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Officers

Assembly Chair Karen A. Fagan, MD Spanish Fort , AL
Incoming Assembly Chair Anna Hemnes, MD Nashville , TN
Immediate Past Assembly Chair Troy Stevens, PhD Mobile , AL
Program Chair Vinicio De Jesus Perez, MD, ATSF Palo Alto , CA
Program Chair-Elect Sebastien Bonnet, PhD, MSc Quebec City , Canada
Planning Chair Eric P. Schmidt, MD Aurora , CO
Web Director Dustin Fraidenburg, MD Chicago , IL
Journal Club Editor
Journal Club Head
Kara Goss, MD Madison , WI
Journal Club Editor Matthew R. Lammi, MD, MSCR New Orleans , LA
Grover Organizer Steven H. Abman, MD DENVER , CO
Grover Organizer David N. Cornfield, MD Palo Alto , CA
Historical Member
/ Assembly Liaison
Wiltz W. Wagner, PhD Mobile , AL
Committee Member Steven M. Dudek, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Nicholas W. Morrell, MD Cambridge CB2 2QQ , United Kingdom

Planning Committee

Chair Eric P. Schmidt, MD Aurora , CO
Assembly Chair Karen A. Fagan, MD Spanish Fort , AL
Committee Member David B. Badesch, MD Aurora , CO
Committee Member Patrick George Belvitch, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Konstantin G. Birukov, PhD, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Mahendra Damarla, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Rachel L. Damico, MD, PhD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Steven M. Dudek, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Elizabeth O. Harrington, PhD Providence , RI
Committee Member Anna Hemnes, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Heather D. Jones, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Tim Lahm, MD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Roberto F. Machado, MD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Margaret R MacLean, PhD Glasgow , United Kingdom
Committee Member Philipp Andreas Pickerodt, MD Berlin , Germany
Committee Member Larissa A. Shimoda, PhD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Thenappan Thenappan, MD Minneapolis , MN
Committee Member Wiltz W. Wagner, PhD Mobile , AL
Committee Member Jeremy P. T. Ward, PhD London , United Kingdom
Staff Miriam Rodriguez New York , NY

Program Committee

Program Chair Vinicio De Jesus Perez, MD, ATSF Palo Alto , CA
Program Chair-Elect Sebastien Bonnet, PhD, MSc Quebec City , Canada
Committee Member Imad Al Ghouleh, PhD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Nadine Al-Naamani, MD, MS Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Micheala Aldred, PhD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Evan Brittain, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Navneet K. Dhillon, PhD Kansas City , KS
Committee Member Joshua Patrick Fessel, MD, PhD Bethesda , MD
Committee Member H. James Ford, MD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Elena A. Goncharova, PhD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Kara Goss, MD Madison , WI
Committee Member Brian B. Graham, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member David E. Green, MD Decatur , GA
Committee Member Stefan Gräf Cambridge , United Kingdom
Committee Member Christophe Guignabert, PhD Le Plessis-Robinson , France
Committee Member Anna Hemnes, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Gustavo A. Heresi, MD Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Elizabeth S. Klings, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Grazyna Kwapiszewska, PhD Graz , Austria
Committee Member Tim Lahm, MD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Matthew R. Lammi, MD, MSCR New Orleans , LA
Committee Member Roberto F. Machado, MD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member William Michael Oldham, MD, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member Soni S. Pullamsetti, PhD Bad Nauheim Hessen 61231 , Germany
Committee Member Belinda Natalia Rivera-Lebron, MD, MS Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Edda F. Spiekerkoetter, MD Palo Alto , CA
Committee Member Andrew Sweatt, MD San Carlos , CA
Committee Member Thenappan Thenappan, MD Minneapolis , MN
Committee Member Aaron Trammell, MD, MSc Decatur , GA
Committee Member Karin Tran-Lundmark, MD, PhD Lund , Sweden
Committee Member Rebecca R Vanderpool, BS, MS, PhD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Ke Yuan, PhD Palo Alto , CA
Committee Member Roham T. Zamanian, MD, FCCP Portola Valley , CA

Nominating Committee

Committee Member Steven M. Dudek, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Nicholas W. Morrell, MD Cambridge CB2 2QQ , United Kingdom

Web Committee

Committee Member Jason M. Elinoff, MD Bethesda , MD
Committee Member Andrea Lee Frump, MS, PhD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Kara Goss, MD Madison , WI
Committee Member Heather D. Jones, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Matthew R. Lammi, MD, MSCR New Orleans , LA

Assembly Members on Other ATS Committees

ATS Committee Chairs

Chair
Documents Development and Implementation Committee
Raed A. Dweik, MD, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Chair
International Conference Committee
Jess Mandel, MD La Jolla , CA
Chair
Quality Improvement and Implementation Committee
Bela Patel, MD Houston , TX
Chair
Clinicians Advisory Committee
Jaspal Singh, MD, MHS, MHA Charlotte , NC
Vice Chair
Training Committee
Kristin M. Burkart, MD, MSc, ATSF New York , NY
Vice Chair
Clinicians Advisory Committee
William Michael LeTourneau, MA, RRT Farmington , MN

Awards Committee

Committee Member Serpil C. Erzurum, MD Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Mark W. Geraci, MD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Mark N. Gillespie, PhD Mobile , AL
Committee Member Kalpalatha K. Guntupalli, MD Houston , TX
Committee Member Jess Mandel, MD La Jolla , CA
Committee Member Irina Petrache, MD Denver , CO

Board of Directors

Committee Member
Chair, PC
Karen A. Fagan, MD Spanish Fort , AL
Committee Member
ICC Chair
Jess Mandel, MD La Jolla , CA

Clinical Practice Committee

Committee Member David W. Roe, MD Zionsville , IN

Clinicians Advisory Committee

Chair Jaspal Singh, MD, MHS, MHA Charlotte , NC
Vice Chair William Michael LeTourneau, MA, RRT Farmington , MN
Committee Member Hitesh Batra, MBBS Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Micah R. Fisher, MD Atlanta , GA

Council of Chapter Representatives

Representative Ahmed Awab, MD Oklahoma City , OK
Representative Fady G. Jamous, MD Sioux Falls , SD
Representative Carolyn H. Welsh, MD Denver , CO

Documents Development and Implementation Committee

Chair Raed A. Dweik, MD, ATSF Cleveland , OH

Drug/Device Discovery and Development Committee

Committee Member Alan H. Cohen, MD Menlo Park , CA
Committee Member Joshua Patrick Fessel, MD, PhD Bethesda , MD
Committee Member Colin Reisner, MD, FCCP Morristown , NJ

Education Committee

Committee Member Jessica Aubyn Cooksey, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Susan Pasnick, MD Santa Fe , NM
Committee Member Hetal J. Patel, MD Dallas , TX

Finance Committee

Committee Member Jess Mandel, MD La Jolla , CA
Committee Member Irina Petrache, MD Denver , CO

Health Equality and Diversity Committee

Committee Member Sunil Sharma Cherry Hill , NJ

Health Policy Committee

Committee Member Timothy S. Blackwell, MD Nashville , TN

International Conference Committee

Chair Jess Mandel, MD La Jolla , CA
Committee Member
PC Program Chair-elect
Sebastien Bonnet, PhD, MSc Quebec City , Canada
Committee Member
PC Program Chair
Vinicio De Jesus Perez, MD, ATSF Palo Alto , CA

Members In Transition and Training Committee

Committee Member Allison Light, PhD Rochester , NY
Committee Member Alicia Nicole Rizzo, MD, PhD DENVER , CO
Committee Member Nirmal Shyam Sharma, MD Lutz , FL

Membership Committee

Committee Member MaryEllen Cleary Antkowiak, MD Burlington , VT
Committee Member Nilam S. Mangalmurti, MD Philadelphia , PA

Nominating Committee

Committee Member Irina Petrache, MD Denver , CO

Patient and Family Education Committee

Committee Member Patrick George Belvitch, MD Chicago , IL

Planning and Evaluation Committee

Committee Member Mitchell A. Olman, MD, MA, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Committee Member J. Usha Raj, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member David Wu, MD, PhD Chicago , IL

Proficiency Standards for Pulmonary Function Laboratories Committee

Committee Member Brian L. Graham, PhD Saskatoon , Canada
Committee Member Erik R. Swenson, MD Seattle , WA

Program Review Subcommittee

Committee Member Joseph E. Levitt, MD, MSci Stanford , CA

Publications Policy Committee

Committee Member Paul M. Hassoun, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member
Editor, AJRCMB
Paul T. Schumacker, PhD, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member Kerri A. Smith, MD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Christopher M. Waters, PhD Lexington , KY

Quality Improvement and Implementation Committee

Chair Bela Patel, MD Houston , TX

Research Advocacy Committee

Committee Member Navneet K. Dhillon, PhD Kansas City , KS

Scientific Advisory Committee

Committee Member Sina A. Gharib, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Brian B. Graham, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Steven M. Kawut, MD, MS Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Rubin M. Tuder, MD Aurora , CO
Committee Member Corey E. Ventetuolo, MD, MSCR Providence , RI

Tobacco Action Committee

Committee Member Ellen L. Burnham, MD Denver , CO

Training Committee

Vice Chair Kristin M. Burkart, MD, MSc, ATSF New York , NY
Committee Member Bharati Prasad, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Krittika Teerapuncharoen, MD Ayutthaya , Thailand

Last Reviewed: June 2016