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Officers and Committees

Officers & Committees


Officers

Assembly Chair Reena Mehra, MD, MSCR, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Incoming Assembly Chair Robert L. Owens, MD, ATSF La Jolla , CA
Planning Chair Sachin R. Pendharkar, MD, MSc Calgary , Canada

Planning Committee

Chair Sachin R. Pendharkar, MD, MSc Calgary , Canada
Past Chair Peter A. Cistulli, MD, MBA, PhD, ATSF Sydney , Australia
Apprentice Megan M Lowery, MD Alachua , FL
Committee Member Anuja Bandyopadhyay, MD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Arezu Najafi Tehran , Iran (Islamic Republic Of)
Committee Member Bharati Prasad, MD, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member Chitra Lal, MD, ATSF MT Plesant , SC
Committee Member Indira Gurubhagavatula, MD, MPH Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Neomi A. Shah, MD, MPH, MSci New York , NY
Committee Member Pedro Genta, MD, ATSF Sao Paulo , Brazil
Committee Member Sushmita Pamidi, MD, MSci Montreal , Canada
Committee Member Thomas M Tolbert, MD Astoria , NY
Committee Member Zarmina Ehsan, MD Kansas City , MO

Program Committee

Chair Andrey Zinchuk, MD, MHS, BS Guilford , CT
Chair-Elect Bharati Prasad, MD, ATSF Chicago , IL
Apprentice Weston T. Powell, MD, PhD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Ankit Parekh, PhD New York , NY
Committee Member Annie Christine Lajoie, MD Québec , Canada
Committee Member Bastien Lechat, PhD Adelaide , Australia
Committee Member Bernardo Selim, MD Rochester , MN
Committee Member Brendon J Yee, MBChB, PhD Sydney , Australia
Committee Member Brian E Cade, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member Brian K. Gehlbach, MD Iowa City , IA
Committee Member Christopher Nikolaus Schmickl, MD, PhD SAN DIEGO , CA
Committee Member Christopher David Turnbull, BM BCH, PhD Oxford , United Kingdom
Committee Member Daniel Vena, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member Diane C. Lim, MD Miami , FL
Committee Member Helena Schotland, MD, ATSF New York , NY
Committee Member Henry K. Yaggi, MD Madison , CT
Committee Member Iris Ambrosio Perez, MD, ATSF Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Jonathan C. Jun, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Lucas M Donovan, MD, MS ISSAQUAH , WA
Committee Member Manuel Sanchez De La Torre, PhD Lleida , Spain
Committee Member Michelle Cao, DO STANFORD , CA
Committee Member Motoo Yamauchi, MD, PhD, ATSF Kashihara , Japan
Committee Member Mudiaga Sowho, MD, MPH Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Najib Ayas, MPH, MD Vancouver , Canada
Committee Member Nancy H Stewart, DO Kansas City , KS
Committee Member Neomi A. Shah, MD, MPH, MSci New York , NY
Committee Member Olivier M. Vanderveken, MD Edegem , Belgium
Committee Member Omar Mesarwi, MD La Jolla , CA
Committee Member Priya Vassant Borker, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Renaud Tamisier, MD, PhD, MBA Grenoble , France
Committee Member Rene Cortese, PhD Columbia , MO
Committee Member Tetyana Kendzerska, MD, PhD Ottawa , Canada
Committee Member Vaishnavi Kundel, MD New York , NY

Web Committee

Web Director Ninotchka L. Sigua, MD, ATSF Carmel , IN
Co-Web Director Nancy H Stewart, DO Kansas City , KS
Committee Chair
Funding
Madalina Macrea, MD Roanoke , VA
Committee Chair
Journal Club
Pediatric Interest Group
Refika Ersu, MD Ottawa , Canada
Committee Co-Chair
Journal Club
Helena Schotland, MD, ATSF New York , NY
Committee Co-Chair
Education Sub Committee
Melissa A Maloney, MD, FAAP Salt Lake City , UT
Committee Member
Social Media (twitter)
Alex Gileles-Hillel, MD Jerusalem , Israel
Committee Member Anna Michelle May, MD, MS Chagrin Falls , OH
Committee Member
Apprentice
Ashesha Mechineni, MD, MBBS Lombard , IL
Committee Member
Education Sub-Committee
Bilgay Izci Balserak, PhD Chicago , IL
Committee Member
Journal Club
Social Media (twitter)
Brandon Nokes, MD Carlsbad , CA
Committee Member
Journal Club
Chana Ivy Chantawansri Chin, MD Santa Ana , CA
Committee Member
Journal Club
Social Media (twitter)
Gita Gupta, MS Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member
Education Sub Committee
Hugo L. Paz Y Mar, MD Yorba Linda , CA
Committee Member
Education Sub Committee
Ikuyo Imayama Elmwood Park , IL
Committee Member
Journal Club
Leila Kheirandish Gozal, MD, ATSF, MSc Columbia , MO
Committee Member
Education Sub Committee
Social Media (twitter)
Marie-Anne Melone Rouen , France
Committee Member
Education Sub-Committee
Pediatric Interest Group
Marlene Typaldos, MD The Woodlands , TX
Committee Member
Education Sub Committee
Mary Anne Arcilla Tablizo, MD Fresno , CA
Committee Member
Education Sub-Committee
Maximiliano A. Tamae Kakazu, MD Grand Rapids , MI
Committee Member
Journal Club
Miranda Tan, DO New York , NY
Committee Member
Education Sub Committee
Mohammed Sami Saleh Alzoubaidi, MD, MPH Deerfield , IL
Committee Member
Pediatric Interest Group
Moshe Yaakov Prero, MD Cleveland , OH
Committee Member
Social Media (Twitter) & Journal Club
Pediatric Interest Group
Rakesh Bhattacharjee, MD San Diego , CA
Committee Member
Education Sub Committee
Reem Itani Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member
Education Sub Committee
Shazia M. Jamil, MD, ATSF, FCCP, FAASM La Jolla , CA
Committee Member
Social Media
Solmaz Ehteshami-Afshar, MD, MSc Stanford , CA
Committee Member
Education Sub-Committee
Pediatric Interest Group
Sonal Malhotra, MD, MPH HOUSTON , TX
Committee Member
Pediatric Interest Group
Sumit Bhargava, MD Palo Alto , CA

 

Assembly Members on Other ATS Committees

ATS Board of Directors Task Force on Governance

Committee Member Jonna L. Morris, PhD, RN Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Larissa A. Shimoda, PhD Baltimore , MD

ATS Committee Chairs

Chair
Education Committee
Tisha S. Wang, MD, ATSF Los Angeles , CA
Chair
Patient and Family Education Committee
Vidya Krishnan, MD, MHS, ATSF Cleveland , OH
CO-Chair
Joint ATS/CHEST Clinical Practice Committee
Omar Hussain, DO, MS Downers Grove , IL
Vice Chair
Planning and Evaluation Committee
J. Daryl Thornton, MD, MPH, ATSF Cleveland , OH

Awards Committee

Committee Member Neomi A. Shah, MD, MPH, MSci New York , NY

Board of Directors

Committee Member
Chair, Assembly on SRN
Reena Mehra, MD, MSCR, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Committee Member
Chair, Education Committee
Tisha S. Wang, MD, ATSF Los Angeles , CA

Clinicians Advisory Committee

Committee Member Ashesha Mechineni, MD, MBBS Lombard , IL
Committee Member Krishna M. Sundar, MD Salt Lake City , UT
Committee Member Susanna A. McColley, MD Chicago , IL

Council of Chapter Representatives

Representative
Colorado Thoracic Society Chapter
Carolyn H. Welsh, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Representative
Oklahoma Thoracic Society Chapter
Cory Damon Cross, MD Oklahoma City , OK
Representative
Indiana Thoracic Society Chapter
Cynthia D. Brown, MD, MS Zionsville , IN
Representative
South Dakota Thoracic Society Chapter
Fady G. Jamous, MD, ATSF Sioux Falls , SD
Representative
New Jersey Thoracic Society Chapter
Jag Sunderram, MD, ATSF New Brunswick , NJ

Digital Content Committee

Committee Member Anna Michelle May, MD, MS Chagrin Falls , OH

Digital Content Committee Liaison

Committee Member
SRN Web Director
Anna Michelle May, MD, MS Chagrin Falls , OH
Committee Member
Training Committee
Kathleen Doo, MD, MEd Oakland , CA

Documents Development and Implementation Committee

Committee Member Jeremy Elliot Orr, MD San Diego , CA
Committee Member Madalina Macrea, MD Roanoke , VA

Drug/Device Discovery and Development Committee

Committee Member Kingman P. Strohl, MD Shaker Heights , OH

Education Committee

Chair Tisha S. Wang, MD, ATSF Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Caroline Okorie, MD, MPH Palo Alto , CA
Committee Member
Education Sub Committee
Iris Ambrosio Perez, MD, ATSF Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Jag Sunderram, MD, ATSF New Brunswick , NJ
Committee Member Katherine Dudley, MD, MPH Chestnut Hill , MA
Committee Member Krishna M. Sundar, MD Salt Lake City , UT
Committee Member Maria Elena Vega Sanchez, MD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Melissa Lipford, MD ROCHESTER , MN
Committee Member Michelle R. Zeidler, MD Santa Monica , CA
Committee Member Shirin Shafazand, MD, MS, ATSF Pembroke Pines , FL

Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee

Committee Member
Ad-hoc Expert
Margaret Carno, PhD, MBA, RN, CPNP, ATSF Rochester , NY
Committee Member Matthew F Griffith, MD, MPH Centennial , CO
Committee Member Rohan A. Thompson, MD Columbus , OH

Finance Committee

Committee Member M. Safwan Badr, MD, MBA Detroit , MI

Funds For the Future Committee

Committee Member Mary J. Morrell, PhD London , United Kingdom

Health Equity and Diversity Committee

Committee Member Ignacio Tapia, MD, MS Philadelphia , PA

Health Policy Committee

Committee Member Helena Schotland, MD, ATSF New York , NY

International Conference Committee

Committee Member
SRN Program Chair
Andrey Zinchuk, MD, MHS, BS Guilford , CT
Committee Member
SRN Program Chair-Elect
Bharati Prasad, MD, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member
CC Program Chair
Elizabeth Wilcox, MD, PhD, FRCPC Toronto , Canada

International Health Committee

Committee Member Sofia Konstantinopoulou Abu Dhabi , United Arab Emirates

Joint ATS/CHEST Clinical Practice Committee

CO-Chair
ATS
Omar Hussain, DO, MS Downers Grove , IL
Committee Member Michelle Cao, DO STANFORD , CA

Members In Transition and Training Committee

Committee Member Lucas M Donovan, MD, MS ISSAQUAH , WA

Patient and Family Education Committee

Chair Vidya Krishnan, MD, MHS, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Fady G. Jamous, MD, ATSF Sioux Falls , SD
Committee Member Sairam Parthasarathy, MD Tucson , AZ

Planning and Evaluation Committee

Vice Chair J. Daryl Thornton, MD, MPH, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Shalini Manchanda, MBBS Indianapolis , IN

Project Review Committee

Committee Member Ken M. Kunisaki, MD, MSCR, ATSF Minneapolis , MN
Committee Member Sanjay R. Patel, MD, MS, ATSF Wexford , PA

Publications Policy Committee

Committee Member David Gozal, MD, MBA, ATSF Columbia , MO

Quality Improvement and Implementation Committee

Committee Member Brian W. Carlin, MD Sewickley , PA
Committee Member Hira Bakhtiar, MD Wilton , CT
Committee Member Robert Callaway Stansbury, MD, ATSF Morgantown , WV

Research Advocacy Committee

Committee Member Indu A. Ayappa, PhD New York , NY

Scientific Grant Review Committee (SGRC)

Committee Member Diane C. Lim, MD Miami , FL
Committee Member Gustavo R. Nino, MD Washington , DC
Committee Member Larissa A. Shimoda, PhD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Najib Ayas, MPH, MD Vancouver , Canada
Committee Member Vsevolod Y. Polotsky, MD, PhD Baltimore , MD

Tobacco Action Committee

Committee Member Sven Eric Jordt, PhD Durham , NC

Training Committee

Committee Member
CCR Representative
Carolyn H. Welsh, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Committee Member Janaki Paskaradevan, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Kathleen Doo, MD, MEd Oakland , CA
Committee Member Morgan Soffler, MD Newton , MA
Committee Member Rachel Quaney, MD, MEd Denver , CO
Committee Member Vaishnavi Kundel, MD New York , NY