Board of Directors

Denise Adams, Karla Hall, Roy Clemens, Kay Mock

Denise Adams, Karla Hall, Roy Clemens, Kay Mock

The Board of Directors of NOVA is comprised of parents of children who have had a vascular anomaly.
The Board of Directors work with our medical and scientific advisors to provide information and assistance
to individuals in the management of vascular anomalies.
President Roy Clemens
Vice President & Executive Director Karla L. Hall
Secretary/Treasurer Kaye Mock, RN
Treasurer Chris Adams
Family Support Robert Hall
The Medical and Scientific Advisors to NOVA provide assistance to the organization by answering 
email questions, lecturing at our conferences, providing patient consultations, and writing for our newsletter. 
They are not involved with the administration of the organization. All of their assistance is provided without 
financial compensation. The Medical Advisors all have an expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of 
vascular anomalies including, hemangioma, vascular malformation, port wine stains, KT, PHACES, 
SWS, and related syndromes.
Medical Director:  Denise Adams, MD
Denise Adams, Cincinnati, OH
Ahmed Alomari, MD Boston, MA
Sherry Bayliff, MD Lexington, KT
Francine Blei, MD New York, NY
Lisa Buckmiller, MD San Antonio TX
Patricia Burrows, MD Milwaukee, WI
Beth Drolet, MD Milwaukee, MI
Steven Fishman, MD Boston, MA
Ilona Frieden, MD San Francisco, CA
Marcelo Hochman, MD Charleston, SC
Denise Metry, MD Houston, TX
Martin Mihm, MD Boston, MA
John Mulliken, MD Boston, MA
Paula North, MD, PhD Milwaukee, WI
John Reinisch, MD Los Angeles, CA
NOVA has many volunteers that support the various projects we are involved in.  We need volunteers for fund
raising, conferences, and family support.  Our family support advocates are parents who have offered assistance to other parents
patients and family members.  If you would like to become a NOVA volunteer please contact us.

NOVA was founded by Karla Hall, John DuBiel and Lillian DuBiel as a result of their own children being diagnosed with vascular anomalies.  John and Lillian served as founding board members for 18 years.  In 2013 John and Lillian moved into the role of advisors to NOVA.  John now serves as President Emeritus to the Board of Directors of NOVA.PHOTOGRAPHY 2012 NOVA Photos were donated by Michale J. Snyder and MJS Images, Loveland OH,

2007 NOVA photos has been donated by You See Photo, Loveland OH.


NOVA Around The World:  NOVA has independent affiliated support organizations around the world.  Visit their web pages for resoure information
Revised 10/1/2017
NOVA is a 501c3a organization. All donations are tax deductible. NOVA was originally founded as Hemangioma Newsline.
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