Officers and Committees

Officers & Committees


Officers

Chair Kristina A. Crothers, MD Seattle , WA
Program Chair-Elect Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD, ATSF Hamden , CT
Nominating Chair Eric M. Mortensen, MD, MSc Simsbury , CT
Web Director Colin Swenson, MD Atlanta , GA
Committee Member Marc C. I. Lipman, MD London NW3 2QG , United Kingdom
Committee Member Michael S. Niederman, MD New York , NY

Planning Committee

Chair Jussi J. Saukkonen, MD West Roxbury , MA
Assembly Chair Kristina A. Crothers, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member E. Jane Carter, MD Barrington , RI
Committee Member James D Chalmers, MD, PhD Dundee , United Kingdom
Committee Member Nathan C. Dean, MD Murray , UT
Committee Member Scott E. Evans, MD Houston , TX
Committee Member Charles Feldman, MD, PhD, DSc, ATSF Johannesburg , South Africa
Committee Member Max R. O Donnell Brooklyn , NY
Committee Member Salman T. Qureshi, MD St Lambert , Canada
Committee Member Oriol Sibila Vidal, MD, PhD Barcelona , Spain
Committee Member Rachel Thomson, MBBS, PhD, FRACP PADDINGTON , Australia
Committee Member Grant W. Waterer, MBBS, MBA, PhD Perth , Australia
Staff Miriam Rodriguez New York , NY

Program Committee

Program Chair Rachel Thomson, MBBS, PhD, FRACP PADDINGTON , Australia
Program Chair-Elect Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD, ATSF Hamden , CT
Committee Member Engi Attia, MD, MPH Seattle , WA
Committee Member Ashwin Basavaraj, MD New York , NY
Committee Member Adithya Cattamanchi, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Nathan C. Dean, MD Murray , UT
Committee Member Oleg Epelbaum, MD, ATSF Valhalla , NY
Committee Member Patricio Escalante, MD Rochester , MN
Committee Member Ronald F. Grossman, MD Toronto , Canada
Committee Member Michael Holt, MBBS, BSc Brisbane , Australia
Committee Member David J. Horne, MD, MPH Seattle , WA
Committee Member Elham Karamooz, MD Portland , OR
Committee Member Shannon H. Kasperbauer, MD Greenwood Village , CO
Committee Member Joseph M. Keane, MD Dublin 8 , Ireland
Committee Member Janice Leung, MD Vancouver , Canada
Committee Member David M. Lewinsohn, MD, PhD Portland , OR
Committee Member Philip A. Lobue, MD Atlanta , GA
Committee Member Pamela J. McShane, MD Palos Park , IL
Committee Member Mark L. Metersky, MD Avon , CT
Committee Member Eric M. Mortensen, MD, MSc Simsbury , CT
Committee Member Anne E. O'Donnell, MD Washington , DC
Committee Member Kenneth N. Olivier, MD, MPH Bethesda , MD
Committee Member Paula Peyrani, MD Bryn Mawr , PA
Committee Member Alexa Pragman, MD, PhD Minneapolis , MN
Committee Member Amali E. Samarasinghe, PhD Memphis , TN
Committee Member Abdullah Sayiner, MD, PhD Izmir 35100 , Turkey
Committee Member Leopoldo N. Segal, MD New York , NY
Committee Member Bashar Samih Staitieh, MD Decatur , GA
Committee Member Kevin L. Winthrop, MD, MPH Portland , OR
Committee Member Christina Yoon, MD, MPH, MSCR San Francisco , CA

Nominating Committee

Nominating Chair Kevin P. Fennelly, MD, MPH, ATSF Bethesda , MD
Committee Member Marc C. I. Lipman, MD London NW3 2QG , United Kingdom
Committee Member Michael S. Niederman, MD New York , NY

Web Committee

Web Director Colin Swenson, MD Atlanta , GA
Committee Member Yossef Aelony, MD Rancho Palos Verdes , CA
Committee Member Veronica E. Brito, MD Belton , TX
Committee Member Sushma K. Cribbs, MD, MSCR Decatur , GA
Committee Member Laura Elizabeth Gleeson, MB BCh Dublin 7 , Ireland
Committee Member Shannon H. Kasperbauer, MD Greenwood Village , CO
Committee Member Chad Ryan Marion, DO, PhD Winston Salem , NC
Committee Member Amali E. Samarasinghe, PhD Memphis , TN
Committee Member Vikas K Singh, MD Monroeville , PA
Committee Member Bashar Samih Staitieh, MD Decatur , GA
Committee Member Benjamin Wu, MD, MSc New York , NY

Assembly Members on Other ATS Committees

ATS Committee Chairs

Chair
Finance Committee
James M. Beck, MD, ATSF Aurora , CO
Chair
Training Committee
Laura E. Crotty Alexander, MD, ATSF San Diego , CA
Chair
Membership Committee
Janet Lee, MD, ATSF Pittsburgh , PA
Vice Chair
Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee
Kathleen M. Akgun, MD, MS Madison , CT
Vice Chair
Members In Transition and Training
Sushma K. Cribbs, MD, MSCR Decatur , GA
Vice Chair
Quality Improvement and Implementation Committee
Mark L. Metersky, MD Avon , CT

Awards Committee

Committee Member Kalpalatha K. Guntupalli, MD Houston , TX
Committee Member Philip Hansbro, PhD Callaghan , Australia
Committee Member Benjamin Wu, MD, MSc New York , NY

Board of Directors

Committee Member
ATS President-elect
James M. Beck, MD, ATSF Aurora , CO
Committee Member Kristina A. Crothers, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member MeiLan K. Han, MD, MS Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member
Chair, TO
M. Patricia Rivera, MD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member
Chair, Foundation Board
Dean E. Schraufnagel, MD, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member
CCR Immediate Past Chair
Angela C. Wang, MD La Jolla , CA

Clinicians Advisory Committee

Committee Member Hitesh Batra, MBBS Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Asha V. Devereaux, MD, MPH Coronado , CA

Council of Chapter Representatives

Immediate Past Chair Angela C. Wang, MD La Jolla , CA
Representative John B. Cox, MD Charleston , SC
Representative Steven Howard Kirtland, MD Sammamish , WA
Representative Kevin D. Reed, MD Baton Rouge , LA

Documents Development and Implementation Committee

Committee Member David L. Cohn, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Kevin P. Fennelly, MD, MPH, ATSF Bethesda , MD

Drug/Device Discovery and Development Committee

Committee Member Heidi M. Mansour, PhD, RPh Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Paul J. Rowe, MD Teaneck , NJ
Committee Member Theodore J. Witek, DrPH, ATSF Toronto , Canada

Education Committee

Committee Member Caralee E. Caplan-Shaw, MD New York , NY
Committee Member Josalyn L. Cho, MD Melrose , MA
Committee Member Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD, ATSF Hamden , CT
Committee Member Jane E. Gross, MD, PhD Denver , CO
Committee Member Shazia M. Jamil, MD, ATSF La Jolla , CA
Committee Member Leopoldo N. Segal, MD New York , NY

Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee

Vice Chair Kathleen M. Akgun, MD, MS Madison , CT
Committee Member James K. O'Brien, MD Denver , CO

Finance Committee

Chair James M. Beck, MD, ATSF Aurora , CO
Committee Member MeiLan K. Han, MD, MS Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member M. Patricia Rivera, MD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Dean E. Schraufnagel, MD, ATSF Chicago , IL

Health Equality and Diversity Committee

Committee Member William Rodriguez, MD, ATSF San Juan , PR

Health Policy Committee

Committee Member Mandeep S. Jassal, MD Columbia , MD
Committee Member Patricia A. Lerwick, MD Portland , ME

International Conference Committee

Committee Member
PI-TB Program Chair-elect
Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD, ATSF Hamden , CT
Committee Member
PI-TB Program Chair
Rachel Thomson, MBBS, PhD, FRACP PADDINGTON , Australia

International Health Committee

Committee Member Erlina Burhan, MD Jakarta Timur , Indonesia
Committee Member E. Jane Carter, MD Barrington , RI
Committee Member Philip C. Hopewell, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member David M. Lewinsohn, MD, PhD Portland , OR
Committee Member Peter P. Moschovis, MPH, MD DEDHAM , MA
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Ruxana T. Sadikot, MD, MRCP(UK) Decatur , GA

Members In Transition and Training Committee

Vice Chair Sushma K. Cribbs, MD, MSCR Decatur , GA
Committee Member Katie Pendleton, MD Edina , MN
Committee Member Nirmal Shyam Sharma, MD Lutz , FL

Membership Committee

Chair Janet Lee, MD, ATSF Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Wonder P. Drake, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Steven Howard Kirtland, MD Sammamish , WA
Committee Member Lee J. Quinton, PhD Boston , MA

Patient and Family Education Committee

Committee Member
CCR Representative
Angela C. Wang, MD La Jolla , CA

Planning and Evaluation Committee

Committee Member James Chmiel, MD, MPH, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Committee Member
CCR Representative
John B. Cox, MD Charleston , SC
Committee Member M. Patricia Rivera, MD Chapel Hill , NC

Program Review Subcommittee

Committee Member Adithya Cattamanchi, MD San Francisco , CA

Publications Policy Committee

Committee Member David M. Lewinsohn, MD, PhD Portland , OR

Quality Improvement and Implementation Committee

Vice Chair Mark L. Metersky, MD Avon , CT
Committee Member Curtis H. Weiss, MD, MS Chicago , IL

Research Advocacy Committee

Committee Member Navneet K. Dhillon, PhD Kansas City , KS
Committee Member Amali E. Samarasinghe, PhD Memphis , TN

Scientific Advisory Committee

Committee Member Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD, ATSF Hamden , CT
Committee Member Peter H. S. Sporn, MD Chicago , IL

Tobacco Action Committee

Committee Member Farzad Moazed, MD San Francisco , CA

Training Committee

Chair Laura E. Crotty Alexander, MD, ATSF San Diego , CA
Committee Member Matthew Georgenson Drake, MD Portland , OR
Committee Member Edith T. Zemanick, MD Aurora , CO

Web Editorial Committee

Committee Member
PI-TB Assembly
Colin Swenson, MD Atlanta , GA

Last Reviewed: June 2016