Officers and Committees

Officers & Committees


Officers

Assembly Chair Howard M. Kipen, MD, MPH Piscataway , NJ
Immediate Past Assembly Chair Jack R. Harkema, DVM, PhD East Lansing , MI
Program Chair Tricia D. LeVan, PhD Omaha , NE
Program Chair-Elect Alison K. Bauer, PhD Aurora , CO
Planning Chair Christopher Carlsten, MD, MPH Vancouver , Canada
Web Director Kristina L. Bailey, MD Omaha , NE
Web Director Tara M. Nordgren, PhD Riverside , CA
Section Co-Chair
Terrorism and Inhalation Disasters
Sven Eric Jordt, PhD Chapel Hill , NC
Section Co-Chair
Terrorism and Inhalational Disasters
Carl W. White, MD Denver , CO
Assembly Chair - Appointee Chantel Sloan, PhD Provo , UT

Planning Committee

Chair Christopher Carlsten, MD, MPH Vancouver , Canada
Committee Member Muge Akpinar-Elci, MD, MPH Norfork , VA
Committee Member Kristina L. Bailey, MD Omaha , NE
Committee Member Jose A. Castro-Rodriguez, MD, PhD Santiago , Chile
Committee Member Kevin Cromar, PhD New York , NY
Committee Member Rafael E. de la Hoz, MD, MPH, MSc New York , NY
Committee Member Jean G. Ford, MD
Committee Member Paul K. Henneberger, ScD Morgantown , WV
Committee Member Craig P. Hersh, MD, MPH Canton , MA
Committee Member Kerri Ann Maria Johannson, MD, MPH Calgary , Canada
Committee Member Robert J. Laumbach, MD, MPH Piscataway , NJ
Committee Member Erik Melen, PhD, MD Stockholm , Sweden
Committee Member Luke P. Naeher, PhD Athens , GA
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 Frances S. Silverman, PhD Toronto , Canada
Committee Member Giovanni Viegi, MD Pisa , Italy
Staff Miriam Rodriguez New York , NY

Program Committee

Program Chair Tricia D. LeVan, PhD Omaha , NE
Program Chair-Elect Alison K. Bauer, PhD Aurora , CO
Committee Member Metin Akgun, MD Erzurum , Turkey
Committee Member Lydiana Avila, MD San Jose , Costa Rica
Committee Member Kristina L. Bailey, MD 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 Morgantown , WV
Committee Member Dawn L. DeMeo, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Mridu Gulati, MD New Haven , CT
Committee Member Anna Hansell, MD LONDON , United Kingdom
Committee Member Drew Harris, MD Charlottesville , VA
Committee Member Stella E. Hines, MD, MSPH Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Jeremy Alexander Hirota, PhD, BSc Vancouver , Canada
Committee Member Richard A. Johnston, PhD Morgantown , WV
Committee Member Sven Eric Jordt, PhD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Peggy S. Lai, MPH, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Li Li, MD, PhD Denver , CO
Committee Member Augusto A. Litonjua, MD Rochester , NY
Committee Member Stephanie London, MD, DrPH Research Triangle Park , NC
Committee Member Annyce Mayer, MD, MSPH Denver , CO
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 Baltimore , MD
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 Kjell O. Toren, MD, PhD 405 30 Goteborg , Sweden
Committee Member Livia A. Veress, MD Aurora , CO

Nominating Committee

Committee Member Victoria Helen Arrandale, PhD Toronto , Canada
Committee Member Tim K. Takaro, MD New Westminister , Canada

Web Committee

Web Director Kristina L. Bailey, MD Omaha , NE
Web Director Tara M. Nordgren, PhD Riverside , CA
Committee Member Leonard Go, MD Oak Park , IL
Committee Member Syed Hissam Haider, MD New York , NY
Committee Member Claire E. McCarthy Rochester , NY
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 Houston , TX
Chair
Nominating Committee
Dean Sheppard, MD San Francisco , CA
Chair
Environmental Health Policy Committee
George D. Thurston, DSc Tuxedo Park , NY
Chair
Health Policy Committee
Dona J. Upson, MD, MA Albuquerque , NM
Vice Chair
International Health Committee
Alvaro A Cruz, MD Salvador , Brazil
Vice Chair
Proficiency Standards for Clinical Pulmonary Functions Laboratories
Meredith C. McCormack, MHS, MD Baltimore , MD
Vice Chair
Health Equality and Diversity Committee
Smita Pakhale, MD, FRCPC, MSCE Ottawa , Canada
Vice Chair
Environmental Health Policy Committee
Mary Berlik Rice, MD, MPH Boston , MA
Vice Chair
Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee
Leonard Sicilian, MD Boston , MA

Awards Committee

Committee Member David A. Schwartz, MD Aurora , CO

Board of Directors

Secretary-Treasurer
Secretary-Treasurer
Juan C. Celedon, DrPH, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Executive Director Stephen C. Crane, PhD, MPH New York , NY
Committee Member
Chair, MTPI
Kevin P. Fennelly, MD, MPH Bethesda , MD
Committee Member
CCR Immediate Past Chair
Stephen P. Kantrow, MD New Orleans , LA
Committee Member
Chair, EOPH
Howard M. Kipen, MD, MPH Piscataway , NJ
Committee Member
Chair, Foundation Board
Dean E. Schraufnagel, MD Chicago , IL

Clinical Practice Committee

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

Clinicians Advisory Committee

Committee Member Shubha V Srinivas, MD, MPH Washington , DC

Council of Chapter Representatives

Immediate Past Chair Stephen P. Kantrow, MD New Orleans , LA
Representative Allyn Leigh Harris, MD Jackson , MS

Documents Development and Implementation Committee

Committee Member Susan M. Tarlo, MBBS Toronto , Canada

Drug/Device Discovery and Development Committee

Committee Member Gregory B. Diette, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member C. Matthew Kinsey, MD, MPH South Burlington , VT
Committee Member Theodore J. Witek, DrPH 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 George D. Thurston, DSc Tuxedo Park , NY
Vice Chair Mary Berlik Rice, MD, MPH Boston , MA
Committee Member Rebecca Bascom, MD, MPH Hershey , PA
Committee Member Nitin Y. Bhatt, MD Westerville , OH
Committee Member Kevin Cromar, PhD New York , NY
Committee Member Jonathan M. Fine, MD Norwalk , CT
Committee Member Eric Garshick, MD West Roxbury , MA
Committee Member Frank D. Gilliland, MD, PhD Los Angeles , CA
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
Committee Member Tim K. Takaro, MD New Westminister , Canada

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 Juan C. Celedon, DrPH, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Gokhan M. Mutlu, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Dean E. Schraufnagel, MD Chicago , IL

Health Equality and Diversity Committee

Vice Chair Smita Pakhale, MD, FRCPC, MSCE Ottawa , Canada
Committee Member Fernando Holguin, MD, MPH Aurora , CO
Committee Member Neeta Thakur, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA

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-elect
Alison K. Bauer, PhD Aurora , CO
Committee Member
AII Program Chair
Andrew P. Fontenot, MD Aurora , CO
Committee Member
EOPH Program Chair
Tricia D. LeVan, PhD Omaha , NE
Committee Member
MTPI Program Chair-elect
Rachel Thomson, MBBS, PhD, FRACP PADDINGTON , Australia

International Health Committee

Vice Chair Alvaro A Cruz, MD Salvador , Brazil
Committee Member Roberto A. Accinelli Tanaka, MD Lima , Peru
Committee Member Robert J. Blount, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member A. Sonia Buist, MD Portland , OR
Committee Member Allyn Leigh Harris, MD Jackson , MS
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Stephen P. Kantrow, MD New Orleans , LA
Committee Member Benoit Nemery, MD, PhD B3000 Leuven , Belgium
Committee Member Daniel O. Obaseki, MD Ile-Ife , Nigeria

Membership Committee

Committee Member Richard A. Johnston, PhD Morgantown , WV

Nominating Committee

Chair Dean Sheppard, MD San Francisco , CA

Proficiency Standards for Pulmonary Function Laboratories Committee

Vice Chair Meredith C. McCormack, MHS, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Teal S. Hallstrand, MD, MPH 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

Publications Policy Committee

Committee Member Philip Harber, MD, MPH Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Robert M. Tighe, MD Durham , NC

Research Advocacy Committee

Committee Member Jay K. Kolls, MD New Orleans , LA
Committee Member Sonal Malhotra, MD, MPH Houston , TX
Committee Member Anna Nolan, MS, MD New York , NY

Scientific Advisory Committee

Committee Member Alison Lee, MD Brooklyn , NY
Committee Member Guy B. Marks, MBBS, PhD Alexandria , Australia

Tobacco Action Committee

Chair Harold J. Farber, MD, MSPH Houston , TX
Committee Member Smita Pakhale, MD, FRCPC, MSCE Ottawa , Canada
Committee Member Kurtis Sobush, MD Saint Louis , MO

Training Committee

Committee Member Jennifer L. Ingram, PhD Durham , NC

Web Editorial Committee

Committee Member
EOPH Assembly
Kristina L. Bailey, MD Omaha , NE
Committee Member
EOPH Assembly
Tara M. Nordgren, PhD Riverside , CA

Last Reviewed: June 2016