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Officers & Committees


Officers

Assembly Chair Tim Lahm, MD, ATSF Indianapolis , IN
Immediate Past Assembly Chair Anna Hemnes, MD, ATSF Nashville , TN
Program Chair Brian B. Graham, MD San Francisco , CA
Program Chair-Elect Corey E. Ventetuolo, MD, MSCR Providence , RI
Planning Chair Mahendra Damarla, MD Baltimore , MD
Nominating Chair Anna Hemnes, MD, ATSF Nashville , TN
Web Director Jarrod Wesley Barnes, PhD, MSc Birmingham , AL
Working Group Chair
Early Career Professionals
Rebecca R Vanderpool, PhD Columbus , OH
Assembly Chair Appointee Frances De Man, PhD Amsterdam , Netherlands
Assembly Chair Appointee
Awards Representative
Wiltz W. Wagner, PhD Mobile , AL
Journal Club Editor Jason M. Elinoff, MD Bethesda , MD
Representative
Mentoring Program Organizer
Dustin R Fraidenburg, MD Chicago , IL
Representative
PhD and Basic & Translational Scientist Working Group
Natalie N. Bauer, PhD Mobile , AL
Representative
Science and Innovation Center (SIC)
Roy L Sutliff, PhD Decatur , GA

Planning Committee

Chair Mahendra Damarla, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Anna Hemnes, MD, ATSF Nashville , TN
Committee Member Christian Bime, MD, MSc Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Ciara M. Shaver, MD, PhD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Elizabeth O. Harrington, PhD Providence , RI
Committee Member Eric P. Schmidt, MD, ATSF Aurora , CO
Committee Member Julie A. Bastarache, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Ke Yuan, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member Laneshia Karee Tague, MD, MSci Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Larissa A. Shimoda, PhD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Margaret R Maclean, PhD Glasgow , United Kingdom
Committee Member Patrick Belvitch, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Philipp Andreas Pickerodt Berlin , Germany
Committee Member Roberto F. Machado, MD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Soban Umar, MD, PhD LOS ANGELES , CA
Committee Member Steven M. Dudek, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Thenappan Thenappan, MD Eden Prairie , MN
Committee Member Tim Lahm, MD, ATSF Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Vinicio De Jesus Perez, MD, ATSF Palo Alto , CA

Program Committee

Chair Brian B. Graham, MD San Francisco , CA
Chair-Elect Corey E. Ventetuolo, MD, MSCR Providence , RI
Committee Member Adriano R. Tonelli, MD, MSc Beachwood , OH
Committee Member Andrea Lee Frump, MS, PhD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Christopher J Rhodes, PhD London , United Kingdom
Committee Member Dan Grinnan Richmond , VA
Committee Member Elena A. Goncharova, PhD, ATSF Davis , CA
Committee Member Eva Nozik, MD Aurora , CO
Committee Member Farbod Nicholas Rahaghi, MD, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member Frederic Perros, PhD Paris , France
Committee Member Harm Jan Bogaard, MD, PhD Amsterdam , Netherlands
Committee Member Imad Al Ghouleh, PhD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Jaquelina S. O. Arakaki, MD Sao Paulo , Brazil
Committee Member Karin Tran-Lundmark, MD, PhD Lund , Sweden
Committee Member Laszlo Farkas, MD Powell , OH
Committee Member Margaret R Maclean, PhD Glasgow , United Kingdom
Committee Member Nadine Al-Naamani, MD, MS Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Naomi C Chesler, PhD Irvine , CA
Committee Member Navneet Kaur Dhillon, PhD Kansas City , KS
Committee Member Parth Rali Haverford , PA
Committee Member Patricia A Thistlethwaite, MD, PhD La Jolla , CA
Committee Member Ralph T. Schermuly Giessen , Germany
Committee Member Rebecca R Vanderpool, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Rogerio Souza, MD, PhD Sao Paulo , Brazil
Committee Member Roxane Paulin, PhD Quebec , Canada
Committee Member Sebastien Bonnet, PhD, MSc Quebec City , Canada
Committee Member Soban Umar, MD, PhD LOS ANGELES , CA
Committee Member Stefan Gräf Cambridge , United Kingdom
Committee Member Stephen Y. Chan, MD, PhD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Steve Provencher, MD Quebec city , Canada
Committee Member Yen Chun (charly) Lai Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Zhen-Guo Zhai, MD, PhD Beijing , China

 

Assembly Members on Other ATS Committees

ATS Committee Chairs

Chair
Training Committee
Kristin M. Burkart, MD, MSc, ATSF New York , NY
Chair
Clinicians Advisory Committee
William Michael Letourneau, MA, RRT ROCHESTER , MN

Awards Committee

Committee Member J. Usha Raj, MD, MHA, ATSF Chicago , IL

Board of Directors

Secretary-Treasurer Irina Petrache, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Committee Member
Chair, Assembly on RSF
Connie C. Hsia, MD Dallas , TX
Committee Member
Chair, Assembly on PC
Tim Lahm, MD, ATSF Indianapolis , IN

Clinicians Advisory Committee

Chair William Michael Letourneau, MA, RRT ROCHESTER , MN
Committee Member Douglas Kyle Hogarth, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Micah R. Fisher, MD Atlanta , GA

Council of Chapter Representatives

Representative
Colorado Thoracic Society Chapter
Carolyn H. Welsh, MD, ATSF Aurora , CO
Representative
Ohio Thoracic Society Chapter
Don Hayes, MD, MS, MEd, ATSF Cincinnati , OH
Representative
California Thoracic Society Chapter
Nicholas Andreas Kolaitis, MD San Francisco , CA
Representative
New Mexico Thoracic Society Chapter
Sarah Medrek, MD Albuquerque , NM

Digital Content Committee Liaison

Committee Member
Membership Committee
Sandeep Sahay, MD Houston , TX

Drug/Device Discovery and Development Committee

Committee Member Joshua Patrick Fessel, MD, PhD Bethesda , MD
Committee Member Sean Agbor, MD, PhD Elkridge , MD

Education Committee

Committee Member Rania Esteitie, MD Midland , MI
Committee Member Shirin Shafazand, MD, MS, ATSF Cooper City , FL

Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee

Committee Member Elizabeth Sonntag, MD Richmond , VA

Finance Committee

Committee Member Irina Petrache, MD, ATSF Denver , CO

Funds For the Future

Committee Member Cedric James Rutland, MD Newport Beach , CA
Committee Member Nicholas S. Hill, MD Boston , MA

Health Equity and Diversity

Committee Member Christian Bime, MD, MSc Tucson , AZ

Health Policy Committee

Committee Member
CCR Representative
Nicholas Andreas Kolaitis, MD San Francisco , CA

International Conference Committee

Committee Member
PC Program Chair
Brian B. Graham, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member
RCMB Program Chair
Christopher M. Waters, PhD Lexington , KY
Committee Member
PC Program Chair-Elect
Corey E. Ventetuolo, MD, MSCR Providence , RI
Committee Member
NUR Program Chair
Lea Ann Matura, PhD, RN Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member
EOPH Program Chair-Elect
Mary Berlik Rice, MD, MPH Boston , MA

MECOR Steering Committee

Committee Member
Co-Director
On-Site Faculty
Zuhal Karakurt Istanbul , Turkey

Members In Transition and Training Committee

Committee Member Alice Gallo De Moraes, MD, FACP Rochester , MN
Committee Member David Chiasiang Chu, MD Hummelstown , PA

Membership Committee

Committee Member Nilam S. Mangalmurti, MD Bryn Mawr , PA
Committee Member Sandeep Sahay, MD Houston , TX

Planning and Evaluation Committee

Committee Member Jess Mandel, MD, ATSF La Jolla , CA

Program Review Subcommittee

Committee Member Andrew Sweatt, MD Stanford , CA
Committee Member Vinicio De Jesus Perez, MD, ATSF Palo Alto , CA

Publications Policy Committee

Committee Member Christopher M. Waters, PhD Lexington , KY
Committee Member
Editor, AJRCMB
Paul T. Schumacker, PhD, ATSF Chicago , IL

Pulmonary Function Testing Committee

Committee Member Aparna Balasubramanian, MD, MHS Ellicott City , MD
Committee Member Thomas Decato, MD Torrance , CA

Quality Improvement and Implementation Committee

Committee Member Bela Patel, MD Houston , TX

Research Advocacy Committee

Committee Member Indu A. Ayappa, PhD New York , NY
Committee Member Mallar Bhattacharya, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Navneet Kaur Dhillon, PhD Kansas City , KS

Scientific Grant Review Committee (SGRC)

Committee Member Horace M. Delisser, MD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Larissa A. Shimoda, PhD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Mary Berlik Rice, MD, MPH Boston , MA
Committee Member Steven M. Kawut, MD, MS, ATSF Philadelphia , PA

Task Force on Designing Future ATS Conferences

Chair Jess Mandel, MD, ATSF La Jolla , CA
Committee Member Irina Petrache, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Committee Member Rogerio Souza, MD, PhD Sao Paulo , Brazil

Tobacco Action Committee

Committee Member Don Hayes, MD, MS, MEd, ATSF Cincinnati , OH

Training Committee

Chair Kristin M. Burkart, MD, MSc, ATSF New York , NY
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Carolyn H. Welsh, MD, ATSF Aurora , CO