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Officers and Committees

Officers & Committees


Officers

Assembly Chair Rachel Thomson, MBBS, PhD, FRACP PADDINGTON , Australia
Incoming Assembly Chair Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD, ATSF Hamden , CT
Immediate Past Assembly Chair Kristina A. Crothers, MD Seattle , WA
Program Chair Chadi A. Hage, MD, ATSF Indianapolis , IN
Program Chair-Elect Shannon H. Kasperbauer, MD Centennial , CO
Planning Chair Scott E. Evans, MD, ATSF Houston , TX
Nominating Chair Kristina A. Crothers, MD Seattle , WA
Web Director Colin Swenson, MD Atlanta , GA
Working Group Chair
Early Career Professionals
Keira A. Cohen, MD Baltimore , MD
Working Group Chair
Pneumonia Working Group
Scott E. Evans, MD, ATSF Houston , TX
Working Group Co-Chair
Pneumonia Working Group
Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD, ATSF Hamden , CT
Working Group Co-Chair
Early Career Professionals
Kelly Pennington, MD Rochester , MN
Representatives
Science and Innovation Center (SIC)
Alexa Pragman, MD, PhD MINNEAPOLIS , MN
Representatives
Science and Innovation Center (SIC)
Jennifer R. Honda Denver , CO
Representatives
PhD and Basic & Translational Scientist Working Group
Samantha M Yeligar, MS, PhD Decatur , GA
Representatives
PhD and Basic & Translational Scientist Working Group
Samithamby Jeyaseelan, PhD, DVM Baton Rouge , LA

Planning Committee

Chair Scott E. Evans, MD, ATSF Houston , TX
Apprentice Sara Auld, MD, MSc Atlanta , GA
Committee Member Alison Morris, MD, MS Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Ashley Jane Losier, MD Shelton , CT
Committee Member Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD, ATSF Hamden , CT
Committee Member Christina Yoon, MD, MPH, MSCR San Francisco , CA
Committee Member E. Jane Carter, MD Barrington , RI
Committee Member James D Chalmers, MD, PhD Dundee , United Kingdom
Committee Member Joseph P. Mizgerd, ScD, ATSF Boston , MA
Committee Member Jussi J. Saukkonen, MD West Roxbury , MA
Committee Member Krishna P. Reddy, MD, MS Boston , MA
Committee Member Maha Reda Farhat, CM, MD, MSc NEWTON , MA
Committee Member Nathan C. Dean, MD Murray , UT
Committee Member Rachel Thomson, MBBS, PhD, FRACP PADDINGTON , Australia
Committee Member Richard F. Silver, MD Shaker Heights , OH
Committee Member Stephan Schwander, MD, PhD Piscataway , NJ
Committee Member Sushma K. Cribbs, MD, MSCR, ATSF Decatur , GA

Program Committee

Chair Chadi A. Hage, MD, ATSF Indianapolis , IN
Chair-Elect Shannon H. Kasperbauer, MD Centennial , CO
Apprentice Georgios Kitsios, MD, PhD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Antonio Torres, MD, ATSF Barcelona 08011 , Spain
Committee Member Barbara Ellen Jones, MD, MSc Salt Lake City , UT
Committee Member Bashar Samih Staitieh, MD Decatur , GA
Committee Member Carlos M. Luna, MD, PhD Buenos Aires , Argentina
Committee Member Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD, ATSF Hamden , CT
Committee Member Charles Feldman, MD, PhD, DSc, ATSF Johannesburg , South Africa
Committee Member David J. Horne, MD, MPH Seattle , WA
Committee Member Elham Karamooz, MD Portland , OR
Committee Member Eva Maria Carmona Porquera, MD, PhD Rochester , MN
Committee Member James D Chalmers, MD, PhD Dundee , United Kingdom
Committee Member Jennifer R. Honda Denver , CO
Committee Member Jerry Simbarashe Zifodya, MD, MPH New Orleans , LA
Committee Member Joseph Keane, MD Dublin 8 , Ireland
Committee Member Joseph P. Mizgerd, ScD, ATSF Boston , MA
Committee Member Joshua Malo, MD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Jussi J. Saukkonen, MD West Roxbury , MA
Committee Member Katherine B. Hisert, MD, PhD Denver , CO
Committee Member Katrina Traber, MD, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member Keira A. Cohen, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Kelly Pennington, MD Rochester , MN
Committee Member Maha Reda Farhat, CM, MD, MSc NEWTON , MA
Committee Member Marc C. I. Lipman, MD London , United Kingdom
Committee Member Marcos I. Restrepo, MD, MSc, PhD San Antonio , TX
Committee Member Max R. O'Donnell, MD, MPH Brooklyn , NY
Committee Member Mehdi Mirsaeidi, MD Miami , FL
Committee Member Nathan C. Dean, MD Murray , UT
Committee Member Payam Nahid, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Robert Pickett Dickson, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Shanjana Awasthi, PhD Oklahoma City , OK
Committee Member Timothy R. Aksamit, MD Rochester , MN

Nominating Committee

Nominating Chair Kristina A. Crothers, MD Seattle , WA

 

Assembly Members on Other ATS Committees

ATS Committee Chairs

Chair
International Health Committee
David M. Lewinsohn, MD, PhD Portland , OR
Chair
Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee
Kathleen M. Akgun, MD, MS, ATSF Madison , CT
Chair
Quality Improvement and Implementation Committee
Mark L. Metersky, MD Avon , CT
Chair
Members In Transition and Training Committee
Sushma K. Cribbs, MD, MSCR, ATSF Decatur , GA

Awards Committee

Committee Member Heather J. Zar, MD, PhD, ATSF Cape Town , South Africa

Board of Directors

Vice President M. Patricia Rivera, MD, ATSF Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member
Presidential Appointee
Chair, International Health Committee
David M. Lewinsohn, MD, PhD Portland , OR
Committee Member
Chair, Assembly on PI-TB
Rachel Thomson, MBBS, PhD, FRACP PADDINGTON , Australia

Clinicians Advisory Committee

Committee Member Douglas Kyle Hogarth, MD Chicago , IL

Council of Chapter Representatives

Representative
Oklahoma Thoracic Society Chapter
Cory Damon Cross, MD Oklahoma City , OK
Representative
Ohio Thoracic Society Chapter
Don Hayes, MD, MS, MEd, ATSF Cincinnati , OH
Representative
South Carolina Thoracic Society Chapter
John B. Cox, MD Charleston , SC
Representative
Washington Thoracic Society Chapter
Kathleen L. Horan, MD Seattle , WA
Representative
Louisiana Thoracic Society Chapter
Kevin D. Reed, MD Baton Rouge , LA
Representative
North Carolina Thoracic Society Chapter
Michael Bradley Drummond, MHS, MD, ATSF Durham , NC
Committee Member
Georgia Thoracic Society Chapter
Colin Swenson, MD Atlanta , GA

Documents Development and Implementation Committee

Committee Member Eva Maria Carmona Porquera, MD, PhD Rochester , MN

Education Committee

Committee Member Carmen Leon Astudillo Gainesville , FL
Committee Member Jane C. Deng, MS, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Jane E. Gross, MD, PhD Denver , CO
Committee Member Josalyn L. Cho, MD North Liberty , IA
Committee Member Olufunke Olayinka Adeyeye, MD Lagos , Nigeria

Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee

Chair Kathleen M. Akgun, MD, MS, ATSF Madison , CT
Committee Member James K. O'Brien, MD Denver , CO

Finance Committee

Committee Member M. Patricia Rivera, MD, ATSF Chapel Hill , NC

Funds For the Future

Committee Member John H. Hansen-Flaschen, MD, ATSF Wynnewood , PA

Health Policy Committee

Committee Member Jerry Simbarashe Zifodya, MD, MPH New Orleans , LA
Committee Member Kunal Patel, MD, PhD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Vinay Gupta, MD, MPA, MSt SEATTLE , WA

International Conference Committee

Committee Member
PI-TB Program Chair
Chadi A. Hage, MD, ATSF Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member
AII Program Chair-Elect
Laura E. Crotty Alexander, MD, ATSF San Diego , CA
Committee Member
PI-TB Program Chair-Elect
Shannon H. Kasperbauer, MD Centennial , CO

International Health Committee

Chair David M. Lewinsohn, MD, PhD Portland , OR
Committee Member Jeremiah Chakaya, MD Nairobi , Kenya
Committee Member Marcus Barreto B. Conte, MD Petropolis - 25755-340 , Brazil
Committee Member Payam Nahid, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Priya B. Shete, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Richard N. Van Zyl Smit, MBChB, PhD, ATSF Cape Town , South Africa
Committee Member Stephan Schwander, MD, PhD Piscataway , NJ
Committee Member Timothy Eoin West, MD, MPH Seattle , WA

Members In Transition and Training Committee

Chair Sushma K. Cribbs, MD, MSCR, ATSF Decatur , GA

Membership Committee

Committee Member Lee J. Quinton, PhD Boston , MA

Nominating Committee

Committee Member James M. Beck, MD, ATSF Aurora , CO
Committee Member Janet Lee, MD, ATSF Pittsburgh , PA

Patient and Family Education Committee

Committee Member
PAR Representative
Siri Vaeth, MSW Palo Alto , CA

Planning and Evaluation Committee

Committee Member
CCR Representative
John B. Cox, MD Charleston , SC

Program Review Subcommittee

Committee Member Henry Koziel, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Laurence Huang, MD, ATSF, FCCP San Francisco , CA

Publications Policy Committee

Committee Member Tina V. Hartert, MD, MPH, ATSF Nashville , TN
Committee Member Wonder P. Drake, MD Nashville , TN

Quality Improvement and Implementation Committee

Chair Mark L. Metersky, MD Avon , CT
Committee Member Amik Sodhi, MBBS Memphis , TN
Committee Member Lara Bashoura, MD Houston , TX

Research Advocacy Committee

Committee Member Amali E. Samarasinghe, PhD Memphis , TN
Committee Member Kristina A. Crothers, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Navneet Kaur Dhillon, PhD Kansas City , KS

Scientific Grant Review Committee (SGRC)

Committee Member Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD, ATSF Hamden , CT
Committee Member Janet Lee, MD, ATSF Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Laura E. Crotty Alexander, MD, ATSF San Diego , CA
Committee Member Peter H. S. Sporn, MD, ATSF, FCCP Chicago , IL

Survey Screening Committee

Committee Member
Executive Committee
M. Patricia Rivera, MD, ATSF Chapel Hill , NC

Task Force on Designing Future ATS Conferences

Committee Member James M. Beck, MD, ATSF Aurora , CO

Tobacco Action Committee

Committee Member Don Hayes, MD, MS, MEd, ATSF Cincinnati , OH
Committee Member Krishna P. Reddy, MD, MS Boston , MA

Training Committee

Committee Member Asha M. Anandaiah, MD Cambridge , MA