Officers and Committees

Officers & Committees


Officers

Assembly Chair Reena Mehra, MD, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Immediate Past Assembly Chair Mihaela Teodorescu, MD, MS Madison , WI
Program Chair Neomi A. Shah, MD, MPH, MSci New York , NY
Program Chair-Elect Andrey Zinchuk, MD, MHS, BS Guilford , CT
Planning Chair Peter A. Cistulli, MD, MBA, PhD, ATSF Sydney , Australia
Nominating Chair Mihaela Teodorescu, MD, MS Madison , WI
Web Director Anna Michelle May, MD, MS Chagrin Falls , OH
Co-Web Director Ninotchka L. Sigua, MD, ATSF Carmel , IN
Working Group Co-Chair
Early Career Professionals
Lucas M Donovan, MD, MS ISSAQUAH , WA
Working Group Co-Chair
Early Career Professionals
Vaishnavi Kundel, MD New York , NY
Assembly Chair Appointee Indira Gurubhagavatula, MD, MPH Phila , PA
Committee Chair
Sleep Fellowship PDs Committee
Michelle R. Zeidler, MD Santa Monica , CA
Committee Chair
Scientific Review Committee
Robert L. Owens, MD, ATSF La Jolla , CA
Committee Chair Susheel P. Patil, MD, PhD, ATSF Chagrin Falls , OH
Assembly Chair - Appointee Indira Gurubhagavatula, MD, MPH Phila , PA
Assembly Chair - Appointee R. John Kimoff, MD Montreal , Canada
Assembly Chair - Appointee Sanjay R. Patel, MD, MS, ATSF Wexford , PA
Representative
PEDS/SRN Sleep
Arens Raanan Bronx , NY
Representative
PhD and Basic & Translational Scientist Working Group
Brian E Cade, PhD Boston , MA
Representative Indu A. Ayappa, PhD New York , NY
Representative
ASPIRE Program
Richard J. Schwab, MD Philadelphia , PA

Planning Committee

Chair Peter A. Cistulli, MD, MBA, PhD, ATSF Sydney , Australia
Apprentice Thomas M Tolbert, MD New York , NY
Committee Member Ahmed S Bahammam, MD Riyadh , Saudi Arabia
Committee Member Anuja Bandyopadhyay, MD Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Bharati Prasad, MD, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member Chitra Lal, MD, ATSF MT Plesant , SC
Committee Member Danny J. Eckert, PhD Bedford Park , Australia
Committee Member Indira Gurubhagavatula, MD, MPH Phila , PA
Committee Member Luciano F. Drager, MD Sao Paulo , Brazil
Committee Member Mihaela Teodorescu, MD, MS Madison , WI
Committee Member Motoo Yamauchi, MD, PhD, ATSF Kashihara , Japan
Committee Member Reena Mehra, MD, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Sachin R. Pendharkar, MD, MSc Calgary , Canada
Committee Member Susheel P. Patil, MD, PhD, ATSF Chagrin Falls , OH
Committee Member Sushmita Pamidi, MD, MSci Montreal , Canada
Committee Member Sushmita Pamidi Montreal , Canada
Committee Member Zarmina Ehsan, MD Kansas City , MO

Program Committee

Chair Neomi A. Shah, MD, MPH, MSci New York , NY
Chair-Elect Andrey Zinchuk, MD, MHS, BS Guilford , CT
Apprentice Daniel Vena, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member Amy M Sawyer, PhD, RN Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Andrew William Varga, MD, PhD Brewster , NY
Committee Member Brian E Cade, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member Camilla M Hoyos, BSc(Hons), MPH, PhD Forestville , Australia
Committee Member Chitra Lal, MD, ATSF MT Plesant , SC
Committee Member Christopher Nikolaus Schmickl, MD, PhD SAN DIEGO , CA
Committee Member Christopher David Turnbull, BM BCH, PhD Oxford , United Kingdom
Committee Member Faith S Luyster, PhD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Helena Schotland, MD, ATSF New York , NY
Committee Member Iris Ambrosio Perez, MD, ATSF Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Jonathan C. Jun, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Kirk Kee, MBBS Fitzroy North , Australia
Committee Member Lucas M Donovan, MD, MS ISSAQUAH , WA
Committee Member Manuel Sanchez De La Torre, PhD Lleida , Spain
Committee Member Melania Marques, MD Belo Horizonte , Brazil
Committee Member Melissa P. Knauert, PhD, MD New Haven , CT
Committee Member Michael Grandner, PhD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Najib Ayas, MPH, MD Vancouver , Canada
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 Sachin R. Pendharkar, MD, MSc Calgary , Canada
Committee Member Stefania Redolfi, MD, PhD Paris , France
Committee Member Tetyana Kendzerska, MD, PhD Ottawa , Canada
Committee Member Vidya Krishnan, MD, MHS, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Vishesh K. Kapur, MD, MPH Seattle , WA

Web Committee

Web Director Anna Michelle May, MD, MS Chagrin Falls , OH
Co-Web Director Ninotchka L. Sigua, MD, ATSF Carmel , IN
Committee Member Abdulghani Sankari, PhD, MD Bloomfield Hills , MI
Committee Member Adrian Alberto Salmon, MD, MPH, MBA FARMINGTON , CT
Committee Member
Social Media (Twitter)
Pediatric Interest Group
Alex Gileles-Hillel, MD Jerusalem , Israel
Committee Member
Social Media (twitter)
Benjamin Hackett, MD Kansas City , MO
Committee Member
Education Sub-Committee
Bilgay Izci Balserak, PhD Chicago , IL
Committee Member
Journal Club
Chana Ivy Chantawansri Chin, MD Santa Ana , CA
Committee Member
Education Sub-Committee
Hanna Hong, MD Orange , CA
Committee Member
Education Sub-Committee, Co-Chair
Helena Schotland, MD, ATSF New York , NY
Committee Member
Journal Club
Education Sub-Committee
Hira Bakhtiar, MD Norwalk , CT
Committee Member
Education Sub-Committee, Co-Chair
Iris Ambrosio Perez, MD, ATSF Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member
Funding
Jacqueline Hirsh Geer, MD MILFORD , CT
Committee Member
Funding
Education Sub-Committee
Janet Hilbert, MD Branford , CT
Committee Member
Education Sub-Committee
Jing Wang, MD Closter , NJ
Committee Member
Funding
Madalina Macrea, MD Roanoke , VA
Committee Member
Education Sub-Committee
Pediatric Interest Group
Marlene Typaldos, MD The Woodlands , TX
Committee Member
Education Sub-Committee
Maximiliano A. Tamae Kakazu, MD Grand Rapids , MI
Committee Member
Education Sub-Committee
Melissa A Maloney, MD, FAAP Salt Lake City , UT
Committee Member
Journal Club
Michelle Cao, DO STANFORD , CA
Committee Member
Journal Club
Nancy H Stewart, DO Kansas City , KS
Committee Member
Funding
Oren Cohen, MD NEW ROCHELLE , NY
Committee Member
Education Sub-Committee
Phalgoon Shah, MD Bowling Green , KY
Committee Member
Social Media (Twitter)
Pediatric Interest Group
Rakesh Bhattacharjee, MD San Diego , CA
Committee Member
Education Sub-Committee
Journal Club & Pediatric Interest Group
Refika Ersu, MD Ottawa , Canada
Committee Member
Early Career WG Liaison
Ridhwan Baba, MD Harrison , NY
Committee Member
Outgoing Web Director
Robert Callaway Stansbury, MD, ATSF Morgantown , WV
Committee Member
Education Sub-Committee
Rosemarie Beckford, MD Nashville , TN
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
Committee Member
Apprentice
Sunjeet Kaur Shaker Heights , OH
Committee Member
Education Sub-Committee (ATS PEC)
Vidya Krishnan, MD, MHS, ATSF Cleveland , OH

 

Assembly Members on Other ATS Committees

Assembly on NUR Executive Committee

Program Chair Lea Ann Matura, PhD, RN Philadelphia , PA
Working Group Chair
Early Career Professionals
Lynn Baniak, PhD, RN Renfrew , PA

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

Awards Committee

Committee Member Cindy Thamrin, PhD Glebe , Australia
Committee Member John G. Mastronarde, MD, MSc Portland , OR
Committee Member Susan S. Redline, MD, MPH Shaker Heights , OH

Board of Directors

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

Clinicians Advisory Committee

Committee Member
CCR Representative
Christine S. Fukui, MD, ATSF Honolulu , HI
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
Hawaii Thoracic Society Chapter
Christine S. Fukui, MD, ATSF Honolulu , HI
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 Liaison

Committee Member
Training Committee
Kathleen Doo, MD, MEd Oakland , CA

Documents Development and Implementation Committee

Committee Member Madalina Macrea, MD Roanoke , VA

Education Committee

Chair Tisha S. Wang, MD, ATSF Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Caroline Okorie, MD, MPH Los Altos , CA
Committee Member Katherine Ann 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 Cooper City , FL

Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee

Committee Member
Ad-hoc Expert
Margaret Ann 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

International Conference Committee

Committee Member
SRN Program Chair-Elect
Andrey Zinchuk, MD, MHS, BS Guilford , CT
Committee Member
CC Program Chair-Elect
Elizabeth Wilcox, MD, MSc, PhD, FRCPC Toronto , Canada
Committee Member
NUR Program Chair
Lea Ann Matura, PhD, RN Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member
SRN Program Chair
Neomi A. Shah, MD, MPH, MSci New York , NY

Joint ATS/CHEST Clinical Practice Committee

CO-Chair
ATS
Omar Hussain, DO, MS Downers Grove , IL

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

Planning and Evaluation Committee

Committee Member Mihaela Teodorescu, MD, MS Madison , WI

Program Review Subcommittee

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 George Su, MD San Francisco , CA
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 Ulysses J. Magalang, MD Columbus , OH

Tobacco Action Committee

Committee Member Sven Eric Jordt, PhD Chapel Hill , NC

Training Committee

Committee Member
CCR Representative
Carolyn H. Welsh, MD, ATSF Denver , CO
Committee Member Kathleen Doo, MD, MEd Oakland , CA
Committee Member Mai K. Elmallah, MD, MS Durham , NC
Committee Member Morgan Soffler, MD CHESTNUT HILL , MA
Committee Member Rachel Quaney, MD, MEd Columbus , OH