Officers and Committees

Officers & Committees


Officers

Chair
AII SIC
John F Alcorn, PhD Pittsburgh , PA
Immediate Past Chair Bethany B. Moore, PhD, ATSF Ann Arbor , MI
Assembly Chair Jay K. Kolls, MD New Orleans , LA
Program Chair Angela Rogers, MPH, MD Stanford , CA
Program Chair-Elect Fernando Holguin, MD, MPH Aurora , CO
Planning Chair Benjamin T. Suratt, MD Burlington , VT
Nominating Chair Bethany B. Moore, PhD, ATSF Ann Arbor , MI
Web Director Jose L. Gomez, MS, MD, ATSF Orange , CT
Working Group Chair
Microbiome in Lung Disease
Stavros Garantziotis, MD Research Triangle Park , NC
Working Group Chair
Early Career Professionals
Rachel Greenberg Scheraga, MD Cleveland , OH
Section Chair
Genetics & Genomics
Anthony N. Gerber, MD, PhD Denver , CO
Section Co-Chair
Genetics & Genomics
Victor E. Ortega, MD, PhD, ATSF Bermuda Run , NC
AII International Relations Committee Co-Chair Njira Lugogo, MD Ann Arbor , MI
AII International Relations Committee Co-Chair Ross Vlahos, PhD Bundoora , Australia
Representative
Asthma Center
Mark A. Aronica, MD Cleveland , OH
Committee Member
Science Core IC Project
Gregory P. Downey, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Committee Member
Nominating Committee
Janet Lee, MD Salt Lake City , UT
Committee Member
Science Core IC Project
Bruce D. Levy, MD, ATSF Boston , MA
Committee Member
Nominating Committee
Sally E. Wenzel, MD, ATSF Pittsburgh , PA

Planning Committee

Chair Benjamin T. Suratt, MD Burlington , VT
Committee Member Josalyn L. Cho, MD North Liberty , IA
Committee Member Michael B. Fessler, MD Research Triangle Park , NC
Committee Member Lynn Fussner, MD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Anthony N. Gerber, MD, PhD Denver , CO
Committee Member Teal S. Hallstrand, MD, MPH, ATSF Seattle , WA
Committee Member Susanne Herold, MD, PhD Giessen , Germany
Committee Member Nicholas J. Kenyon, MD, MSCR Davis , CA
Committee Member Sumita Bhattacharya Khatri, MD, MS Cleveland , OH
Committee Member
Apprenticeship Program
Hrishikesh Satish Kulkarni, MD, MSc, ATSF Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Janet Lee, MD, ATSF Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Carmen Mikacenic, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Amarjit Mishra, PhD Auburn , AL
Committee Member Arjun Mohan Greenville , NC
Committee Member Roomi Nusrat, MD, ATSF Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Lee J. Quinton, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member Elena Schneider, PharmD, PhD Melbourne , Australia
Committee Member Kaharu Sumino, MD, MPH Saint Louis , MO

Program Committee

Chair Angela Rogers, MPH, MD Stanford , CA
Chair-Elect Fernando Holguin, MD, MPH Aurora , CO
Apprentice
Apprenticeship Program
Christine Marie Bojanowski, MD New Orleans , LA
Apprentice
Apprenticeship Program
Christine Lee Vigeland, MD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Praveen Akuthota, MD San Diego , CA
Committee Member Megan N. Ballinger, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Wan Yi Chan, PhD Hong Kong , Hong Kong PRC
Committee Member Michael H. Cho, MPH, MD Duxbury , MA
Committee Member Sanjay Haresh Chotirmall, MD, PhD Singapore , Singapore
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 Marc Gauthier, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Serge Grazioli, MD Geneva 4 , Switzerland
Committee Member Blanca E. Himes, PhD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Yvonne J. Huang, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Kristin M. Hudock, MD, MSci Cincinnati , OH
Committee Member Sumita Bhattacharya Khatri, MD, MS Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Mark C. Liu, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Njira Lugogo, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Gustavo Matute-Bello, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Borna Mehrad, MD Gainesville , FL
Committee Member Eric Douglas Morrell, MD, MA Seattle , WA
Committee Member Jonathan P. Parsons, MD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Rod Amir Rahimi, MD, PhD Cambridge , MA
Committee Member Whitney Stevens, MD, PhD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Benjamin T. Suratt, MD Burlington , VT
Committee Member Robert M. Tighe, MD Durham , NC
Committee Member Prescott Woodruff, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA

Nominating Committee

Chair Mitchell A. Olman, MD, MA, ATSF Cleveland , OH

Web Committee

Web Director Jose L. Gomez, MS, MD, ATSF Orange , CT
Committee Member
Outgoing Web Director
Praveen Akuthota, MD San Diego , CA
Committee Member Mark A. Aronica, MD Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Matthew C. Exline, MPH, MD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Marc Gauthier, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Kymberly Mae Gowdy, BS, MS, PhD Greenville , NC
Committee Member Sumita Bhattacharya Khatri, MD, MS Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Jonathan P. Parsons, MD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Emily J Pennington, MD Highland Heights , OH
Committee Member Rachel Greenberg Scheraga, MD Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Daniel Schneider, MD, PhD Ann Arbor , MI

Assembly Members on Other ATS Committees

ATS Committee Chairs

Chair
Awards Committee
Zea Borok, MD, ATSF Los Angeles , CA
Chair
Finance Committee
Juan C. Celedon, DrPH, MD, ATSF Wexford , PA
Chair
Documents Development and Implementation Committee
Raed A. Dweik, MD, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Chair
Health Equality and Diversity Committee
Fernando Holguin, MD, MPH Aurora , CO
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
David M. Lewinsohn, MD, PhD Portland , OR
Chair
Membership Committee
Clement L. Ren, MD, MBA, ATSF Indianapolis , IN
Chair
Drug/Device Discovery and Development
Timothy R. Watkins, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Vice Chair
Drug/Device Discovery and Development
Gregory B. Diette, MD Baltimore , MD
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
Publications Policy Committee
Robert M. Tighe, MD Durham , NC

Awards Committee

Chair Zea Borok, MD, ATSF Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Philip Hansbro, PhD Sydney , Australia
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Don Hayes, MD, MS, MEd, ATSF Columbus , OH
Committee Member Jeffrey C. Horowitz, MD, ATSF Dexter , MI
Committee Member John G. Mastronarde, MD, MSc Portland , OR
Committee Member Carrie A. Redlich, MD, MPH New Haven , CT
Committee Member Jesse Roman Rodriguez, MD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Jennifer Trevor, MD Hoover , AL
Committee Member
DDDD Liaison
Theodore J. Witek, DrPH, ATSF Toronto , Canada

Board of Directors

Secretary-Treasurer Gregory P. Downey, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Committee Member
President
James M. Beck, MD, ATSF Aurora , CO
Committee Member
President-elect
Juan C. Celedon, DrPH, MD, ATSF Wexford , PA
Committee Member MeiLan K. Han, MD, MS Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member
Chair, CCR
Don Hayes, MD, MS, MEd, ATSF Columbus , OH
Committee Member Jay K. Kolls, MD New Orleans , LA
Committee Member
Presidential Appointee
Bruce D. Levy, MD, ATSF Boston , MA
Committee Member Stephanie London, MD, DrPH Research Triangle Park , NC
Committee Member Lynn M. Schnapp, MD, ATSF Charleston , SC
Committee Member Gwen S. Skloot, MD, ATSF New York , NY
Committee Member Mihaela Teodorescu, MD, MS Madison , WI
Committee Member Jennifer Trevor, MD Hoover , AL

Clinical Practice Committee

Committee Member Kathrin Nicolacakis, MD Cleveland , OH

Clinicians Advisory Committee

Committee Member Richard G. Barbers, MD, ATSF Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Roy A Pleasants, PharmD Cary , NC

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 Paul K. Henneberger, ScD, ATSF Morgantown , WV

Drug/Device Discovery and Development Committee

Chair Timothy R. Watkins, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Vice Chair Gregory B. Diette, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Mark S. Forshag, MHA, MD New Orleans , LA
Committee Member June H. Lee, MD South San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Colin Reisner, MD, FCCP Morristown , NJ
Committee Member Theodore J. Witek, DrPH, ATSF Toronto , Canada

Education Committee

Committee Member Josalyn L. Cho, MD North Liberty , IA
Committee Member Jane C. Deng, MS, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Robin L. Gross, MD Washington , DC
Committee Member Hrishikesh Satish Kulkarni, MD, MSc, ATSF Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Laren Tan, MD Loma Linda , CA

Environmental Health Policy Committee

Committee Member Isabella Annesi-maesano, MD, PhD, DSc Paris , France
Committee Member Robert Paine, MD Salt Lake City , UT
Committee Member Peter S. Thorne, MS, PhD Iowa City , IA

Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee

Committee Member Roni Grad, MD Tucson , AZ

Finance Committee

Chair Juan C. Celedon, DrPH, MD, ATSF Wexford , PA
Committee Member James M. Beck, MD, ATSF Aurora , CO
Committee Member John W. Christman, MD, ATSF Columbus , OH
Committee Member Gregory P. Downey, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Committee Member MeiLan K. Han, MD, MS Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Augusto A. Litonjua, MD, ATSF Rochester , NY
Committee Member Lynn M. Schnapp, MD, ATSF Charleston , SC
Committee Member Gwen S. Skloot, MD, ATSF New York , NY

Health Equality and Diversity Committee

Committee Member Robyn T. Cohen, MD, MPH Boston , MA
Committee Member Jean G. Ford ARDMORE , PA
Committee Member Fernando Holguin, MD, MPH Aurora , CO
Committee Member Loretta G. Que, MD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Katherine Rivera-Spoljaric, MD Columbia , IL
Committee Member Sunita Sharma, MD, MPH Aurora , CO

Health Policy Committee

Vice Chair Stuart C. Sweet, MD, PhD Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Robert J. Laumbach, MD, MPH Piscataway , NJ
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Manoj J. Mammen, MD, ATSF Buffalo , NY
Committee Member Tonya Winders Vienna , VA

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
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
AII Program Chair-Elect
Fernando Holguin, MD, MPH Aurora , CO
Committee Member
EOPH Program Chair
Ilona Jaspers, PhD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member
RSF Program Chair
Y. S. Prakash, MD, PhD Rochester , MN
Committee Member
AII Program Chair
Angela Rogers, MPH, MD Stanford , CA

International Health Committee

Chair David M. Lewinsohn, MD, PhD Portland , OR
Committee Member Obianuju Beatrice Ozoh, MBBS Lagos , Nigeria
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Ruxana T. Sadikot, MD, MRCP(UK), ATSF Decatur , GA
Committee Member Richard N. Van Zyl Smit, MBChB, PhD Cape Town , South Africa

Members In Transition and Training Committee

Committee Member Megan N. Ballinger, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Jennifer W. McCallister, MD, ATSF Columbus , OH
Committee Member Joel Moss, MD, PhD, ATSF Bethesda , MD

Membership Committee

Chair Clement L. Ren, MD, MBA, ATSF Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Richard A. Johnston, PhD, ATSF Morgantown , WV
Committee Member Nilam S. Mangalmurti, MD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Pamela L. Mason, BS, ATSF Wilmington , DE
Committee Member Gustavo Matute-Bello, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Lee J. Quinton, PhD Boston , MA

Patient and Family Education Committee

Committee Member Marissel Velazquez-Vicente Tampa , FL

Planning and Evaluation Committee

Committee Member Megan N. Ballinger, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Blanca Camoretti-Mercado, PhD Tampa , FL
Committee Member James Chmiel, MD, MPH, ATSF Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member
CCR Representative
John B. Cox, MD Charleston , SC
Committee Member Gregory P. Downey, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Committee Member Mitchell A. Olman, MD, MA, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Theodore F. Reiss, MD, MBE, ATSF New Hope , PA
Committee Member Mihaela Teodorescu, MD, MS Madison , WI

Proficiency Standards for Pulmonary Function Laboratories Committee

Chair David A. Kaminsky, MD Burlington , VT
Committee Member Nirav R. Bhakta, MD, PhD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Teal S. Hallstrand, MD, MPH, ATSF Seattle , WA

Program Review Subcommittee

Committee Member Blanca Camoretti-Mercado, PhD Tampa , FL
Committee Member Andrew J. Halayko, BS(Hons), MSc, PhD, ATSF Winnipeg , Canada
Committee Member Gustavo Matute-Bello, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Reena Mehra, MD Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Scott H. Randell, PhD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Sara Christina Sadreameli, MD, MHS Baltimore , MD

Publications Policy Committee

Chair Bruce D. Levy, MD, ATSF Boston , MA
Vice Chair Robert M. Tighe, MD Durham , NC
Committee Member Tina V. Hartert, MD, MPH, ATSF Nashville , TN
Committee Member R William Vandivier, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member
Editor, AJRCCM
Jadwiga A. Wedzicha, MD, PhD, ATSF London , United Kingdom
Committee Member Moira K. B. Whyte, MD, PhD Edinburgh , United Kingdom

Research Advocacy Committee

Committee Member Jennifer Alexander-Brett, MD, PhD Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Navneet K. Dhillon, PhD Kansas City , KS
Committee Member Andrew P. Fontenot, MD Aurora , CO
Committee Member Jose L. Gomez, MS, MD, ATSF Orange , CT
Committee Member Jennifer L. Ingram, PhD Durham , NC
Committee Member Nizar N. Jarjour, MD, ATSF Madison , WI
Committee Member Claude T. Jourdan Le Saux, PhD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Thomas J. Mariani, PhD Rochester , NY
Committee Member Amali E. Samarasinghe, PhD Memphis , TN

Scientific Advisory Committee

Committee Member Laura E. Crotty Alexander, MD, ATSF San Diego , CA
Committee Member Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD, ATSF Hamden , CT
Committee Member Erick Forno, MD, MPH, ATSF Pittsburgh , PA
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 Alison Lee, MD Brooklyn , NY
Committee Member Janet Lee, MD, ATSF Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Guy B. Marks, MBBS, PhD Alexandria , Australia
Committee Member Anasuya Sarkar, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Patricia J. Sime, MD Rochester , NY
Committee Member Peter H. S. Sporn, MD Chicago , IL

Tobacco Action Committee

Committee Member Elif Dagli, MD Istanbul , Turkey
Committee Member Ilona Jaspers, PhD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Theo J. Moraes, MD Toronto , Canada
Committee Member Smita Pakhale, MD, FRCPC, MSCE Ottawa , Canada

Training Committee

Committee Member Christine Marie Bojanowski, MD New Orleans , LA

Web Editorial Committee

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
EOPH Assembly
Tara M. Nordgren, PhD Riverside , CA
Committee Member
RCMB Assembly
Maor Sauler, MD New Haven , CT
Committee Member
PI-TB Assembly
Colin Swenson, MD Atlanta , GA
Committee Member
BSHSR Assembly
Ann Chen Wu, MD, MPH Boston , MA

Last Reviewed: October 2017