Officers and Committees

Officers & Committees


Planning Committee

Chair Curtis H. Weiss, MD, MS Chicago , IL
BSHSR Planning Committee Rep Jared Chiarchiaro, MD, MSCR Pittsburgh , PA
Apprentice Justin Kwan Lui, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Katie Artis, MD, MPH Portland , OR
Committee Member Susan J. Bartlett, PhD Beaconsfield , Canada
Committee Member Rachel Kohn, MD, MSCE Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Erin K. Kross, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Jacqueline Marie Kruser, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Jessica McCannon Cambridge , MA
Committee Member Richard A. Mularski, MD, ATSF Portland , OR
Committee Member Valerie Gabriella Press, MD, MPH, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member Jennifer Stevens, MD, MS Cambridge , MA
Committee Member Donald Richard Sullivan, MD, MA Portland , OR

Program Committee

Chair Minal R. Patel, PhD, MPH Ann Arbor , MI
Chair-Elect Valerie Gabriella Press, MD, MPH, ATSF Chicago , IL
Apprentice
Apprenticeship Program
Soumya J Niranjan, PhD, MS, BPharm Birmingham , AL
Committee Member Andrew J. Admon, MD, MPH, MSc Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Deena Kelly Costa, PhD, RN Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Lucas M Donovan, MD, MS Seattle , WA
Committee Member James A. Frank, MA, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Garth William Garrison, MD Burlington , VT
Committee Member Maureen George, PhD, RN Wyncote , PA
Committee Member Andrea S. Gershon, MD, MSc, ATSF Toronto , Canada
Committee Member Margaret (Molly) M. Hayes, MD, ATSF Boston , MA
Committee Member Karin F. Hoth, PhD Iowa City , IA
Committee Member Meeta Prasad Kerlin, MD, MS Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Rachel Kohn, MD, MSCE Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Jacqueline Marie Kruser, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Anne Catherine Melzer, MD, MS Minneapolis , MN
Committee Member David J. Murphy, MD, PhD Atlanta , GA
Committee Member Laura Myers, MD, MPH Walnut Creek , CA
Committee Member Sharmilee M. Nyenhuis, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Smita Pakhale, MD, FRCPC, MSCE Ottawa , Canada
Committee Member Ann Parker, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Isaretta L. Riley, MD, MPH Durham , NC
Committee Member Seppo Rinne, MD, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member Lekshmi Santhosh, MD, MEd San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Gregory S. Sawicki, MD, MPH Boston , MA
Committee Member Michelle Sharp, MD, MHS Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Alison E. Turnbull, DVM, MPH, PhD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Thomas Sebastian Valley, MD, MSc Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Curtis H. Weiss, MD, MS Chicago , IL

Web Committee

Committee Member Mark H. Adelman, MD Brooklyn , NY
Committee Member Mindy Kathleen Ross, MD Los Angeles , CA

Assembly Members on Other ATS Committees

ATS Committee Chairs

Chair
Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee
Kathleen M. Akgun, MD, MS, ATSF Madison , CT
Chair
Training Committee
Kristin M. Burkart, MD, MSc, ATSF New York , NY
Chair
Tobacco Action Committee
Michelle Eakin, PhD Baltimore , MD
Chair
Patient and Family Education Committee
Vidya Krishnan, MD, MHS, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Chair
Health Policy Committee
Sarah M. Lyon, MD Philadelphia , PA
Chair
Proficiency Standards for Clinical Pulmonary Functions Laboratories
Meredith C. McCormack, MHS, MD Baltimore , MD
Chair
Quality Improvement and Implementation Committee
Bela Patel, MD Houston , TX
Chair
Program Review Subcommittee
Kristin A. Riekert, PhD Baltimore , MD
Chair
Health Equality and Diversity
Neeta Thakur, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA
Chair
Education Committee
Tisha S. Wang, MD Los Angeles , CA
Chair
Drug/Device Discovery and Development
Timothy R. Watkins, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Vice Chair
Members In Transition and Training Committee
Andrew J. Admon, MD, MPH, MSc Ann Arbor , MI
Vice Chair
Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee
Sarah Beesley, MD, MSc Salt Lake City , UT
Vice Chair
Drug/Device Discovery and Development
Gregory B. Diette, MD Baltimore , MD
Vice Chair
Patient and Family Education Committee
Doranne M. Donesky, PhD, ANP-BC, ATSF Vallejo , CA
Vice Chair
Education Committee
Margaret (Molly) M. Hayes, MD, ATSF Boston , MA
Vice Chair
Training Committee
May M. Lee, MD, ATSF Los Angeles , CA
Vice Chair
Education Committee
Jakob I. Mcsparron, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Vice Chair
International Health Committee
Samya Z. Nasr, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Vice Chair
Planning and Evaluation Committee
J. Daryl Thornton, MD, MPH, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Vice Chair
Health Equality and Diversity
Juan P. Wisnivesky, MD, DrPH Hastings on Hudson , NY
Vice Chair
Web Editorial Committee
Ann Chen Wu, MD, MPH Lexington , MA

Awards Committee

Committee Member Eileen G. Collins, PhD, ATSF Mount Prospect , IL
Committee Member Hayley B. Gershengorn, MD, FCCM, ATSF Sunny Isles Beach , FL
Committee Member Jerry A. Krishnan, MD, PhD, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member John G. Mastronarde, MD, MSc Portland , OR
Committee Member Carrie A. Redlich, MD, MPH New Haven , CT

Board of Directors

Committee Member Susan J. Bartlett, PhD Beaconsfield , Canada
Committee Member Wanda M. Gibson-Scipio, PhD, FNP-BC, ATSF Detroit , MI
Committee Member Renee D. Stapleton, MD, PhD, ATSF Burlington , VT
Committee Member
Chair, Education Committee
Tisha S. Wang, MD Los Angeles , CA

Council of Chapter Representatives

Representative Samya Z. Nasr, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Representative Lekshmi Santhosh, MD, MEd San Francisco , CA
Representative Eric C. Walter, MD, MSc Happy Valley , OR
Committee Member
Secretary
Manoj J. Mammen, MD, FACP, ATSF Buffalo , NY

Documents Development and Implementation Committee

Committee Member Martha E. Billings, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Committee Member Narayan Prabhu Iyer, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Meeta Prasad Kerlin, MD, MS Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Richard A. Mularski, MD, ATSF Portland , OR
Committee Member Renda Wiener, MD, MPH Newton , MA

Drug/Device Discovery and Development Committee

Chair Timothy R. Watkins, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Vice Chair Gregory B. Diette, MD Baltimore , MD

Education Committee

Chair Tisha S. Wang, MD Los Angeles , CA
Vice Chair Jakob I. Mcsparron, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Patrick Aguilar, MD University City , MO
Committee Member Lara Bishay, MD, MPH Boston , MA
Committee Member Basak Coruh, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Joshua Lee Denson New Orleans , LA
Committee Member Katherine Ann Dudley, MD, MPH Chestnut Hill , MA
Committee Member Garth William Garrison, MD Burlington , VT
Committee Member Tristan J. Huie, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Shazia M. Jamil, MD, ATSF La Jolla , CA
Committee Member Diana Kelm, MD Rochester , MN
Committee Member Shirin Shafazand, MD, MS, ATSF Cooper City , FL

Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee

Chair Kathleen M. Akgun, MD, MS, ATSF Madison , CT
Vice Chair Sarah Beesley, MD, MSc Salt Lake City , UT
Committee Member Erin Sullivan DeMartino, MD Rochester , MN
Committee Member William J. Ehlenbach, MSc, MD Madison , WI
Committee Member James K. O'Brien, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Elizabeth Sonntag, MD Richmond , VA
Committee Member Alison E. Turnbull, DVM, MPH, PhD Baltimore , MD

Health Equality and Diversity Committee

Chair Neeta Thakur, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA
Vice Chair Juan P. Wisnivesky, MD, DrPH Hastings on Hudson , NY
Committee Member Christian Bime, MD, MSc Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Robyn T. Cohen, MD, MPH Boston , MA
Committee Member Juliana C. Ferreira, MD, PhD Sao Paulo , Brazil
Committee Member Jean G. Ford ARDMORE , PA
Committee Member Daniel L Mendoza, PhD, MS, BA SALT LAKE CITY , UT
Committee Member Isaretta L. Riley, MD, MPH Durham , NC
Committee Member Michelle Sharp, MD, MHS Baltimore , MD

Health Policy Committee

Chair Sarah M. Lyon, MD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member David Mcavoy Chooljian, MD, JD Loma Linda , CA
Committee Member Joe K. Gerald, MD, PhD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Manoj J. Mammen, MD, FACP, ATSF Buffalo , NY
Committee Member Lynn F. Reinke, PhD, APRN,BC, ATSF Seattle , WA
Committee Member Amen Sergew, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Tonya Winders Vienna , VA

International Conference Committee

Committee Member
PR Program Chair-Elect
Felicity Blackstock, PhD Warrandyte , Australia
Committee Member
NUR Program Chair
Nina Elise Bracken, ACNPC, MSN Chicago , IL
Committee Member
PR Program Chair
Pat Camp, PT, PhD Vancouver , Canada
Committee Member
CC Program Chair
C. Terri Lee Hough, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Committee Member
BSHSR Program Chair
Minal R. Patel, PhD, MPH Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member
BSHSR Program Chair-Elect
Valerie Gabriella Press, MD, MPH, ATSF Chicago , IL

International Health Committee

Vice Chair Samya Z. Nasr, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member
MECOR Steering Committee Chair
Shannon S. Carson, MD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Juliana C. Ferreira, MD, PhD Sao Paulo , Brazil
Committee Member Priya B. Shete, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Richard N. Van Zyl Smit, MBChB, PhD, ATSF Cape Town , South Africa

Joint ATS/CHEST Clinical Practice Committee

Committee Member Amy M. Ahasic, MD, MPH, ATSF Wilton , CT
Committee Member Douglas Hsu, MD, MPH West Roxbury , MA
Committee Member Kathrin Nicolacakis, MD Cleveland , OH

MECOR Steering Committee

Chair
Country Director
On-Site Faculty
Shannon S. Carson, MD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Rosemary Adamson, MBBS, ATSF Seattle , WA
Committee Member
Co-Director
On-Site Faculty
Thomas Bice, MD, MSc Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member
Mentor
On-Site Faculty
Adithya Cattamanchi, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member
Co-Director
On-Site Faculty
Juliana C. Ferreira, MD, PhD Sao Paulo , Brazil
Committee Member
On-Site Faculty
Jerry A. Krishnan, MD, PhD, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member
Country Director
On-Site Faculty
Cecilia M. Patino, MD, PhD Altadena , CA

Members In Transition and Training Committee

Vice Chair Andrew J. Admon, MD, MPH, MSc Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Joshua Lee Denson New Orleans , LA
Committee Member Sakshi Dua, ATSF, MD, MBBS New York , NY
Committee Member Sheetal Gandotra, MD BIRMINGHAM , AL
Committee Member Viren Kaul, MD La Fayette , NY
Committee Member Nandita R. Nadig, MSci Charleston , SC
Committee Member Katie Pendleton, MD Edina , MN
Committee Member Trevor C Steinbach, MD Seattle , WA

Membership Committee

Committee Member Rosemary Adamson, MBBS, ATSF Seattle , WA
Committee Member Ni-Cheng Liang, MD San Diego , CA
Committee Member Prema R. Menon, MD, PhD Burlington , VT
Committee Member Seppo Rinne, MD, PhD Boston , MA

Nominating Committee

Committee Member J. Daryl Thornton, MD, MPH, ATSF Cleveland , OH

Patient and Family Education Committee

Chair Vidya Krishnan, MD, MHS, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Vice Chair Doranne M. Donesky, PhD, ANP-BC, ATSF Vallejo , CA
Committee Member Maureen George, PhD, RN Wyncote , PA
Committee Member Ann Long Jennerich, MD, MS, ATSF Seattle , WA
Committee Member Marianna Martin Sockrider, MD, DrPH Houston , TX
Committee Member Donald Richard Sullivan, MD, MA Portland , OR

Planning and Evaluation Committee

Vice Chair J. Daryl Thornton, MD, MPH, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Molly L. Osborne, MD, PhD, ATSF Portland , OR

Proficiency Standards for Pulmonary Function Laboratories Committee

Chair Meredith C. McCormack, MHS, MD Baltimore , MD

Program Review Subcommittee

Chair Kristin A. Riekert, PhD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Donna Caruthers, PhD, RN North Huntington , PA
Committee Member Henry E. Fessler, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Dee W. Ford, MD Charleston , SC
Committee Member Michael K. Gould, MD, MS La Canada Flintridge , CA
Committee Member Patricia A. Kritek, MD, EdM Seattle , WA
Committee Member Sanjay R. Patel, MD Pittsburgh , PA

Publications Policy Committee

Committee Member Jared Chiarchiaro, MD, MSCR Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Eileen G. Collins, PhD, ATSF Mount Prospect , IL
Committee Member
Editor, Annals ATS
Colin R. Cooke, MD Seattle , WA

Quality Improvement and Implementation Committee

Chair Bela Patel, MD Houston , TX
Committee Member Katie Artis, MD, MPH Portland , OR
Committee Member Laura C. Feemster, MSc, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Carolyn M. Fruci, MD, PhD Fall River , MA
Committee Member Isaretta L. Riley, MD, MPH Durham , NC
Committee Member Jennifer Stevens, MD, MS Cambridge , MA
Committee Member Carey C. Thomson, MPH, MD, ATSF Cambridge , MA
Committee Member Curtis H. Weiss, MD, MS Chicago , IL

Research Advocacy Committee

Committee Member Kristina A. Crothers, MD Seattle , WA

Scientific Advisory Committee

Committee Member Eileen G. Collins, PhD, ATSF Mount Prospect , IL
Committee Member Andrew J. Goodwin, MD, MSCR Charleston , SC

Tobacco Action Committee

Chair Michelle Eakin, PhD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Sarah E Bauer, MD INDIANAPOLIS , IN
Committee Member Sucharita R. Kher, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Frank T. Leone, MD, MS, ATSF Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Anne Catherine Melzer, MD, MS Minneapolis , MN
Committee Member Krishna P. Reddy, MD, MS Boston , MA
Committee Member Dona J. Upson, MD, MA, ATSF Albuquerque , NM

Training Committee

Chair Kristin M. Burkart, MD, MSc, ATSF New York , NY
Vice Chair May M. Lee, MD, ATSF Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Anna K Brady, MD Portland , OR
Committee Member Kathleen Doo, MD, MEd Oakland , CA
Committee Member Henry E. Fessler, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Darlene Nelson, MD Rochester , MN
Committee Member Rachel Quaney, MD COLUMBUS , OH
Committee Member Lekshmi Santhosh, MD, MEd San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Nirav G. Shah, MD, ATSF Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Morgan Soffler, MD CHESTNUT HILL , MA

Web Editorial Committee

Vice Chair Ann Chen Wu, MD, MPH Lexington , MA
Committee Member
Section on Medical Education
Viren Kaul, MD La Fayette , NY
Committee Member
CP Assembly
Stephanie Maximous, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member
BSHSR Assembly
Laura Myers, MD, MPH Walnut Creek , CA