SAMBA 2017-2018 Committees

    Affiliations Committee

    Chair: Kumar Belani, MD 
    belan001@umn.edu

    Vice Chair: Irving Hirsch, M.D.

    Peter Glass, M.D.
    Jeffry Brand, M.D.
    Girish Joshi, M.B.,B.S., M.D.
    Victor Davila, M.D.
    Arnaldo  Valedon, M.D.
    Beverly Philip, M.D.
    Irving Hirsch, M.D.
    Raafat Hannallah, M.D.

     

    Bylaws Committee

    Chair: Christopher Burkle, M.D., J.D.
    burkle.christopher@mayo.edu 

    Members:
    Meena Desai, M.D. 
    Barbara Gold, M.D. 
    Arnaldo Valedon, M.D.

    Michael Walsh, M.D. 

    CME Committee

    Chair: Fatima Ahmad, MD
    fatimaahmad@yahoo.com

    Vice Chair: Julius Pawlowski, M.D.

    Members:
    Brian Parker, M.D. 
    Steve Butz, M.D. 
    Michael Presta, M.D.
    Beverly Philip, M.D.
    BobbieJean Sweitzer, M.D.
    Julius Pawlowski, M.D.
    Uduak Williams, M.D.
    Michael O'Rourke, M.D.

    Communications Committee 

    Chair: Kumar Belani, M.D.
    belan001@umn.edu

    Board Advisor: Bobbie Jean Sweitzer, M.D.

    Members:

    J. Lance Lichtor, M.D.
    Stephan Thilen, M.D., M.S.
    Tacee Walker, M.D.
    Beverly Philip, M.D.
    David S. Beebe, M.D.
    David Dickerson, M.D.
    Nancy Wilkes, M.D.
    Sean E. Hunt, M.D.
    Robin H. Schwartz, M.D., M.B.A.

    Development Committee

    Chair: Basem Abdelmalak, M.D.
    abdelmb@ccf.org

    Co-Chair: Victor Davila, M.D.

    Board Advisor: Michael Walsh, M.D.

    Members:

    Kumar Belani, M.B.,B.S., M.S., M.S.
    Sekar Bhavani, M.D.
    Meena Desai, M.D.
    John Dilger, M.D.
    Tong Gan, M.D.
    Irving Hirsch, M.D.
    Alan Marco, M.D.
    Rosalind Ritchie, M.D.

    Education Committee

    Chair: Niraja Rajan, M.B.
    nrajanmd@yahoo.com

    Vice Chair: Christopher Burkle, M.D.

    Fatima Ahmad, M.B.,B.S.
    Sekar Bhavani, M.D.
    Christopher Burkle, M.D.
    Steven  Butz, M.D.
    Curtis Choice, M.D.
    David Dickerson, M.D.
    Marjorie Gloff, MD
    Jeffrey  Gonzales, M.D.
    Ruchir Gupta, MD
    Alvaro Macias, M.D.
    Chhaya Patel, M.D.
    Niraja Rajan, M.B.
    Catherine Rodziewicz, MD
    Fred Shapiro, D.O.
    Ramprasad Sripada, M.D.
    Bobbie Jean Sweitzer, M.D.
    Catherine Tobin, MD
    Connie Khanh Tran, M.D.
    Richard Urman, M.D., M.B.A.
    Ashutosh Wali, M.B.,B.S.

    Finance and Budget Committee

    Chair: Dawn Schell, M.D.
    schelld@ccf.org

    Board Advisor: Irving Hirsch, M.D.
    Alan Marco, M.D.
    Brian Parker, M.D.
    Curtis Choice, M.D.

    International Relations Committee

    Chair: Leopoldo Rodriguez, M.D.
    leopoldo@leopoldorodriguez.com
    Co - Chair: Victor Davila, M.D.
    Board Advisor: Arnaldo Valedon, M.D.

    Members:

    Gildasio De Oliveira, M.D., M.Sc.
    Raafat Hannallah, M.D.
    Simon Lee, MD
    Alvaro Andres Macias, M.D.
    Jorge Bayter Marin, M.D.
    Radhika Ravi, M.D.
    Alejandro Recart, M.D.
    Leopoldo Rodriguez, M.D.
    Jorge Rubio, M.D.
    Richard Urman, M.D.
    Arnaldo Valedon, M.D.
    Hector Vila Jr., M.D.
    Nancy Wilkes, M.D.

    Meetings Committee

    Chair: Michael Walsh, M.D.

    Vice Chair: Bobbie Jean Sweitzer, M.D.
    Vice Chair: Steven Butz, M.D.

    Fatima Ahmad, M.B.,B.S.
    Michael Walsh, M.D.
    Tacee Walker, M.D.
    Basem Abdelmalak, M.D.
    Mark Phillips, M.D.
    Steven  Sheinman, M.D.
    Irving Hirsch, M.D.
    Mary Ann Vann, M.D.
    David Wong, M.D.
    Jeanne Wong, M.D.
    Deepak Gupta, M.D.
    Shyamala Badrinath, M.D.
    Shaina Drummond, M.D.
    Nancy Wilkes, M.D.
    Sekar Bhavani, M.D.
    James Ramsey, M.D.
    Adam Jacob, M.D.
    Raafat  Hannallah, M.D.
    Brian Parker, M.D.
    Rebecca Twersky, M.D., M.P.H.
    Alan Marco, M.D.
    Beverly Philip, M.D.
    Peter Glass, M.D.

    Membership Committee 

     

    Chair: Dawn Schell, MD


    schelld@ccf.org

     

     

     

    Board Advisor: Arnaldo Valedon, MD

     

     

     

     

     

    Members:
    Meena Desai, M.D.
    Irving Hirsch, M.D.
    Sean E. Hunt, M.D
    Mark Phillips, M.D. 
    Ruchir Gupta, M.D.

      

    Non-Operating Room Anesthesia Committee

    Chair: Srini Pyati, MD
    srinivas.pyati@duke.edu 

    Members:
    Mary Anne Vann, M.D. 
    John Laur, M.D.
    Brian Parker, M.D.
    Jeffrey Lee, M.D. 
    Stephen E. O'Donnell, M.D. 
    Srinivas Pyati, M.D.
    Maria Michaelis, M.D. 
    Sekar Bhavani, M.D.
    Michael Presta, M.D.
    Ruchir Gupta, M.D.
    Basem Abdelmalak, M.D.
    Adam Jacob, M.D.

    Office-Based Anesthesia Committee

    Chair: Rosalind Ritchie, M.D.
    rritc3@email.uky.edu

    Vice Chair:
    Michael Lam, M.D.

    Members:

    James Ramsey, M.D.
    Richard Finder, D.M.D, M.S.
    David Barinholtz, M.D.
    Richard Urman, M.D., M.B.A. 
    Dee Isackson, M.D., D.D.S.
    Sherine Hannah, M.D.
    Audrice Francois, M.D.
    Stephen Smith, M.D.
    Marna Harris, M.D.
    Kiera Mason, M.D.
    Michael Walsh, M.D. 
    Steve Hattamer, M.D. 

    Regional Anesthesia Committee

    Chair: Roy A. Greengrass, M.D.
    greengrass.roy@mayo.edu

    Vice Chair: Alberto Ardon, M.D.

    Board Advisor: Fatima Ahmad, M.D. 

    Members:
    Julius Pawlowski, M.D.
    Ty Bullard, M.D.
    Lisa Warren, M.D.
    Audrice Francois, M.D.
    Fatima Ahmad, M.D.
    Alec Lawrence, M.D.
    Sylvia Wilson, M.D.
    William Weisberg, D.O.
    Adam Jacob, M.D.
    Katherine Dobie, M.D.
    Uma Shastri, M.D. 
    Irina Gasanova, M.D.
    Lisa Jaeger, M.D.
    Arun Prasad, M.D.
    Sherine Hanna, M.D. 

    Subcommittee on Resident Section

    Chairs: Blake Perkins, M.D. and Vijal Patel, M.D.

    Vice Chair: Devang Patel, M.D.
    Board Advisor: Steven Butz

    Scientific Papers

    Chair: Ashraf Habib, M.B.,B.Ch., M.Sc., FRCA
    habib001@mc.duke.edu

    Vice Chair: Ruchir Gupta, M.D.

    Board Advisor: Donald Mathews, MD

    Members:
    Claude Abdallah, M.D., M.S. 
    Audrice Francois, M.D. 
    Victor Davila, M.D. 
    Sekar Bhavani, M.D. 
    Elizabeth Rebello, M.D. 
    David S.Beebe, M.D. 
    Radhika Ravi, M.D. 
    Srini Pyati, M.D. 

    SCOR/Clinical Outcomes and Performance Measures

    Chair: Karen Carlson, M.D., M.B.A.
    kcarlso@emory.edu

    Vice Chair: Michael Guertin, M.D.

    Members:
    Donald Mathews, M.D.

    Lucinda Everett, M.D.
    Rosalind Ritchie, M.D.  
    Deborah Lowery, M.D. 
    Mark Saxen, D.D.S. 
    Kiran Kuna, M.D.
    Irina Gasanova, M.D.
    Jane Brock, D.O.
    Stan Plavin, M.D. 
    Peter Wu, M.D.
    Shaina Drummond, M.D. 

    Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines

    Chair: Girish P. Joshi, M.D.
     girish.joshi@utsouthwestern.edu

    Members:
    Tong Gan, M.D. 
    Rebecca Twersky, M.D., M.P.H. 
    Steve Butz, MD. 
    Niraja Rajan, M.D. 
    Steve Hattamer, M.D.
    Katherine Dobie, M.D.