Officers and Committees

Officers & Committees


Officers

Chair-Appointee Francesca Polverino, MD, PhD Boston , MA
Assembly Chair Irina Petrache, MD Denver , CO
Incoming Assembly Chair Melanie Koenigshoff, MD, PhD Aurora , CO
Program Chair Patty Lee, MD New Haven , CT
Program Chair-Elect Lisa R. Young, MD Nashville , TN
Planning Chair Oliver Eickelberg, MD Denver , CO
Web Director Maor Sauler, MD New Haven , CT
Working Group Chair
Aging
G. Scott Budinger, MD Chicago , IL
Working Group Chair
Stem Cell
Robert J. Freishtat, MPH, MD Washington , DC
Working Group Co-Chair
Metabolomics and Proteomics
Russell P. Bowler, MD, PhD Denver , CO
Working Group Co-Chair
Early Career Professionals
Clemente J. Britto-Leon, MD New Haven , CT
Working Group Co-Chair
Early Career Professionals
Rebecca C. Keith, MD Denver , CO
Working Group Co-Chair
Metabolomics and Proteomics
Christine H. Wendt, MD Minneapolis , MN
Committee Member
Science Core
Naftali Kaminski, MD New Haven , CT

Planning Committee

Chair Oliver Eickelberg, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Clemente J. Britto-Leon, MD New Haven , CT
Committee Member G. Scott Budinger, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Carol Feghali-Bostwick, PhD Charleston , SC
Committee Member Kambez Hajipouran Benam, PhD Aurora , CO
Committee Member Louise Hecker, PhD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Steven K. Huang, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Claude T. Jourdan Le Saux, PhD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Arnold S. Kristof, MD Montreal , Canada
Committee Member Irina Petrache, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Scott H. Randell, PhD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Alicia Nicole Rizzo, MD, PhD Denver , CO
Committee Member Jason R. Rock, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member Claudia A. Staab-Weijnitz, PhD Munich , Germany
Committee Member Lisa R. Young, MD Nashville , TN
Staff Miriam Rodriguez New York , NY

Program Committee

Program Chair Patty Lee, MD New Haven , CT
Program Chair-Elect Lisa R. Young, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Shawn Kristopher Ahlfeld, MD Cincinnati , OH
Committee Member Kamran Atabai, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Tomoko Betsuyaku, MD Tokyo , Japan
Committee Member Suzanne M Cloonan New York City , NY
Committee Member Jeanine M. D'Armiento, MD, PhD New York , NY
Committee Member Joshua A. Englert, MD Powell , OH
Committee Member Khalilah L. Gates, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Yohannes T Ghebre, PhD Houston , TX
Committee Member Robert Guzy, MD, PhD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Louise Hecker, PhD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Susanne Herold, MD, PhD Giessen , Germany
Committee Member William J. Janssen, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Claude T. Jourdan Le Saux, PhD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Min-Jong Kang, MD, PhD New HAven , CT
Committee Member Kevin K. Kim, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Rachel S. Knipe, MD Cambridge , MA
Committee Member Jon L. Koff, MD North Haven , CT
Committee Member Narasaiah V. Kolliputi, PhD Tampa , FL
Committee Member Enid R. Neptune, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Francesca Polverino, MD, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member Irfan Rahman, PhD Rochester , NY
Committee Member S. Vamsee Raju, BPharm, PhD Birmingham , AL
Committee Member Maria I. Ramirez, PhD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Amy L. Ryan (Firth), PhD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Koji Sakamoto, MD Nagoya , Japan
Committee Member Nathan K. Sandbo, MD Madison , WI
Committee Member Andreas Schwingshackl, MD, PhD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Karina A. Serban, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Ciara M. Shaver, MD, PhD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Brian Derris Southern, MD Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Edda F. Spiekerkoetter, MD Palo Alto , CA
Committee Member Karthik Suresh, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Shulamit Batya Wallach-Dayan, PhD Jerusalem , Israel
Committee Member Nathaniel M. Weathington, MD, PhD, BSc Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Karen Cecile Young, MD Davie , FL
Committee Member Rachel Zemans, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Beiyun Zhou, PhD Los Angeles , CA

Nominating Committee

Committee Member Tomoko Betsuyaku, MD Tokyo , Japan
Committee Member Ana L. Mora, MD Pittsburgh , PA

Web Committee

Web Director Maor Sauler, MD New Haven , CT
Committee Member Qiang Ding, PhD Birmingham , AL
Committee Member Jeffrey C. Horowitz, MD Dexter , MI
Committee Member Naftali Kaminski, MD New Haven , CT
Committee Member S. Vamsee Raju, BPharm, PhD Birmingham , AL
Committee Member Brian Derris Southern, MD Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Amanda Louise Tatler, PhD, BSc(Hons) Nottingham , United Kingdom
Committee Member Andrew A. Wilson, MD Boston , MA

Assembly Members on Other ATS Committees

ATS Committee Chairs

Chair
Training Committee
Laura E. Crotty Alexander, MD San Diego , CA
Chair
International Health Committee
Stephen B. Gordon, MD , Malawi
Chair
Awards Committee
Andrew J. Halayko, BS(Hons), MSc, PhD Winnipeg , Canada
Chair
Proficiency Standards for Clinical Pulmonary Functions Laboratories
David A. Kaminsky, MD Burlington , VT
Chair
Publications Policy Committee
Bruce D. Levy, MD Boston , MA
Chair
Health Equality and Diversity Committee
Jesse Roman Rodriguez, MD Louisville , KY
Chair
Nominating Committee
Dean Sheppard, MD San Francisco , CA
Chair
Council of Chapter Representatives
Angela C. Wang, MD La Jolla , CA
Chair-Appointee
International Conference Committee
Eric S. White, MD, MS Ann Arbor , MI
Vice Chair
Awards Committee
Naftali Kaminski, MD New Haven , CT
Vice Chair
Tobacco Action Committee
Enid R. Neptune, MD Baltimore , MD
Vice Chair
Documents Development and Implementation Committee
Charlie B. Strange, MD Charleston , SC

Awards Committee

Chair Andrew J. Halayko, BS(Hons), MSc, PhD Winnipeg , Canada
Vice Chair Naftali Kaminski, MD New Haven , CT
Committee Member Rebecca M. Baron, MD Brookline , MA
Committee Member Zea Borok, MD Los Angeles , CA
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 Patty Lee, MD New Haven , CT
Committee Member Margaret W. Leigh, MD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Andrew H. Limper, MD Rochester , MN
Committee Member Sadis Matalon, PhD Birmingham , AL
Committee Member Joel Moss, MD, PhD Bethesda , MD
Committee Member Peter J. Sterk, MD, PhD Amsterdam NL-1105 AZ , Netherlands
Committee Member Lorraine B. Ware, MD Nashville , TN

Board of Directors

Executive Director Stephen C. Crane, PhD, MPH New York , NY
Committee Member
Chair, RSF
Blanca Camoretti-Mercado, PhD Tampa , FL
Committee Member
Chair, PC
Karen A. Fagan, MD Spanish Fort , AL
Committee Member
CCR Immediate Past Chair
Stephen P. Kantrow, MD New Orleans , LA
Committee Member
Presidential Appointee
Bruce D. Levy, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member
Chair, AII
Bethany B. Moore, PhD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member
Chair, RCMB
Irina Petrache, MD Denver , CO

Clinical Practice Committee

Committee Member Michael E. Nelson, MD Shawnee Mission , KS
Committee Member Stephen R. Reeves, MD, PhD Seattle , WA

Clinicians Advisory Committee

Committee Member Jason Akulian, MD, MPH Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Michelle S. Harkins, MD Albuquerque , NM

Council of Chapter Representatives

Chair Angela C. Wang, MD La Jolla , CA
Immediate Past Chair Stephen P. Kantrow, MD New Orleans , LA
Representative Linda Nici, MD Providence , RI

Documents Development and Implementation Committee

Vice Chair Charlie B. Strange, MD Charleston , SC

Drug/Device Discovery and Development Committee

Committee Member Craig S. Conoscenti, MD Norwalk , CT
Committee Member Courtney Crim, MD Raleigh , NC
Committee Member Joel Moss, MD, PhD Bethesda , MD
Committee Member Colin Reisner, MD, FCCP Morristown , NJ

Education Committee

Committee Member Josalyn L. Cho, MD Melrose , MA
Committee Member Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD Hamden , CT
Committee Member Amjad Horani, MD Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Hrishikesh Satish Kulkarni, MD, MSc Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Abigail R. Lara, MD Aurora , CO
Committee Member Paul E. Moore, MD Nashville , TN

Environmental Health Policy Committee

Committee Member Tim K. Takaro, MD New Westminister , Canada

Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee

Committee Member
PAR Representative
Andrea Ferris, MBA Potomac , MD
Committee Member Thomas B. Leonard, PhD Ridgefield , CT

Finance Committee

Committee Member John W. Christman, MD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Bethany B. Moore, PhD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Gokhan M. Mutlu, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Irina Petrache, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Eric S. White, MD, MS Ann Arbor , MI

Health Equality and Diversity Committee

Chair Jesse Roman Rodriguez, MD Louisville , KY

Health Policy Committee

Committee Member Alice M. Boylan, MD Charleston , SC
Committee Member James H. Finigan, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Stuart C. Sweet, MD, PhD Saint Louis , MO

International Conference Committee

Chair-Appointee Eric S. White, MD, MS Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member
EOPH Program Chair-elect
Alison K. Bauer, PhD Aurora , CO
Committee Member
PC Program Chair-elect
Vinicio De Jesus Perez, MD Palo Alto , CA
Committee Member
RSF Program Chair
Tillie-Louise Hackett, PhD Vancouver, B.C. , Canada
Committee Member
PC Program Chair
Tim Lahm, MD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member
RCMB Program Chair
Patty Lee, MD New Haven , CT
Committee Member
EOPH Program Chair
Tricia D. LeVan, PhD Omaha , NE
Committee Member
AII Program Chair-elect
Benjamin D. Medoff, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member
PED Program Chair
Paul E. Moore, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member
TO Program Chair-elect
Patrick Nana-Sinkam, MD Midlothian , VA
Committee Member
RSF Program Chair-elect
Chun Seow, PhD Vancouver , Canada
Committee Member
RCMB Program Chair-elect
Lisa R. Young, MD Nashville , TN

International Health Committee

Chair Gustavo Matute-Bello, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Stephen P. Kantrow, MD New Orleans , LA
Committee Member Benoit Nemery, MD, PhD B3000 Leuven , Belgium
Committee Member Peter D. Sly, MD South Brisbane , Australia

Members In Transition and Training Committee

Committee Member Carlos Eduardo O. Baleeiro, MD Chattanooga , TN
Committee Member Megan N. Ballinger, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Gregory P. Downey, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Jeffrey C. Horowitz, MD Dexter , MI
Committee Member Heather D. Jones, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Alicia Nicole Rizzo, MD, PhD Denver , CO

Membership Committee

Committee Member Tomoko Betsuyaku, MD Tokyo , Japan
Committee Member Marie E. Egan, MD New Haven , CT
Committee Member Meshell D. Johnson, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Gustavo Matute-Bello, MD Seattle , WA

Nominating Committee

Chair Dean Sheppard, MD San Francisco , CA

Patient and Family Education Committee

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

Planning and Evaluation Committee

Committee Member Zea Borok, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Blanca Camoretti-Mercado, PhD Tampa , FL
Committee Member Peter Chen, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Linda Nici, MD Providence , RI
Committee Member Mitchell A. Olman, MD, MA Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Charles A. Powell, MD New York , NY
Committee Member J. Usha Raj, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Eric S. White, MD, MS Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member David Wu, MD, PhD Chicago , IL

Proficiency Standards for Pulmonary Function Laboratories Committee

Chair David A. Kaminsky, MD Burlington , VT
Committee Member Teal S. Hallstrand, MD, MPH Seattle , WA

Program Review Subcommittee

Committee Member Rebecca M. Baron, MD Brookline , MA
Committee Member Ruan Rollins Cox, PhD Tampa , FL
Committee Member Charles A. Powell, MD New York , NY
Committee Member Kaharu Sumino, MD, MPH Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Benjamin T. Suratt, MD Burlington , VT

Public Advisory Roundtable

Committee Member Andrea Ferris, MBA Potomac , MD

Publications Policy Committee

Chair Bruce D. Levy, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Steven L. Brody, MD Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Ivor S. Douglas, FRCP, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Paul M. Hassoun, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Maria Plataki, PhD, MD New York , NY
Committee Member Christopher M. Waters, PhD Lexington , KY
Committee Member
Editor, AJRCCM
Jadwiga A. Wedzicha, MD, PhD London , United Kingdom
Committee Member Steven R. White, MD Chicago , IL

Quality Improvement and Implementation Committee

Committee Member George Su, MD San Francisco , CA

Research Advocacy Committee

Committee Member James K. Brown, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Derek E. Byers, MD, PhD St. Louis , MO
Committee Member Aaron Hamvas, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Charles Corey Hardin, MD, PhD Somerville , MA
Committee Member Thomas J. Mariani, PhD Rochester , NY
Committee Member Anna Nolan, MS, MD New York , NY
Committee Member Stephen R. Reeves, MD, PhD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Daniel J. Weiss, MD, PhD Burlington , VT

Scientific Advisory Committee

Committee Member Kamran Atabai, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Rebecca M. Baron, MD Brookline , MA
Committee Member G. Scott Budinger, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD Hamden , CT
Committee Member Tushar Desai, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Julie Gunnells Ledford, PhD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Karen M. Ridge, PhD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Anasuya Sarkar, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Rubin M. Tuder, MD Aurora , CO

Tobacco Action Committee

Vice Chair Enid R. Neptune, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Hasmeena Kathuria, MD Needham , MA
Committee Member Farzad Moazed, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Fernando Urrego New Orleans , LA

Training Committee

Chair Laura E. Crotty Alexander, MD San Diego , CA
Committee Member Matthew Georgenson Drake, MD Portland , OR
Committee Member Mai K. ElMallah, MD, MS Worcester , MA
Committee Member Jennifer L. Ingram, PhD Durham , NC
Committee Member Sharon A. McGrath-Morrow, MD Towson , MD
Committee Member Nirav G. Shah, MD Baltimore , MD

Web Editorial Committee

Committee Member
AII Assembly
Praveen Akuthota, MD La Jolla , CA
Committee Member
EOPH Assembly
Kristina L. Bailey, MD Omaha , NE
Committee Member
Fellow
Chidinma Chima-Melton, MD, BSc Winnetka , CA
Committee Member
EOPH Assembly
Tara M. Nordgren, PhD Riverside , CA
Committee Member
RCMB Assembly
Maor Sauler, MD New Haven , CT
Committee Member
RSF Assembly
Sana Siddiqui, PhD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member
TO Assembly
Katrina A. Steiling, MSc, MD Boston , MA

Last Reviewed: June 2016