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Officers

Assembly Chair Karen A. Fagan, MD Spanish Fort , AL
Immediate Past Assembly Chair Troy Stevens, PhD Mobile , AL
Program Chair Tim Lahm, MD Indianapolis , IN
Program Chair-Elect Vinicio De Jesus Perez, MD, ATSF Palo Alto , CA
Planning Chair Eric P. Schmidt, MD Aurora , CO
Web Director Dustin Fraidenburg, MD Chicago , IL
Journal Club Editor Matthew R. Lammi, MD, MSCR New Orleans , LA
Grover Organizer Konstantin G. Birukov, PhD, MD Baltimore , MD
Historical Member
/ Assembly Liaison
Wiltz W. Wagner, PhD Mobile , AL

Planning Committee

Chair Eric P. Schmidt, MD Aurora , CO
Committee Member David B. Badesch, MD Aurora , CO
Committee Member Patrick George Belvitch, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Konstantin G. Birukov, PhD, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Mahendra Damarla, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Rachel L. Damico, MD, PhD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Steven M. Dudek, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Karen A. Fagan, MD Spanish Fort , AL
Committee Member Elizabeth O. Harrington, PhD Providence , RI
Committee Member Anna Hemnes, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Heather D. Jones, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Tim Lahm, MD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Roberto F. Machado, MD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Margaret R MacLean, PhD Glasgow , United Kingdom
Committee Member Philipp Andreas Pickerodt, MD Berlin , Germany
Committee Member Larissa A. Shimoda, PhD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Thenappan Thenappan, MD Minneapolis , MN
Committee Member Wiltz W. Wagner, PhD Mobile , AL
Committee Member Jeremy P. T. Ward, PhD London , United Kingdom
Committee Member E. Kenneth Weir, MD Wayzata , MN
Staff Miriam Rodriguez New York , NY

Program Committee

Program Chair Tim Lahm, MD Indianapolis , IN
Program Chair-Elect Vinicio De Jesus Perez, MD, ATSF Palo Alto , CA
Committee Member Micheala Aldred, PhD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Evan Brittain, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Paul Corris, MD Newcastle , United Kingdom
Committee Member Frances De Man, PhD Amsterdam , Netherlands
Committee Member Wassim H. Fares, MD, MS Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Joshua Patrick Fessel, MD, PhD Nashville , TN
Committee Member H. James Ford, MD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Elena A. Goncharova, PhD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Kara Goss, MD Madison , WI
Committee Member Brian B. Graham, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member David E. Green, MD Decatur , GA
Committee Member Christophe Guignabert, PhD Le Plessis-Robinson , France
Committee Member Anna Hemnes, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Gustavo A. Heresi, MD Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Elizabeth S. Klings, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Grazyna Kwapiszewska, PhD Graz , Austria
Committee Member Matthew R. Lammi, MD, MSCR New Orleans , LA
Committee Member Peter Joseph Leary, MD, MS Seattle , WA
Committee Member Roberto F. Machado, MD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Stephen C. Mathai, MD, MHS Baltimore , MD
Committee Member William Michael Oldham, MD, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member Soni S. Pullamsetti, PhD Bad Nauheim Hessen 61231 , Germany
Committee Member Belinda Natalia Rivera-Lebron, MD, MS Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Eric P. Schmidt, MD Aurora , CO
Committee Member Edda F. Spiekerkoetter, MD Palo Alto , CA
Committee Member Thenappan Thenappan, MD Minneapolis , MN
Committee Member Aaron Trammell, MD Decatur , GA
Committee Member Roham T. Zamanian, MD, FCCP Portola Valley , CA

Nominating Committee

Committee Member Eric D. Austin, MD, MSc Nashville , TN
Committee Member Anna Hemnes, MD Nashville , TN

Web Committee

Committee Member Jason M. Elinoff, MD Bethesda , MD

Assembly Members on Other ATS Committees

ATS Committee Chairs

Chair
Documents Development and Implementation Committee
Raed A. Dweik, MD, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Chair
International Conference Committee
Jess Mandel, MD La Jolla , CA
Chair
Clinicians Advisory Committee
Jaspal Singh, MD, MHS, MHA Charlotte , NC
Vice Chair
Training Committee
Kristin M. Burkart, MD, MSc, ATSF New York , NY

Awards Committee

Committee Member Serpil C. Erzurum, MD Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Mark W. Geraci, MD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Mark N. Gillespie, PhD Mobile , AL
Committee Member Kalpalatha K. Guntupalli, MD Houston , TX
Committee Member Nicholas S. Hill, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Patty Lee, MD New Haven , CT
Committee Member Jess Mandel, MD La Jolla , CA

Board of Directors

Executive Director Stephen C. Crane, PhD, MPH New York , NY
Committee Member
Chair, PC
Karen A. Fagan, MD Spanish Fort , AL
Committee Member
ICC Chair
Jess Mandel, MD La Jolla , CA
Committee Member
Chair, RCMB
Irina Petrache, MD Denver , CO

Clinicians Advisory Committee

Chair Jaspal Singh, MD, MHS, MHA Charlotte , NC
Committee Member Hitesh Batra, MBBS Baltimore , MD
Committee Member William Michael LeTourneau, MA, RRT Farmington , MN

Council of Chapter Representatives

Representative Ahmed Awab, MD Oklahoma City , OK
Representative Carolyn H. Welsh, MD Denver , CO

Documents Development and Implementation Committee

Chair Raed A. Dweik, MD, ATSF Cleveland , OH

Drug/Device Discovery and Development Committee

Committee Member Alan H. Cohen, MD Menlo Park , CA
Committee Member Colin Reisner, MD, FCCP Morristown , NJ

Education Committee

Committee Member Walter Dante Conwell, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Jeremy Elliot Orr, MD San Diego , CA
Committee Member Susan Pasnick, MD Santa Fe , NM
Committee Member Hetal J. Patel, MD Dallas , TX
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Carolyn H. Welsh, MD Denver , CO

Finance Committee

Committee Member Jess Mandel, MD La Jolla , CA
Committee Member Irina Petrache, MD Denver , CO

Health Equality and Diversity Committee

Committee Member Edwin J Jackson Columbus , OH
Committee Member Sunil Sharma Cherry Hill , NJ
Committee Member Kerri A. Smith, MD Philadelphia , PA

Health Policy Committee

Committee Member James H. Finigan, MD Denver , CO

International Conference Committee

Chair Jess Mandel, MD La Jolla , CA
Committee Member
PC Program Chair-elect
Vinicio De Jesus Perez, MD, ATSF Palo Alto , CA
Committee Member
PC Program Chair
Tim Lahm, MD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member
RCMB Program Chair
Patty Lee, MD New Haven , CT

Members In Transition and Training Committee

Committee Member Kalpalatha K. Guntupalli, MD Houston , TX
Committee Member Heather D. Jones, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Allison Light, PhD Rochester , NY
Committee Member Alicia Nicole Rizzo, MD, PhD Denver , CO
Committee Member Nirmal Shyam Sharma, MD Lutz , FL

Membership Committee

Committee Member MaryEllen Cleary Antkowiak, MD Burlington , VT

Patient and Family Education Committee

Committee Member Patrick George Belvitch, MD Chicago , IL

Planning and Evaluation Committee

Committee Member Mitchell A. Olman, MD, MA, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Committee Member J. Usha Raj, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member David Wu, MD, PhD Chicago , IL

Proficiency Standards for Pulmonary Function Laboratories Committee

Committee Member Brian L. Graham, PhD Saskatoon , Canada
Committee Member Erik R. Swenson, MD Seattle , WA

Program Review Subcommittee

Committee Member Ruan Rollins Cox, PhD Tampa , FL
Committee Member Joseph E. Levitt, MD, MSci Stanford , CA

Publications Policy Committee

Committee Member Paul M. Hassoun, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Todd W. Rice, MD, MSc Nashville , TN
Committee Member
Editor, AJRCMB
Paul T. Schumacker, PhD, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member Kerri A. Smith, MD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Christopher M. Waters, PhD Lexington , KY

Quality Improvement and Implementation Committee

Vice Chair Bela Patel, MD Houston , TX

Research Advocacy Committee

Committee Member Cory Damon Cross, MD Oklahoma City , OK

Scientific Advisory Committee

Committee Member Sina A. Gharib, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Steven M. Kawut, MD, MS Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member James E. Loyd, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Rubin M. Tuder, MD Aurora , CO

Tobacco Action Committee

Committee Member Ellen L. Burnham, MD Denver , CO

Training Committee

Vice Chair Kristin M. Burkart, MD, MSc, ATSF New York , NY
Committee Member Bharati Prasad, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Krittika Teerapuncharoen, MD Ayutthaya , Thailand

Web Editorial Committee

Committee Member
Fellow
Souvik Chatterjee, MD Bethesda , MD
Committee Member
Fellow
Chidinma Chima-Melton, MD, BSc Winnetka , CA
Committee Member
PC Assembly
Dustin Fraidenburg, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member
SRN Assembly
Shirin Shafazand, MS, MD Miami , FL

Last Reviewed: June 2016