Officers and Committees

Officers & Committees


Officers

Assembly Chair Patricia J Sime, MD, FRCP Richmond , VA
Incoming Assembly Chair Enid R. Neptune, MD Baltimore , MD
Immediate Past Assembly Chair Melanie Koenigshoff, MD, PhD, ATSF Pittsburgh , PA
Program Chair Christopher M. Waters, PhD Lexington , KY
Program Chair-Elect Rachel Lynne Zemans, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Planning Chair Elizabeth F. Redente, PhD Denver , CO
Nominating Chair Melanie Koenigshoff, MD, PhD, ATSF Pittsburgh , PA
Web Director Brian Derris Southern, MD Shaker Heights , OH
Working Group Chair
Early Career Professionals
Jaime L. Hook, MD Larchmont , NY
Working Group Chair
Innovation and Entrepreneurial Working Group
Milica Vukmirovic, PhD Toronto , Canada
Working Group Co-Chair
Working Group on Aging
Benjamin David Singer, MD, ATSF Oak Park , IL
Working Group Co-Chair
Early Career Professionals
Ciara M. Shaver, MD, PhD Nashville , TN
Working Group Co-Chair
Working Group on Aging
Irfan Rahman, PhD, ATSF Rochester , NY
Working Group Co-Chair
Innovation and Entrepreneurial Working Group
Louise Hecker, PhD Atlanta , GA
Representative
Science Core IC Project
Karen M. Ridge, PhD Chicago , IL
Representatives
PhD and Basic & Translational Scientist Working Group
Elizabeth F. Redente, PhD Denver , CO
Representatives
Science and Innovation Center (SIC)
Francesca Polverino, MD, PhD Tucson , AZ
Representatives
Science Core IC Project
Ivana Verona Yang, BS, PhD Aurora , CO
Representatives
Science and Innovation Center (SIC)
Samantha M Yeligar, MS, PhD Decatur , GA
Representatives
PhD and Basic & Translational Scientist Working Group
Scott H. Randell, PhD Chapel Hill , NC

Planning Committee

Chair Elizabeth F. Redente, PhD Denver , CO
Apprentice Merry-Lynn Noelle Mcdonald, MSc, PhD Birmingham , AL
Committee Member Anasuya Sarkar, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Bruno Crestani, MD, PhD Paris , France
Committee Member Claudia A. Staab-Weijnitz, PhD München , Germany
Committee Member Clemente J. Britto-Leon, MD, ATSF New Haven , CT
Committee Member Jeanine M. D'Armiento, MD, PhD New York , NY
Committee Member Jeffrey C. Horowitz, MD, ATSF Columbus , OH
Committee Member Jonathan Kropski, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Mauricio Rojas, MD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Monica Prasad Goldklang, MD DEMAREST , NJ
Committee Member Patricia J Sime, MD, FRCP Richmond , VA
Committee Member Richard Gisli Jenkins, BM, MD, MRCP(UK), PhD London , United Kingdom
Committee Member Stefanie Krick, MD, PhD Vestavia , AL
Committee Member Tanyalak Parimon Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Torry A. Tucker, PhD Tyler , TX

Program Committee

Chair Christopher M. Waters, PhD Lexington , KY
Chair-Elect Rachel Lynne Zemans, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Apprentice David Nagel, MD, PhD Rochester , NY
Committee Member Alexandra Noel, PhD, MSc, BSc Baton Rouge , LA
Committee Member Andreas Schwingshackl, MD, PhD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Andrew A. Wilson, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Arun Prakash, MD, PhD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Bryan David Kraft, MD, FCCP Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Corrine R Kliment, MD, PhD Mars , PA
Committee Member Denise Al Alam, PhD, MS Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Elizabeth F. Redente, PhD Denver , CO
Committee Member Finn Joseph Hawkins, ChB, MB East Bostn , MA
Committee Member Francesca Polverino, MD, PhD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Isaac Kirubakaran Sundar, BSc, MSc, PhD Kansas City , KS
Committee Member Jeanine M. D'Armiento, MD, PhD New York , NY
Committee Member Jennifer L Larson-Casey, PhD Birmingham , AL
Committee Member Jennifer Sucre, MD Franklin , TN
Committee Member Joshua A. Englert, MD Powell , OH
Committee Member Kara Mould, MD, MPH Denver , CO
Committee Member Krithika Lingappan, MD, PhD, MS Houston , TX
Committee Member Mallar Bhattacharya, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Maor Sauler, MD New Haven , CT
Committee Member Megan N. Ballinger, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Michael Podolsky, MD New York , NY
Committee Member Patrick Geraghty, PhD New York , NY
Committee Member Purushothama Rao Tata, MSc, PhD Durham , NC
Committee Member Rachel S. Knipe, MD Cambridge , MA
Committee Member Stefanie Krick, MD, PhD Vestavia , AL
Committee Member Susan M. Majka, PhD Denver , CO
Committee Member Tanyalak Parimon Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Torry A. Tucker, PhD Tyler , TX
Committee Member Venkataramana K. Sidhaye, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Vera P. Krymskaya, PhD, MBA Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Vikas Anathy, PhD Burlington , VT
Committee Member Viranuj Sueblinvong, MD Atlanta , GA
Committee Member Yingze Zhang, PhD Pittsburgh , PA

Nominating Committee

Nominating Chair Melanie Koenigshoff, MD, PhD, ATSF Pittsburgh , PA

Web Committee

Web Director Brian Derris Southern, MD Shaker Heights , OH
Committee Member Amy Attaway, MD Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Chao He, MD, PhD BIRMINGHAM , AL
Committee Member Daniel Aridgides, MD, PhD LEBANON , NH
Committee Member David Nagel, MD, PhD Rochester , NY
Committee Member Eric D. Abston, MD, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member Francesca Polverino, MD, PhD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Isis E. Fernandez, MD, PhD Munich , Germany
Committee Member Jeffrey Robert Koenitzer, MD, PhD Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Karina A. Serban, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Krithika Lingappan, MD, PhD, MS Houston , TX
Committee Member Maria Ciocca Basil, MD, PhD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Marta Bueno, PhD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Rachel S. Knipe, MD Cambridge , MA

 

Assembly Members on Other ATS Committees

ATS Committee Chairs

Chair
International Conference Committee
Andrew J. Halayko, PhD, ATSF, MSc, BSc(Hons) Winnipeg , Canada
Chair
Documents Development and Implementation Committee
Charlie Strange, MD, ATSF Charleston , SC
Chair
Drug/Device Discovery and Development
Courtney Crim, MD Raleigh , NC
Chair
Finance Committee
Gregory P. Downey, MD, ATSF, FRCP(C) Denver , CO
Chair
Scientific Grant Review Committee
Karen M. Ridge, PhD Chicago , IL
Chair
Awards Committee
Zea Borok, MBChB, ATSF Del Mar , CA
Vice Chair
Environmental Health Policy Committee
Brenda Marsh, MD, PhD Portland , OR
Vice Chair
Scientific Grant Review Committee
Kamran Atabai, MD San Francisco , CA
Vice Chair
Awards Committee
Lorraine B. Ware, MD Nashville , TN
Vice Chair
Membership Committee
Meshell Johnson, MD San Francisco , CA
Vice Chair
Health Policy Committee
Stuart C. Sweet, MD, PhD Saint Louis , MO
Vice Chair
Research Advocacy Committee
Thomas J. Mariani, PhD Rochester , NY

Awards Committee

Chair Zea Borok, MBChB, ATSF Del Mar , CA
Vice Chair Lorraine B. Ware, MD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Andrew J. Halayko, PhD, ATSF, MSc, BSc(Hons) Winnipeg , Canada
Committee Member Annie Pardo Ciudad de Mexico , Mexico
Committee Member Dean Sheppard, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member J. Usha Raj, MD, MHA, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member Jeffrey C. Horowitz, MD, ATSF Columbus , OH
Committee Member Jesse Roman Rodriguez, MD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Peter Chen, MD Los Angeles , CA

Board of Directors

President Lynn M. Schnapp, MD, ATSF Madison , WI
President-Elect Gregory P. Downey, MD, ATSF, FRCP(C) Denver , CO
Secretary-Treasurer Irina Petrache, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Committee Member
Chair, International Conference Committee
Andrew J. Halayko, PhD, ATSF, MSc, BSc(Hons) Winnipeg , Canada
Committee Member
Chair, Assembly on AII
Anne I. Sperling, PhD, ATSF Charlottesville , VA
Committee Member
Chair, Assembly on RSF
Connie C. Hsia, MD Dallas , TX
Committee Member
Chair, Assembly on RCMB
Patricia J Sime, MD, FRCP Richmond , VA
Committee Member
Chair, Assembly on TO
Patrick Nana-Sinkam, MD Midlothian , VA
Committee Member
Chair, Assembly on CP
Sonye K. Danoff, MD, PhD, ATSF Baltimore , MD
Committee Member
Chair, Assembly on PC
Tim Lahm, MD, ATSF Indianapolis , IN

Council of Chapter Representatives

Secretary
Connecticut Thoracic Society Chapter
Mario F. Perez, MD, MPH Farmington , CT
Representative
Washington Thoracic Society Chapter
Kathleen L. Horan, MD Seattle , WA
Representative
Arizona Thoracic Society Chapter
Richard A. Robbins, MD Gilbert , AZ

Council of Chapter Representatives Officers

Secretary Mario F. Perez, MD, MPH Farmington , CT

Digital Content Committee

Committee Member Brenda Marsh, MD, PhD Portland , OR
Committee Member Claude T. Jourdan Le Saux, PhD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Naftali Kaminski, MD, ATSF New Haven , CT
Committee Member S. Vamsee Raju, BPharm, PhD Birmingham , AL

Digital Content Committee Liaison

Committee Member
International Conference Committee
Andrew J. Halayko, PhD, ATSF, MSc, BSc(Hons) Winnipeg , Canada

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

Chair Courtney Crim, MD Raleigh , NC
Committee Member Jason J. Rose, MD, MBA Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Joshua Patrick Fessel, MD, PhD Bethesda , MD
Committee Member Sean Agbor, MD, PhD Elkridge , MD

Education Committee

Committee Member James David Londino, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Josalyn L. Cho, MD North Liberty , IA
Committee Member Krishna M. Sundar, MD Salt Lake City , UT

Environmental Health Policy Committee

Vice Chair Brenda Marsh, MD, PhD Portland , OR
Committee Member Mario F. Perez, MD, MPH Farmington , CT
Committee Member Rebecca Sharon Chinthrajah, MD Stanford , CA
Committee Member Robert Paine, MD Salt Lake City , UT

Finance Committee

Chair Gregory P. Downey, MD, ATSF, FRCP(C) Denver , CO
Committee Member Andrew J. Halayko, PhD, ATSF, MSc, BSc(Hons) Winnipeg , Canada
Committee Member Charles A. Powell, MD, MBA New York , NY
Committee Member Irina Petrache, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Committee Member John W. Christman, MD, ATSF Columbus , OH
Committee Member Melanie Koenigshoff, MD, PhD, ATSF Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Patrick Nana-Sinkam, MD Midlothian , VA

Funds For the Future

Committee Member Anna Lam, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Eric S. White, MD, MS, ATSF, FCCP Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Gregory P. Downey, MD, ATSF, FRCP(C) Denver , CO

Health Policy Committee

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

International Conference Committee

Chair Andrew J. Halayko, PhD, ATSF, MSc, BSc(Hons) Winnipeg , Canada
Committee Member
PED Program Chair-Elect
Benjamin T. Kopp, MD, MPH, ATSF Columbus , OH
Committee Member
RCMB Program Chair
Christopher M. Waters, PhD Lexington , KY
Committee Member
AII Program Chair-Elect
Laura E. Crotty Alexander, MD, ATSF San Diego , CA
Committee Member
RSF Program Chair-Elect
Matthew Georgenson Drake, MD Portland , OR
Committee Member
RCMB Program Chair-Elect
Rachel Lynne Zemans, MD Ann Arbor , MI

International Health Committee

Committee Member Esther Barreiro, MD, PhD Barcelona , Spain
Committee Member Kiyoyasu Kurahashi, MD, PhD, ATSF Narita , Japan
Committee Member Kwun M Fong, MBBS, PhD Brisbane , Australia

Members In Transition and Training Committee

Committee Member Jade Jaffar, PhD, ATSF Melbourne , Australia
Committee Member Joel Moss, MD, PhD, ATSF Bethesda , MD
Committee Member Lindsay T. Mcdonald, PhD Charleston , SC
Committee Member Mark Hepokoski, MD San Clemente , CA
Committee Member Rachel Greenberg Scheraga, MD Cleveland , OH

Membership Committee

Vice Chair Meshell Johnson, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Alexandra Noel, PhD, MSc, BSc Baton Rouge , LA
Committee Member Esther Barreiro, MD, PhD Barcelona , Spain
Committee Member Kymberly Mae Gowdy, BS, MS, PhD Columbus , OH

Nominating Committee

Committee Member Jesse Roman Rodriguez, MD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Megan N. Ballinger, PhD Columbus , OH

Planning and Evaluation Committee

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

Program Review Subcommittee

Committee Member Blanca Camoretti-Mercado, PhD Tampa , FL
Committee Member Gustavo Matute-Bello, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Hara Levy, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Henry Koziel, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Janice M. Liebler, MD, ATSF La Canada , CA
Committee Member Raymond B. Penn, PhD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Rita M. Ryan, MD, ATSF Charleston , OH
Committee Member Scott H. Randell, PhD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Vinicio De Jesus Perez, MD, ATSF Palo Alto , CA

Publications Policy Committee

Committee Member Christopher M. Waters, PhD Lexington , KY
Committee Member Enid R. Neptune, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Ivan O. Rosas, MD Houston , TX
Committee Member
Editor, AJRCCM
Jadwiga A. Wedzicha, MD, ATSF Croydon , United Kingdom
Committee Member
Editor, AJRCMB
Paul T. Schumacker, PhD, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member Steven R. White, MD, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member Susanne Herold, MD, PhD Giessen , Germany
Committee Member Wonder P. Drake, MD Nashville , TN

Pulmonary Function Testing Committee

Committee Member Loren C. Denlinger, MD, PhD Madison , WI
Committee Member Loretta G. Que, MD Chapel Hill , NC

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 Bria Coates, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Hasina Outtz Reed, MD, PhD New York , NY
Committee Member Jennifer Alexander-Brett, MD, PhD Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Jennifer L. Ingram, PhD, ATSF Durham , NC
Committee Member Mallar Bhattacharya, MD San Francisco , CA

Scientific Grant Review Committee (SGRC)

Chair Karen M. Ridge, PhD Chicago , IL
Vice Chair Kamran Atabai, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Andrew J. Goodwin, MD, MSCR Charleston , SC
Committee Member Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD, ATSF Hamden , CT
Committee Member Ciara M. Shaver, MD, PhD Nashville , TN
Committee Member Diane C. Lim, MD Miami , FL
Committee Member Elizabeth F. Redente, PhD Denver , CO
Committee Member Gustavo R. Nino, MD Washington , DC
Committee Member Horace M. Delisser, MD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Jose L. Gomez, MS, MD, ATSF Orange , CT
Committee Member Larissa A. Shimoda, PhD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Laura E. Crotty Alexander, MD, ATSF San Diego , CA
Committee Member Michael B. Fessler, MD Research Triangle Park , NC
Committee Member Peter H. S. Sporn, MD, ATSF, FCCP Chicago , IL
Committee Member Stephanie Christenson, MD, MS San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Yen-Rei A. Yu, MD, PhD Durham , NC

Task Force on Designing Future ATS Conferences

Committee Member Elizabeth F. Redente, PhD Denver , CO
Committee Member Irina Petrache, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Committee Member Megan N. Ballinger, PhD Columbus , OH

Training Committee

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