Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors consists of Mrs. Kelly Mallory and Mr. Thomas Mallory, Jr. (wife and son of Dr. Thomas Mallory), alumni healthcare professionals that represent a variety of specialties, and one medical student.

Dr. Deborah Wilson - Chair

Dr. Deborah Wilson (Miami, 1984) graduated with a B.A. in Chemistry. She received her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Arizona's School of Medicine. Deborah practices with Galion Emergency Room Physicians (Galion, OH) and Premier Physician Services (Dayton, OH). She served in the United States Air Force from 1989–1996 and retired with the rank of Captain. While at Miami, Deborah was a member of Alpha Sigma Alpha and the AFROTC. She is a former member of the Alumni Band and a past Reunion Weekend Committee member.

Dr. David DeLaet - Vice Chair

Dr. David DeLaet (Miami, 1991) is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology and went on to attend the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He then completed a combined Internal Medicine/Pediatric residency at the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, becoming certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Pediatrics in 1999. Following his residency, he was a clinical fellow in General Internal Medicine at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, earning a Master of Public Health degree from the Columbia University School of Public Health in 2001. He was a member of the faculty at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine until 2005, after which time he joined the faculty at Mount Sinai. He serves clinically as a primary care provider for patients of all ages. His academic focus has been on the transition of adolescents and young adults with special health care needs from the pediatric-oriented to the adult-oriented medical home, and he has served on a national professional society task force addressing this issue and has many publications devoted to this topic. He lives in the northern suburbs of New York City with his wife Rebecca and their two children.

Dr. Richard Blath - Emeritus Chair

Dr. Richard Blath (Miami, 1968) is the Chief of Urology with St. Louis Urological Surgeons at Christian Northeast Medical. He has special interest in the areas of incontinence, prostate disease, and infertility. He is one of the few surgeons in the St. Louis area who performs vasectomy reversal surgery. Dr. Blath also served in the U.S. Air Force as Chief of the Urology Division at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Blath graduated from Miami in 1968 with a degree in Zoology, received his M.D. from Washington University in 1972, and served his internship at Vanderbilt in Nashville.

Antonoplos, Dr. Anthony

Dr. Anthony Antonoplos (Miami, 1998) graduated with a B.A. in Microbiology. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 2002. He completed his Radiology residency at the Cleveland Clinic in 2007 and a MRI Fellowship at The Ohio State University in 2008. Following completion of his fellowship he entered Radiology private practice in Cincinnati. He is a former president of Northeast Radiology Inc, and currently is the Chairman of the Department of Radiology at Bethesda North Hospital and a member of the Board of Directors for Tristate Imaging Medical Group.

Behrend, Ms. Julia

Julia Behrend (Miami, 2017) graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, and minors in Spanish and Portuguese. She is currently a second-year medical student at Indiana University School of Medicine. At IUSM she is involved with the American Medical Women's Association and mentors high school students at Crispus Attucks High School in Indianapolis.

Bertz, Dr. James

Dr. James Bertz (Miami, 1956) is a Oral Maxillofacial surgeon in Scottsdale, AZ. He received his M.S. from The Ohio State University in 1960 and his D.D.S. in 1961. He then pursued a M.D. from Baylor University in 1974. He resides in Scottsdale with his wife Sandy and has four children James, Robert, Stephen, and Jennifer.

Davis, Ms. Karey

Ms. Karey Davis graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Science and Butler University with a second Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant studies. She is a Physician Assistant / Associate as well as Certified / Licensed Athletic Trainer, employed for Henry Community Health in New Castle, IN as well as TriHealth at McCullough Hyde in Oxford.  She is currently involved in the PA Foundation's Nutrition Outreach Fellowship and speaks on nutrition for Abbott. Her current practice includes Physiatry / Orthopedics as well as Urgent Care (prn). Previous experience includes Spine Surgery, Orthopedics, Emergency Medicine, Rheumatology, and Family Medicine. She has been involved with Miami University's Health Careers Week the last few years as well as precepting students who are going into medicine. She also serves as a guest speaker at Butler University's PA program and precepts PA students who are in their clinical rotation year.

Outside of work, Karey says "I am married to an amazing husband and we have 4 active teenagers who keep us busy with all of their activities. I am passionate about serving, love talking about nutrition, and keep busy with our own family activities."

Dolan, Dr. Dan

Dr. Dan Dolan (Miami, 2012) graduated with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 2016. Currently, he is completing his General Surgery resident at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago after completing two years of clinical research in thoracic surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA and completing a MPH from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He will be pursuing a career in academic Thoracic Surgery.

Friedman, Dr. Roger

Dr. Roger Friedman (Miami, 1974) graduated from Miami University and went on to Ohio State University Medical School. He did a three year residency with Nationwide Children’s Hospital and then a two year fellowship in allergy at the University of Pittsburgh and Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. He returned to Columbus where he begin his practice for the next thirty-three years. In January 2015, Dr. Friedman became a partner and vice president of Ohio ENT and Allergy Physicians. Dr. Friedman has served on many boards and received numerous awards, including The Lifetime Achievement Award from Ohio Start Medical School (2007), Career Contribution Award Nationwide Children’s Hospital (2008), and the Ohio State University College of Medicine Alumni Service Award (2014). Dr. Friedman and his wife of forty years, Marilyn Bondy Friedman, have had 2 daughters graduate from Miami University, Michelle Friedman Winograd (2003) and Abbie Friedman Devendra (2006). They hope to see their two granddaughters Julia and Olivia graduate from Miami University in 2033 and 2037.

Gehring, Dr. Paul

Dr. Paul Gehring (Miami, 1985), originally from Cincinnati, OH, now practices with Tulsa OB GYN in Tulsa, OK. He received his bachelor’s degree in Zoology. He went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine degree from University of Cincinnati. Dr. Gehring completed his residency in Houston, Texas at the Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Gehring achieved his OB/GYN specialty board certification in 1996 and has completed his board recertification annually since then. He is currently a licensed physician through the State of Oklahoma and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He currently lives and practices in Tulsa Oklahoma with his wife who is also an OB/GYN. They have four children together. He has a daughter currently attending Miami.

Hirsh, Dr. Richard

Dr. Richard Hirsh (Miami, 1965) joined the medical staff in the Department of Radiology at Akron City Hospital/Summa Health System in Akron, Ohio. During his 37 years of radiology group practice, he performed general diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine, and breast imaging. Over the course of several years, his duties included division chief of diagnostic radiology and acting chief of nuclear medicine. He retired in 2010. He received his bachelor's degree in Zoology. He went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine degree from New York Medical College. Dr. Hirsh completed his residency Diagnostic Radiology in 1973 at Metropolitan Hospital Center in New York, NY. From 1975 through his retirement in 2010 he held the academic rank of Assistant Professor of Radiology at Northeast Ohio Medical University. In 1996 he founded Radiology Mammography International, a nonprofit organization whose goal is to organize international medical projects focusing on mammography and breast-cancer training missions to underserved regions in developing countries. Over the past 28 years he has completed over 40 mission projects all around the world. In acknowledgement of these humanitarian achievements, he has received numerous awards and recognitions including the Bishop Medal for Humanitarianism from The Alumni Association of Miami University. Dick and his wife, Marcia, Miami '66, a "Miami Merger", celebrated 50 years of marriage in June 2017. Their older daughter, Deborah, is also a Miami graduate, Class of 1992.

Hogarth, Dr. Kyle

Dr. Kyle Hogarth (Miami, 1994) is Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Bronchoscopy and Minimally Invasive Diagnostics at the University of Chicago. He is an expert in pulmonary diseases focusing on lung cancer diagnostics and therapeutics as well the genetic form of emphysema: Alpha One Antitrypsin Deficiency. His research focuses on improving the tools and techniques used to diagnose, manage, and treat lung cancer and airways diseases. He is an authority on techniques such as Bronchial Thermoplasty for asthma and IntraBronchial Valves for airleaks and emphysema management. He graduated from Miami in 1994 with a B.A. in Chemistry, Microbiology, and Zoology. He received his M.D. from Case Western Reserve University in 1998.

Kuntz, Dr. Richard

Dr. Richard Kuntz (Miami, 1979) is Senior Vice President, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer of Medtronic and serves as a member of the Company’s Executive Committee. In this role, Kuntz oversees the company’s medical affairs, health policy and reimbursement, clinical research activities, and corporate technology. He also served as Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Chief of the Division of Clinical Biometrics, and an interventional cardiologist in the division of cardiovascular diseases at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. Dr. Kuntz graduated from Miami University, and received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He completed his residency and chief residency in internal medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, and then completed fellowships in cardiovascular diseases and interventional cardiology at the Beth Israel Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston. Kuntz received his Master’s of science in biostatistics from the Harvard School of Public Health.

Mallory, Mrs. Kelly S. and Mr. Thomas H. Jr.

Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Mallory

Mrs. Kelly Mallory and Mr. Thomas Mallory Jr., are the wife and son of the late Dr. Thomas Mallory (Miami, 1961). Dr. Mallory and his wife Kelly provided the gift that established the Mallory-Wilson Center back in 1994.
Read more about Dr. Mallory.

Moore, Dr. Michael

Dr. Michael Moore

Dr. Michael Moore (Miami, 1998) grew up in Oxford, the son of Fuller Moore, a Professor of Architecture at Miami. He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Chemistry while competing as a varsity high jumper and being active in Biochemistry research in the lab of Dr. Chris Makaroff. Following his undergraduate education, Michael went to medical school at UCLA and subsequently completed his Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Residency at Harvard. Dr. Moore then did a clinical fellowship in head and neck cancer and reconstructive surgery at The University of Washington in Seattle, before joining the faculty at Indiana University in Indianapolis. He currently serves as the Arilla Spence DeVault Professor and Vice Chair of Academic Affairs for the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and also is the Medical Director for the IUH Joe & Shelly Schwarz Cancer Center. In addition to his clinical passions, Dr. Moore is also active in teaching as well as International medical outreach, having traveled to Kenya on multiple occasions to work with local providers there on care related to head and neck tumors. He now lives in Northern Indianapolis and has a wife and an 8-year-old son.

Walpole, Dr. Jessica

Dr. Jessica Walpole (Miami, 2015) graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Biochemistry and B.S. in Zoology, and a minor in Neuroscience. She received her Doctor of Medicine degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine in 2019. Currently, she is a psychiatry resident at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and plans to pursue a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry. In addition to residency, Dr. Walpole is pursuing a Master of Arts in Educational Studies, with a specialization in Biomedical Education, to prepare her for a career in academic medicine as a clinician educator. She is involved in medical education research in the Department or Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at Ohio State, and continues to be involved at The Ohio State University College of Medicine in various capacities. 

Walsh, Dr. Michele

Dr. Michele (Schaad) Walsh (Miami 1992) graduated with a B.S. in Zoology and a minor in Nutrition. She received her Doctor of Medicine degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine in 1997. She completed a pediatric residency at the Cleveland Clinic in 2000 and completed a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at Akron Children’s Hospital in 2003. She currently is the medical director for the pediatric emergency department at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in Nashville, TN. She is also the medical director of the pediatric critical care transport team and one of the medical directors for the Nashville Fire Department. Michele also serves on the executive committee of the transport medicine section for the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Walvoord, Dr. Emily

Dr. Emily Walvoord (Miami, 1989) is a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Associate Dean for Student Affairs at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Prior to moving into her student affairs role, Dr. Walvoord was an assistant dean for faculty affairs and professional development. She graduated cum Laude from Miami with a BA in Zoology and went on to attend Northwestern University School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency and served as a Chief Resident at Northwestern's Children's Memorial Hospital (now Lurie Children's Hospital). She then moved to Indiana University Medical School (IUSM) for her fellowship in pediatric endocrinology and went on to accept a faculty position in pediatric endocrinology. She served for 4 years as an associate residency program director in pediatrics and now splits her time between caring for children with diabetes and endocrine disorders at Riley Children's Hospital, teaching and working in the deans office at IUSM. Her research has focused on hypopituitarism and precocious puberty and she is completing a research study of the cognitive and behavioral effects of growth hormone treatment in children. Her focus in the office of faculty affairs and professional development includes overseeing the enhanced statewide delivery and continuous improvement in the areas of academic advising and career mentoring, wellness, and development of a new student success program.

Williams, Dr. Mark

Dr. Mark Williams (Miami, 1988) is Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, OH. Dr. Williams graduated from Miami University with a Bachelors of Arts in Zoology. He went on to graduate from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 1992. Dr. Williams completed his residency in family medicine at Miami Valley Hospital Dayton, Ohio. He maintained a private practice for 15 years prior to becoming Chief Medical Office at Atrium Medical Center in Middletown, Ohio in 2010. Dr. Williams is currently serving as Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio.