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Kena Norris,
Executive Director

312.227.7406
knorris@ccpapp.org

Priya Stemler,
Director of Operations

312.227.7437
pstemler@ccpapp.org

Paresh Patel,
National Sales Manager

312.227.7436
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General Inquiries:
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Our Board

CCPA Purchasing Partners’ Current Board of Directors is comprised of 14 practicing physician-members:

President:

Valerie Kimball, MD is the current President of CCPA and has been a director since 2013. Dr. Kimball practices with Traismans, Benuck, Merens and Kimball in Evanston IL. Dr. Kimball is a graduate of University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine and received her postgraduate training at Loyola University Medical Center. She currently serves as an Assistant Professor in Clinical Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Vice President:

Jonathan W. Necheles, MD is the current Vice President and has been a member of CCPA since 2008.  He practices at Children's Healthcare Associates in Chicago and Northbrook, IL.  Dr. Necheles graduated from Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago and received his postgraduate training at the University of Michigan.  Dr. Necheles is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics-Community Based Primary Care at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Secretary & Treasurer:

Michael Siegel, MD is the current Secretary and Treasurer of the Board and has been a Director since 1996. He has held the position of Secretary and Treasurer since 1996 aside from when he served as a former President for 2 years. Dr. Siegel is a board-certified pediatrician and practices with Highland Park Pediatric Associates in Highland Park, IL.  Dr. Siegel is a 1982 graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School and is an Instructor at Feinberg School of Medicne, Northwestern University.

Directors:

Douglas Ashley, MD has been a member of CCPA since 2013.  He is a board-certified pediatrician since 2000, and practices with Lake Forest Pediatric Associates, Ltd. in Lake Bluff, IL.  Dr. Ashley is a 1997 graduate of Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and received his postgraduate training at Loyola University Medical Center Department of Pediatrics (1997-2000).  He served as Vice- Chief of the Department of Pediatrics of Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital from 2009-2012 and was a member of the NLFH Quality Improvement subcommittee prior to that.  He still is an active member of that committee.  Dr. Ashley is an Instructor of Clinical Pediatrics-Community-Based Primary Care at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Virginia DePaul, MD has been a Director since 2002 and served as President from 2011-2013. A board-certified pediatrician since 1987, Dr. DePaul is part of the North Suburban Pediatrics practice with locations in Evanston and Buffalo Grove.  A 1981 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, Dr. DePaul received her postgraduate training at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center (1981-1984) and also worked as Chief Resident at Michael Reese Hospital (1984-1985).  Dr. DePaul is also an instructor in Pediatrics at Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University.

Alison R. Gehle, MD has been a member of CCPA since 2008. She is a board-cetified pediatrician since 2007, and practices with Lakeview Pediatrics, LLC in Chicago, IL. Dr. Gehle is a 2004 graduate of the University of Michigan School of Medicine and received her postgraduate training at the University of Californa (San Fransisco) Medical Center Department of Pediatrics (2004-2007). Dr. Gehle is an Instructor of Clinical Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Timothy A. Geleske, MD has been a member of CCPA since 1999.  He has served on the CCPA Quailty Safety and Clninical Integration Committeee since 2012.  Dr. Geleske is a board-certified pediatrician since 1992, and practices with North Arlington Pediatrics, SC in Arlington Heights, IL.  Dr. Geleske is a 1989 graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine and recieved his postgraduate training from Children's Memorial Hospital (1989-1993).  Dr. Geleske is an Assistant Professor in Clinical Pediatrics at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine.

Mary Hall, MD has been a Director since 2010.  A board certified pediatrician since 1995, Dr. Hall is an owner of Kids Health Partners, LLC in Skokie, IL. She is a 1992 graduate of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, and received her postgraduate training at St. Louis Children's Hospital and at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

Ushma Patel, MD has been a member of CCPA since 2007 and was elected to the Board in 2015. She practices at ABC Pediatrics in Naperville, IL. Dr. Patel graduated from Northwestern University Medical School and received her postgraduate training at The Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals. Dr. Patel also served on the CCPA Quality Committee from 2011 - 2013.

Guy R. Randolph, MD has been a Director since 2014. He is a board-certified pediatrican since 1996 and a pediatric cardiologist since 2000 and practices at Thomas J. Weigel, MD, SC in Chicago, Naperville, & Arlington Heights, IL. Dr. Randolph is a 1993 graduate of Baylor College of Medicine and recieved his postgraduate training at Baylor College of Pediatrics (1993-1996) and fellowship in pediatric cardiology at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine (1996-1999). Dr. Randolph is an Instructor of Clinical Pediatrics at Northwestern University of Feinberg School of Medicine.

Sheri Ross, MD has been a Director since 2004. A board-certified pediatrician since 1984, Dr. Ross is part of Lake Shore Pediatrics with locations in Lake Forest, Barrington and Libertyville. Dr. Ross graduated from the School of Medicine at Michigan State University in 1981, and received her postgraduate training at Children’s Memorial Hospital (1981-1984). She is an Instructor in Pediatrics at Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University.

Dov Shapiro, MD has served as President of the Board and has been a Director since 2010. He served as Vice President of the Board from 2013-2015. A board certified pediatrician since 2001, Dr. Shapiro is a part of Associated Pediatric Partners, SC in Northbrook, IL. Dr. Shapiro graduated from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, and received his postgraduate training at Lutheran General Hospital (1997-2001).

Susan Sirota, MD has been a Director since 2008. A board-certified pediatrician since 1993, Dr Sirota is part of the Pediatric Partners practice with locations in Highland Park and Vernon Hills. She is a 1990 graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts, and received her postgraduate training at Children’s Memorial Hospital/Northwestern University where she also served as a Chief Resident in pediatrics (1993-94). Dr. Sirota is an instructor in Pediatrics at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine.

Rebecca Unger, MD has been a Director since 2003. Dr. Unger is a board-certified pediatrician and a member of The Northwestern Children’s Practice in Chicago. Dr. Unger graduated from Rush Medical College in 1985 and received her postgraduate training at Children’s Memorial Hospital (1985-1990). Dr. Unger is also an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics of Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University.

You may contact a Board member at any time by emailing him or her at board@ccpapp.org.
 

 
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