Officers and Committees

Officers & Committees


Officers

Chair-Appointee Kymberly Mae Gowdy, BS, MS, PhD Greenville , NC
Chair-Appointee
Minutes Taker
Chantel Sloan, PhD Provo , UT
Assembly Chair Howard M. Kipen, MD, MPH Piscataway , NJ
Incoming Assembly Chair Stephanie London, MD, DrPH Research Triangle Park , NC
Immediate Past Assembly Chair Jack R. Harkema, DVM, PhD, ATSF East Lansing , MI
Program Chair Alison K. Bauer, PhD Aurora , CO
Program Chair-Elect Ilona Jaspers, PhD Chapel Hill , NC
Planning Chair Christopher Carlsten, MD, MPH Vancouver , Canada
Web Director Tara M. Nordgren, PhD Riverside , CA
Working Group Chair
Early Career Professionals
Allison Lambert, MD, MHS Spokane , WA
Section Co-Chair
Terrorism and Inhalation Disasters
Sven Eric Jordt, PhD Chapel Hill , NC
Section Co-Chair
Terrorism & Inhalation Disasters
Erik R. Svendsen, PhD Charleston , SC
Committee Member Kristin J. Cummings, MD, MPH YORBA LINDA , CA
Committee Member Susan M. Tarlo, MBBS Toronto , Canada

Planning Committee

Chair Christopher Carlsten, MD, MPH Vancouver , Canada
Apprentice
Apprenticeship Program
Meghan E. Rebuli, PhD Chapel Hill , NC
Apprentice
Apprenticeship Program
Sunkaru Touray, MB BCh, MSc Carlsbad , NM
Committee Member Kristina L. Bailey, MD, ATSF Omaha , NE
Committee Member Jose A. Castro-Rodriguez, MD, PhD Santiago , Chile
Committee Member Kevin Cromar, PhD New York , NY
Committee Member Jean G. Ford, MD
Committee Member Paul K. Henneberger, ScD, ATSF Morgantown , WV
Committee Member Craig P. Hersh, MD, MPH, ATSF Canton , MA
Committee Member Ilona Jaspers, PhD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Kerri Ann Maria Johannson, MD, MPH Calgary , Canada
Committee Member Peggy S. Lai, MPH, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Robert J. Laumbach, MD, MPH Piscataway , NJ
Committee Member Erik Melen, PhD, MD Stockholm , Sweden
Committee Member Benoit Nemery, MD, PhD B3000 Leuven , Belgium
Committee Member Nirupama Putcha, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Mary Berlik Rice, MD, MPH Boston , MA
Committee Member Akshay Sood, MD, MPH Albuquerque , NM
Committee Member
TID Representative
Livia A. Veress, MD Aurora , CO
Staff Miriam Rodriguez New York , NY

Program Committee

Program Chair Alison K. Bauer, PhD Aurora , CO
Program Chair-Elect Ilona Jaspers, PhD Chapel Hill , NC
Apprentice
Apprenticeship Program
Daniel Croft, MD, MPH Rochester , NY
Committee Member Metin Akgun, MD Erzurum , Turkey
Committee Member Kristina L. Bailey, MD, ATSF Omaha , NE
Committee Member Karen H. Bartlett, PhD Vancouver , Canada
Committee Member Emily Brigham, MD, MHS Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Kevin Cromar, PhD New York , NY
Committee Member Kristin J. Cummings, MD, MPH YORBA LINDA , CA
Committee Member Dawn L. DeMeo, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Mridu Gulati, MD New Haven , CT
Committee Member Drew Harris, MD Charlottesville , VA
Committee Member Stella E. Hines, MD, MSPH Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Richard A. Johnston, PhD, ATSF Morgantown , WV
Committee Member Sven Eric Jordt, PhD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Peggy S. Lai, MPH, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Tricia D. LeVan, PhD Omaha , NE
Committee Member Li Li, MD, PhD Denver , CO
Committee Member Augusto A. Litonjua, MD, ATSF Rochester , NY
Committee Member Michael L McCaskill, PhD, MPH New Orleans , LA
Committee Member Maria C. Mirabelli, PhD, MPH Decatur , GA
Committee Member Randall J Nett, MD, MPH Morgantown , WV
Committee Member Laura Marie Paulin, MD Lebanon , NH
Committee Member Clare D. Ramsey, MD Winnipeg , Canada
Committee Member Carrie A. Redlich, MD, MPH New Haven , CT
Committee Member Mary Berlik Rice, MD, MPH Boston , MA
Committee Member Jason J. Rose, MD, MBA Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Joshua William Schaeffer, PhD, MS Fort Collins , CO
Committee Member Eva Suarthana, MD, MSc, PhD Montreal , Canada
Committee Member Laura S. Van Winkle, PhD Davis , CA
Committee Member James G. Wagner, MBA, PhD East Lansing , MI

Nominating Committee

Nominating Chair Jack R. Harkema, DVM, PhD, ATSF East Lansing , MI
Committee Member Kristin J. Cummings, MD, MPH YORBA LINDA , CA
Committee Member Susan M. Tarlo, MBBS Toronto , Canada

Web Committee

Web Director Tara M. Nordgren, PhD Riverside , CA
Committee Member Kristina L. Bailey, MD, ATSF Omaha , NE
Committee Member Craig S. Glazer, MD, MSPH Dallas , TX
Committee Member Nirupama Putcha, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Christopher F. Rider, BSc(Hons), PhD Vancouver , Canada

Assembly Members on Other ATS Committees

ATS Committee Chairs

Chair
Tobacco Action Committee
Harold J. Farber, MD, MSPH, ATSF Houston , TX
Chair
Health Equality and Diversity Committee
Fernando Holguin, MD, MPH Aurora , CO
Chair
Environmental Health Policy Committee
Mary Berlik Rice, MD, MPH Boston , MA
Chair
Nominating Committee
Dean Sheppard, MD San Francisco , CA
Chair
Health Policy Committee
Dona J. Upson, MD, MA Albuquerque , NM
Vice Chair
Environmental Health Policy Committee
Kevin Cromar, PhD New York , NY
Vice Chair
Drug/Device Discovery and Development
Gregory B. Diette, MD Baltimore , MD
Vice Chair
Proficiency Standards for Clinical Pulmonary Functions Laboratories
Meredith C. McCormack, MHS, MD Baltimore , MD
Vice Chair
International Health Committee
Kent E. Pinkerton, PhD Davis , CA
Vice Chair
Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee
Leonard Sicilian, MD Boston , MA
Vice Chair
Health Equality and Diversity Committee
Neeta Thakur, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA
Vice Chair
Publications Policy Committee
Robert M. Tighe, MD Durham , NC

Awards Committee

Committee Member Rebecca Bascom, MD, MPH Hershey , PA
Committee Member Susan S. Redline, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member David A. Schwartz, MD Aurora , CO

Board of Directors

Committee Member
ATS Vice President
Juan C. Celedon, DrPH, MD, ATSF Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Kristina A. Crothers, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member
Chair, EOPH
Howard M. Kipen, MD, MPH Piscataway , NJ
Committee Member
Chair, Foundation Board
Dean E. Schraufnagel, MD, ATSF Chicago , IL

Clinical Practice Committee

Committee Member Amy M. Ahasic, MD, MPH, ATSF Southport , CT

Clinicians Advisory Committee

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

Council of Chapter Representatives

Representative Allyn Leigh Harris, MD Jackson , MS

Documents Development and Implementation Committee

Committee Member Kevin P. Fennelly, MD, MPH, ATSF Bethesda , MD
Committee Member Paul K. Henneberger, ScD, ATSF Morgantown , WV

Drug/Device Discovery and Development Committee

Vice Chair Gregory B. Diette, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member C. Matthew Kinsey, MD, MPH South Burlington , VT
Committee Member Theodore J. Witek, DrPH, ATSF Toronto , Canada

Education Committee

Committee Member Caralee E. Caplan-Shaw, MD New York , NY
Committee Member Mary E. Strek, MD Hinsdale , IL

Environmental Health Policy Committee

Chair Mary Berlik Rice, MD, MPH Boston , MA
Vice Chair Kevin Cromar, PhD New York , NY
Committee Member Rebecca Bascom, MD, MPH Hershey , PA
Committee Member Nitin Y. Bhatt, MD Westerville , OH
Committee Member Daniel L. Costa, DSc Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Jonathan M. Fine, MD Norwalk , CT
Committee Member Eric Garshick, MD West Roxbury , MA
Committee Member Howard M. Kipen, MD, MPH Piscataway , NJ
Committee Member Meredith C. McCormack, MHS, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Carrie A. Redlich, MD, MPH New Haven , CT

Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee

Vice Chair Leonard Sicilian, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Andrej Michalsen, MD, MPH Ueberlingen , Germany

Finance Committee

Committee Member John R. Balmes, MD, ATSF Berkeley , CA
Committee Member Juan C. Celedon, DrPH, MD, ATSF Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Dean E. Schraufnagel, MD, ATSF Chicago , IL

Health Equality and Diversity Committee

Chair Fernando Holguin, MD, MPH Aurora , CO
Vice Chair Neeta Thakur, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Drew Harris, MD Charlottesville , VA
Committee Member Stephanie Lovinsky-Desir, MD New York , NY
Committee Member Juan P. Wisnivesky, DrPH, MD Scarsdale , NY

Health Policy Committee

Chair Dona J. Upson, MD, MA Albuquerque , NM
Committee Member Joe K. Gerald, MD, PhD Tucson , AZ

International Conference Committee

Committee Member
EOPH Program Chair
Alison K. Bauer, PhD Aurora , CO
Committee Member
EOPH Program Chair-elect
Ilona Jaspers, PhD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member
AII Program Chair-elect
Angela Rogers, MPH, MD Stanford , CA
Committee Member
PI-TB Program Chair
Rachel Thomson, MBBS, PhD, FRACP PADDINGTON , Australia

International Health Committee

Vice Chair Kent E. Pinkerton, PhD Davis , CA
Committee Member Allyn Leigh Harris, MD Jackson , MS
Committee Member Stephen P. Kantrow, MD New Orleans , LA

Membership Committee

Committee Member Wonder P. Drake, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Richard A. Johnston, PhD, ATSF Morgantown , WV
Committee Member Alexandra Noel, PhD, MSc, BSc Baton Rouge , LA

Nominating Committee

Chair Dean Sheppard, MD San Francisco , CA

Planning and Evaluation Committee

Committee Member Stephen P. Kantrow, MD New Orleans , LA

Proficiency Standards for Pulmonary Function Laboratories Committee

Vice Chair Meredith C. McCormack, MHS, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Teal S. Hallstrand, MD, MPH, ATSF Seattle , WA
Committee Member John L. Hankinson, PhD Winterville , GA

Program Review Subcommittee

Committee Member Laura Brenner, MD Cambridge , MA
Committee Member Donna Caruthers, PhD, RN North Huntington , PA
Committee Member Rafael E. de la Hoz, MD, MPH, MSc New York , NY
Committee Member Sara Christina Sadreameli, MD, MHS Baltimore , MD

Publications Policy Committee

Vice Chair Robert M. Tighe, MD Durham , NC

Research Advocacy Committee

Committee Member Jennifer L. Ingram, PhD Durham , NC
Committee Member Sonal Malhotra, MD, MPH Houston , TX
Committee Member Anna Nolan, MS, MD New York , NY

Scientific Advisory Committee

Committee Member Erick Forno, MD, MPH Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Kymberly Mae Gowdy, BS, MS, PhD Greenville , NC
Committee Member Alison Lee, MD Brooklyn , NY
Committee Member Guy B. Marks, MBBS, PhD Alexandria , Australia
Committee Member Christian Rosas-Salazar, MD, MPH Brentwood , TN

Tobacco Action Committee

Chair Harold J. Farber, MD, MSPH, ATSF Houston , TX
Committee Member Ilona Jaspers, PhD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Smita Pakhale, MD, FRCPC, MSCE Ottawa , Canada
Committee Member Gustavo Enrique Zabert, MD Neuquén , Argentina

Web Editorial Committee

Committee Member
Section on Terrorism & Inhalation Disasters
Satya Achanta, DVM, PhD Durham , NC
Committee Member
EOPH Assembly
Tara M. Nordgren, PhD Riverside , CA

Last Reviewed: June 2016