Officers and Committees

Officers & Committees


Officers

Chair
RCMB SIC
David Lagares, PhD, MSc Charlestown , MA
Chair-Appointee Naftali Kaminski, MD, ATSF New Haven , CT
Chair-Appointee
Science Core Rep
Irina Petrache, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Chair-Appointee
Minute Meeting Taker
Jennifer Sucre, MD Franklin , TN
Assembly Chair Melanie Koenigshoff, MD, PhD, ATSF Aurora , CO
Incoming Assembly Chair Patricia J. Sime, MD Rochester , NY
Program Chair Enid R. Neptune, MD Baltimore , MD
Program Chair-Elect Jeanine M. D'Armiento, MD, PhD New York , NY
Nominating Chair Irina Petrache, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Web Director Brian Derris Southern, MD Cleveland , OH
Working Group Chair
Early Career Professionals
Clemente J. Britto-Leon, MD, ATSF New Haven , CT
Working Group Co-Chair
Innovation and Entrepreneurial
Melanie Koenigshoff, MD, PhD, ATSF Aurora , CO
Working Group Co-Chair
Innovation and Entrepreneurial
Milica Vukmirovic, PhD Branford , CT
Representative
RCMB PhD & Translational Scientists Working Group
Scott H. Randell, PhD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member
Nominating Committee
Rachel C. Chambers, PhD London , United Kingdom
Committee Member
Nominating Committee
Peter Chen, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member
Aging in CC & RCMB (RCMB Rep)
Louise Hecker, PhD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member
Planning Chair
Jeffrey C. Horowitz, MD, ATSF Dexter , MI
Committee Member Maor Sauler, MD New Haven , CT

Planning Committee

Chair Jeffrey C. Horowitz, MD, ATSF Dexter , MI
Committee Member Clemente J. Britto-Leon, MD, ATSF New Haven , CT
Committee Member G. Scott Budinger, MD, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member Bruno Crestani, MD, PhD Paris , France
Committee Member Jeanine M. D'Armiento, MD, PhD New York , NY
Committee Member Kambez Hajipouran Benam, PhD Aurora , CO
Committee Member Louise Hecker, PhD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Richard Gisli Jenkins, BM, MD, MRCP(UK), PhD Nottingham , United Kingdom
Committee Member Melanie Koenigshoff, MD, PhD, ATSF Aurora , CO
Committee Member Stefanie Krick, MD, PhD Vestavia , AL
Committee Member Jonathan Kropski, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Irina Petrache, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Committee Member Elizabeth F. Redente, PhD Denver , CO
Committee Member Alicia Nicole Rizzo, MD, PhD DENVER , CO
Committee Member Claudia A. Staab-Weijnitz, PhD Munich , Germany
Committee Member Torry A. Tucker, PhD Tyler , TX
Committee Member Christopher M. Waters, PhD Lexington , KY
Staff Miriam Rodriguez New York , NY

Program Committee

Chair Enid R. Neptune, MD Baltimore , MD
Chair-Elect Jeanine M. D'Armiento, MD, PhD New York , NY
Apprentice
Apprenticeship Program
Stefanie Krick, MD, PhD Vestavia , AL
Committee Member James P. Bridges, PhD Cincinnati , OH
Committee Member Suzanne M Cloonan New York , NY
Committee Member Joshua A. Englert, MD Powell , OH
Committee Member Yohannes T Ghebre, PhD, ATSF Houston , TX
Committee Member Andrew J. Goodwin, MD, MSCR Charleston , SC
Committee Member Finn Joseph Hawkins, ChB, MB East Bostn , MA
Committee Member Louise Hecker, PhD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Jaime L. Hook, MD Larchmont , NY
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 Corrine R Kliment, MD, PhD Mars , PA
Committee Member Narasaiah V. Kolliputi, PhD Tampa , FL
Committee Member Anna Lam, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Krithika Lingappan, MD, PhD, MS Houston , TX
Committee Member Chelsea M Magin, PhD Aurora , CO
Committee Member Lin Mantell, MD, PhD East Meadow , NY
Committee Member Erin Plosa, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Michael Podolsky, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Francesca Polverino, MD, PhD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member S. Vamsee Raju, BPharm, PhD Birmingham , AL
Committee Member Amy L. Ryan (Firth), PhD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Anasuya Sarkar, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Maor Sauler, MD New Haven , CT
Committee Member Karina A. Serban, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Tomeka Lynette Suber, MD, PhD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Viranuj Sueblinvong, MD Atlanta , GA
Committee Member Isaac Kirubakaran Sundar, BSc, MSc, PhD Rochester , NY
Committee Member Karthik Suresh, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Eszter Katalin Vladar, PhD Aurora , CO
Committee Member Shulamit Batya Wallach-Dayan, PhD Jerusalem , Israel
Committee Member Ali Oender Yildirim, PhD Neuherberg , Germany
Committee Member Karen Cecile Young, MD Davie , FL
Committee Member Rachel Zemans, MD Ann Arbor , MI

Web Committee

Web Director Brian Derris Southern, MD Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Qiang Ding, PhD Birmingham , AL
Committee Member Jeffrey C. Horowitz, MD, ATSF Dexter , MI
Committee Member Naftali Kaminski, MD, ATSF New Haven , CT
Committee Member S. Vamsee Raju, BPharm, PhD Birmingham , AL
Committee Member
Outgoing Web Director
Maor Sauler, MD New Haven , CT
Committee Member Karina A. Serban, MD Denver , CO
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
Awards Committee
Zea Borok, MD, ATSF Los Angeles , CA
Chair
Proficiency Standards for Clinical Pulmonary Functions Laboratories
David A. Kaminsky, MD Burlington , VT
Chair
Publications Policy Committee
Bruce D. Levy, MD, ATSF Boston , MA
Chair
Scientific Advisory Committee
Karen M. Ridge, PhD Chicago , IL
Chair
Nominating Committee
Dean Sheppard, MD San Francisco , CA
Vice Chair
Research Advocacy Committee
James K. Brown, MD San Francisco , CA
Vice Chair
Membership Committee
Meshell Johnson, MD San Francisco , CA
Vice Chair Hasmeena Kathuria, MD, ATSF Needham , MA
Vice Chair
Documents Development and Implementation Committee
Charlie B. Strange, MD, ATSF Charleston , SC
Vice Chair
Health Policy Committee
Stuart C. Sweet, MD, PhD Saint Louis , MO
Vice Chair
Awards Committee
Lorraine B. Ware, MD Nashville , TN

Awards Committee

Chair Zea Borok, MD, ATSF Los Angeles , CA
Vice Chair Lorraine B. Ware, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Ivor S. Douglas, FRCP, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Mark N. Gillespie, PhD Mobile , AL
Committee Member Philip Hansbro, PhD Sydney , Australia
Committee Member Erica Herzog, MD, PhD New Haven , CT
Committee Member Jeffrey C. Horowitz, MD, ATSF Dexter , MI
Committee Member Jesse Roman Rodriguez, MD Philadelphia , PA

Board of Directors

Secretary-Treasurer Gregory P. Downey, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Committee Member Melanie Koenigshoff, MD, PhD, ATSF Aurora , CO
Committee Member
Presidential Appointee
Bruce D. Levy, MD, ATSF Boston , MA
Committee Member Paul E. Moore, MD, ATSF Nashville , TN
Committee Member Lynn M. Schnapp, MD, ATSF Charleston , SC

Clinical Practice Committee

Committee Member Michael E. Nelson, MD Shawnee Mission , KS

Clinicians Advisory Committee

Committee Member Jason Akulian, MD, MPH Chapel Hill , NC

Documents Development and Implementation Committee

Vice Chair Charlie B. Strange, MD, ATSF Charleston , SC
Committee Member Karen A. Fagan, MD Spanish Fort , AL
Committee Member Linda Nici, MD Barrington , RI

Drug/Device Discovery and Development Committee

Committee Member Craig S. Conoscenti, MD, ATSF Norwalk , CT
Committee Member Courtney Crim, MD Raleigh , NC
Committee Member Joshua Patrick Fessel, MD, PhD Bethesda , MD
Committee Member June H. Lee, MD South San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Colin Reisner, MD, FCCP Morristown , NJ

Education Committee

Committee Member Josalyn L. Cho, MD North Liberty , IA
Committee Member Charles Corey Hardin, MD, PhD, ATSF Somerville , MA
Committee Member Hrishikesh Satish Kulkarni, MD, MSc, ATSF Saint Louis , MO

Environmental Health Policy Committee

Committee Member William D. Hardie, MD Cincinnati , OH
Committee Member Brenda Marsh, MD, PhD Portland , OR
Committee Member Robert Paine, MD Salt Lake City , UT

Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee

Committee Member Thomas B. Leonard, PhD Ridgefield , CT

Finance Committee

Committee Member John W. Christman, MD, ATSF Columbus , OH
Committee Member Gregory P. Downey, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Committee Member Irina Petrache, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Committee Member Lynn M. Schnapp, MD, ATSF Charleston , SC

Health Policy Committee

Vice Chair Stuart C. Sweet, MD, PhD Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Alice M. Boylan, MD Charleston , SC

International Conference Committee

Chair-Appointee Andrew J. Halayko, BS(Hons), MSc, PhD, ATSF Winnipeg , Canada
Committee Member
EOPH Program Chair-Elect
Kristina L. Bailey, MD, ATSF Omaha , NE
Committee Member
PC Program Chair
Sebastien Bonnet, PhD, MSc Quebec City , Canada
Committee Member
RCMB Program Chair-Elect
Jeanine M. D'Armiento, MD, PhD New York , NY
Committee Member
PI-TB Program Chair
Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD, ATSF Hamden , CT
Committee Member Elena A. Goncharova, PhD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member
TO Program Chair-Elect
Robert L. Keith, MD Aurora , CO
Committee Member
PED Program Chair
Sharon A. McGrath-Morrow, MD Towson , MD
Committee Member
RCMB Program Chair
Enid R. Neptune, MD Baltimore , MD

Members In Transition and Training Committee

Committee Member Megan N. Ballinger, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Joel Moss, MD, PhD, ATSF Bethesda , MD
Committee Member Alicia Nicole Rizzo, MD, PhD DENVER , CO

Membership Committee

Vice Chair Meshell Johnson, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Wonder P. Drake, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Gustavo Matute-Bello, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Alexandra Noel, PhD, MSc, BSc Baton Rouge , LA

Nominating Committee

Chair Dean Sheppard, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Enid R. Neptune, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Irina Petrache, MD, ATSF Denver , CO

Planning and Evaluation Committee

Committee Member Megan N. Ballinger, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Blanca Camoretti-Mercado, PhD Tampa , FL
Committee Member Gregory P. Downey, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Committee Member Stephen P. Kantrow, MD New Orleans , LA
Committee Member Paul E. Moore, MD, ATSF Nashville , TN
Committee Member Mitchell A. Olman, MD, MA, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Charles A. Powell, MD New York , NY
Committee Member J. Usha Raj, MD Chicago , IL

Proficiency Standards for Pulmonary Function Laboratories Committee

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

Program Review Subcommittee

Committee Member Blanca Camoretti-Mercado, PhD Tampa , FL
Committee Member Vinicio De Jesus Perez, MD, ATSF Palo Alto , CA
Committee Member Andrew J. Halayko, BS(Hons), MSc, PhD, ATSF Winnipeg , Canada
Committee Member Janice M. Liebler, MD, ATSF Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Gustavo Matute-Bello, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Scott H. Randell, PhD Chapel Hill , NC

Publications Policy Committee

Chair Bruce D. Levy, MD, ATSF Boston , MA
Committee Member Steven L. Brody, MD, ATSF Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Paul M. Hassoun, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member
Editor, AJRCMB
Paul T. Schumacker, PhD, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member Christopher M. Waters, PhD Lexington , KY
Committee Member
Editor, AJRCCM
Jadwiga A. Wedzicha, MD, PhD, ATSF London , United Kingdom
Committee Member Steven R. White, MD, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member Moira K. B. Whyte, MD, PhD Edinburgh , United Kingdom

Quality Improvement and Implementation Committee

Committee Member George Su, MD San Francisco , CA

Research Advocacy Committee

Vice Chair James K. Brown, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Jennifer Alexander-Brett, MD, PhD Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Shyam S. Biswal, PhD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Jose L. Gomez, MS, MD, ATSF Orange , CT
Committee Member Jennifer L. Ingram, PhD Durham , NC
Committee Member Claude T. Jourdan Le Saux, PhD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Thomas J. Mariani, PhD Rochester , NY
Committee Member Anna Nolan, MS, MD, ATSF New York , NY
Committee Member Stephen R. Reeves, MD, PhD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Daniel J. Weiss, MD, PhD, ATSF Burlington , VT
Committee Member Michelle Yu, MD, PhD San Francisco , CA

Scientific Advisory Committee

Chair Karen M. Ridge, PhD Chicago , IL
Vice Chair Kamran Atabai, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Laura E. Crotty Alexander, MD, ATSF San Diego , CA
Committee Member Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD, ATSF Hamden , CT
Committee Member Tushar Desai, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Andrew J. Goodwin, MD, MSCR Charleston , SC
Committee Member Kymberly Mae Gowdy, BS, MS, PhD Greenville , NC
Committee Member Laura Koth, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Julie Gunnells Ledford, PhD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Anasuya Sarkar, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Patricia J. Sime, MD Rochester , NY
Committee Member Peter H. S. Sporn, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Rubin M. Tuder, MD Aurora , CO

Tobacco Action Committee

Vice Chair Hasmeena Kathuria, MD, ATSF Needham , MA
Committee Member Farzad Moazed, MD MORAGA , CA
Committee Member Theo J. Moraes, MD Toronto , Canada

Training Committee

Committee Member Christine Marie Bojanowski, MD New Orleans , LA
Committee Member Matthew Georgenson Drake, MD Portland , OR
Committee Member Mai K. ElMallah, MD, MS Durham , NC
Committee Member Thomas Saba, DrMed Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Nirav G. Shah, MD, ATSF Baltimore , MD

Web Editorial Committee

Committee Member
Section on Terrorism & Inhalation Disasters
Satya Achanta, DVM, PhD Durham , NC
Committee Member
Section on Genetics & Genomics
Emma Kaitlynn Allen, PhD Memphis , TN
Committee Member
PC Assembly
Jarrod Wesley Barnes, PhD, MSc Birmingham , AL
Committee Member
AII Assembly
Jose L. Gomez, MS, MD, ATSF Orange , CT
Committee Member
RSF Assembly
Jade Jaffar, BS, PhD, ATSF Melbourne , Australia
Committee Member
Fellow
Shreya Kanth, MD Baltimore , AL
Committee Member
EOPH Assembly
Tara M. Nordgren, PhD Riverside , CA
Committee Member
RCMB Assembly
Maor Sauler, MD New Haven , CT

Last Reviewed: June 2016