Officers & Committees

 

Officers

President - Laura Finn, MD
 
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President-Elect - Linda Ernst, MD
 
Past-President -  Debra Heller, MD
  
Secretary - M. Cristina Pacheco, MD
 
Jefferson Terry | BC Children's Hospital Research Institute
Secretary-Elect - Jefferson Terry, MD, PhD, FRCPC
 
Treasurer - Chandra Krishnan, MD
 

 Board of Directors

Sanda Alexandrescu, MD (2023) 
Raffaella Morotti, MD (2023) 
Vivekanand Singh, MD (2023) 
Nina Tatevian, MD, PhD (2023)  
Bruce Pawel, MD (2024) 
Lisa Teot, MD (2024) 
Sara Vargas, MD (2024)
Fusun Gundogan, MD (2025)
Kyle Kurek, MD (2025)
Jennifer Picarsic, MD (2026)
Karen Chisholm, MD, PhD (2026)
Committees
 
Education Committee 
Lauren Parsons, MD (Chair, 2026) 
Amy Coffey, MD (2024)
Consolato Sergi, MD, PhD, MPH, FRCPC, FCAP 
Shirpa Garg, MD (2025)
Shahrazad Saab, MD (2025)
Larry Wang, MD, PhD (2026)
Sam Sirotnikov, DO* (2023)
 
Workshop Subcommittee 
Jessica Davis, MD (Chair, 2023) 
Juan Putra, MD (2023) 
Amy Treece, MD (2023) 
Jose Velazquez-Vega, MD (2023) 
Mohan Narasimahmurthy, MD (2024) 
Hector Monforte, MD (2024)
Oscar Lopez-Nunez (2026)
Sandy Cope-Yokoyama, MD (2026)
 
Symposium Subcommittee 
Jiancong Liang, MD, PhD (Chair, 2023) 
Alexandra Kovach, MD (2023) 
Teresa Santiago, MD (2023) 
Dehua Wang, MD (2026)
Lea Surry, MD (2026)
 
Slide Survey Subcommittee 
Bradford Siegele, MD, JD (Chair, 2025) 
Jenna Bodmer (2026)
Fang Bu, MD (2023) 
Ahmed Gilani, MD, PhD (2023) 
Anna Lee, MD (2023) 
Huiying Wang, MD (2023) 
Jessica Hata, MD (2024)
Caitlin Alexander, MD (2024)
Shannon Kelley, MD (2025)
Erik Nohr, MD (2024)
Julie Fanburgh-Smith, MD (2026)
Anita Nagy (2026)
Athena Chen (2026)
Ali Saad, MD (2026)
 
Fellowship Committee 
Amer Heider, MD (Chair, 2024)
Peter Abasolo, MD (2023) 
Iram Siddiqui, MBBS, MSc, FRCPC (2023) 
Kyle Kurek, MD (2024) 
Hernan Correa, MD (2024) 
Mai (Mike) He, MD, PhD (2024)
Ameet Thaker, MD (2025)
Phil Katzman, MD (2025)
Shannon Kelley, MD (2025)
Nahir Cortes Santiago, MD, PhD (2026)
Maria Queenan, MD (2026)
Daniel Leino, MD, MPH (2026)
Ashlie Rubrecht, MD* (2023)
 
Finance Committee 
Jennifer Black, MD (Chair, 2024) 
Chandra Krishnan, MD (Treasurer/Board Liaison, 2024) 
Rebecca Collins, MD (2023) 
David Berger, MD (2024) 
Kim Hazard, MD (2024) 
Nitin Wadhwani, MD (2024)
Matthew Stark, MD (2026)
Jacob Havens, DO* (2023)
 
Informatics & Communication Committee 
Michael Arnold, MD, PhD (Chair, 2026) 
Sonja Chen, MD 
Miriam Conces, MD (2023) 
Archana Shenoy, MD (2023) 
Mercia Gondim, MD (2024)
Charlotte Kim, MD (2025)
Katelyn Dannheim, MD (2025)
Jason Wang, MD (2026)
Jonathan Bush, MD, FRCPC (2026)
Elizabeth Doughty, MD, PhD* (2023)

 

Membership Committee 
Erin Rudzinski, MD (Chair, 2023) 
Soo-Jin Cho, MD, PhD (2023) 
Elizabeth Williams, MD (2023) 
Shunyou Gong, MD, PhD (2024) 
Cynthia Welsh, MD (2025)
Alex Feldman, MD (2026)
Kudakwashe Chkwava, MD (2026)
Lauren Kroll-Wheeler, MD* (2023)
 
Perinatal Committee 
Eumenia Castro, MD, PhD (Chair, 2024) 
Rebecca Baergen, MD (Board Liaison, 2025) 
Mana Parast, MD, PhD (2025) 
Sanjita Ravishankar, MD (2025)   
Paoloa Bonasoni (non-voting member, 2023) 
Rebecca Linn, MD (2023) 
Jie Zhang, MD (2024) 
Drucilla Roberts, MD (2024)
Francois Cady, MD (2025)
Stefan Kostadinov, MD (2025)
Katte Carreon, MD (2025)
Jessica Comstock, MD (2025)
Alysa Poulin, MD, PhD (2026)
Brett Kurpiel, MD* (2023)
 
Practice Committee 
Dolores Lopez-Terrada, MD, PhD (Chair, 2023) 
Lora Darrisaw, MD (2023) 
Portia Kreiger, MD (2023) 
Vinay Prasad, MD (2023) 
Sherri Besmer, MD (2024) 
Veena Rajaram, MD (2024)
Alanna Church, MD (2025)
Matthew Keisling, DO (2026)
Randall Craver, MD (2026)
Bonnie Cole, MD (2026)
James Roberts, MD* (2023)
 
Publications Committee 
Bruce Pawel, MD (Chair, 2026) 
Pierre Russo, MD (Ex-Officio/Editor-in-Chief)
Geling Li, MD (2023) 
Kerby Oberg, MD, PhD (2023) 
Bruce Pawel, MD (2023) 
Sarangarajan Ranganathan, MD (2023) 
Naseem Uddin, MD (2023) 
Abdul Shakoor, MD (2024) 
Christof Senger, MD, FRCPC (2024)
Nina Tatevian, MD, PhD (2025)
Raja Rabah, MD (2025)
Sheng Mei Zhou, MD (2025)
Eric Cochran, MD (2025)
Amelia Sybenga, DO (2026)
Karl Grenier, MD, PhD* (2023)
 
Research & Awards Committee 
Ben Wilkins, MD, PhD (Chair, 2026) 
Karen Chisholm, MD, PhD (Abstract Director)
Selene Koo, MD, PhD (Awards Director, 2025)
Terry Morgan, MD, PhD (2024) 
Rachel Mariani, MD (2023) 
Zhongxin Yu, MD (2023) 
Shengmei Zhou, MD (2023) 
William Parks, MD (2024) 
Serena Tan, MD (2024) 
Jennifer Pogoriler, MD, PhD (2025)
Claudia Salgado, MD, PhD (2026)
Dina El Demellawy, MD, PhD (2026)
Chrisopher Sande* (2023)
 
 
 
*Junior Member
 

Each committee member is required to complete a disclosure to identify any possible conflicts of interest.  If a conflict exists, membership on the committee may need to be re-evaluated.
 

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