TCC Advisory Board
Mel Pohl, MD
Dr. Pohl is the Chief Medical Officer of Las Vegas Recovery Center (LVRC). Certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM), a distinguished fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, he was a major force in developing LVRC’s Chronic Pain Recovery Program.
Irvin Bishop, Jr.
Irvin Bishop is a thought leader with a unique blend of technology and marketing expertise. Effective as an entrepreneur in both start-up and corporate environments, he is equally comfortable with technology and data, marketing strategy and consumer insights, and believes the most effective leaders must be bilingual across marketing and technology.
David A. Hanscom, MD
Dr. David Hanscom is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in the surgical correction of complex spine problems in the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. With expertise in adult and pediatric spinal deformities such as scoliosis and kyphosis, he’s spent a significant part of his practice performing surgeries on patients who had undergone multiple prior spine surgeries. Having spent much of his career learning non-operative care with rehabilitation physicians, he began to share his own stress management tools with his patients that were in pain but had no indications for surgery.
Cherie Pettitt, EdD, FACSM, NBC-HWC, EP-C, CSCS, PAPHS, CHWC, EIM Level II
Dr. Pettitt is an Associate Professor/Adjunct Instructor in the PhD Health Science program at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in Provo, UT. She teaches courses in wellness coaching and mentors PhD students who’s dissertations are related to wellness coaching effectiveness and efficacy. She is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and serves on the Exercise is Medicine (EIM) Credential Committee. She has served as an EIM Emerging Leader and speaks frequently on the topic of exercise and wellness coaching in healthcare. She is a contributing author in the American Council on Exercise’s The Professional’s Guide to Health & Wellness Coaching.
William M. Zachry
Bill Zachry holds a B.S. in Business Administration, Personnel & Industrial Relations, and Wage & Salary Administration (San Francisco State University). His experience includes senior positions in several insurance companies, chair and board positions for numerous insurance organizations. He is a fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors and a member of the National Association of Social Insurance, was appointed by two California governors to the State of California’s Fraud Assessment Commission and the Compensation Insurance Fund, and is a Senior Fellow of the Sedgwick Institute.
Steven D. Feinberg, M.D., M.P.H.
Dr. Steven Feinberg is a physiatrist and pain medicine specialist practicing in Palo Alto. He is an Adjunct Clinical Professor and teaches at the Stanford University Pain Service.
Dr. Feinberg is a past president (1996) of the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM). He served as a California Society of Medicine & Surgery (CSIMS) Year 2001 President. He served from 2009 to 2017 on the Board of Directors of the American Chronic Pain Association and is senior author of the 2020 ACPA-Stanford Resource Guide to Chronic Pain Management. He is on the Western Occupational and Environmental Medicine Association (WOEMA) Board of Directors. He is a member of the California DWC Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee.