Officers and Committees

Officers & Committees


Officers

Assembly Chair Bethany B. Moore, PhD, ATSF Ann Arbor , MI
Immediate Past Assembly Chair Mitchell A. Olman, MD, MA, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Program Chair Andrew P. Fontenot, MD Aurora , CO
Program Chair-Elect Benjamin D. Medoff, MD Boston , MA
Planning Chair Gustavo Matute-Bello, MD Seattle , WA
Web Director Praveen Akuthota, MD La Jolla , CA
Working Group Chair
Early Career Professionals
Rachel Greenberg Scheraga, MD Cleveland , OH
Section Chair
Genetics & Genomics
Blanca E. Himes, PhD Philadelphia , PA
Section Co-Chair
Genetics & Genomics
Michael H. Cho, MPH, MD Duxbury , MA
Assembly Chair - Appointee Janet Lee, MD, ATSF Pittsburgh , PA
AII International Relations Committee Chair Njira Lugogo, MD Ann Arbor , MI
AII International Relations Committee Chair Ross Vlahos, PhD Bundoora , Australia
Committee Member
Science Core
Gregory P. Downey, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member
Science Core
Bruce D. Levy, MD, ATSF Boston , MA

Planning Committee

Chair Gustavo Matute-Bello, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Tamas Dolinay, MD, PhD La Crescenta , CA
Committee Member Michael B. Fessler, MD Research Triangle Park , NC
Committee Member Blanca E. Himes, PhD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Yvonne J. Huang, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Sumita Bhattacharya Khatri, MD, MS Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Njira Lugogo, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Bethany B. Moore, PhD, ATSF Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Roomi Nusrat, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Angela Rogers, MPH, MD Stanford , CA
Committee Member Sunita Sharma, MD Aurora , CO
Committee Member Benjamin T. Suratt, MD Burlington , VT
Committee Member Robert M. Tighe, MD Durham , NC
Committee Member Moira Whyte London , United Kingdom
Committee Member Moira K. B. Whyte, MD, PhD Edinburgh , United Kingdom
Staff Miriam Rodriguez New York , NY

Program Committee

Program Chair Andrew P. Fontenot, MD Aurora , CO
Program Chair-Elect Benjamin D. Medoff, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Megan N. Ballinger, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Michael T. Borchers, PhD Cincinnati , OH
Committee Member Josalyn L. Cho, MD Melrose , MA
Committee Member Sanjay Haresh Chotirmall, MD, PhD Singapore , Singapore
Committee Member Jane C. Deng, MS, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Jessy Deshane, PhD Birmingham , AL
Committee Member Tamas Dolinay, MD, PhD La Crescenta , CA
Committee Member Michael B. Fessler, MD Research Triangle Park , NC
Committee Member Christine M. Freeman, PhD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Koichi Fukunaga, MD Tokyo , Japan
Committee Member Amit Gaggar, MD, PhD Birmingham , AL
Committee Member Anthony N. Gerber, MD, PhD Denver , CO
Committee Member John R. Greenland, MD, PhD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Angela Haczku, MD, PhD Davis , CA
Committee Member Teal S. Hallstrand, MD, MPH, ATSF Seattle , WA
Committee Member Craig P. Hersh, MD, MPH, ATSF Canton , MA
Committee Member Fernando Holguin, MD, MPH Aurora , CO
Committee Member Ian Paul Lewkowich, PhD, BSc Cincinnati , OH
Committee Member Mark C. Liu, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Shwu Fan Ma, PhD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Borna Mehrad, MD Gainesville , FL
Committee Member Carmen Mikacenic, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Lisa A. Miller, PhD Davis , CA
Committee Member Rachel Greenberg Scheraga, MD Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Roma Sehmi, PhD Hamilton, , Canada
Committee Member Sunita Sharma, MD Aurora , CO
Committee Member Rebecca A. Shilling, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Anne I. Sperling, PhD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Martin R. Stampfli, PhD Hamilton , Canada
Committee Member Christian Taube, MD Essen , Germany
Committee Member Robert M. Tighe, MD Durham , NC
Committee Member Niki Ubags, PhD Lausanne , Switzerland
Committee Member Philip Alan Verhoef, PhD, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Ross Vlahos, PhD Bundoora , Australia
Committee Member Prescott Woodruff, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Mark M. Wurfel, MD, PhD Seattle , WA

Nominating Committee

Committee Member Megan N. Ballinger, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Wendy C. Moore, MD Winston-Salem , NC

Web Committee

Web Director Praveen Akuthota, MD La Jolla , CA
Committee Member Mark A. Aronica, MD Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Matthew C. Exline, MPH, MD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Jose L. Gomez, MS, MD Orange , CT
Committee Member Kymberly Mae Gowdy, BS, MS, PhD Greenville , NC
Committee Member Jason Griffith, MD, PhD Winchester , MA
Committee Member Sumita Bhattacharya Khatri, MD, MS Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Jonathan P. Parsons, MD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Rachel Greenberg Scheraga, MD Cleveland , OH

Assembly Members on Other ATS Committees

ATS Committee Chairs

Chair
Training Committee
Laura E. Crotty Alexander, MD, ATSF San Diego , CA
Chair
Documents Development and Implementation Committee
Raed A. Dweik, MD, ATSF Cleveland , OH
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
Membership Committee
Janet Lee, MD, ATSF Pittsburgh , PA
Chair
Publications Policy Committee
Bruce D. Levy, MD, ATSF Boston , MA
Chair
Drug/Device Discovery and Development Committee
Theodore F. Reiss, MD, MBE New Hope , PA
Chair
Health Equality and Diversity Committee
Jesse Roman Rodriguez, MD Louisville , KY
Chair
Environmental Health Policy Committee
George D. Thurston, DSc Tuxedo Park , NY
Vice Chair
International Health Committee
Alvaro A Cruz, MD Salvador , Brazil
Vice Chair
Research Advocacy Committee
Lynn B. Gerald, PhD, MSPH Tucson , AZ
Vice Chair
Awards Committee
Naftali Kaminski, MD, ATSF New Haven , CT
Vice Chair
Proficiency Standards for Clinical Pulmonary Functions Laboratories
Meredith C. McCormack, MHS, MD Baltimore , MD
Vice Chair
Health Equality and Diversity Committee
Smita Pakhale, MD, FRCPC, MSCE Ottawa , Canada
Vice Chair
Membership Committee
Clement L. Ren, MD, MBA Indianapolis , IN
Vice Chair
Environmental Health Policy Committee
Mary Berlik Rice, MD, MPH Boston , MA
Vice Chair
Documents Development and Implementation Committee
Charlie B. Strange, MD, ATSF Charleston , SC
Vice Chair
Drug/Device Discovery and Development Committee
Timothy R. Watkins, MD, MSc Seattle , WA

Awards Committee

Chair Andrew J. Halayko, BS(Hons), MSc, PhD, ATSF Winnipeg , Canada
Vice Chair Naftali Kaminski, MD, ATSF New Haven , CT
Committee Member Rebecca M. Baron, MD Brookline , MA
Committee Member Zea Borok, MD, ATSF Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member David M. Center, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Serpil C. Erzurum, MD Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Patty Lee, MD New Haven , CT
Committee Member Joel Moss, MD, PhD, ATSF Bethesda , MD
Committee Member Peter J. Sterk, MD, PhD Amsterdam NL-1105 AZ , Netherlands

Board of Directors

Vice President
Vice President
James M. Beck, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Secretary-Treasurer
Secretary-Treasurer
Juan C. Celedon, DrPH, MD, ATSF Pittsburgh , PA
Executive Director Stephen C. Crane, PhD, MPH New York , NY
Committee Member
Chair, RSF
Blanca Camoretti-Mercado, PhD Tampa , FL
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
Chair, CP
Sanjay Sethi, MD Buffalo , NY

Clinical Practice Committee

Committee Member Kathrin Nicolacakis, MD Cleveland , OH

Clinicians Advisory Committee

Committee Member Richard G. Barbers, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Robin L. Gross, MD Washington , DC

Council of Chapter Representatives

Representative John B. Cox, MD Charleston , SC
Representative Robin L. Gross, MD Washington , DC
Representative Don Hayes, MD, MS, MEd, ATSF Columbus , OH
Representative Mario F. Perez, MD, MPH Durham , CT
Representative Jennifer Trevor, MD Hoover , AL

Documents Development and Implementation Committee

Chair Raed A. Dweik, MD, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Vice Chair Charlie B. Strange, MD, ATSF Charleston , SC
Committee Member Jan L Brozek, MD, PhD Hamilton , Canada
Committee Member Susan M. Tarlo, MBBS Toronto , Canada

Drug/Device Discovery and Development Committee

Chair Theodore F. Reiss, MD, MBE New Hope , PA
Vice Chair Timothy R. Watkins, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Committee Member Gregory B. Diette, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Mark S. Forshag, MHA, MD New Orleans , LA
Committee Member Joel Moss, MD, PhD, ATSF Bethesda , MD
Committee Member Colin Reisner, MD, FCCP Morristown , NJ
Committee Member Paul J. Rowe, MD Teaneck , NJ
Committee Member Theodore J. Witek, DrPH, ATSF Toronto , Canada

Education Committee

Committee Member Caralee E. Caplan-Shaw, MD New York , NY
Committee Member Josalyn L. Cho, MD Melrose , MA
Committee Member Daniel R. Crouch, MD, MS San Diego , CA
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 Abigail R. Lara, MD Aurora , CO
Committee Member Leopoldo N. Segal, MD New York , NY
Committee Member Mary E. Strek, MD Hinsdale , IL

Environmental Health Policy Committee

Chair George D. Thurston, DSc Tuxedo Park , NY
Vice Chair Mary Berlik Rice, MD, MPH Boston , MA
Committee Member Frank D. Gilliland, MD, PhD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Meredith C. McCormack, MHS, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Carrie A. Redlich, MD, MPH New Haven , CT
Committee Member Tim K. Takaro, MD New Westminister , Canada

Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee

Committee Member Roni Grad, MD Tucson , AZ

Finance Committee

Committee Member James M. Beck, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Committee Member Juan C. Celedon, DrPH, MD, ATSF Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member John W. Christman, MD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Lynn B. Gerald, PhD, MSPH Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Bethany B. Moore, PhD, ATSF Ann Arbor , MI

Health Equality and Diversity Committee

Chair Jesse Roman Rodriguez, MD Louisville , KY
Vice Chair Smita Pakhale, MD, FRCPC, MSCE Ottawa , Canada
Committee Member Raolat M. Abdulai, MD Waltham , MA
Committee Member Fernando Holguin, MD, MPH Aurora , CO
Committee Member Katherine Rivera-Spoljaric, MD Columbia , IL

Health Policy Committee

Committee Member James H. Finigan, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Stuart C. Sweet, MD, PhD Saint Louis , MO

International Conference Committee

Committee Member
EOPH Program Chair-elect
Alison K. Bauer, PhD Aurora , CO
Committee Member
PED Program Chair-elect
Sharon D. M. Dell, MD Toronto , Canada
Committee Member
AII Program Chair
Andrew P. Fontenot, MD Aurora , CO
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
MTPI Program Chair-elect
Rachel Thomson, MBBS, PhD, FRACP PADDINGTON , Australia

International Health Committee

Chair Gustavo Matute-Bello, MD Seattle , WA
Vice Chair Alvaro A Cruz, MD Salvador , Brazil
Committee Member Roberto A. Accinelli Tanaka, MD Lima , Peru
Committee Member Sarvajna K. Dwivedi, PhD Redwood City , CA
Committee Member Daniel O. Obaseki, MD Ile-Ife , Nigeria
Committee Member Mihaela Teodorescu, MD, MS Madison , WI

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 Jennifer W. McCallister, MD, ATSF Columbus , OH
Committee Member Amber J Oberle, MD Durham , NC

Membership Committee

Chair Janet Lee, MD, ATSF Pittsburgh , PA
Vice Chair Clement L. Ren, MD, MBA Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Tomoko Betsuyaku, MD Tokyo , Japan
Committee Member Richard A. Johnston, PhD, ATSF Morgantown , WV
Committee Member Pamela L. Mason, BS Wilmington , DE
Committee Member Gustavo Matute-Bello, MD Seattle , WA

Nominating Committee

Committee Member James Chmiel, MD, MPH, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Anne E. Dixon, MD, ATSF Burlington , VT
Committee Member Felix A. Ratjen, MD, PhD, FRCP(C) Toronto , Canada

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 James Chmiel, MD, MPH, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Jason D. Christie, MD, MS Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Anne E. Dixon, MD, ATSF Burlington , VT
Committee Member John G. Mastronarde, MD, MSc Portland , OR
Committee Member Mitchell A. Olman, MD, MA, ATSF Cleveland , OH

Proficiency Standards for Pulmonary Function Laboratories Committee

Chair David A. Kaminsky, MD Burlington , VT
Vice Chair Meredith C. McCormack, MHS, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Igor Barjaktarevic Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Teal S. Hallstrand, MD, MPH, ATSF Seattle , WA

Program Review Subcommittee

Committee Member Rebecca M. Baron, MD Brookline , MA
Committee Member Ruan Rollins Cox, PhD Tampa , FL
Committee Member Mary A. Nevin, MD Chicago , IL
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 Tina V. Hartert, MD, MPH Nashville , TN
Committee Member David M. Lewinsohn, MD, PhD Portland , OR
Committee Member Robert M. Tighe, MD Durham , NC
Committee Member R William Vandivier, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member
Editor, AJRCCM
Jadwiga A. Wedzicha, MD, PhD, ATSF London , United Kingdom

Research Advocacy Committee

Vice Chair Lynn B. Gerald, PhD, MSPH Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Derek E. Byers, MD, PhD, ATSF St. Louis , MO
Committee Member Jay K. Kolls, MD New Orleans , LA
Committee Member Thomas J. Mariani, PhD Rochester , NY
Committee Member Amali E. Samarasinghe, PhD Memphis , TN

Scientific Advisory Committee

Committee Member Rebecca M. Baron, MD Brookline , MA
Committee Member Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD, ATSF Hamden , CT
Committee Member Julie Gunnells Ledford, PhD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Alison Lee, MD Brooklyn , NY
Committee Member Guy B. Marks, MBBS, PhD Alexandria , Australia
Committee Member Anasuya Sarkar, PhD Columbus , OH

Tobacco Action Committee

Committee Member Kai-Hakon Carlsen, MD, PhD Oslo , Norway
Committee Member Smita Pakhale, MD, FRCPC, MSCE Ottawa , Canada

Training Committee

Chair Laura E. Crotty Alexander, MD, ATSF San Diego , CA
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Don Hayes, MD, MS, MEd, ATSF Columbus , OH
Committee Member Jennifer L. Ingram, PhD Durham , NC
Committee Member Danai Khemasuwan, MD, MBA Natick , MA
Committee Member Amit Parulekar, MD, MS Houston , TX
Committee Member Nirav G. Shah, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Michelle Sharp, MD, MHS Baltimore , MD

Web Editorial Committee

Committee Member
AII Assembly
Praveen Akuthota, MD La Jolla , CA
Committee Member
EOPH Assembly
Kristina L. Bailey, MD, ATSF Omaha , NE
Committee Member
At-Large Member
Rakesh Bhattacharjee, MD San Diego , CA
Committee Member
PEDS Assembly
Benjamin T. Kopp, MD Columbus , OH
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 Frisco , TX
Committee Member
BSHSR Assembly
Ann Chen Wu, MPH, MD Boston , MA

Last Reviewed: October 2017