Board of Directors

Matt Bartels, MD

Board Member

Chief Medical Officer
BlueCross and BlueShield of SC

Rick Foster, MD

Chairman

Physician Advisor
SC Dept. Health & Human Services

Ann Lewis, MHA

Board Member

Chief Executive Officer
CareSouth Carolina

John H. Magill

Board Member

Retired State Director
SC Department of Mental Health

Danette F. McAlhaney, MD

Vice Chairman

Family Practitioner
Bamberg Family Practice

James McElligott, MD

Board Member

Medical Director of Telehealth Services
Assistant Professor, General Pediatrics
Medical University of South Carolina

Meera Narasimhan, MD, DFAPA

Treasurer

Professor and Chair, Department of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Science
& Sr Medical Director, Behavioral Health
Prisma Health ( Midlands) &
Special Advisor to UofSC President
Healthcare and Innovations
University of South Carolina

Rich Rogers

Secretary

Vice President of Information Services
Chief Information Officer
Prisma Health

Christian Soura

Board Member

Executive Vice President
South Carolina Hospital Association

Palmetto Care Connections provides yeoman’s service in the state of SC to improve access to care for the underserved rural communities via innovative technologies, educational opportunities and outreach. They lead by example by being collaborative, bringing together stakeholders from the community working on solutions that best serve the citizens of our great state.

Meera Narasimhan, MD, DFAPA