Opioid Prescribing for Podiatry Residents.

Peter “Andrew” Crisologo, DPM, FACPM, FASPS, FFPM RCPS (Glasg)
Dallas, Texas

Dr. Crisologo graduated from the Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in 2014. He completed his residency training at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, OH 2017. Following residency training, he completed both a clinical and research fellowship in diabetic limb salvage at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in 2019. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Amputation Prevention and Wound Care as well as a proud Fellow of the American College of Podiatric Medicine. He also was inducted as Fellow Faculty of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 2021.

Dr. Crisologo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He serves as the Medical Director of Diabetic Limb Salvage at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, TX, and Associate Program Director of the Diabetic Limb Salvage Fellowship at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

Amanda Pacia
Executive Director

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