2011 CMSA Atlanta VolunteersCase Management Society of America of the Atlanta is the official chapter for Atlanta, GA area. We represent nurses, social workers, and allied healthcare professionals dedicated to the practice of case management.

CMSA, founded in 1990, is the professional organization dedicated to the support and development of the profession of case management through educational forums, networking opportunities and legislative involvement. Case management professionals help patients get healthier, faster; and help curtail the exorbitant costs that too often afflict the nation’s health care system.

The Case Management Society of America has grown to be the leading non-profit association dedicated to the support and development of the profession of case management. It is based in Little Rock, AR, and serves more than 11,000 members, 20,000 subscribers, and 70 chapters through educational forums, networking opportunities, legislative advocacy and establishing standards to advance the profession.

Our members are kept abreast of programs, news, developments and activities through CMSA's journal & magazine, Professional Case Management and Case in Point.

Our 2013 Officers

President: Carol Lawrimore, RN, MSN, CCM

  • Past President: Pat McCutchen, RN-BC, CPHQ, CCM 
  • President Elect: Wayne Blake, Ph.D, CRC, CCM, CFLE
  • Secretary: Daffany Walker, RN, BSN,CCM 
  • Treasurer: Karen Dyer, RN, CCM

CMSA Atlanta 2013 Board Members

- Ralph Dean Baty, RN,CCM,CWCP         - Karen Dyer, RN, CCM

- Debbie Camp, RN,BSN,MHA,CCM         - Valerie R.Lucas, RN,CCM

- Marian Camp, RN,BSN,CCM                  - Joanna Malcolm, RN,BSN,CCM

- Terri Filmore, RN,BSN                            - Kenan Smith, FAHM    

- Tomica Holmes, RN,MSN,CCM               - Jan Payne, RN, CCM    

- Jacqueline M. Jones, RN,BSN,CCM       - Sandra Sanford, RN 

- Anglyn Levell-Smith, RN,BSN,CCM       

Mission Statement

Nurses, Social Workers and other health care advocates who embrace the concept of health care change through timely interaction with clients along the health care continuum that will positively impact and improve that client's well being and their healthcare outcomes through case management involvement. Through the practice, as outlined by the National Case Management Society of America, of: client identification, joint problem identification, planning, monitoring, evaluating and outcome focus that will make a positive healthcare change for each client we professionally engage.


Our chapter’s vision is to support the advancement of Case Management and promote the growth and development of our members through education and networking opportunities.

About Our Chapter

CMSA Atlanta chapter has over 250 members. We sponsor membership meetings with educational presentations and networking opportunities. These meetings enable our members to grow both professionally and personally. There is a nominal fee for non-members to attend our chapter meetings which include dinner and continuing education credits.