May 30, 2014

HIDA Educational Foundation Announces New Board Members

Alexandria, Va. – The HIDA Educational Foundation (HEF) recently named four industry leaders to its board of directors. The HEF Board drives the Foundation’s mission to improve the medical products distribution channel through education and research.

New Foundation board members include:
  • Michael Abney, Jr., Vice President, Channel and Distribution Sales, ConvaTec – Jacksonville, Fla. 
  • Lisa Hohman, Chief Strategy Officer, Seneca Medical, Inc. – Tiffin, OH. 
  • Robert Saron, President, Bovie Medical – Clearwater, Fla. 
  • John Tierney, Senior Vice President, Americas, Welch Allyn, Inc. – Skaneateles Falls, N.Y.

View the full list of HEF Board of Directors.

Jeff Girardi, 703-838-6110

About HIDA
The Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA) is the premier trade association representing medical products distribution. HIDA members primarily serve the nation’s hospital, long term care, and physician/alternate care markets. For more information, visit For more information on HIDA’s Streamlining Healthcare initiative, visit

About HEF
The HIDA Educational Foundation (HEF) is a non-profit organization affiliated with the HIDA representing organizations involved in the healthcare supply chain including manufacturers, information technology providers, service providers, and supply chain partners. HEF builds a more effective and efficient healthcare supply channel through networking, business intelligence, and educational opportunities.