Officers and Committees

Officers & Committees


Officers

Chair J. Daryl Thornton, MD, MPH, ATSF Solon , OH
Immediate Past Assembly Chair Christopher H. Goss, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Program Chair Michelle Eakin, PhD Baltimore , MD
Program Chair-Elect Meeta Prasad Kerlin, MD, MS Philadelphia , PA
Planning Chair Curtis H. Weiss, MD, MS Chicago , IL
Web Director Ann Chen Wu, MPH, MD Boston , MA
Working Group Chair
Mentorship Program
Jared Chiarchiaro, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Working Group Chair
Evidence Synthesis Methodology (ESM)
Narayan Prabhu Iyer, MD Los Angeles , CA
Working Group Co-Chair
Evidence Synthesis Methodology (ESM)
Kevin Wilson, MD New York , NY
Section Chair
Medical Education
Henry E. Fessler, MD Baltimore , MD
Section Co-Chair W. Graham Carlos, MD, MSCR, ATSF Brownsburg , IN
Assembly Chair - Appointee David H. Au, MS, MD, ATSF Seattle , WA
Assembly Chair - Appointee
International Representation
Susan J. Bartlett, PhD Beaconsfield , Canada

Planning Committee

Chair Curtis H. Weiss, MD, MS Chicago , IL
Assembly Chair J. Daryl Thornton, MD, MPH, ATSF Solon , OH
Committee Member Susan J. Bartlett, PhD Beaconsfield , Canada
Committee Member Kristin M. Burkart, MD, MSc, ATSF New York , NY
Committee Member Laura C. Feemster, MSc, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Christopher H. Goss, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Committee Member Sucharita R. Kher, FCCP, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Erin K. Kross, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Richard A. Mularski, MD, ATSF Portland , OR
Committee Member Minal R. Patel, PhD, MPH Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Valerie Gabriella Press, MD, MPH Chicago , IL
Committee Member Kristin A. Riekert, PhD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Ann Chen Wu, MPH, MD Boston , MA
Staff Miriam Rodriguez New York , NY

Program Committee

Program Chair Michelle Eakin, PhD Baltimore , MD
Program Chair-Elect Meeta Prasad Kerlin, MD, MS Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Rosemary Adamson, MBBS Seattle , WA
Committee Member Andrew John Admon, MD, MPH Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Laura C. Feemster, MSc, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Juliet Foster, BSc(Hons), PhD Sydney , Australia
Committee Member Garth William Garrison, MD Burlington , VT
Committee Member Margaret M. Hayes, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Karin Hoth, PhD Iowa City , IA
Committee Member Barbara Ellen Jones, MD, MSc Salt Lake City , UT
Committee Member Daphne Koinis-Mitchell, PhD Providence , RI
Committee Member Vidya Krishnan, MD, MHS, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Jacqueline Marie Kruser, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Allison Lambert, MD, MHS Spokane , WA
Committee Member Jakob I. McSparron, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member David J. Murphy, PhD, MD Atlanta , GA
Committee Member Smita Pakhale, MD, FRCPC, MSCE Ottawa , Canada
Committee Member Sairam Parthasarathy, MD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Valentin Prieto-Centurion, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Kathleen Jessica Ramos, MD, MS Seattle , WA
Committee Member Isaretta Riley, MD Durham , NC
Committee Member Seppo Rinne, MD, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member Melissa H Roberts, PhD, MS Albuquerque , NM
Committee Member Gregory S. Sawicki, MPH, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Donald Richard Sullivan, MD, MA Portland , OR
Committee Member Neeta Thakur, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Carey C. Thomson, MPH, MD, ATSF Cambridge , MA
Committee Member Alison E. Turnbull, DVM, MPH, PhD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Anna Volerman, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Allan J. Walkey, MD, MSc Boston , MA

Nominating Committee

Committee Member Lynn B. Gerald, PhD, MSPH Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Renda S. Wiener, MD, MPH Boston , MA

Web Committee

Web Director Ann Chen Wu, MPH, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Susan J. Bartlett, PhD Beaconsfield , Canada
Committee Member Neha Dangayach NY , NY
Committee Member Michelle Eakin, PhD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Joe K. Gerald, MD, PhD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Dmitriy Golovyan, MD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Sucharita R. Kher, FCCP, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Noah Lechtzin, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Sande O. Okelo, PhD, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Jeremy B. Richards, MD, MA, ATSF Boston , MA
Committee Member Melissa H Roberts, PhD, MS Albuquerque , NM
Committee Member Melissa Valerio, PhD, MPH San Antonio , TX

Assembly Members on Other ATS Committees

ATS Committee Chairs

Chair
Patient and Family Education Committee
Jean-Marie Bruzzese, PhD Staten Island , NY
Chair
Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee
David Mcavoy Chooljian, MD, JD Loma Linda , CA
Chair
Tobacco Action Committee
Harold J. Farber, MD, MSPH, ATSF Houston , TX
Chair
Planning and Evaluation Committee
Molly L. Osborne, MD, PhD Portland , OR
Chair
Quality Improvement and Implementation Committee
Bela Patel, MD Houston , TX
Chair
Members In Transition and Training
Jeremy B. Richards, MD, MA, ATSF Boston , MA
Chair
Program Review Subcommittee
Kristin A. Riekert, PhD Baltimore , MD
Chair
Health Policy Committee
Dona J. Upson, MD, MA Albuquerque , NM
Chair
Drug/Device Discovery and Development
Timothy R. Watkins, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Vice Chair
Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee
Kathleen M. Akgun, MD, MS Madison , CT
Vice Chair
Training Committee
Kristin M. Burkart, MD, MSc, ATSF New York , NY
Vice Chair
Drug/Device Discovery and Development
Gregory B. Diette, MD Baltimore , MD
Vice Chair
Program Review Subcommittee
DorAnne M. Donesky, PhD, ANP-BC, ATSF San Francisco , CA
Vice Chair
Patient and Family Education Committee
Vidya Krishnan, MD, MHS, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Vice Chair
Health Policy Committee
Sarah M. Lyon, MD Philadelphia , PA
Vice Chair
Education Committee
Jakob I. McSparron, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Vice Chair
Scientific Advisory Committee
Renee D. Stapleton, MD, PhD, ATSF Burlington , VT
Vice Chair
Health Equality and Diversity Committee
Neeta Thakur, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA
Vice Chair
Education Committee
Tisha S. Wang, MD Los Angeles , CA

Awards Committee

Committee Member David H. Au, MS, MD, ATSF Seattle , WA
Committee Member Eileen G. Collins, PhD, ATSF Mount Prospect , IL
Committee Member Mary C. Kapella, PhD Chicago , IL

Board of Directors

Committee Member Kristina A. Crothers, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member
Chair, EOPH
Howard M. Kipen, MD, MPH Piscataway , NJ
Committee Member
Presidential Appointee
Molly L. Osborne, MD, PhD Portland , OR
Committee Member
Chair, SRN
Sanjay R. Patel, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member J. Daryl Thornton, MD, MPH, ATSF Solon , OH

Clinical Practice Committee

Committee Member Amy M. Ahasic, MD, MPH, ATSF Southport , CT
Committee Member Douglas Hsu, MD West Roxbury , MA
Committee Member Kathrin Nicolacakis, MD Cleveland , OH

Clinicians Advisory Committee

Committee Member Shubha V Srinivas, MD, MPH Vienna , VA

Council of Chapter Representatives

Representative Manoj J. Mammen, MD Buffalo , NY
Representative Samya Z. Nasr, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Representative Lekshmi Santhosh, MD San Francisco , CA
Representative Eric C. Walter, MD, MSc Happy Valley , OR

Documents Development and Implementation Committee

Committee Member Martha E. Billings, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Committee Member Jan L Brozek, MD, PhD Hamilton , Canada
Committee Member Jonathan Iaccarino, MD, MSc Boston , MA
Committee Member Narayan Prabhu Iyer, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Meeta Prasad Kerlin, MD, MS Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Richard A. Mularski, MD, ATSF Portland , OR
Committee Member Renda S. Wiener, MD, MPH Boston , MA

Drug/Device Discovery and Development Committee

Chair Timothy R. Watkins, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Vice Chair Gregory B. Diette, MD Baltimore , MD

Education Committee

Vice Chair Jakob I. McSparron, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Vice Chair Tisha S. Wang, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member W. Graham Carlos, MD, MSCR, ATSF Brownsburg , IN
Committee Member Alison S. Clay, MD, ATSF Durham , NC
Committee Member Basak Coruh, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Daniel R. Crouch, MD, MS San Diego , CA
Committee Member Garth William Garrison, MD Burlington , VT
Committee Member Margaret M. Hayes, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Tristan J. Huie, MD Denver , CO

Environmental Health Policy Committee

Committee Member Howard M. Kipen, MD, MPH Piscataway , NJ
Committee Member Carrie A. Redlich, MD, MPH New Haven , CT

Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee

Chair David Mcavoy Chooljian, MD, JD Loma Linda , CA
Vice Chair Kathleen M. Akgun, MD, MS Madison , CT
Committee Member Sarah Beesley, MD Salt Lake City , UT
Committee Member Erin Sullivan DeMartino, MD Rochester , MN
Committee Member Roni Grad, MD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member James K. O'Brien, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Kathleen F. Sarmiento, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Leslie Page Scheunemann, MD, MPH Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Elizabeth Sonntag, MD Chapel Hill , NC

Health Equality and Diversity Committee

Vice Chair Neeta Thakur, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Christian Bime, MSc, MD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Robyn T. Cohen, MD, MPH Boston , MA
Committee Member Maureen R. George, PhD, RN Wyncote , PA
Committee Member Drew Harris, MD Charlottesville , VA
Committee Member Kristin A. Riekert, PhD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Juan P. Wisnivesky, DrPH, MD Scarsdale , NY

Health Policy Committee

Chair Dona J. Upson, MD, MA Albuquerque , NM
Vice Chair Sarah M. Lyon, MD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Alice M. Boylan, MD Charleston , SC
Committee Member Sharron J. Crowder, PhD, RN, ATSF Fishers , IN
Committee Member Joe K. Gerald, MD, PhD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Manoj J. Mammen, MD Buffalo , NY
Committee Member Lynn F. Reinke, PhD, APRN,BC Edmonds , WA

International Conference Committee

Committee Member
CP Program Chair
Harold R. Collard, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member
BSHSR Program Chair
Michelle Eakin, PhD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member
BSHSR Program Chair-elect
Meeta Prasad Kerlin, MD, MS Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member
CP Program Chair-elect
Maryl Kreider, MD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member
TO Program Chair-elect
Anil Vachani, MD, MS Philadelphia , PA

International Health Committee

Committee Member Neill Adhikari, MD, MS Toronto , Canada
Committee Member Christian Bime, MSc, MD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member
MECOR Steering Committee Chair
Shannon S. Carson, MD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Juliana C. Ferreira, MD, PhD Sao Paulo , Brazil
Committee Member Samya Z. Nasr, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Elisabeth Dianne Riviello, MD, MPH Boston , MA

Members In Transition and Training Committee

Chair Jeremy B. Richards, MD, MA, ATSF Boston , MA
Committee Member Rosemary Adamson, MBBS Seattle , WA
Committee Member Andrew John Admon, MD, MPH Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Sakshi Dua, MD New York , NY
Committee Member Viren Kaul, MD Sunnyside , NY
Committee Member Jennifer W. McCallister, MD, ATSF Columbus , OH
Committee Member Nandita R. Nadig Charleston , SC

Membership Committee

Committee Member Pamela L. Mason, BS Wilmington , DE
Committee Member Prema R. Menon, MD Burlington , VT
Committee Member Seppo Rinne, MD, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Lekshmi Santhosh, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Tina Shah, MD, MPH Atlanta , GA

Nominating Committee

Committee Member Eileen G. Collins, PhD, ATSF Mount Prospect , IL
Committee Member Hannah Wunsch, MSc, MD Toronto , Canada

Patient and Family Education Committee

Chair Jean-Marie Bruzzese, PhD Staten Island , NY
Vice Chair Vidya Krishnan, MD, MHS, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Maureen R. George, PhD, RN Wyncote , PA
Committee Member Mary C. Kapella, PhD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Ann Courtney Long, MD, MS, ATSF Seattle , WA
Committee Member Marianna Martin Sockrider, MD, DrPH Houston , TX
Committee Member Donald Richard Sullivan, MD, MA Portland , OR

Planning and Evaluation Committee

Chair Molly L. Osborne, MD, PhD Portland , OR
Committee Member John G. Mastronarde, MD, MSc Portland , OR

Proficiency Standards for Pulmonary Function Laboratories Committee

Committee Member Cristine Oropez, MD, MHS Oro Valley , AZ

Program Review Subcommittee

Chair Kristin A. Riekert, PhD Baltimore , MD
Vice Chair DorAnne M. Donesky, PhD, ANP-BC, ATSF San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Susan J. Bartlett, PhD Beaconsfield , Canada
Committee Member Donna Caruthers, PhD, RN North Huntington , PA
Committee Member Adithya Cattamanchi, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Dee W. Ford, MD Charleston , SC
Committee Member Kaharu Sumino, MD, MPH Saint Louis , MO

Publications Policy Committee

Committee Member Eileen G. Collins, PhD, ATSF Mount Prospect , IL
Committee Member
Editor, AnnalsATS
David J. Lederer, MD, MS Ardsley , NY
Committee Member Jennifer W. McCallister, MD, ATSF Columbus , OH

Quality Improvement and Implementation Committee

Chair Bela Patel, MD Houston , TX
Committee Member Andre Amaral, MD Toronto , Canada
Committee Member Ian Barbash, MD, MS Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Deena Kelly Costa, PhD, RN Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Laura C. Feemster, MSc, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Carolyn M. Fruci, MD, PhD Fall River , MA
Committee Member Mark E. Mikkelsen, MSCE, MD Wynnewood , PA
Committee Member Jennifer Stevens, MD, MS Cambridge , MA
Committee Member Carey C. Thomson, MPH, MD, ATSF Cambridge , MA
Committee Member Curtis H. Weiss, MD, MS Chicago , IL

Research Advocacy Committee

Committee Member Marilyn Moy, MD, MSc Needham , MA

Scientific Advisory Committee

Vice Chair Renee D. Stapleton, MD, PhD, ATSF Burlington , VT
Committee Member Eileen G. Collins, PhD, ATSF Mount Prospect , IL
Committee Member Andrew J. Goodwin, MD, MSCR Charleston , SC
Committee Member Guy B. Marks, MBBS, PhD Alexandria , Australia

Survey Review Committee

Chair Christopher H. Goss, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Committee Member Susan J. Bartlett, PhD Beaconsfield , Canada
Committee Member Ruth Wilner Engelberg, PhD Mercer Island , WA
Committee Member Laura C. Feemster, MSc, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Joanna Hart, MD, MS Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Anuj B Mehta, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Anne Catherine Melzer, MD, MS Minneapolis , MN
Committee Member Kathleen Jessica Ramos, MD, MS Seattle , WA
Committee Member Kristin A. Riekert, PhD Baltimore , MD

Tobacco Action Committee

Chair Harold J. Farber, MD, MSPH, ATSF Houston , TX
Committee Member Michelle Eakin, PhD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Frank T. Leone, MD, MS Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Smita Pakhale, MD, FRCPC, MSCE Ottawa , Canada
Committee Member David P.l. Sachs, MD Palo Alto , CA

Training Committee

Vice Chair Kristin M. Burkart, MD, MSc, ATSF New York , NY
Committee Member Anna K Brady, MD Portland , OR
Committee Member Geoffrey Robert Connors, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Kathleen Doo, MD New York , NY
Committee Member Ashley G. Henderson, MD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Patricia A. Kritek, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Nirav G. Shah, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Michelle Sharp, MD, MHS Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Morgan Soffler, DM Boston , MA

Web Editorial Committee

Committee Member
NUR Assembly
Nina Elise Bracken, ACNPC, MSN Chicago , IL
Committee Member
Section on Medical Education
Laura Hinkle, MD Carmel , IN
Committee Member
BSHSR Assembly
Ann Chen Wu, MPH, MD Boston , MA

Last Reviewed: June 2016