Officers and Committees

Officers & Committees


Officers

Interest Group Chair James E. Metz, DDS Columbus , OH
Chair-Appointee R. John Kimoff, MD Montreal , Canada
Assembly Chair Sanjay R. Patel, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Incoming Assembly Chair Mihaela Teodorescu, MD, MS Madison , WI
Immediate Past Assembly Chair Susheel P. Patil, MD, PhD, ATSF Ellicott City , MD
Program Chair Leila K Gozal, MD, MSc, ATSF Columbia , MO
Program Chair-Elect Bradley Allan Edwards, PhD Melbourne , Australia
Planning Chair Najib Ayas, MPH, MD vancouver , Canada
Nominating Chair Indu A. Ayappa, PhD New York , NY
Co-Web Director Jonathan C. Jun, MD Baltimore , MD
Co-Web Director Neomi A. Shah, MD, MPH, MSci New York , NY
Working Group Chair Omar Mesarwi, MD La Jolla , CA
Committee Member Danny J. Eckert, PhD Sydney , Australia

Planning Committee

Chair Najib Ayas, MPH, MD vancouver , Canada
Assembly Chair Sanjay R. Patel, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Raouf S. Amin, MD Cincinnati , OH
Committee Member Indu A. Ayappa, PhD New York , NY
Committee Member Ahmed S BaHammam, MD Riyadh , Saudi Arabia
Committee Member Margaret Ann Carno, PhD, MBA, RN, CPNP, ATSF Rochester , NY
Committee Member Susmita Chowdhuri, MD, MS Detroit , MI
Committee Member Peter A. Cistulli, MD, MBA, PhD Sydney , Australia
Committee Member Peter R. Eastwood, PhD Nedlands WA , Australia
Committee Member Danny J. Eckert, PhD Sydney , Australia
Committee Member Ramon Farre, PhD Bercelona , Spain
Committee Member Indira Gurubhagavatula, MD, MPH Phila , PA
Committee Member Chitra Lal, MD, ATSF MT Plesant , SC
Committee Member Geraldo Lorenzi-Filho, MD Sao Paulo 01424001 , Brazil
Committee Member Reena Mehra, MD Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Susheel P. Patil, MD, PhD, ATSF Ellicott City , MD
Committee Member Sachin R. Pendharkar, MD, MSc Calgary , Canada
Committee Member Motoo Yamauchi, MD, PhD Kashihara , Japan
Staff Miriam Rodriguez New York , NY

Program Committee

Chair Leila K Gozal, MD, MSc, ATSF Columbia , MO
Chair-Elect Bradley Allan Edwards, PhD Melbourne , Australia
Committee Member Charles W. Atwood, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member M. Safwan Badr, MD Detroit , MI
Committee Member Martha E. Billings, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Committee Member Peter Catcheside, BSc(Hons), PhD Daw Park , Australia
Committee Member Luciano F. Drager, MD Sao Paulo , Brazil
Committee Member Pedro Genta, MD, ATSF Sao Paulo , Brazil
Committee Member Camilla M Hoyos, BSc(Hons), MPH, PhD Forestville , Australia
Committee Member David S. Hui, MD, MBBS Shatin , Hong Kong PRC
Committee Member Marta Kaminska, MD Montreal , Canada
Committee Member Babak Mokhlesi, MD, MS Chicago , IL
Committee Member Sushmita Pamidi, MD Montreal , Canada
Committee Member Yuksel Peker, MD, PhD Istanbul , Turkey
Committee Member Grace W. Pien, MD, MS Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Bharati Prasad, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Nancy S Redeker, PhD, RN West Haven , CT
Committee Member Manuel Sanchez De La Torre, PhD Lleida , Spain
Committee Member Shirin Shafazand, MS, MD Miami , FL
Committee Member Narong Simakajornboon, MD Cincinnati , OH
Committee Member Hui-Leng Tan, MBBS London , United Kingdom
Committee Member Ignacio Tapia, MD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Esra Tasali, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Azadeh Yadollahi, PhD Toronto , Canada
Committee Member Andrey Zinchuk, MD, BS Guilford , CT

Nominating Committee

Chair Indu A. Ayappa, PhD New York , NY
Committee Member Danny J. Eckert, PhD Sydney , Australia
Committee Member Robert L. Owens, MD La Jolla , CA

Web Committee

Web Director Jonathan C. Jun, MD Baltimore , MD
Incoming Web Director Neomi A. Shah, MD, MPH, MSci New York , NY
Committee Member Rosemarie Beckford, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Refika Ersu, MD Kanlica , Turkey
Committee Member Mickey C Harrison, DDS Columbus , OH
Committee Member Hanna Hong, MD Rosemead , CA
Committee Member Bilgay Izci Balserak, PhD Chicago , IL
Committee Member
Funding
Madalina Macrea, MD Roanoke , VA
Committee Member Melissa Ann Maloney Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member
Journal Club, Co-Chair (2018)
Anna Michelle May, MD, MS Parma Heights , OH
Committee Member James E. Metz, DDS Columbus , OH
Committee Member
Education Sub-Committee, Co-Chair
Iris A. Perez, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member
Education Sub-Committee, Co-Chair
Helena Schotland Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Ninotchka L. Sigua, MD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member
Journal Club, Co-Chair
Robert Callaway Stansbury, MD Morgantown , WV
Committee Member Maximiliano A. Tamae Kakazu, MD Grand Rapids , MI
Committee Member Marlene Typaldos, MD Conroe , TX

Assembly Members on Other ATS Committees

ATS Committee Chairs

Chair
Scientific Advisory Committee
Richard J. Schwab, MD Philadelphia , PA
Chair
Web Editorial Committee
Nitin Seam, MD, ATSF Bethesda , MD
Vice Chair
Patient and Family Education Committee
Vidya Krishnan, MD, MHS, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Vice Chair
Education Committee
Tisha S. Wang, MD Los Angeles , CA

Awards Committee

Committee Member Mary C. Kapella, PhD, RN, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member Susan S. Redline, MD, MPH Boston , MA

Board of Directors

Committee Member
CCR Chair-elect
Don Hayes, MD, MS, MEd, ATSF Columbus , OH
Committee Member
Chair, SRN
Sanjay R. Patel, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member
Presidential Appointee
Nitin Seam, MD, ATSF Bethesda , MD
Committee Member
CCR Chair
Jag Sunderram, MD, ATSF New Brunswick , NJ

Clinical Practice Committee

Committee Member Fauziya Hassan, MBBS, MS Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Scott Manaker, MD, PhD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member David W. Roe, MD Zionsville , IN

Clinicians Advisory Committee

Committee Member
CCR Representative
Christine S. Fukui, MD, ATSF Honolulu , HI
Committee Member Bernie Sunwoo, MBBS San Diego , CA

Council of Chapter Representatives

Chair Jag Sunderram, MD, ATSF New Brunswick , NJ
Chair-Elect Don Hayes, MD, MS, MEd, ATSF Columbus , OH
Representative Christina R. Bellinger, MD Advance , NC
Representative Christine S. Fukui, MD, ATSF Honolulu , HI
Representative Fady G. Jamous, MD, ATSF Sioux Falls , SD
Representative Samya Z. Nasr, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Representative Carolyn H. Welsh, MD, ATSF Aurora , CO

Documents Development and Implementation Committee

Committee Member Martha E. Billings, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Committee Member Athanasios Kaditis Piraeus , Greece

Education Committee

Vice Chair Tisha S. Wang, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Shazia M. Jamil, MD, ATSF La Jolla , CA
Committee Member Melissa Lipford Rochester , MN
Committee Member Robert L. Owens, MD La Jolla , CA

Environmental Health Policy Committee

Committee Member
CCR Representative
Lee K. Brown, MD Albuquerque , NM

Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee

Committee Member Margaret Ann Carno, PhD, MBA, RN, CPNP, ATSF Rochester , NY
Committee Member Kathleen F. Sarmiento, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Narong Simakajornboon, MD Cincinnati , OH
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Jag Sunderram, MD, ATSF New Brunswick , NJ

Health Equality and Diversity Committee

Committee Member William Rodriguez, MD, ATSF San Juan , PR
Committee Member Sunil Sharma Cherry Hill , NJ
Committee Member Adrian Velasquez, MD, MPH Newport , RI

Health Policy Committee

Committee Member Samya Z. Nasr, MD Ann Arbor , MI

International Conference Committee

Committee Member
PR Program Chair
Brian W. Carlin, MD Sewickley , PA
Committee Member
SRN Program Chair-elect
Bradley Allan Edwards, PhD Melbourne , Australia
Committee Member
SRN Program Chair
Leila K Gozal, MD, MSc, ATSF Columbia , MO

International Health Committee

Committee Member Samya Z. Nasr, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Mihaela Teodorescu, MD, MS Madison , WI

Members In Transition and Training Committee

Committee Member Louella B. Amos, MD Milwaukee , WI
Committee Member Susanna A. McColley, MD Chicago , IL

Membership Committee

Committee Member Leila K Gozal, MD, MSc, ATSF Columbia , MO

Patient and Family Education Committee

Vice Chair Vidya Krishnan, MD, MHS, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Mary C. Kapella, PhD, RN, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member Shalini Manchanda, MBBS Indianapolis , IN

Program Review Subcommittee

Committee Member Cynthia D. Brown, MS, MD Zionsville , IN
Committee Member Reena Mehra, MD Cleveland , OH

Publications Policy Committee

Committee Member David Gozal, MD, MBA, ATSF Columbia , MO

Quality Improvement and Implementation Committee

Committee Member Robert Callaway Stansbury, MD Morgantown , WV
Committee Member George Su, MD San Francisco , CA

Research Advocacy Committee

Committee Member Sonal Malhotra, MD, MPH Houston , TX

Scientific Advisory Committee

Chair Richard J. Schwab, MD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Raanan Arens, MD Bronx , NY
Committee Member Ulysses J. Magalang, MD Columbus , OH

Training Committee

Committee Member Kathleen Doo, MD New York , NY
Committee Member Mai K. ElMallah, MD, MS Durham , NC
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Don Hayes, MD, MS, MEd, ATSF Columbus , OH
Committee Member Bharati Prasad, MD Chicago , IL

Web Editorial Committee

Chair Nitin Seam, MD, ATSF Bethesda , MD
Committee Member
SRN Assembly
Jonathan C. Jun, MD Baltimore , MD

Last Reviewed: June 2016