Board Members

Cheryl Huckins, MD, CMD

President 2022-2024

Board certified Internal Medicine. Networking Advisor for Moving Forward Michigan

Mirza Beg, MD, CMD

President-elect 2022-2024

Board certified in Family Medicine, CAQ in Geriatrics, CAQ in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Division Head Geriatrics at Henry Ford Hospital.

Iris Boettcher, MD, CMD

Past President 2022-2024

Division Chief, Geriatrics, Home Based Primary Care, Home and Community Services Medical Director, Aligning Care with Patient Priorities. Respecting Choices First Steps Organization Faculty.

Cynthia Ochs, DO, CMD

Treasurer 2022-2024

Board certified Family practice. Certificate of Qualification in Geriatrics. Current employment OCEANA LTC Consultants LLC Currently serve as medical director for 5 SNFs in Western MI.

L. Raquel Clary-Lantis, DO

Board member 2023-2025

Boarded in Geriatrics, Palliative Care and Family Medicine. UPHS Marquette in the Family Medicine Residency as faculty and as a palliative care physician.

Robert Hogikyan, MD, CMD, MPH

Board member 2022-2024

Clinical Professor, Geriatric and Palliative Care Medicine. Clinical Scientist, GREEC, Ann Arbor, Veterans Administration. Medical Director, Community Living Center, VA, Ann Arbor Healthcare System.

Tom Haithcoat

Board member 2023-2025

President, Ceptor Consulting, LLC. AMDA Board member. Chair, Practice Group Network Leadership Council.

Sharon Johnson, PA-C

Board member 2023-2025

Kalkaska Memorial Health Center. Sub-Acute Rehab & Long-Term Care.

Nicholas Kielhorn, MD

Board member 2022-2024

Owner and Medical Director of Careline Physician Services and the Co-founder of Careline Health Group. Medical Director at Douglas Cove in Douglas, Vista Grand Villa in Jackson, Midland Kings Daughters, and Charlotte Stevenson Assisted Living in Adrian.

Michelle Moccia, NP

Board member 2023-2025

DNP, ANP-BC, GS-C (Geriatric Specialist-Certification) GAPNA Chapter Leadership Chair, GAPNA Great Lakes Chapter Board Member, Interim Secretary. GAPNA Leadership Institute Mentor. Emergency Nurse Association Chair Geriatric Committee. Michigan Moving Forward Coalition Chair, Livonia Aging Commission. Madonna University Adjunct Faculty.


Board member 2023-2025

Corporate Medical Director NexCare and Wellbridge nursing homes in Michigan.

Nancylee Stier, MD, CMD

Board member 2022-2024

Medical Director at Evangelical Home of Saline.