Officers and Committees

Officers & Committees


Officers

Assembly Chair Kevin P. Fennelly, MD, MPH Bethesda , MD
Incoming Assembly Chair Kristina A. Crothers, MD Seattle , WA
Program Chair Mark L. Metersky, MD Avon , CT
Program Chair-Elect Rachel Thomson, MBBS, PhD, FRACP PADDINGTON , Australia
Planning Chair Grant W. Waterer, MBBS, MBA, PhD Perth , Australia
Nominating Chair Eric M. Mortensen, MD, MSc Simsbury , CT
Web Director Ritwij Kulkarni, MSc, PhD Lafayette , LA
Working Group Chair
International Relations
Carlos M. Luna, MD Buenos Aires 1120 , Argentina
Working Group Chair
Early Career Professionals
Bashar Samih Staitieh, MD Decatur , GA
Working Group Co-Chair
Acute Pneumonia
Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD Hamden , CT
Working Group Co-Chair Laura Elizabeth Gleeson, MB BCh Dublin 7 , Ireland
Working Group Co-Chair
Acute Pneumonia
Richard G. Wunderink, MD Chicago , IL
Liaison
CDC
Lauri Hicks
Liaison
CDC
Philip A. Lobue, MD Atlanta , GA

Planning Committee

Chair Grant W. Waterer, MBBS, MBA, PhD Perth , Australia
Committee Member Adithya Cattamanchi, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member James D Chalmers, MD, PhD Dundee , United Kingdom
Committee Member Scott E. Evans, MD Houston , TX
Committee Member Charles Feldman, MD, PhD, DSc Johannesburg , South Africa
Committee Member Joseph M. Keane, MD Dublin 8 , Ireland
Committee Member Sundari R. Mase, MD Atlanta , GA
Committee Member Salman T. Qureshi, MD St Lambert , Canada
Committee Member Marcos I. Restrepo, MD, MSc San Antonio , TX
Committee Member Jussi J. Saukkonen, MD West Roxbury , MA
Committee Member Oriol Sibila Vidal, MD, PhD Barcelona , Spain
Committee Member Rachel Thomson, MBBS, PhD, FRACP PADDINGTON , Australia
Staff Miriam Rodriguez New York , NY

Program Committee

Program Chair Mark L. Metersky, MD Avon , CT
Program Chair-Elect Rachel Thomson, MBBS, PhD, FRACP PADDINGTON , Australia
Committee Member Engi Attia, MD, MPH Seattle , WA
Committee Member Ashwin Basavaraj, MD New York , NY
Committee Member Francesco Blasi, MD Milano , Italy
Committee Member Adithya Cattamanchi, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Nathan C. Dean, MD Murray , UT
Committee Member Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD Hamden , CT
Committee Member Oleg Epelbaum, MD Valhalla , NY
Committee Member Ronald F. Grossman, MD Toronto , Canada
Committee Member David J. Horne, MD, MPH Seattle , WA
Committee Member Shannon H. Kasperbauer, MD Greenwood Village , CO
Committee Member Joseph M. Keane, MD Dublin 8 , Ireland
Committee Member Janice Leung, MD Vancouver , Canada
Committee Member David M. Lewinsohn, MD, PhD Portland , OR
Committee Member Philip A. Lobue, MD Atlanta , GA
Committee Member Eric M. Mortensen, MD, MSc Simsbury , CT
Committee Member Roomi Nusrat, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Anne E. O'Donnell, MD Washington , DC
Committee Member Max R. O'Donnell, MD, MPH Brooklyn , NY
Committee Member Kenneth N. Olivier, MD, MPH Bethesda , MD
Committee Member Paula Peyrani, MD Louisville , KY
Committee Member Alexa Pragman, MD, PhD Minneapolis , MN
Committee Member Amali E. Samarasinghe, PhD Memphis , TN
Committee Member Jussi J. Saukkonen, MD West Roxbury , MA
Committee Member Abdullah Sayiner, MD, PhD Izmir 35100 , Turkey
Committee Member Stephan Schwander, MD, PhD Piscataway , NJ
Committee Member Leopoldo N. Segal, MD New York , NY
Committee Member Bashar Samih Staitieh, MD Decatur , GA
Committee Member Kevin L. Winthrop, MD, MPH Portland , OR
Committee Member Dan Wootton, PhD Wirral , United Kingdom
Committee Member Christina Yoon, MD, MPH, MSCR San Francisco , CA

Nominating Committee

Committee Member James Chalmers Canary Wharf , United Kingdom
Committee Member Philip A. Lobue, MD Atlanta , GA

Web Committee

Web Director Ritwij Kulkarni, MSc, PhD Lafayette , LA
Committee Member Yossef Aelony, MD Rancho Palos Verdes , CA
Committee Member Shanjana Awasthi, PhD Oklahoma City , OK
Committee Member Veronica E. Brito, MD Belton , TX
Committee Member Sushma K. Cribbs, MD, MSCR Decatur , GA
Committee Member Laura Elizabeth Gleeson, MB BCh Dublin 7 , Ireland
Committee Member Shannon H. Kasperbauer, MD Greenwood Village , CO
Committee Member Chad Ryan Marion, DO, PhD Winston Salem , NC
Committee Member Amali E. Samarasinghe, PhD Memphis , TN
Committee Member Vikas K Singh, MD Monroeville , PA
Committee Member Bashar Samih Staitieh, MD Decatur , GA
Committee Member Colin Swenson, MD Atlanta , GA
Committee Member Benjamin Wu, MD New York , NY

Assembly Members on Other ATS Committees

ATS Committee Chairs

Chair
Training Committee
Laura E. Crotty Alexander, MD San Diego , CA
Chair
International Health Committee
Stephen B. Gordon, MD , Malawi
Chair
Membership Committee
Janet Lee, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Chair
Council of Chapter Representatives
Angela C. Wang, MD La Jolla , CA
Vice Chair
Members In Transition and Training
Sushma K. Cribbs, MD, MSCR Decatur , GA

Awards Committee

Committee Member Kalpalatha K. Guntupalli, MD Houston , TX
Committee Member Andrew H. Limper, MD Rochester , MN
Committee Member Benjamin Wu, MD New York , NY

Board of Directors

Vice President
Vice President
James M. Beck, MD Denver , CO
Executive Director Stephen C. Crane, PhD, MPH New York , NY
Committee Member
Chair, MTPI
Kevin P. Fennelly, MD, MPH Bethesda , MD
Committee Member
Chair, TO
M. Patricia Rivera, MD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member
Chair, Foundation Board
Dean E. Schraufnagel, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member
Chair, CP
Sanjay Sethi, MD Buffalo , NY

Clinical Practice Committee

Committee Member Alfredo Lee Chang, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Carleen Marie Risaliti, MD Columbus , OH

Clinicians Advisory Committee

Committee Member Hitesh Batra, MBBS Baltimore , MD

Council of Chapter Representatives

Chair Angela C. Wang, MD La Jolla , CA
Representative John B. Cox, MD Charleston , SC
Representative Steven Howard Kirtland, MD Sammamish , WA

Documents Development and Implementation Committee

Committee Member David L. Cohn, MD Denver , CO

Drug/Device Discovery and Development Committee

Committee Member Alan H. Cohen, MD Menlo Park , CA
Committee Member Paul J. Rowe, MD Teaneck , NJ
Committee Member Theodore J. Witek, DrPH Toronto , Canada

Education Committee

Committee Member Caralee E. Caplan-Shaw, MD New York , NY
Committee Member Josalyn L. Cho, MD Melrose , MA
Committee Member Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD Hamden , CT
Committee Member Shazia M. Jamil, MD La Jolla , CA
Committee Member Jessica E. Pittman, MD, MPH Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Leopoldo N. Segal, MD New York , NY

Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee

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

Finance Committee

Committee Member James M. Beck, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Dean E. Schraufnagel, MD Chicago , IL

Health Equality and Diversity Committee

Committee Member William Rodriguez, MD San Juan , PR
Committee Member Alicia Thomas, MD Silver Spring , MD

Health Policy Committee

Committee Member James H. Finigan, MD Denver , CO

International Conference Committee

Committee Member
MTPI Program Chair
Mark L. Metersky, MD Avon , CT
Committee Member
MTPI Program Chair-elect
Rachel Thomson, MBBS, PhD, FRACP PADDINGTON , Australia

International Health Committee

Committee Member Roberto A. Accinelli Tanaka, MD Lima , Peru
Committee Member Nils E. Billo, MD Therwil , Switzerland
Committee Member Robert J. Blount, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Erlina Burhan, MD Jakarta Timur , Indonesia
Committee Member E. Jane Carter, MD Barrington , RI
Committee Member Sarvajna K. Dwivedi, PhD Redwood City , CA
Committee Member Philip C. Hopewell, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Peter P. Moschovis, MPH, MD Dedham , MA
Committee Member Daniel O. Obaseki, MD Ile-Ife , Nigeria
Committee Member William O. Worodria, MBChB Kampala 256 , Uganda

Members In Transition and Training Committee

Vice Chair Sushma K. Cribbs, MD, MSCR Decatur , GA
Committee Member Carlos Eduardo O. Baleeiro, MD Chattanooga , TN
Committee Member Kalpalatha K. Guntupalli, MD Houston , TX
Committee Member Nirmal Shyam Sharma, MD Lutz , FL

Membership Committee

Chair Janet Lee, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Steven Howard Kirtland, MD Sammamish , WA

Nominating Committee

Committee Member James Chmiel, MD, MPH Cleveland , OH

Patient and Family Education Committee

Committee Member
CCR Representative
Angela C. Wang, MD La Jolla , CA

Planning and Evaluation Committee

Committee Member James Chmiel, MD, MPH Cleveland , OH

Publications Policy Committee

Committee Member David M. Lewinsohn, MD, PhD Portland , OR

Quality Improvement and Implementation Committee

Committee Member Mark L. Metersky, MD Avon , CT
Committee Member Curtis H. Weiss, MD, MS Chicago , IL

Research Advocacy Committee

Committee Member Amali E. Samarasinghe, PhD Memphis , TN

Scientific Advisory Committee

Committee Member Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD Hamden , CT
Committee Member Julie Gunnells Ledford, PhD Tucson , AZ

Tobacco Action Committee

Committee Member Farzad Moazed, MD San Francisco , CA

Training Committee

Chair Laura E. Crotty Alexander, MD San Diego , CA
Committee Member Matthew Georgenson Drake, MD Portland , OR

Web Editorial Committee

Committee Member
MTPI Assembly
Ritwij Kulkarni, MSc, PhD Lafayette , LA

Last Reviewed: June 2016