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Officers and Committees

Officers & Committees


Officers

Assembly Chair Patricia J Sime, MD, FRCP Richmond , VA
Immediate Past Assembly Chair Melanie Koenigshoff, MD, PhD, ATSF Aurora , CO
Program Chair Jeanine M. D'Armiento, MD, PhD New York , NY
Program Chair-Elect Christopher M. Waters, PhD Lexington , KY
Planning Chair Jeffrey C. Horowitz, MD, ATSF Columbus , OH
Nominating Chair Melanie Koenigshoff, MD, PhD, ATSF Aurora , CO
Web Director Brian Derris Southern, MD Shaker Heights , OH
Working Group Chair
Early Career Professionals Working Group
Jaime L. Hook, MD Larchmont , NY
Working Group Chair
Science & Innovations Center (SIC)
Thomas J. Mariani, PhD Rochester , NY
Working Group Chair
Innovation and Entrepreneurial Working Group
Milica Vukmirovic Toronto , Canada
Working Group Co-Chair
Innovation and Entrepreneurial Working Group
Louise Hecker, PhD Tucson , AZ
Working Group Co-Chair
Working Group on Aging
Irfan Rahman, PhD, ATSF Rochester , NY
Working Group Co-Chair
Working Group on Aging
Benjamin David Singer, MD, ATSF Oak Park , IL
Assembly Chair Appointee
Minute Meeting Taker
Jennifer Sucre, MD Franklin , TN
Committee Co-Chair
Science Core
Irina Petrache, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Representative
PhD and Translational Scientist Working Group
Scott H. Randell, PhD Chapel Hill , NC
Representative
PhD and Translational Scientist Working Group
Elizabeth F. Redente, PhD Denver , CO

Planning Committee

Chair Jeffrey C. Horowitz, MD, ATSF Columbus , OH
Apprentice Tanyalak Parimon Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Clemente J. Britto-Leon, MD, ATSF New Haven , CT
Committee Member Bruno Crestani, MD, PhD Paris , France
Committee Member Jeanine M. D'Armiento, MD, PhD New York , NY
Committee Member Monica Prasad Goldklang, MD DEMAREST , NJ
Committee Member Kambez Hajipouran Benam, PhD Aurora , CO
Committee Member Richard Gisli Jenkins, BM, MD, MRCP(UK), PhD Nottingham , United Kingdom
Committee Member Stefanie Krick, MD, PhD Vestavia , AL
Committee Member Jonathan Kropski, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Irina Petrache, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Committee Member Elizabeth F. Redente, PhD Denver , CO
Committee Member Alicia Nicole Rizzo, MD, PhD DENVER , CO
Committee Member Mauricio Rojas, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Anasuya Sarkar, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Patricia J Sime, MD, FRCP Richmond , VA
Committee Member Claudia A. Staab-Weijnitz, PhD Munich , Germany
Committee Member Torry A. Tucker, PhD Tyler , TX

Program Committee

Chair Jeanine M. D'Armiento, MD, PhD New York , NY
Chair-Elect Christopher M. Waters, PhD Lexington , KY
Apprentice
Apprenticeship Program
Jennifer L Larson-Casey, PhD Birmingham , AL
Committee Member Mallar Bhattacharya, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member James P. Bridges, PhD Denver , CO
Committee Member Joshua A. Englert, MD Powell , OH
Committee Member Patrick Geraghty, PhD New York , NY
Committee Member Finn Joseph Hawkins, ChB, MB East Bostn , MA
Committee Member Jaime L. Hook, MD Larchmont , NY
Committee Member William J. Janssen, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Claude T. Jourdan Le Saux, PhD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Corrine R Kliment, MD, PhD Mars , PA
Committee Member Rachel S. Knipe, MD Cambridge , MA
Committee Member Stefanie Krick, MD, PhD Vestavia , AL
Committee Member Vera P. Krymskaya, PhD, MBA Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Anna Lam, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Krithika Lingappan, MD, PhD, MS Houston , TX
Committee Member Chelsea M Magin, PhD Aurora , CO
Committee Member Susan M. Majka, PhD Denver , CO
Committee Member Lin Mantell, MD, PhD East Meadow , NY
Committee Member Alexandra Noel, PhD, MSc, BSc Baton Rouge , LA
Committee Member Erin Plosa, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Michael Podolsky, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Francesca Polverino, MD, PhD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Arun Prakash, MD, PhD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member S. Vamsee Raju, BPharm, PhD Birmingham , AL
Committee Member Anasuya Sarkar, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Maor Sauler, MD New Haven , CT
Committee Member Andreas Schwingshackl, MD, PhD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Tomeka Lynette Suber, MD, PhD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Viranuj Sueblinvong, MD Atlanta , GA
Committee Member Isaac Kirubakaran Sundar, BSc, MSc, PhD Kansas City , KS
Committee Member Purushothama Rao Tata, MSc, PhD Durham , NC
Committee Member Torry A. Tucker, PhD Tyler , TX
Committee Member Eszter Katalin Vladar, PhD Aurora , CO
Committee Member Andrew A. Wilson, MD Boston , MA

Nominating Committee

Nominating Chair Melanie Koenigshoff, MD, PhD, ATSF Aurora , CO
Committee Member G. Scott Budinger, MD, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member Yohannes Tesfaigzi, PhD Boston , MA

Web Committee

Web Director Brian Derris Southern, MD Shaker Heights , OH
Committee Member Eric D. Abston, MD, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member Daniel Aridgides, MD, PhD LEBANON , NH
Committee Member Maria Ciocca Basil, MD, PhD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Marta Bueno, PhD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Karina Cuevas Mora, BS Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Isis E. Fernandez, MD Munich , Germany
Committee Member Rachel S. Knipe, MD Cambridge , MA
Committee Member Jeffrey Koenitzer, MD, PhD Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member David Nagel, MD, PhD Rochester , NY
Committee Member Francesca Polverino, MD, PhD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Paul Andrew Reyfman, MD, MS Chicago , IL
Committee Member Karina A. Serban, MD Denver , CO

Assembly Members on Other ATS Committees

ATS Committee Chairs

Chair
Awards Committee
Zea Borok, MBChB Los Angeles , CA
Chair
International Conference Committee
Andrew J. Halayko, PhD, ATSF Winnipeg , Canada
Chair
Publications Policy Committee
Bruce D. Levy, MD, ATSF Boston , MA
Chair
Scientific Advisory Committee
Karen M. Ridge, PhD Chicago , IL
Chair
Finance Committee
Lynn M. Schnapp, MD, ATSF Madison , WI
Chair
Documents Development and Implementation Committee
Charlie Strange, MD, ATSF Charleston , SC
Vice Chair
Scientific Advisory Committee
Kamran Atabai, MD San Francisco , CA
Vice Chair
Membership Committee
Meshell Johnson, MD San Francisco , CA
Vice Chair
Tobacco Action Committee
Hasmeena Kathuria, MD, ATSF Needham , MA
Vice Chair
Research Advocacy Committee
Thomas J. Mariani, PhD Rochester , NY
Vice Chair
Health Policy Committee
Stuart C. Sweet, MD, PhD Saint Louis , MO
Vice Chair
Awards Committee
Lorraine B. Ware, MD Nashville , TN

Awards Committee

Chair Zea Borok, MBChB Los Angeles , CA
Vice Chair Lorraine B. Ware, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Peter Chen, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Ivor S. Douglas, MD, FRCP Denver , CO
Committee Member Mark N. Gillespie, PhD Mobile , AL
Committee Member Andrew J. Halayko, PhD, ATSF Winnipeg , Canada
Committee Member Jeffrey C. Horowitz, MD, ATSF Columbus , OH
Committee Member Annie Pardo, PhD Mexico , Mexico
Committee Member J. Usha Raj, MD, MHA Chicago , IL
Committee Member Jesse Roman Rodriguez, MD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Ruxana T. Sadikot, MD, MRCP(UK), ATSF Decatur , GA
Committee Member Dean Sheppard, MD San Francisco , CA

Board of Directors

Committee Member Sonye K. Danoff, MD, PhD, ATSF Baltimore , MD
Committee Member
Vice President
Gregory P. Downey, MD, ATSF, FRCP(C) Denver , CO
Committee Member
Chair, International Conference Committee
Andrew J. Halayko, PhD, ATSF Winnipeg , Canada
Committee Member Connie C. Hsia, MD Dallas , TX
Committee Member
Presidential Appointee
Bruce D. Levy, MD, ATSF Boston , MA
Committee Member Paul E. Moore, MD, ATSF Nashville , TN
Committee Member
CCR Chair-elect
Ruxana T. Sadikot, MD, MRCP(UK), ATSF Decatur , GA
Committee Member
President-elect
Lynn M. Schnapp, MD, ATSF Madison , WI
Committee Member
Chair, RCMB
Patricia J Sime, MD, FRCP Richmond , VA

Council of Chapter Representatives

Chair-Elect Ruxana T. Sadikot, MD, MRCP(UK), ATSF Decatur , GA
Representative Mario F. Perez, MD, MPH Farmington , CT
Representative Richard A. Robbins, MD Gilbert , AZ

Documents Development and Implementation Committee

Chair Charlie Strange, MD, ATSF Charleston , SC
Committee Member Eva Maria Carmona Porquera, MD, PhD Rochester , MN

Drug/Device Discovery and Development Committee

Committee Member Craig S. Conoscenti, MD, ATSF Norwalk , CT
Committee Member Courtney Crim, MD Raleigh , NC
Committee Member Joshua Patrick Fessel, MD, PhD Bethesda , MD
Committee Member S. Vamsee Raju, BPharm, PhD Birmingham , AL
Committee Member Colin Reisner, FAAAAI, MD, ATSF, FACP, FCCP Sarasota , FL
Committee Member Jason J. Rose, MD, MBA Pittsburgh , PA

Education Committee

Committee Member Josalyn L. Cho, MD North Liberty , IA
Committee Member Charles Corey Hardin, MD, PhD, ATSF Boston , MA
Committee Member Hrishikesh S Kulkarni, MD, MSc, ATSF Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Krishna M. Sundar, MD Salt Lake City , UT

Environmental Health Policy Committee

Committee Member William D. Hardie, MD Cincinnati , OH
Committee Member Brenda Marsh, MD, PhD Portland , OR
Committee Member Robert Paine, MD Salt Lake City , UT
Committee Member Mario F. Perez, MD, MPH Farmington , CT

Finance Committee

Chair Lynn M. Schnapp, MD, ATSF Madison , WI
Committee Member John W. Christman, MD, ATSF Columbus , OH
Committee Member Gregory P. Downey, MD, ATSF, FRCP(C) Denver , CO
Committee Member Andrew J. Halayko, PhD, ATSF Winnipeg , Canada
Committee Member Melanie Koenigshoff, MD, PhD, ATSF Aurora , CO
Committee Member Patrick Nana-Sinkam, MD Midlothian , VA

Funds For the Future

Committee Member Gregory P. Downey, MD, ATSF, FRCP(C) Denver , CO
Committee Member Lynn M. Schnapp, MD, ATSF Madison , WI

Health Equality and Diversity Committee

Committee Member Loretta G. Que, MD Chapel Hill , NC

Health Policy Committee

Vice Chair Stuart C. Sweet, MD, PhD Saint Louis , MO

International Conference Committee

Chair Andrew J. Halayko, PhD, ATSF Winnipeg , Canada
Committee Member
EOPH Program Chair
Kristina L. Bailey, MD, ATSF Omaha , NE
Committee Member
RCMB Program Chair
Jeanine M. D'Armiento, MD, PhD New York , NY
Committee Member
PC Program Chair
Elena A. Goncharova, PhD Davis , CA
Committee Member
TO Program Chair
Robert L. Keith, MD Aurora , CO
Committee Member
RCMB Program Chair-Elect
Christopher M. Waters, PhD Lexington , KY

MECOR Steering Committee

Committee Member
Country Director
On-Site Faculty
Tricia D. LeVan, PhD Omaha , NE

Members In Transition and Training Committee

Committee Member Megan N. Ballinger, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Mark Hepokoski, MD Capistrano Beach , CA
Committee Member Jade Jaffar, PhD, ATSF Melbourne , Australia
Committee Member Joel Moss, MD, PhD, ATSF Bethesda , MD
Committee Member Rachel Greenberg Scheraga, MD Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Tomeka Lynette Suber, MD, PhD Pittsburgh , PA

Membership Committee

Vice Chair Meshell Johnson, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Wonder P. Drake, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Gustavo Matute-Bello, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Alexandra Noel, PhD, MSc, BSc Baton Rouge , LA

Nominating Committee

Committee Member Janette K. Burgess, PhD Groningen , Netherlands
Committee Member Elizabeth F. Redente, PhD Denver , CO
Committee Member Jesse Roman Rodriguez, MD Philadelphia , PA

PC Early Career Working Group

Committee Member Imad Al Ghouleh, PhD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Zhiyu Dai Phoenix , AZ
Committee Member Laszlo Farkas, MD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Andrea Lee Frump, MS, PhD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Soban Umar, MD, PhD LOS ANGELES , CA

Planning and Evaluation Committee

Committee Member Megan N. Ballinger, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Melanie Koenigshoff, MD, PhD, ATSF Aurora , CO
Committee Member Paul E. Moore, MD, ATSF Nashville , TN

Proficiency Standards for Pulmonary Function Laboratories Committee

Committee Member Teal S Hallstrand, MD, MPH, ATSF Seattle , WA
Committee Member David A. Kaminsky, MD Burlington , VT

Program Review Subcommittee

Committee Member Blanca Camoretti-Mercado, PhD Tampa , FL
Committee Member Vinicio De Jesus Perez, MD, ATSF Palo Alto , CA
Committee Member Henry Koziel, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Janice M. Liebler, MD, ATSF Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Gustavo Matute-Bello, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Raymond B. Penn, PhD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Scott H. Randell, PhD Chapel Hill , NC

Publications Policy Committee

Chair Bruce D. Levy, MD, ATSF Boston , MA
Committee Member Steven L. Brody, MD, ATSF Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Paul M. Hassoun, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Enid R. Neptune, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Benjamin A. Raby, MPH, MD Newton Center , MA
Committee Member
Editor, AJRCMB
Paul T. Schumacker, PhD, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member Christopher M. Waters, PhD Lexington , KY
Committee Member
Editor, AJRCCM
Jadwiga A. Wedzicha, MD, ATSF London , United Kingdom
Committee Member Steven R. White, MD, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member Moira K. B. Whyte, MD, PhD Edinburgh , United Kingdom

Quality Improvement and Implementation Committee

Committee Member George Su, MD San Francisco , CA

Research Advocacy Committee

Vice Chair Thomas J. Mariani, PhD Rochester , NY
Committee Member Jennifer Alexander-Brett, MD, PhD Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Jose L. Gomez, MS, MD, ATSF Orange , CT
Committee Member Jennifer L. Ingram, PhD Durham , NC
Committee Member Claude T. Jourdan Le Saux, PhD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Hasina Outtz Reed, MD, PhD New York , NY
Committee Member Michelle Yu, MD, PhD San Francisco , CA

Scientific Advisory Committee

Chair Karen M. Ridge, PhD Chicago , IL
Vice Chair Kamran Atabai, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Stephanie Christenson, MD, MS San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Laura E. Crotty Alexander, MD, ATSF San Diego , CA
Committee Member Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD, ATSF Hamden , CT
Committee Member Andrew J. Goodwin, MD, MSCR Charleston , SC
Committee Member Kymberly Mae Gowdy, BS, MS, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Gustavo R. Nino, MD Washington , DC
Committee Member Elizabeth F. Redente, PhD Denver , CO
Committee Member Patricia J Sime, MD, FRCP Richmond , VA
Committee Member Peter H. S. Sporn, MD, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member Rubin M. Tuder, MD Aurora , CO
Committee Member Robert A. Winn, PhD Chicago , IL

Tobacco Action Committee

Vice Chair Hasmeena Kathuria, MD, ATSF Needham , MA
Committee Member Farzad Moazed, MD MORAGA , CA
Committee Member Theo J. Moraes, MD, PhD, BSc Toronto , Canada

Training Committee

Committee Member Christine Marie Bojanowski, MD New Orleans , LA
Committee Member Matthew Georgenson Drake, MD Portland , OR
Committee Member Mai K. Elmallah, MD, MS Durham , NC
Committee Member Christine M. Freeman, PhD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Thomas Saba, DrMed Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Nirav G. Shah, MD, ATSF Baltimore , MD

Web Editorial Committee

Committee Member
Section on Terrorism & Inhalation Disasters
Satya Achanta, DVM, PhD, DABT Durham , NC
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
Fellow
Shreya Madisetty Kanth, MD Arlington , VA
Committee Member
RCMB Assembly
Brian Derris Southern, MD Shaker Heights , OH
Committee Member
Section on Genetics & Genomics
Katrina A. Steiling, MSc, MD Boston , MA