The VIM Clinic Board of Directors consists of a small group of staff and volunteers who oversee the clinic’s operational and planning needs.
HOWARD E. VOSS, MD, MACP, Medical Director & CEO, retired from private practice in Internal Medicine and Allergy/Immunology in Stamford, Ct. He served as Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at New York University School of Medicine; Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at New York Medical College; Chairman of the Medical Staff of Stamford Hospital; President of the New England Society of Allergy; and President of the New York Allergy Society. Dr. Voss saw military service in the U.S. Army, 106th General Hospital, Japan. He was a Founding Board Member of The Friends of Volunteers in Medicine Clinic in 2001 and in 2004, won a Florida Physician Humanitarian of the Year Award. In 2010, he received President Barack Obama’s Volunteer Service Award for Lifetime Achievement in Volunteerism. He is currently Clinical Associate Professor at Florida State University College of Medicine, where he was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society.
CHARLES PHILLIPS, MD, Vice President, is Certified in Othopedics by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He received his Medical Degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine and served his internship at the Los Angeles County-Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in California. He served his residency in General Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in California, and in Orthopedics at University Hospital, University of New Mexico School of Medicine.
PAUL SWANSON, MD, is Certified in Medical Oncology and Hematology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He completed his Fellowship in Medical Oncology and Hematology at The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. He received his Medical Degree and served his Internship and Residency at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. He received his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md.
VICTORIA DODDS, MS ARNP, is one of our two Clinical Directors. She is an Adult Nurse Practitioner since graduating from Columbia University in 1994. Experiences include a private Internal Medicine Practice in Ohio. She also has a BS in Human Nutrition & Food Management from Ohio State University. Although Vickie has lived in Florida for a while, she is still a Buckeye!
MARY FIELDS, Executive Director & COO, has been with the VIM Clinic since 1996. She directs all administrative functions and manages the clinic’s annual budget. She comes to the clinic with expertise in Project Management, Fundraising and Public Relations. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Junior League of Martin County, where she served as President in 2002. She is a 2003 graduate of the Martin County LEADERShip Class and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the University of Maryland, College Park.
WILLIAM M. BETHEA, MD FACP, is a board certified Internal Medicine Specialist who retired in 2013 after 42 years of private practice in Norfolk, VA. He has been actively associated with VIM since shortly after moving to Florida with his wife Kathy, who is also volunteering at the VIM Clinic.