Officers and Committees

Officers & Committees


Officers

Assembly Chair Jay K. Kolls, MD New Orleans , LA
Incoming Assembly Chair Anne I. Sperling, PhD, ATSF Chicago , IL
Program Chair Fernando Holguin, MD, MPH Aurora , CO
Program Chair-Elect Blanca E. Himes, PhD Philadelphia , PA
Planning Chair Benjamin T. Suratt, MD Essex , VT
Section Chair
Section on Genetics & Genomics (SGG)
Victor E. Ortega, MD, PhD, ATSF Bermuda Run , NC
Section Co-Chair
Section on Genetics & Genomics (SGG)
Ann Chen Wu, MD, MPH Lexington , MA
Nominating Chair Bethany B. Moore, PhD, ATSF Ann Arbor , MI
Web Director Jose L. Gomez, MS, MD, ATSF Orange , CT
Working Group Chair
PhD and Basic & Translational Scientist Working Group
Bethany B. Moore, PhD, ATSF Ann Arbor , MI
Working Group Chair
Mid-Career Advisory Group
Julie Gunnells Ledford, PhD Tucson , AZ
Working Group Chair
AII Microbiome in Lung Disease
Stavros Garantziotis, MD Research Triangle Park , NC
Working Group Chair
Industry Engagement / Participation Advisory Group
Sunita Bhattacharya, MBBS, MD, DCH, MRCP(UK) New York , NY
Working Group Co-Chair
Early Career Professionals Working Group
Catherine Bonham, MD Charlottesville , VA
Working Group Co-Chair
Science Core
Gary Peter Anderson, PhD, ATSF Parkville , Australia
Working Group Co-Chair
Industry Engagement / Participation Advisory Group
Joseph R Arron, MD, PhD South San Francisco , CA
Working Group Co-Chair
Science and Innovation Center (SIC)
Lee J. Quinton, PhD Boston , MA
Working Group Co-Chair
AII International Relations Working Group
Njira Lucia Lugogo, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Working Group Co-Chair
Early Career Professionals Working Group
Rod Amir Rahimi, MD, PhD Cambridge , MA
Working Group Co-Chair
AII International Relations Working Group
Ross Vlahos, PhD Bundoora , Australia
Working Group Co-Chair
Science and Innovation Center (SIC)
Stephanie Christenson, MD, MS San Francisco , CA
Working Group Co-Chair
Science Core IC Project
Wonder P. Drake, MD Nashville , TN
Representative
Asthma Center
Mark A. Aronica, MD Cleveland , OH

Planning Committee

Chair Benjamin T. Suratt, MD Essex , VT
Assembly Chair Jay K. Kolls, MD New Orleans , LA
Apprentice Parijat Sen, MD, MBBS Lexington , KY
Committee Member Amarjit Mishra, PhD Auburn , AL
Committee Member Anthony N. Gerber, MD, PhD Denver , CO
Committee Member Arjun Mohan, MD Henrico , VA
Committee Member Carmen Mikacenic, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Elena Schneider, PharmD, PhD Melbourne , Australia
Committee Member Hrishikesh S Kulkarni, MD, MSc, ATSF Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Isaac Kirubakaran Sundar, BSc, MSc, PhD Kansas City , KS
Committee Member Janet Lee, MD, ATSF Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Josalyn L. Cho, MD North Liberty , IA
Committee Member Kaharu Sumino, MD, MPH Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Lee J. Quinton, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member Lynn Fussner, MD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Nicholas J. Kenyon, MD, MSCR Davis , CA
Committee Member Said Chaaban, MD Lexington , KY
Committee Member Sumita Bhattacharya Khatri, MD, MS Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Susanne Herold, MD, PhD Giessen , Germany
Committee Member Teal S Hallstrand, MD, MPH, ATSF Seattle , WA

Program Committee

Chair Fernando Holguin, MD, MPH Aurora , CO
Chair-Elect Blanca E. Himes, PhD Philadelphia , PA
Apprentice
Apprenticeship Program
Julie Ng, MD Boston , MA
Apprentice
Apprenticeship Program
Sara Assaf Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Amisha Barochia, MBBS, MHS, ATSF Bethesda , MD
Committee Member Benjamin T. Suratt, MD Essex , VT
Committee Member Brian Daniel Hobbs, MD, MSci Needham , MA
Committee Member Christine Marie Bojanowski, MD New Orleans , LA
Committee Member Christine Lee Vigeland, MD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Dara Geneve Torgerson, PhD, MSci, BSc Oakland , CA
Committee Member Dinah Foer, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Eric Douglas Morrell, MD, MA Seattle , WA
Committee Member Frances Eun-Hyung Lee, MD Atlanta , GA
Committee Member Gustavo Matute-Bello, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Janet E Mccombs New Orleans , LA
Committee Member Jonathan P. Parsons, MD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Jose L. Gomez, MS, MD, ATSF Orange , CT
Committee Member Juan Carlos Cardet, MD, MPH Tampa , FL
Committee Member Kristin M. Hudock, MD, MSci Cincinnati , OH
Committee Member Laura E. Crotty Alexander, MD, ATSF San Diego , CA
Committee Member Loretta G. Que, MD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Marc Gauthier, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Merritt L. Fajt, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Michael H. Cho, MPH, MD Duxbury , MA
Committee Member Njira Lucia Lugogo, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Praveen Akuthota, MD San Diego , CA
Committee Member Rod Amir Rahimi, MD, PhD Cambridge , MA
Committee Member Ross Vlahos, PhD Bundoora , Australia
Committee Member Serge Grazioli, MD Genève , Switzerland
Committee Member Sumita Bhattacharya Khatri, MD, MS Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Sunita Sharma, MD, MPH Denver , CO
Committee Member Wan Yi Chan, PhD Hong Kong , Hong Kong PRC
Committee Member Whitney Stevens, MD, PhD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Yvonne J. Huang, MD Ann Arbor , MI

Nominating Committee

Chair Bethany B. Moore, PhD, ATSF Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Gerard H. Koppelman, MD, PhD Groningen , Netherlands
Committee Member Lee J. Quinton, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member Yvonne J. Huang, MD Ann Arbor , MI

Web Committee

Web Director Jose L. Gomez, MS, MD, ATSF Orange , CT
Committee Member Daniel Schneider, MD, PhD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Emily J Pennington, MD Highland Heights , OH
Committee Member Jonathan P. Parsons, MD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Kaharu Sumino, MD, MPH Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Marc Gauthier, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Mark A. Aronica, MD Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Matthew C. Exline, MPH, MD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Michelle L. Manni, PhD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Praveen Akuthota, MD San Diego , CA
Committee Member Rachel Greenberg Scheraga, MD Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Richard Paul Ramonell, MD Atlanta , GA
Committee Member Sumita Bhattacharya Khatri, MD, MS Cleveland , OH

 

Assembly Members on Other ATS Committees

ATS Committee Chairs

Chair
International Conference Committee
Andrew J. Halayko, PhD, ATSF Winnipeg , Canada
Chair
Nominating Committee
Anne E. Dixon, MA, BM BCH, ATSF Burlington , VT
Chair
Publications Policy Committee
Bruce D. Levy, MD, ATSF Boston , MA
Chair
Documents Development and Implementation Committee
Charlie Strange, MD, ATSF Charleston , SC
Chair
Membership Committee
Clement L. Ren, MD, MBA, ATSF Indianapolis , IN
Chair
International Health Committee
David M. Lewinsohn, MD, PhD Portland , OR
Chair
Finance Committee
Lynn M. Schnapp, MD, ATSF Madison , WI
Chair
Funds For the Future Committee
Theodore F. Reiss, MD, MBE, ATSF New Hope , PA
Chair
Drug/Device Discovery and Development
Timothy R. Watkins, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Chair
Awards Committee
Zea Borok, MD, ATSF Los Angeles , CA
Vice Chair
Web Editorial Committee
Ann Chen Wu, MD, MPH Lexington , MA
Vice Chair
Drug/Device Discovery and Development
Gregory B. Diette, MD Baltimore , MD
Vice Chair
Publications Policy Committee
Robert M. Tighe, MD Durham , NC
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, MD, ATSF Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Andrew J. Halayko, PhD, ATSF Winnipeg , Canada
Committee Member Annie Pardo, PhD Mexico , Mexico
Committee Member Jeffrey C. Horowitz, MD, ATSF Columbus , OH
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Jennifer Trevor, MD Hoover , AL
Committee Member Jerry A. Krishnan, MD, PhD, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member Jesse Roman Rodriguez, MD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member John G. Mastronarde, MD, MSc Portland , OR
Committee Member Peter Chen, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Ruxana T. Sadikot, MD, MRCP(UK), ATSF Decatur , GA

Board of Directors

Committee Member
Chair, International Conference Committee
Andrew J. Halayko, PhD, ATSF Winnipeg , Canada
Committee Member
Presidential Appointee
Bruce D. Levy, MD, ATSF Boston , MA
Committee Member
Vice President
Gregory P. Downey, MD, ATSF, FRCP(C) Denver , CO
Committee Member
Immediate Past President
James M. Beck, MD, ATSF Aurora , CO
Committee Member Jay K. Kolls, MD New Orleans , LA
Committee Member
CCR Chair
Jennifer Trevor, MD Hoover , AL
Committee Member
President
Juan C. Celedon, MD, DrPH, ATSF Wexford , PA
Committee Member
President-elect
Lynn M. Schnapp, MD, ATSF Madison , WI
Committee Member Mihaela Teodorescu, MD, MS Madison , WI
Committee Member
Chair, RCMB
Patricia J Sime, MD, FRCP Richmond , VA
Committee Member Rachel Thomson, MBBS, PhD, FRACP PADDINGTON , Australia
Committee Member
CCR Chair-elect
Ruxana T. Sadikot, MD, MRCP(UK), ATSF Decatur , GA
Committee Member Sonye K. Danoff, MD, PhD, ATSF Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Stephanie Joan London, MD, DrPH, MPH Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member
Presidential Appointee
Theodore F. Reiss, MD, MBE, ATSF New Hope , PA

Clinicians Advisory Committee

Committee Member Roy A Pleasants, PharmD Cary , NC

Council of Chapter Representatives

Chair Jennifer Trevor, MD Hoover , AL
Chair-Elect Ruxana T. Sadikot, MD, MRCP(UK), ATSF Decatur , GA
Secretary Manoj J. Mammen, MD, FACP, ATSF Buffalo , NY
Representative John B. Cox, MD Charleston , SC
Representative Mario F. Perez, MD, MPH Farmington , CT
Representative Richard A. Robbins, MD Gilbert , AZ
Representative Robin L. Gross, MD Washington , DC

Documents Development and Implementation Committee

Chair Charlie Strange, MD, ATSF Charleston , SC
Committee Member Paul K. Henneberger, ScD, ATSF Morgantown , WV

Drug/Device Discovery and Development Committee

Chair Timothy R. Watkins, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Vice Chair Gregory B. Diette, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Colin Reisner, FAAAAI, MD, ATSF, FACP, FCCP Sarasota , FL
Committee Member Craig S. Conoscenti, MD, ATSF Norwalk , CT
Committee Member Mark S. Forshag, MD, MHA New Orleans , LA

Education Committee

Committee Member Fei Jamie Dy, MD, MS Worcester , MA
Committee Member Hrishikesh S Kulkarni, MD, MSc, ATSF Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Jane C. Deng, MS, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Josalyn L. Cho, MD North Liberty , IA
Committee Member Laren Tan, MD Redlands , CA
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Robin L. Gross, MD Washington , DC

Environmental Health Policy Committee

Committee Member Alison Lee, MD Brooklyn , NY
Committee Member Anne Hicks, MD, PhD, FRCPC Edmonton , Canada
Committee Member Isabella Annesi-maesano, MD, PhD, DSc Paris , France
Committee Member Mario F. Perez, MD, MPH Farmington , CT
Committee Member Peter S. Thorne, MS, PhD Iowa City , IA
Committee Member Robert Paine, MD Salt Lake City , UT

Finance Committee

Chair Lynn M. Schnapp, MD, ATSF Madison , WI
Committee Member Andrew J. Halayko, PhD, ATSF Winnipeg , Canada
Committee Member Augusto A. Litonjua, MD, ATSF Rochester , NY
Committee Member Gregory P. Downey, MD, ATSF, FRCP(C) Denver , CO
Committee Member Gwen S. Skloot, MD, ATSF New York , NY
Committee Member James M. Beck, MD, ATSF Aurora , CO
Committee Member John W. Christman, MD, ATSF Columbus , OH
Committee Member Juan C. Celedon, MD, DrPH, ATSF Wexford , PA

Funds For the Future

Chair Theodore F. Reiss, MD, MBE, ATSF New Hope , PA
Committee Member Greg Lund Kansas City , MO
Committee Member Gregory P. Downey, MD, ATSF, FRCP(C) Denver , CO
Committee Member Lynn M. Schnapp, MD, ATSF Madison , WI
Committee Member Richard K. Murray, MD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Stuart Loesch, MBA Somerset , NJ

Health Equality and Diversity Committee

Committee Member Jean G. Ford ARDMORE , PA
Committee Member Loretta G. Que, MD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Robyn T. Cohen, MD, MPH Boston , MA
Committee Member Sunita Sharma, MD, MPH Denver , CO

Health Policy Committee

Vice Chair Stuart C. Sweet, MD, PhD Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Manoj J. Mammen, MD, FACP, ATSF Buffalo , NY
Committee Member Tonya Winders Vienna , VA

International Conference Committee

Chair Andrew J. Halayko, PhD, ATSF Winnipeg , Canada
Committee Member
AII Program Chair-Elect
Blanca E. Himes, PhD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member
EOPH Program Chair-Elect
Emily Brigham, MD, MHS Baltimore , MD
Committee Member
AII Program Chair
Fernando Holguin, MD, MPH Aurora , CO
Committee Member
RCMB Program Chair
Jeanine M. D'Armiento, MD, PhD New York , NY
Committee Member
CP Program Chair-Elect
Jessica Bon, MD, MS, ATSF Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member
EOPH Program Chair
Kristina L. Bailey, MD, ATSF Omaha , NE
Committee Member
PI-TB Program Chair
Payam Nahid, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA

International Health Committee

Chair David M. Lewinsohn, MD, PhD Portland , OR
Committee Member Obianuju Beatrice Ozoh, MBBS Lagos , Nigeria
Committee Member Peggy S. Lai, MPH, MD, ATSF Boston , MA
Committee Member Richard N. Van Zyl Smit, MBChB, PhD, ATSF Cape Town , South Africa
Committee Member Stephan Schwander, MD, PhD Piscataway , NJ
Committee Member Timothy Eoin West, MPH, MD Seattle , WA

Joint ATS/CHEST Clinical Practice Committee

Committee Member Kathrin Nicolacakis, MD Cleveland , OH

MECOR Steering Committee

Committee Member
Country Director
On-Site Faculty
Cecilia M. Patino, MD, PhD Altadena , CA
Committee Member
On-Site Faculty
Jerry A. Krishnan, MD, PhD, ATSF Chicago , IL
Committee Member
Country Director
On-Site Faculty
Obianuju Beatrice Ozoh, MBBS Lagos , Nigeria
Committee Member
Country Director
On-Site Faculty
Ozge Yilmaz, MD Manisa , Turkey
Committee Member
Country Director
On-Site Faculty
Tricia D. LeVan, PhD Omaha , NE

Members In Transition and Training Committee

Committee Member Joel Moss, MD, PhD, ATSF Bethesda , MD
Committee Member Joshua Lee Denson, MD New Orleans , LA
Committee Member Megan N. Ballinger, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Rachel Greenberg Scheraga, MD Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Tomeka Lynette Suber, MD, PhD Pittsburgh , PA

Membership Committee

Chair Clement L. Ren, MD, MBA, ATSF Indianapolis , IN
Committee Member Gustavo Matute-Bello, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Lee J. Quinton, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member Nilam S. Mangalmurti, MD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Richard A. Johnston, PhD, ATSF Morgantown , WV
Committee Member Timothy Eoin West, MPH, MD Seattle , WA

Nominating Committee

Chair Anne E. Dixon, MA, BM BCH, ATSF Burlington , VT
Committee Member Elizabeth F. Redente, PhD Denver , CO
Committee Member Janette K. Burgess, PhD Groningen , Netherlands
Committee Member Jesse Roman Rodriguez, MD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Meilan K. Han, MD, MS Ann Arbor , MI

PI-TB Vaccines and Immunization Working Group

CO-Chair Tina V. Hartert, MD, MPH, ATSF Nashville , TN

Planning and Evaluation Committee

Committee Member
CCR Representative
John B. Cox, MD Charleston , SC
Committee Member Megan N. Ballinger, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Mihaela Teodorescu, MD, MS Madison , WI
Committee Member Theodore F. Reiss, MD, MBE, ATSF New Hope , PA

Proficiency Standards for Pulmonary Function Laboratories Committee

Committee Member David A. Kaminsky, MD Burlington , VT
Committee Member Nirav R. Bhakta, MD, PhD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Teal S Hallstrand, MD, MPH, ATSF Seattle , WA

Program Review Subcommittee

Committee Member Blanca Camoretti-Mercado, PhD Tampa , FL
Committee Member Christopher Carlsten, MD, MPH Vancouver , Canada
Committee Member Gustavo Matute-Bello, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Henry Koziel, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Sara Christina Sadreameli, MD, MHS Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Scott H. Randell, PhD Chapel Hill , NC

Public Advisory Roundtable

Committee Member Tonya Winders Vienna , VA

Publications Policy Committee

Chair Bruce D. Levy, MD, ATSF Boston , MA
Vice Chair Robert M. Tighe, MD Durham , NC
Committee Member Benjamin A. Raby, MPH, MD Newton Center , MA
Committee Member
Editor, AJRCCM
Jadwiga A. Wedzicha, MD, ATSF London , United Kingdom
Committee Member Moira K. B. Whyte, MD, PhD Edinburgh , United Kingdom
Committee Member R William Vandivier, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Tina V. Hartert, MD, MPH, ATSF Nashville , TN

Research Advocacy Committee

Vice Chair Thomas J. Mariani, PhD Rochester , NY
Committee Member Amali E. Samarasinghe, PhD Memphis , TN
Committee Member Andrew P. Fontenot, MD Aurora , CO
Committee Member Claude T. Jourdan Le Saux, PhD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Jennifer Alexander-Brett, MD, PhD Saint Louis , MO
Committee Member Jennifer L. Ingram, PhD Durham , NC
Committee Member Jennifer Trevor, MD Hoover , AL
Committee Member Jose L. Gomez, MS, MD, ATSF Orange , CT
Committee Member Navneet Kaur Dhillon, PhD Kansas City , KS
Committee Member Nizar N. Jarjour, MD, ATSF, CPE Madison , WI

Scientific Advisory Committee

Committee Member Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD, ATSF Hamden , CT
Committee Member Elizabeth F. Redente, PhD Denver , CO
Committee Member Erick Forno, MD, MPH, ATSF Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Janet Lee, MD, ATSF Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Kymberly Mae Gowdy, BS, MS, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Laura E. Crotty Alexander, MD, ATSF San Diego , CA
Committee Member Patricia J Sime, MD, FRCP Richmond , VA
Committee Member Peter H. S. Sporn, MD, ATSF, FCCP Chicago , IL
Committee Member Robert Pickett Dickson, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Stephanie Christenson, MD, MS San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Wei Chen, PhD Pittsburgh , PA

Task Force on Designing Future ATS Conferences

Committee Member Angela Rogers, MD, MPH Stanford , CA
Committee Member Elizabeth F. Redente, PhD Denver , CO
Committee Member James M. Beck, MD, ATSF Aurora , CO
Committee Member Mark S. Forshag, MD, MHA New Orleans , LA
Committee Member Megan N. Ballinger, PhD Columbus , OH
Committee Member Robert M. Tighe, MD Durham , NC

Tobacco Action Committee

Committee Member Elif Dagli, MD Istanbul , Turkey
Committee Member Ilona Jaspers, PhD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Theo J. Moraes, MD, PhD, BSc Toronto , Canada

Training Committee

Committee Member Christine Marie Bojanowski, MD New Orleans , LA
Committee Member Christine M. Freeman, PhD Ann Arbor , MI

Web Editorial Committee

Vice Chair Ann Chen Wu, MD, MPH Lexington , MA
Committee Member
RCMB Assembly
Brian Derris Southern, MD Shaker Heights , OH
Committee Member
Section on Genetics & Genomics
Emma Kaitlynn Allen, PhD Memphis , TN
Committee Member
AII Assembly
Jose L. Gomez, MS, MD, ATSF Orange , CT
Committee Member
Section on Terrorism & Inhalation Disasters
Satya Achanta, DVM, PhD, DABT Durham , NC