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Officers & Committees


Officers

Assembly Chair M. Patricia Rivera, MD Chapel Hill , NC
Incoming Assembly Chair Lynn T. Tanoue, MD New Haven , CT
Immediate Past Assembly Chair Michael K. Gould, MD, MS Pasadena , CA
Program Chair Patrick Nana-Sinkam, MD Midlothian , VA
Program Chair-Elect Anil Vachani, MD, MS Philadelphia , PA
Planning Chair Philippe R. Montgrain, MD San Diego , CA
Web Director A. Cole Burks, MD Chapel Hill , NC
Working Group Chair
International Relations
Charles A. Powell, MD New York , NY
Working Group Co-Chair Mark M. Fuster, MD San Diego , CA
Working Group Co-Chair
Interventional Pulmonology
Momen M. Wahidi, MBA, MD Durham , NC
Working Group Co-Chair
Interventional Pulmonology
Lonny B. Yarmus, DO, ATSF Clarksville , MD
Committee Member Douglas A. Arenberg, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Anne Valerie Gonzalez, MD, MSc Montreal , Canada
Committee Member Catherine R. Sears, MD Indianapolis , IN

Planning Committee

Chair Philippe R. Montgrain, MD San Diego , CA
Assembly Chair M. Patricia Rivera, MD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Chunxue Bai, PhD, MD Shanghai , China
Committee Member Kwun M Fong, MBBS, PhD Brisbane , Australia
Committee Member Mina Gaga, MD, PhD Psyhico , Greece
Committee Member Yaron Baruch Gesthalter, MD Mill Valley , CA
Committee Member Hasmeena Kathuria, MD, ATSF Needham , MA
Committee Member Pierre P. Massion, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Viswam S. Nair, MSCR, MD Tampa , FL
Committee Member Catherine R. Sears, MD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Samira Shojaee, MD, CHDA Richmond , VA
Committee Member Katrina A. Steiling, MSc, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Lynn T. Tanoue, MD New Haven , CT
Committee Member Juan P. Wisnivesky, DrPH, MD Scarsdale , NY
Staff Miriam Rodriguez New York , NY

Program Committee

Chair-Elect Anil Vachani, MD, MS Philadelphia , PA
Program Chair Patrick Nana-Sinkam, MD Midlothian , VA
Committee Member Joachim G Aerts, MD, PhD rotterdam , Netherlands
Committee Member Hilary C. Cain, MD, MS New Haven , CT
Committee Member Mark M. Fuster, MD San Diego , CA
Committee Member Christian Ghattas, MD West Roxbury , MA
Committee Member Anne Valerie Gonzalez, MD, MSc Montreal , Canada
Committee Member Jed A. Gorden, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Robert L. Keith, MD Aurora , CO
Committee Member Venkateshwar Keshamouni, PhD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Fabien Maldonado, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Anne Catherine Melzer, MD, MS Minneapolis , MN
Committee Member Robert Ezra Merritt, MD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Shawn P.e. Nishi, MD Galveston , TX
Committee Member Silvia Novello ORBASSANO , Italy
Committee Member Jonathan Puchalski, MD, MEd Milford , CT
Committee Member Polly Sather, APRN,BC New Haven , CT
Committee Member Rajkumar Savai, PhD Bad Nauheim , Germany
Committee Member Matthew B. Schabath, PhD Tampa , FL
Committee Member Samira Shojaee, MD, CHDA Richmond , VA
Committee Member Christopher G. Slatore, MD Portland , OR
Committee Member Nichole T. Tanner, MD, MSCR Charleston , SC
Committee Member Daya Upadhyay, MD Fremont , CA

Nominating Committee

Nominating Chair Michael K. Gould, MD, MS Pasadena , CA
Committee Member Douglas A. Arenberg, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Anne Valerie Gonzalez, MD, MSc Montreal , Canada
Committee Member Catherine R. Sears, MD Indianapolis , IN

Assembly Members on Other ATS Committees

ATS Committee Chairs

Chair
Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee
David Mcavoy Chooljian, MD, JD Loma Linda , CA
Chair
Clinical Practice Committee
Kevin L. Kovitz, MD, MBA Elk Grove Village , IL

Awards Committee

Committee Member David H. Au, MS, MD, ATSF Seattle , WA
Committee Member Mark W. Geraci, MD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Irina Petrache, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Jesse Roman Rodriguez, MD Philadelphia , PA

Board of Directors

Committee Member
Chair, TO
M. Patricia Rivera, MD Chapel Hill , NC

Clinical Practice Committee

Chair Kevin L. Kovitz, MD, MBA Elk Grove Village , IL
Committee Member Thomas R. Gildea, MD Cleveland , OH

Clinicians Advisory Committee

Committee Member Jason Akulian, MD, MPH Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Hitesh Batra, MBBS Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Khalil J. Diab, MD, ATSF Carmel , IN
Committee Member Lonny B. Yarmus, DO, ATSF Clarksville , MD

Council of Chapter Representatives

Representative Ahmed Awab, MD Oklahoma City , OK
Representative Steven Howard Kirtland, MD Sammamish , WA
Representative Kevin D. Reed, MD Baton Rouge , LA

Documents Development and Implementation Committee

Committee Member Jonathan Iaccarino, MD, MSc Boston , MA
Committee Member Renda S. Wiener, MD, MPH Boston , MA

Drug/Device Discovery and Development Committee

Committee Member C. Matthew Kinsey, MD, MPH South Burlington , VT

Education Committee

Committee Member Colleen Lucy Channick, MD Beverly Hills , CA
Committee Member Garth William Garrison, MD Burlington , VT
Committee Member Viswam S. Nair, MSCR, MD Tampa , FL
Committee Member Scott S. Oh, DO Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Samaan Rafeq, MD New York , NY

Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee

Chair David Mcavoy Chooljian, MD, JD Loma Linda , CA
Committee Member
PAR Representative
Andrea Ferris, MBA Potomac , MD

Finance Committee

Committee Member Irina Petrache, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member M. Patricia Rivera, MD Chapel Hill , NC

Health Equality and Diversity Committee

Committee Member Juan P. Wisnivesky, DrPH, MD Scarsdale , NY

International Conference Committee

Committee Member
EOPH Program Chair
Alison K. Bauer, PhD Aurora , CO
Committee Member
TO Program Chair
Patrick Nana-Sinkam, MD Midlothian , VA
Committee Member
TO Program Chair-elect
Anil Vachani, MD, MS Philadelphia , PA

Members In Transition and Training Committee

Committee Member Rosemary Adamson, MBBS Seattle , WA
Committee Member Viren Kaul, MD Sunnyside , NY

Membership Committee

Committee Member Steven Howard Kirtland, MD Sammamish , WA

Nominating Committee

Committee Member Irina Petrache, MD Denver , CO

Patient and Family Education Committee

Committee Member Donald Richard Sullivan, MD, MA Portland , OR

Planning and Evaluation Committee

Committee Member Charles A. Powell, MD New York , NY
Committee Member M. Patricia Rivera, MD Chapel Hill , NC

Proficiency Standards for Pulmonary Function Laboratories Committee

Committee Member Igor Barjaktarevic, MD, PhD Los Angeles , CA

Quality Improvement and Implementation Committee

Committee Member Carolyn M. Fruci, MD, PhD Fall River , MA
Committee Member Carey C. Thomson, MPH, MD, ATSF Cambridge , MA

Survey Review Committee

Committee Member Anne Catherine Melzer, MD, MS Minneapolis , MN

Tobacco Action Committee

Committee Member Hasmeena Kathuria, MD, ATSF Needham , MA

Web Editorial Committee

Committee Member
TO Assembly
A. Cole Burks, MD Chapel Hill , NC

Last Reviewed: October 2017