SAMBA 2017-2018 Committees

    Affiliations Committee

    Chair: Kumar Belani, MBBS, MS, FAAP 
    belan001@umn.edu

    Vice Chair: Irving Hirsch, MD

    Jeffry Brand, MD
    Victor Davila, MD
    Peter Glass, MD
    Raafat Hannallah, MD
    Girish Joshi, MB, BS, MD
    Beverly Philip, MD
    Arnaldo  Valedon, MD

    Bylaws Committee

    Chair: Christopher Burkle, MD, JD
    burkle.christopher@mayo.edu 

    Members:
    Meena Desai, MD 
    Barbara Gold, MD 
    Arnaldo Valedon, MD

    Michael Walsh, MD

     Clinical Outcomes and Performance Committee

    Chair: Michael Guertin, MD, MBA
    micahel.guertin@osumc.edu

    Members:

    E. Jane Brock, DO
    Shaina Drummond, MD
    Lucinda Everett, MD

    Kiran Kunda, MD
    Deborah Lowery, MD
    Donald Matthews, MD
    Stanford Plavin, MD
    Rosalind Ritchie, MD
    Mark Saxen, DDS

    Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee

    Chair: Girish P. Joshi, MB, BD, MD
    girish.joshi@utsouthwestern.edu

    Steve Butz, MD
    Tammy Carpenter, MD
    Katherine Dobie, MD
    Tong Gan, MD
    Steve Hattamer, MD
    Niraja Raja, MD
    Rebecca Twersky, MD, MPH

    CME Committee

    Chair: Michael O'Rourke, MD
    miorouke@lumc.edu

    Vice Chair: Julius Pawlowski, MD

    Members:
    Fatima Ahmad, MB, BS
    Steve Butz, MD
    Michael Presta, MD
    Platt Niebur, MD
    Beverly Philip, MD
    BobbieJean Sweitzer, MD
    Uduak Williams, MD

    Communications Committee 

    Chair: Kumar Belani, MBBS, MS, FAAP
    belan001@umn.edu

    Board Advisor: Bobbie Jean Sweitzer, MD

    Members:

    David S. Beebe, MD
    Sean E. Hunt, MD
    J. Lance Lichtor, MD
    Stephan Thilen, MD, MS
    Beverly Philip, MD
    Robin H. Schwartz, MD, MBA
    Tacee Walker, MD
    Nancy Wilkes, MD

    Development Committee

    Chair: Basem Abdelmalak, MD
    abdelmb@ccf.org

    Co-Chair: Victor Davila, MD

    Members:

    Kumar Belani, MBBS, MS, FAAP
    Sekar Bhavani, MD
    Meena Desai, MD
    John Dilger, MD
    Tong Gan, MD
    Irving Hirsch, MD
    Alan Marco, MD
    Rosalind Ritchie, MD
    Michael Walsh, MD

    Education Committee

    Chair: Niraja Rajan, MB
    nrajanmd@yahoo.com

    Vice Chair: Christopher Burkle, MD

    Fatima Ahmad, MB, MS
    Sekar Bhavani, MD
    Steven  Butz, MD
    Curtis Choice, MD
    Marjorie Gloff, MD
    Ruchir Gupta, MD
    Alvaro Macias, MD
    Chhaya Patel, MD
    Fred Shapiro, DO
    Ramprasad Sripada, MD
    BobbieJean Sweitzer, MD
    Catherine Tobin, MD
    Connie Khanh Tran, MD
    Richard Urman, MD, MBA

    Finance Committee

    Chair: Dawn Schell, MD
    schelld@ccf.org

    Board Advisor: Irving Hirsch, MD

    Members
    John Gerorge III, MD
    Alan Marco, MD
    Brian Parker, MD

    International Relations Committee

    Chair: Leopoldo Rodriguez, MD
    leopoldo@leopoldorodriguez.com

    Co-Chair: Victor Davila, MD

    Board Advisor: Arnaldo Valedon, MD

    Members:

    Alvaro Andres Macias, MD
    Kumar Belani, MBBS, MS, FAAP
    Sergio Bergese, MD
    Jorge Bayter Marin, MD
    Raafat Hannallah, MD
    Simon Lee, MD
    Radhika Ravi, MD
    Alejandro Recart, MD
    Jorge Rubio, MD
    Richard Urman, MD
    Nancy Wilkes, MD

    Meetings Committee

    Chair: Michael Walsh, MD
    Walsh.michael1@mayo.edu

    Vice Chair: Bobbie Jean Sweitzer, MD
    Vice Chair: Steven Butz, MD

    Fatima Ahmad, MB, BS
    Basem Abdelmalak, MD
    Sekar Bhavani, MD
    Shaina Drummond, MD
    Peter Glass, MD
    Deepak Gupta, MD
    Raafat  Hannallah, MD
    Irving Hirsch, MD
    Adam Jacob, MD
    Alan Marco, MD
    Brian Parker, MD
    Beverly Philip, MD
    Mark Phillips, MD
    James Ramsey, MD
    Steven  Sheinman, MD
    Rebecca Twersky, MD, MPH
    Mary Ann Vann, MD
    Tacee Walker, MD
    Nancy Wilkes, MD
    David Wong, MD
    Jeanne Wong, MD

    Membership Committee 

    Chair: Dawn Schell, MD
    schelld@ccf.org

    Board Advisor: Arnaldo Valedon, MD

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

    Nominations Committee

    Chair: Micahel Walsh, MD
    Walsh.michael1@mayo.edu

    Members:
    Meena Desai, MD
    Alan Marco, MD
    Brain Parker, MD
    Arnaldo Valedon, MD

    Non-Operating Room Anesthesia Committee

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

    Vice Chair: Sekar Bhavani, MD

    Members:
    Basem Abdelmalak, MD
    Kumar Belani, MBBS, MS, FAAP
    Tammy Carpenter, MD
    Ahmad Elsharydah, MD, MBA
    Ruchir Gupta, MD
    Jeffrey Lee, MD
    Maria Michaelis, MD 
    Stephen E. O'Donnell, MD 
    Mark Phillips, MD
    Michael Presta, MD
    Syed Shah, MD
    Mary Anne Vann, MD

    Office-Based Anesthesia Committee

    Chair: Rosalind Ritchie, MD
    rritc3@email.uky.edu

    Vice Chair:
    Michael Lam, MD

    Board Advisor:
    Micahel Walsh, MD


    Members:

    David Barinholtz, MD
    Richard Finder, DMD, MS
    Audrice Francois, MD
    Sherine Hannah, MD
    Steve Hattamer, MD
    Marna Harris, MD
    Dee Isackson, MD, DDS
    Kiera Mason, MD
    Anu Mann, MD
    James Ramsey, MD
    Stephen Smith, MD
    Richard Urman, MS, MBA

    Regional Anesthesia Committee

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

    Vice Chair: Alberto Ardon, MD

    Board Advisor: Fatima Ahmad, MD 

    Members:
    Fatima Ahmad, MD
    Ty Bullard, MD
    Katherine Dobie, MD
    Audrice Francois, MD
    John George III, MD
    Adam Jacob, MD
    Alec Lawrence, MD
    Julius Pawlowski, MD
    William Weisberg, DO
    Sylvia Wilson, MD

    Subcommittee on Resident Section

    Chair: Devang Patel, MD, MBA
    dvpatelmd@gmail.com

    Members:
    Bursian Alberto, MD
    Evan Goodman, MD
    Shayna Patel, MD
    Heena Pranav, MD
    Ashley Reed, MD

    Scientific Papers

    Chair: Ashraf Habib, MB, BCh, MSc, FRCA
    habib001@mc.duke.edu

    Vice Chair: Sirini Pyati, MD

    Members:
    Claude Abdallah, MD, MS 
    David S.Beebe, MD
    Sekar Bhavani, MD
    Katie Bridges, MD
    Curtis Choice, MD
    Victor Davila, MD. 
    Katherine Dobie, MD
    Ahmad Elsharydah, MD, MBA
    Audrice Francois, MD
    Ruchir Gupta, MD
    Alec Lawerence, MD
    Cathrine Tobin, MD
    Radhika Ravi, MD
    Elizabeth Rebello, MD