Officers and Committees

Officers & Committees


Officers

Chair Melanie Koenigshoff, MD, PhD, ATSF Aurora , CO
Chair-Appointee
Minutes Taker
Sunad Rangarajan, MD Aurora , CO
Program Chair Lisa R. Young, MD Nashville , TN
Program Chair-Elect Enid R. Neptune, MD Baltimore , MD
Planning Chair Jeffrey C. Horowitz, MD, ATSF Dexter , MI
Nominating Chair Irina Petrache, MD Denver , CO
Web Director Maor Sauler, MD New Haven , CT
Working Group Chair
Early Career Professionals
Clemente J. Britto-Leon, MD, ATSF New Haven , CT
Committee Member Cara J. Gottardi, PhD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Barry Shea, MD Providence , RI

Planning Committee

Chair Jeffrey C. Horowitz, MD, ATSF Dexter , MI
Immediate Past Chair Oliver Eickelberg, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Assembly Chair Melanie Koenigshoff, MD, PhD, ATSF Aurora , CO
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 Kambez Hajipouran Benam, PhD Aurora , CO
Committee Member Louise Hecker, PhD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Claude T. Jourdan Le Saux, PhD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Jonathan Kropski, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Irina Petrache, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Scott H. Randell, PhD Chapel Hill , NC
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

Program Chair Lisa R. Young, MD Nashville , TN
Program Chair-Elect Enid R. Neptune, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Shawn Kristopher Ahlfeld, MD Cincinnati , OH
Committee Member Kamran Atabai, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member James P. Bridges, PhD Cincinnati , OH
Committee Member Suzanne M Cloonan New York City , NY
Committee Member Joshua A. Englert, MD Powell , OH
Committee Member Yohannes T Ghebre, PhD Houston , TX
Committee Member Andrew J. Goodwin, MD, MSCR Charleston , SC
Committee Member Robert Guzy, MD, PhD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Louise Hecker, PhD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Jaime L. Hook, MD New York , 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 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 Anna Lam, MD Chicago , IL
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 Francesca Polverino, MD, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member S. Vamsee Raju, BPharm, PhD Birmingham , AL
Committee Member Amy L. Ryan (Firth), PhD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Nathan K. Sandbo, MD Madison , WI
Committee Member Anasuya Sarkar, PhD Columbus , OH
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 Tomeka Lynette Suber, MD, PhD Pittsburgh , PA
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 Nathaniel M. Weathington, MD, PhD, BSc Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Karen Cecile Young, MD Davie , FL
Committee Member Rachel Zemans, MD Ann Arbor , MI

Nominating Committee

Nominating Chair Irina Petrache, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Cara J. Gottardi, PhD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Barry Shea, MD Providence , RI

Web Committee

Web Director Maor Sauler, MD New Haven , CT
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 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, ATSF San Diego , CA
Chair
Awards Committee
Andrew J. Halayko, BS(Hons), MSc, PhD, ATSF Winnipeg , Canada
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
International Health Committee
Gustavo Matute-Bello, MD Seattle , WA
Chair
Nominating Committee
Dean Sheppard, MD San Francisco , CA
Vice Chair
Awards Committee
Zea Borok, MD, ATSF Los Angeles , CA
Vice Chair
Research Advocacy Committee
James K. Brown, MD San Francisco , CA
Vice Chair
Tobacco Action Committee
Enid R. Neptune, MD Baltimore , MD
Vice Chair
Documents Development and Implementation Committee
Charlie B. Strange, MD, ATSF Charleston , SC

Awards Committee

Chair Andrew J. Halayko, BS(Hons), MSc, PhD, ATSF Winnipeg , Canada
Vice Chair Zea Borok, MD, ATSF 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 Philip Hansbro, PhD Newcastle , Australia
Committee Member Erica Herzog, MD, PhD New Haven , CT
Committee Member Joel Moss, MD, PhD, ATSF Bethesda , MD
Committee Member Irina Petrache, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Jesse Roman Rodriguez, MD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Lorraine B. Ware, MD Nashville , TN

Board of Directors

Committee Member
Chair, PC
Karen A. Fagan, MD Spanish Fort , AL
Committee Member Melanie Koenigshoff, MD, PhD, ATSF Aurora , CO
Committee Member
Presidential Appointee
Bruce D. Levy, MD, ATSF Boston , MA
Committee Member
Chair, AII
Bethany B. Moore, PhD, ATSF Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member
Secretary-Treasurer
Lynn M. Schnapp, MD Charleston , SC
Committee Member
CCR Immediate Past Chair
Angela C. Wang, MD La Jolla , CA

Clinical Practice Committee

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

Clinicians Advisory Committee

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

Council of Chapter Representatives

Immediate Past Chair Angela C. Wang, MD La Jolla , CA
Representative Manoj J. Mammen, MD Buffalo , NY
Representative Linda Nici, MD Providence , RI

Documents Development and Implementation Committee

Vice Chair Charlie B. Strange, MD, ATSF Charleston , SC
Committee Member Linda Nici, MD Providence , 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 Joel Moss, MD, PhD, ATSF Bethesda , MD
Committee Member Colin Reisner, MD, FCCP Morristown , NJ

Education Committee

Committee Member Josalyn L. Cho, MD North Liberty , IA
Committee Member Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD, ATSF Hamden , CT
Committee Member Amjad Horani, MD Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Hrishikesh Satish Kulkarni, MD, MSc Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Paul E. Moore, MD, ATSF Nashville , TN

Environmental Health Policy Committee

Committee Member William D. Hardie, MD Cincinnati , OH
Committee Member Brenda Marsh, MD, PhD Portland , OR

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, ATSF Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Irina Petrache, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Lynn M. Schnapp, MD Charleston , SC

Health Policy Committee

Committee Member Timothy S. Blackwell, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Alice M. Boylan, MD Charleston , SC
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Manoj J. Mammen, MD Buffalo , NY
Committee Member Stuart C. Sweet, MD, PhD Saint Louis , MO

International Conference Committee

Committee Member
EOPH Program Chair
Alison K. Bauer, PhD Aurora , CO
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
Committee Member
PI-TB Program Chair-elect
Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD, ATSF Hamden , CT
Committee Member
PED Program Chair-elect
Sharon A. McGrath-Morrow, MD Towson , MD
Committee Member
AII Program Chair
Benjamin D. Medoff, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member
TO Program Chair
Patrick Nana-Sinkam, MD Midlothian , VA
Committee Member
RCMB Program Chair-elect
Enid R. Neptune, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member
RSF Program Chair
Chun Seow, PhD, ATSF Vancouver , Canada
Committee Member
RCMB Program Chair
Lisa R. Young, MD Nashville , TN

International Health Committee

Chair Gustavo Matute-Bello, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Stephen P. Kantrow, MD New Orleans , LA
Committee Member Peter D. Sly, MD, ATSF South Brisbane , Australia

Members In Transition and Training Committee

Committee Member Megan N. Ballinger, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Gregory P. Downey, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Jeffrey C. Horowitz, MD, ATSF Dexter , MI
Committee Member Alicia Nicole Rizzo, MD, PhD DENVER , CO

Membership Committee

Committee Member Wonder P. Drake, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Meshell D. Johnson, MD San Francisco , CA
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 Abigail R. Lara, MD Aurora , CO
Committee Member Irina Petrache, MD Denver , CO

Patient and Family Education Committee

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

Planning and Evaluation Committee

Committee Member Zea Borok, MD, ATSF Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Blanca Camoretti-Mercado, PhD Tampa , FL
Committee Member Peter Chen, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Naftali Kaminski, MD, ATSF New Haven , CT
Committee Member Stephen P. Kantrow, MD New Orleans , LA
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
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, ATSF Seattle , WA

Program Review Subcommittee

Committee Member Rebecca M. Baron, MD Brookline , MA
Committee Member Rafael E. de la Hoz, MD, MPH, MSc New York , NY
Committee Member Andrew J. Halayko, BS(Hons), MSc, PhD, ATSF Winnipeg , Canada
Committee Member Janice M. Liebler, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Kaharu Sumino, MD, MPH Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Benjamin T. Suratt, MD Burlington , VT

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 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 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 Derek E. Byers, MD, PhD, ATSF St. Louis , MO
Committee Member Richard I. Enelow, MD Lebanon , NH
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 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 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 Karen M. Ridge, PhD Chicago , IL
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 Enid R. Neptune, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Hasmeena Kathuria, MD, ATSF Needham , MA
Committee Member Farzad Moazed, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Theo J. Moraes, MD Toronto , Canada

Training Committee

Chair Laura E. Crotty Alexander, MD, ATSF San Diego , CA
Committee Member Christine Marie Bojanowski, MD San Diego , CA
Committee Member Alicia M.H. Casey, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Matthew Georgenson Drake, MD Portland , OR
Committee Member Mai K. ElMallah, MD, MS Durham , NC
Committee Member Nirav G. Shah, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Edith T. Zemanick, MD Aurora , CO

Web Editorial Committee

Committee Member
Section on Terrorism & Inhalation Disasters
Satya Achanta, DVM, PhD Durham , NC
Committee Member
AII Assembly
Praveen Akuthota, MD La Jolla , CA
Committee Member
Fellow
Dmitriy Golovyan, MD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member
RSF Assembly
Jade Jaffar, BS, PhD, ATSF Melbourne , Australia
Committee Member
EOPH Assembly
Tara M. Nordgren, PhD Riverside , CA
Committee Member
RCMB Assembly
Maor Sauler, MD New Haven , CT

Last Reviewed: June 2016