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2017-2018 FPMB Executive Board

President
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Jay S. LeBow, DPM

Baltimore, Maryland

Occupational Experience
  • Medical and Surgical care of the Foot & Ankle (2nd generation Podiatrist)
  • Maryland State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners, (past President)
  • Sports Medicine Specialist, Team Podiatrist Baltimore Orioles/Major League Baseball
  • Under Armour Inc, Podiatric Medical Consultant for Footwear
  • Consultant to the FDA General and Plastic Surgery Devices Panel, to other panels of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee, and to the Center for Devices and Radiologic Health
  • Credentials Committee, Mercy Medical Center - Mercy Hospital, Baltimore Maryland
Professional Organizations
  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery, Diplomate
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Fellow
  • American Society of Podiatric Surgeons, Fellow
  • American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, Associate
  • Maryland Podiatric Medical Association, Member (past member Peer Review/ Bylaws / Executive Committees)
  • American Podiatric Medical Association, Member


Vice President
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Leonard R. La Russa, DPM

Americus, Georgia

Occupational Experience
  • Chairman APMA’s CAC-PIAC Committee
  • Diplomate American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Member APMA’s Health Policy and Procedure Committee
  • President Georgia State Board of Podiatry Examiners
  • Member and Past President, Georgia Podiatric Medical Association
  • Georgia Podiatric Medical Association Delegate to American Podiatric Medical Association Representative, Georgia Carrier Advisory Committee
Professional Organizations
  • Fellow, American Professional Wound Care Association
  • Certified by the American Board of Wound Healing
  • Fellow, American Professional Wound Care Association
  • Certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Secretary-Treasurer
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Judith A. Manzi, DPM

Santa Clara, California

Occupational Experience
  • Senior Physician Kaiser Permanente Medical center Santa Clara
  • Member of the California Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • Chairman of Education Committee of California Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • Member of The Permanente Medical Group Legislative Forum
  • Director of Research South Bay Consortium Residency Program
  • Attending Kaiser Permanente South Bay Consortium Residency Program
  • Administrator of Podiatric Externship Kaiser South Bay Consortium Program
  • Physician Educator to Primary Care Doctors within Northern California KPMC
  • Former Expert Witness Department of Consumer Affairs, California Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • Former Private Practice Sunnyvale Foot and Ankle Center
  • Former Chairman Department of Surgery Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine
Professional Organizations
  • American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Diplomate
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Fellow
  • California Podiatric Medical Association
  • Santa Clara Valley Podiatric Medical Association
  • American Association for Women Podiatrists

Director
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Robert Levine, DPM

Louisville, Kentucky

Occupational Experience
  • President, Kentucky Podiatric Medical Association
  • Director, Student Extern Program at Jewish Hospital and St. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital
  • Chairman, Region X Podiatry Convention
  • Chairman, Foot Health Month
  • Chairman, Kentucky Podiatric Peer Review
  • Clinical Instructor, University of Kentucky-Jefferson Community College - Division of Health
  • Preceptor, University of Louisville, Family Practice Residency Program
  • Clinical Instructor, College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Lecturer, University of Louisville Family Practice
  • Lecturer, University of Louisville Adult Fitness Program
  • Clinical Instructor, Kindred Podiatry Residency Program
Professional Organizations
  • American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • American Board of Hospital Podiatrists
  • Kentucky Podiatric Medical Association
  • American College of Foot Surgeons


Director
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Bruce R. Saferin, DPM

Toledo, Ohio

Occupational Experience
  • Member and past President of the Northwest Ohio Podiatric Medical Association
  • Member and past President of the Ohio Podiatric Medical Association
  • Member and past National Trustee on the American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Past Podiatric Section Chief at Mercy St. Anne Hospital and at Bay Park Community Hospital
  • Member of Mercy St. Vincent Hospital Podiatry Resident Committee
  • Chairman of Licensure Committee of the State of Ohio Medical Board
  • Member of The Toledo Clinic Inc.
Professional Organizations
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Ohio Foot and Ankle Medical Association
  • Northwest Ohio Podiatric Medical Association
  • Diplomate American Board of Lower Extremity Surgery

Executive Director
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Russell J. Stoner

Germantown, Maryland

Executive Director since 2013, Mr. Stoner has over 20 years of experience in various roles at the FPMB. Mr. Stoner also has 10+ years of experience at Goodwill Industries International, ranked #7 by Forbes in their 2015 "50 Largest U.S. Charities" list.

Occupational Experience
  • American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • District of Columbia Podiatric Medical Association
  • Federation of Podiatric Medical Boards
  • Mid-Atlantic (Region 8) Podiatry Conference
Professional Organizations
  • American Society of Podiatric Executives