Officers and Committees

Officers & Committees


Officers

Interest Group Chair
Dental Sleep Medicine
James E. Metz, DDS Columbus , OH
Assembly Chair Sanjay R. Patel, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Immediate Past Assembly Chair Susheel P. Patil, MD, PhD Ellicott City , MD
Program Chair Esra Tasali, MD Chicago , IL
Program Chair-Elect Leila Kheirandish-Gozal, MD, MSc, ATSF Chicago , IL
Planning Chair Reena Mehra, MD Cleveland , OH
Web Director Bradley Allan Edwards, PhD Melbourne , Australia
Web Director
Incoming
Jonathan C. Jun, MD Baltimore , MD
Web Director Shirin Shafazand, MS, MD Miami , FL
Assembly Chair - Appointee R. John Kimoff, MD Montreal , Canada
Liaison
Early Career Professionals
Omar Mesarwi, MD La Jolla , CA
Representative
Asian-Pacific Society of Respirology (APSR)
Danny J. Eckert, PhD Sydney , Australia

Planning Committee

Chair Reena Mehra, MD Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Raouf S. Amin, MD Cincinnati , OH
Committee Member Indu A. Ayappa, PhD New York , NY
Committee Member Najib Ayas, MPH, MD vancouver , Canada
Committee Member Margaret Ann Carno, PhD, MBA, RN, CPNP, ATSF Rochester , NY
Committee Member Susmita Chowdhuri, MD, MS Detroit , MI
Committee Member Peter A. Cistulli, MD, MBA, PhD Sydney , Australia
Committee Member Peter R. Eastwood, PhD Nedlands WA , Australia
Committee Member Danny J. Eckert, PhD Sydney , Australia
Committee Member Ramon Farre, PhD Bercelona , Spain
Committee Member Indira Gurubhagavatula, MD, MPH Phila , PA
Committee Member David S. Hui, MD, MBBS Shatin , Hong Kong PRC
Committee Member Jonathan C. Jun, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Chitra Lal, MD, ATSF MT Plesant , SC
Committee Member Geraldo Lorenzi-Filho, MD Sao Paulo 01424001 , Brazil
Committee Member Sanjay R. Patel, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Susheel P. Patil, MD, PhD Ellicott City , MD
Committee Member Sachin R. Pendharkar, MD, MSc Calgary , Canada
Committee Member Esra Tasali, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Motoo Yamauchi, MD, PhD Kashihara , Japan
Staff Miriam Rodriguez New York , NY

Program Committee

Program Chair Esra Tasali, MD Chicago , IL
Program Chair-Elect Leila Kheirandish-Gozal, MD, MSc, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member Isaac Almendros, PhD Barcelona , Spain
Committee Member Jason Amatoury, PhD Beirut , Lebanon
Committee Member Charles W. Atwood, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Najib Ayas, MPH, MD vancouver , Canada
Committee Member Martha E. Billings, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Committee Member Jean Christian Borel Grenoble , France
Committee Member Peter Catcheside, BSc(Hons), PhD Daw Park , Australia
Committee Member Susmita Chowdhuri, MD, MS Detroit , MI
Committee Member Luciano F. Drager, MD Sao Paulo , Brazil
Committee Member Bradley Allan Edwards, PhD Melbourne , Australia
Committee Member Indira Gurubhagavatula, MD, MPH Phila , PA
Committee Member Camilla M Hoyos, BSc(Hons), MPH, PhD Forestville , Australia
Committee Member David S. Hui, MD, MBBS Shatin , Hong Kong PRC
Committee Member Jonathan C. Jun, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Robert L. Owens, MD La Jolla , CA
Committee Member Sushmita Pamidi, MD Montreal , Canada
Committee Member Sairam Parthasarathy, MD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Yuksel Peker, MD, PhD Istanbul , Turkey
Committee Member Grace W. Pien, MD, MS Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Nancy S Redeker, PhD, RN West Haven , CT
Committee Member Scott Aaron Sands, BSc, PhD Cambridge , MA
Committee Member Neomi A. Shah, MD, MPH, MSci New York , NY
Committee Member Christine Won, MD New Have , CT
Committee Member Azadeh Yadollahi, PhD Toronto , Canada
Committee Member Henry K. Yaggi, MD Madison , CT

Nominating Committee

Committee Member Renaud Tamisier, MD, PhD Grenoble , France
Committee Member Mihaela Teodorescu, MD, MS Madison , WI

Web Committee

Web Director Bradley Allan Edwards, PhD Melbourne , Australia
Web Director Shirin Shafazand, MS, MD Miami , FL
Committee Member Jessie P. Bakker, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member Rosemarie Beckford, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Suzanne Bertisch, MD, MPH Cambridge , MA
Committee Member Refika Ersu, MD Kanlica , Turkey
Committee Member Fareeha Hafeez, MD Hopewell Junction , NY
Committee Member Fauziya Hassan, MBBS, MS Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Hanna Hong, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Bilgay Izci Balserak, PhD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Rachel Jen, MD Vancouver , Canada
Committee Member Jonathan C. Jun, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Vidya Krishnan, MD, MHS, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Yanru Li Beijing , China
Committee Member Madalina Macrea, MD Roanoke , VA
Committee Member Anna Michelle May, MD, MS Parma Heights , OH
Committee Member Marc Richard Moeller, BA Pacific Palisades , CA
Committee Member Indra Narang, MD Toronto , Canada
Committee Member Iris A. Perez, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Helena Schotland Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Neomi A. Shah, MD, MPH, MSci New York , NY
Committee Member Maximiliano A. Tamae Kakazu, MD Grand Rapids , MI

Assembly Members on Other ATS Committees

ATS Committee Chairs

Chair
Program Review Subcommittee
Susanna A. McColley, MD Chicago , IL
Chair
Scientific Advisory Committee
Richard J. Schwab, MD Philadelphia , PA
Chair
Web Editorial Committee
Nitin Seam, MD, ATSF Bethesda , MD
Chair-Appointee
Council of Chapter Representatives
Jag Sunderram, MD New Brunswick , NJ
Vice Chair
Patient and Family Education Committee
Vidya Krishnan, MD, MHS, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Vice Chair
Education Committee
Tisha S. Wang, MD Los Angeles , CA

Board of Directors

Past-President
Immediate Past President
David Gozal, MD, MBA, ATSF Chicago , IL
Executive Director Stephen C. Crane, PhD, MPH New York , NY
Committee Member
Chair, SRN
Sanjay R. Patel, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member
CCR Chair-elect
Jag Sunderram, MD New Brunswick , NJ

Clinical Practice Committee

Committee Member Scott Manaker, MD, PhD Philadelphia , PA

Council of Chapter Representatives

Chair-Elect Jag Sunderram, MD New Brunswick , NJ
Representative Christina R. Bellinger, MD Advance , NC
Representative Lee K. Brown, MD Albuquerque , NM
Representative Christine S. Fukui, MD Honolulu , HI
Representative Don Hayes, MD, MS, MEd, ATSF Columbus , OH
Representative Samya Z. Nasr, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Representative Carolyn H. Welsh, MD Denver , CO

Documents Development and Implementation Committee

Committee Member Martha E. Billings, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Committee Member Athanasios Kaditis Piraeus , Greece

Drug/Device Discovery and Development Committee

Committee Member Geoffrey S. Gilmartin, MD Chestnut Hill , MA

Education Committee

Vice Chair Tisha S. Wang, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Walter Dante Conwell, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Shazia M. Jamil, MD, ATSF La Jolla , CA
Committee Member Jeremy Elliot Orr, MD San Diego , CA
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Carolyn H. Welsh, MD Denver , CO

Environmental Health Policy Committee

Committee Member
CCR Representative
Lee K. Brown, MD Albuquerque , NM

Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee

Committee Member Margaret Ann Carno, PhD, MBA, RN, CPNP, ATSF Rochester , NY
Committee Member Kathleen F. Sarmiento, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Narong Simakajornboon, MD Cincinnati , OH
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Jag Sunderram, MD New Brunswick , NJ

Finance Committee

Committee Member David Gozal, MD, MBA, ATSF Chicago , IL

Health Equality and Diversity Committee

Committee Member William Rodriguez, MD, ATSF San Juan , PR
Committee Member Sunil Sharma Cherry Hill , NJ
Committee Member Adrian Velasquez, MD, MPH Newport , RI

Health Policy Committee

Committee Member M. Safwan Badr, MD Detroit , MI
Committee Member Samya Z. Nasr, MD Ann Arbor , MI

International Conference Committee

Committee Member
PR Program Chair-elect
Brian W. Carlin, MD Sewickley , PA
Committee Member
SRN Program Chair-elect
Leila Kheirandish-Gozal, MD, MSc, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member
SRN Program Chair
Esra Tasali, MD Chicago , IL

International Health Committee

Committee Member Samya Z. Nasr, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Mihaela Teodorescu, MD, MS Madison , WI

Members In Transition and Training Committee

Committee Member Louella B. Amos, MD Mequon , WI

Membership Committee

Committee Member John Martin Coleman, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Leila Kheirandish-Gozal, MD, MSc, ATSF Chicago , IL

Nominating Committee

Committee Member Atul Malhotra, MD, ATSF La Jolla , CA

Patient and Family Education Committee

Vice Chair Vidya Krishnan, MD, MHS, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Mary C. Kapella, PhD Chicago , IL

Program Review Subcommittee

Chair Susanna A. McColley, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Ferran Barbe, MD Lleida 25198 , Spain
Committee Member Cynthia D. Brown, MS, MD Zionsville , IN
Committee Member Renaud Tamisier, MD, PhD Grenoble , France

Publications Policy Committee

Committee Member Manuel Sanchez De La Torre, PhD Lleida , Spain

Quality Improvement and Implementation Committee

Committee Member George Su, MD San Francisco , CA

Research Advocacy Committee

Committee Member Sonal Malhotra, MD, MPH Houston , TX

Scientific Advisory Committee

Chair Richard J. Schwab, MD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Raouf S. Amin, MD Cincinnati , OH
Committee Member Raanan Arens, MD Bronx , NY
Committee Member Robert L. Owens, MD La Jolla , CA

Training Committee

Committee Member Mai K. ElMallah, MD, MS Worcester , MA
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Don Hayes, MD, MS, MEd, ATSF Columbus , OH
Committee Member Bharati Prasad, MD Chicago , IL

Web Editorial Committee

Chair Nitin Seam, MD, ATSF Bethesda , MD
Committee Member
At-Large Member
Rakesh Bhattacharjee, MD San Diego , CA
Committee Member
SRN Assembly
Bradley Allan Edwards, PhD Melbourne , Australia
Committee Member
SRN Assembly
Shirin Shafazand, MS, MD Miami , FL

Last Reviewed: June 2016