St. Louis AFP Board of Directors


Past President Andrea Otto, MD – sproutMD DPC, Kirkwood
President Christian Verry, MD – Mercy Fam Med Residency, Creve Coeur
President-Elect Katy Liu, MD – Olive Branch DPC, Maryland Heights
Vice President Cherry Cockrell, MD – Esse Healthcare, Shrewsbury
Treasurer  Alex Mazzaferro, MD – Mercy Clayton/Clarkson, Ballwin
Secretary Kyle Johnson, DO – Mercy Butler Hill, So St. Louis County

Board Members

Jay Brieler, MD (2025) SSM Holly Hills Ave, St Louis City
Anne Lottes, MD (2025) Mercy/ Zumbehl Rd, St. Charles
Jeffrey K. Lin, MD (2025) Affinia Healthcare, N. Florissant, Stl City
Laura Covert, DO (2024) Mercy Fam Med Fenton
Kim Schiel, MD (2024) SLUCare Des Peres & Dept Fam/Comm Med
Lauren Mitchell, DO (2024) Honest Family Med DPC, Cottleville
Jennifer Wessels, MD (2023) Home State Health Plan, Creve Coeur
Jane Tucker, MD  (2023) SLUCare Des Peres
Alison Ball, DO  (2023)  Mercy – Technology Dr, O’Fallon


Mercy: Violoa Hoxha, MD and Jason Maddox, DO
SLU: Chyleigh Harmon, MD
St. Luke’s Des Peres: Charles Shipley, DO and Alex Downey, DO


2023 SLU: Danielle Thistle, Divya Patel and Julia Lieu
2023 WU:

Chapter Executive: Julie Lawson – – 314-853-6063