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By joining the Board of Directors with Physicians Health Plan, board members have input in the governance and policies of our organization. Various sub-committees focus on areas such as comparing competitor and medicare fees, medical policies, pharmacy services, and additional topics based on our specific geographic area. Meet our dedicated board members pictured below and consider joining the PHP Board of Directors.

Judith L. Kennedy, MD is a PHP board member.
Judith L. Kennedy, MD Chair PPG, Obstetrics/Gynecology
James C. Stevens, MD, FAAN is the chairman of the PHP board.
James C. Stevens, MD, FAAN Vice-Chair Fort Wayne Neurological Center
Karl R. LaPan is the secretary of the PHP board.
Karl R. LaPan, President & CEO Secretary Northeast Indiana Innovation Center
Michael R. DeWald, CPA, is the treasurer of the PHP board.
Michael R. DeWald, CPA Treasurer Retired, Dulin, Ward & DeWald, Inc.
Douglas S. Beebe Benchmark Human Services
Timothy Dirig of Dirig Consulting is a PHP board member.
Timothy R. Dirig Dirig Consulting
Mark C. Ranck, MD Radiation Oncology Associates
John Sampson of NE Indiana Regional Partnership is a PHP board member.
John R. Sampson NE Indiana Regional Partnership
Donald F. Schenkel of Tower Bank is a PHP board member.
Donald F. Schenkel Retired, Tower Financial
Camille M. Smith, MD Fort Wayne Pediatrics
David W. Stein, MD Ear Nose & Throat Associates
Dennis C. Uhrhammer, MD IU Health Fort Wayne, Family Medicine
Joel C. Valcarcel, MD is a PHP board member.
Joel C. Valcarcel, MD PPG, Family Medicine
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