Officers and Committees

Officers & Committees


Officers

Chair-Appointee Beverley J. Sheares, MD, MS New Haven , CT
Chair-Appointee Juan P. Wisnivesky, DrPH, MD Scarsdale , NY
Assembly Chair J. Daryl Thornton, MD, MPH, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Incoming Assembly Chair Susan J. Bartlett, PhD Beaconsfield , Canada
Program Chair Meeta Prasad Kerlin, MD, MS Philadelphia , PA
Program Chair-Elect Minal R. Patel Jacksonville , FL
Planning Chair Curtis H. Weiss, MD, MS Chicago , IL
Nominating Chair Christopher H. Goss, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Web Director Ann Chen Wu, MD, MPH Boston , MA
Working Group Chair
Early Career Professionals
Jared Chiarchiaro, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Working Group Chair
BSHR Survey Review
Michelle Eakin, PhD Baltimore , MD
Working Group Co-Chair
Early Career Professionals
Timothy Amass, MD Providence , RI
Working Group Co-Chair
Evidence Synthesis Methodology (ESM)
Narayan Prabhu Iyer, MD Los Angeles , CA
Working Group Co-Chair
Evidence Synthesis Methodology (ESM)
Kevin C. Wilson, MD, ATSF Westwood , MA
Section Chair
Section on Medical Education
W. Graham Carlos, MD, MSCR, ATSF Brownsburg , IN
Committee Member
PhD & Translational & Basic Science BSHSR Rep
Jean-Marie Bruzzese, PhD Staten Island , NY
Committee Member
Nominating Committee
Colin R. Cooke, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member
Immediate Past Chair
Christopher H. Goss, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Committee Member
Nominating Committee
Erin K. Kross, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member
Science & Innovation Center (SIC) BSHSR Rep
Valerie Gabriella Press, MD, MPH Chicago , IL

Planning Committee

Chair Curtis H. Weiss, MD, MS Chicago , IL
Apprentice Rachel Kohn, MD, MSCE Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Kathryn Artis, MD, MPH Portland , OR
Committee Member Kristin M. Burkart, MD, MSc, ATSF New York , NY
Committee Member Laura C. Feemster, MSc, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Sucharita R. Kher, MD Boston , MA
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 Minal R. Patel, PhD, MPH Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Valerie Gabriella Press, MD, MPH Chicago , IL
Committee Member Jennifer Stevens, MD, MS Cambridge , MA
Committee Member J. Daryl Thornton, MD, MPH, ATSF Cleveland , OH

Program Committee

Chair Meeta Prasad Kerlin, MD, MS Philadelphia , PA
Chair-Elect Minal R. Patel, PhD, MPH Ann Arbor , MI
Apprentice
Apprenticeship Program
Laura Myers Jamaica Plain , MA
Committee Member Andrew J. Admon, MD, MPH, MSc Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Souvik Chatterjee, MD Potomac , MD
Committee Member Deena Kelly Costa, PhD, RN Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Lucas M Donovan, MD, MS Seattle , WA
Committee Member Michelle Eakin, PhD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Juliet Michelle Foster, BSc(Hons), PhD Sydney , Australia
Committee Member James A. Frank, MA, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Garth William Garrison, MD Burlington , VT
Committee Member Margaret M. Hayes, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Karin Hoth, PhD Iowa City , IA
Committee Member Vidya Krishnan, MD, MHS, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Committee Member Jacqueline Marie Kruser, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Anne Catherine Melzer, MD, MS Minneapolis , MN
Committee Member David J. Murphy, PhD, MD Atlanta , GA
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 Valerie Gabriella Press, MD, MPH Chicago , IL
Committee Member Kathleen Jessica Ramos, MD, MS Seattle , WA
Committee Member Isaretta L. Riley, MD, MPH Durham , NC
Committee Member Seppo Rinne, MD, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member Melissa H Roberts, PhD, MS Albuquerque , NM
Committee Member Gregory S. Sawicki, MD, MPH Boston , MA
Committee Member Neeta Thakur, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Alison E. Turnbull, DVM, MPH, PhD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Anna Volerman, MD Chicago , IL
Committee Member Tanya Weinstock, MD CAMBRIDGE , MA

Web Committee

Web Director Ann Chen Wu, MD, MPH Boston , MA
Co-Web Director Laura Myers Jamaica Plain , MA
Committee Member Neha Dangayach, MD New York , NY
Committee Member Michelle Eakin, PhD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Joe K. Gerald, MD, PhD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Dmitriy Golovyan, MD Ridgefield , CT
Committee Member Sucharita R. Kher, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Noah Lechtzin, MD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Sande O. Okelo, PhD, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Jeremy B. Richards, MD, MA, ATSF Brookline , MA
Committee Member Melissa Valerio, PhD, MPH San Antonio , TX

Assembly Members on Other ATS Committees

ATS Committee Chairs

Chair
Patient and Family Education Committee
Jean-Marie Bruzzese, PhD Staten Island , NY
Chair
Training Committee
Kristin M. Burkart, MD, MSc, ATSF New York , NY
Chair
Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee
David Mcavoy Chooljian, MD, JD Loma Linda , CA
Chair
Tobacco Action Committee
Michelle Eakin, PhD Baltimore , MD
Chair
Health Policy Committee
Sarah M. Lyon, MD Philadelphia , PA
Chair
Planning and Evaluation Committee
Molly L. Osborne, MD, PhD, ATSF Portland , OR
Chair
Quality Improvement and Implementation Committee
Bela Patel, MD Houston , TX
Chair
Program Review Subcommittee
Kristin A. Riekert, PhD Baltimore , MD
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
Kathleen M. Akgun, MD, MS Madison , CT
Vice Chair
Drug/Device Discovery and Development
Gregory B. Diette, MD Baltimore , MD
Vice Chair
Patient and Family Education Committee
Vidya Krishnan, MD, MHS, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Vice Chair
Proficiency Standards for Clinical Pulmonary Functions Laboratories
Meredith C. McCormack, MHS, MD Baltimore , MD
Vice Chair
Education Committee
Jakob I. McSparron, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Vice Chair
International Health Committee
Samya Z. Nasr, MD northville , MI
Vice Chair
Health Equality and Diversity Committee
Neeta Thakur, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA
Vice Chair
Education Committee
Tisha S. Wang, MD Los Angeles , CA

Awards Committee

Committee Member David H. Au, MS, MD, ATSF Seattle , WA
Committee Member Alison S. Clay, MD, ATSF Durham , NC
Committee Member Eileen G. Collins, PhD, ATSF Mount Prospect , IL
Committee Member Hayley B. Gershengorn, MD, ATSF Miami , FL
Committee Member Mary C. Kapella, PhD, RN, 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 Kristina A. Crothers, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member
Presidential Appointee
Molly L. Osborne, MD, PhD, ATSF Portland , OR
Committee Member Renee D. Stapleton, MD, PhD, ATSF Burlington , VT
Committee Member J. Daryl Thornton, MD, MPH, ATSF Cleveland , OH

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

Clinicians Advisory Committee

Committee Member Shubha V Srinivas, MD, MPH Vienna , VA

Council of Chapter Representatives

Representative Manoj J. Mammen, MD, ATSF Buffalo , NY
Representative Samya Z. Nasr, MD northville , MI
Representative Lekshmi Santhosh, MD San Francisco , CA
Representative Eric C. Walter, MD, MSc Happy Valley , OR

Documents Development and Implementation Committee

Committee Member Martha E. Billings, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Committee Member Jan L Brozek, MD, PhD Hamilton , Canada
Committee Member Jonathan Iaccarino, MD, MSc Boston , MA
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 S. Wiener, MD, MPH Boston , 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

Vice Chair Jakob I. McSparron, MD Ann Arbor , MI
Vice Chair Tisha S. Wang, MD Los Angeles , CA
Committee Member Lara Bishay, MD, MPH Boston , MA
Committee Member Basak Coruh, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Garth William Garrison, MD Burlington , VT
Committee Member Margaret M. Hayes, MD Boston , MA
Committee Member Tristan J. Huie, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Shazia M. Jamil, MD, ATSF La Jolla , CA
Committee Member Shirin Shafazand, MD, MS Miami , FL

Environmental Health Policy Committee

Committee Member Howard M. Kipen, MD, MPH Piscataway , NJ
Committee Member Meredith C. McCormack, MHS, MD Baltimore , MD

Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee

Chair David Mcavoy Chooljian, MD, JD Loma Linda , CA
Vice Chair Kathleen M. Akgun, MD, MS Madison , CT
Committee Member Sarah Beesley, MD, MSc Salt Lake City , UT
Committee Member Erin Sullivan DeMartino, MD Rochester , MN
Committee Member Roni Grad, MD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member James K. O'Brien, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Kathleen F. Sarmiento, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Leslie Page Scheunemann, MD, MPH Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Elizabeth Sonntag, MD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Alison E. Turnbull, DVM, MPH, PhD Baltimore , MD

Finance Committee

Committee Member Dona J. Upson, MD, MA Albuquerque , NM

Health Equality and Diversity Committee

Chair Neeta Thakur, MD, MPH San Francisco , CA
Vice Chair Juan P. Wisnivesky, DrPH, MD Scarsdale , NY
Committee Member Christian Bime, MD, MSc Tucson , AZ
Committee Member Robyn T. Cohen, MD, MPH Boston , MA
Committee Member Jean G. Ford ARDMORE , PA
Committee Member Maureen George, PhD, RN Wyncote , PA
Committee Member Minal R. Patel, PhD, MPH Ann Arbor , MI
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 Alice M. Boylan, MD Charleston , SC
Committee Member Joe K. Gerald, MD, PhD Tucson , AZ
Committee Member
CCR Representative
Manoj J. Mammen, MD, ATSF Buffalo , NY
Committee Member Kunal Patel, MD, PhD Chapel Hill , NC
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
NUR Program Chair-Elect
Nina Elise Bracken, ACNPC, MSN Chicago , IL
Committee Member
PR Program Chair-Elect
Pat Camp, PT, MS, PhD Vancouver , Canada
Committee Member
CC Program Chair-Elect
C. Terri Lee Hough, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Committee Member
BSHSR Program Chair
Meeta Prasad Kerlin, MD, MS Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member
CP Program Chair
Maryl Kreider, MD Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member
BSHSR Program Chair-Elect
Minal R. Patel, PhD, MPH Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member
TO Program Chair
Anil Vachani, MD, MS Philadelphia , PA

International Health Committee

Vice Chair Samya Z. Nasr, MD northville , MI
Committee Member Neill Adhikari, MD, CM, MSc Toronto , Canada
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 Elisabeth Dianne Riviello, MD, MPH Brookline , MA
Committee Member Richard N. Van Zyl Smit, MBChB, PhD Cape Town , South Africa

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, MD New York , NY
Committee Member Viren Kaul, MD Manlius , NY
Committee Member Jennifer W. McCallister, MD, ATSF Columbus , OH
Committee Member Nandita R. Nadig 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 Pamela L. Mason, BS, ATSF Wilmington , DE
Committee Member Prema R. Menon, MD, PhD Burlington , VT
Committee Member Seppo Rinne, MD, PhD Boston , MA
Committee Member Tina Shah, MD, MPH Atlanta , GA

Nominating Committee

Committee Member Hayley B. Gershengorn, MD, ATSF Miami , FL
Committee Member Hannah Wunsch, MSc, MD Toronto , Canada

Patient and Family Education Committee

Chair Jean-Marie Bruzzese, PhD Staten Island , NY
Vice Chair Vidya Krishnan, MD, MHS, ATSF Cleveland , OH
Committee Member 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

Chair Molly L. Osborne, MD, PhD, ATSF Portland , OR
Committee Member Jeremy B. Richards, MD, MA, ATSF Brookline , MA
Committee Member Christopher G. Slatore, MD Portland , OR
Committee Member J. Daryl Thornton, MD, MPH, ATSF Cleveland , OH

Proficiency Standards for Pulmonary Function Laboratories Committee

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

Program Review Subcommittee

Chair Kristin A. Riekert, PhD Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Susan J. Bartlett, PhD Beaconsfield , Canada
Committee Member Donna Caruthers, PhD, RN North Huntington , PA
Committee Member Adithya Cattamanchi, MD San Francisco , CA
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

Public Advisory Roundtable

Committee Member Tonya Winders Vienna , VA

Publications Policy Committee

Committee Member Jared Chiarchiaro, MD Pittsburgh , PA
Committee Member Eileen G. Collins, PhD, ATSF Mount Prospect , IL
Committee Member
Editor, Annals ATS
Colin R. Cooke, MD Ann Arbor , MI

Quality Improvement and Implementation Committee

Chair Bela Patel, MD Houston , TX
Committee Member Kathryn Artis, MD, MPH Portland , OR
Committee Member Deena Kelly Costa, PhD, RN Ann Arbor , MI
Committee Member Laura C. Feemster, MSc, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Carolyn M. Fruci, MD, PhD Fall River , MA
Committee Member Mark E. Mikkelsen, MSCE, MD Wynnewood , PA
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

Scientific Advisory Committee

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

Survey Review Committee

Chair Christopher H. Goss, MD, MSc Seattle , WA
Committee Member Susan J. Bartlett, PhD Beaconsfield , Canada
Committee Member Ruth Wilner Engelberg, PhD Mercer Island , WA
Committee Member Laura C. Feemster, MSc, MD Seattle , WA
Committee Member Joanna Hart, MD, MS Philadelphia , PA
Committee Member Anuj B Mehta, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Anne Catherine Melzer, MD, MS Minneapolis , MN
Committee Member Kathleen Jessica Ramos, MD, MS Seattle , WA
Committee Member Kristin A. Riekert, PhD Baltimore , MD

Tobacco Action Committee

Chair Michelle Eakin, PhD Baltimore , MD
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 Smita Pakhale, MD, FRCPC, MSCE Ottawa , Canada
Committee Member Krishna P. Reddy, MD, MS Boston , MA
Committee Member Dona J. Upson, MD, MA Albuquerque , NM

Training Committee

Chair Kristin M. Burkart, MD, MSc, ATSF New York , NY
Committee Member Anna K Brady, MD Portland , OR
Committee Member Geoffrey Robert Connors, MD Denver , CO
Committee Member Kathleen Doo, MD New York , NY
Committee Member Ashley G. Henderson, MD Chapel Hill , NC
Committee Member Patricia A. Kritek, MD, EdM Seattle , WA
Committee Member Darlene Nelson, MD Rochester , MN
Committee Member Rachel Quaney, MD COLUMBUS , OH
Committee Member Lekshmi Santhosh, MD San Francisco , CA
Committee Member Nirav G. Shah, MD, ATSF Baltimore , MD
Committee Member Morgan Soffler, DM, MD CHESTNUT HILL , MA

Web Editorial Committee

Vice Chair
BSHSR Assembly Web Director
Ann Chen Wu, MD, MPH Boston , MA
Committee Member
NUR Assembly Web Director
Lauren Castro, APN, MSN, RN Oak Park , IL
Committee Member
Section on Medical Education
Viren Kaul, MD Manlius , NY

Last Reviewed: February 2019