SAMBA 2016-2017 Committees

    Many committees will be meeting as part of the SAMBA 32nd Annual Meeting from May 4-6, 2017 in Scottsdale, AZ. To view the current schedule of meetings, please click here

    Affiliations Committee

    Chair: Kumar Belani, MD 
    belan001@umn.edu

    Vice Chair: Irving Hirsch, M.D.

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

    Annual Meeting Committee

    Chair: Brian Parker, MD
    parkerb1@ccf.org

    Vice Chair: Michael Walsh, M.D.

    BobbieJean, Sweitzer, M.D.
    Irving Hirsch, M.D.
    Fatima Ahmad, M.B.,B.S.
    Mary Ann, Vann, M.D.
    David Wong, M.D.
    Ana Lucia Pappas, M.D.
    Jean Wong, M.D.
    Deepak Gupta, M.D., B.A.
    Basem Abdelmalak, M.D.
    Mark Phillips, M.D.
    Martha Zorko Szabo, M.D.
    Steven Sheinman, M.D.
    Tacee Walker, M.D.
    Shyamala Badrinath, M.D.
    Shaina Drummond, M.D.

    Awards Committee

    Members:
    Beverly Philip, M.D.
    Brian Parker, M.D.
    Rebecca Twersky, M.D., M.P.H.
    Barbara Gold, M.D.
    Alan Marco, M.D.

    Bylaws Committee

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

    Members:
    Meena Desai, M.D. 
    Barbara Gold, M.D. 
    Christopher Burkle M.D., J.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

    Members:
    J. Lance Lichtor, M.D.
    Beverly Philip, M.D. 
    BobbieJean Sweitzer, M.D. 
    Stephan Thilen, M.D., M.S. 
    Jean Wong, M.D. 
    David S. Beebe, M.D. 
    Tacee Walker, M.D.  

    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. 
    Brian Parker, M.D. 
    Alan Marco, M.D. 
    Lydia Conlay, M.D., Ph.D. 
    Tong Gan, M.D. 
    Rosalind Ritchie, M.D. 
    Meena Desai, M.D. 
    Irving Hirsch, M.D. 
    John Dilger, M.D. 

    Education Committee

    Chair: Niraja Rajan, M.B.

    nrajanmd@yahoo.com

    Vice Chair: Christopher Burkle, M.D.

    BobbieJean Sweitzer, M.D. 
    Ana Lucia Pappas, M.D.
    Fatima Ahmad, M.B.,B.S.
    Claude Abdallah, M.D., M.S.
    Catherine Rodziewicz, M.D.
    Sekar Bhavani, M.D. 
    Jeffrey Gonzales, M.D.
    Catherine Tobin, M.D.
    Fred Shapiro, D.O.
    Connie Khanh Tran, M.D.
    Ramprasad Sripada, M.D.
    Ashutosh Wali, M.B., B.S.
    Ruchir Gupta, M.D. 
    Mary Ann Vann, M.D. 
    Jean Wong, M.D. 
    Richard Urman, M.D. 

    Finance and Budget Committee

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

    Board Advisor: Irving Hirsch, M.D.

    Brian Parker, M.D.
    Alan Marco, M.D.

    Frontiers Lectureship

    Brian Parker, M.D.
    parkerb1@ccf.org

    Members:
    BobbieJean Sweitzer, M.D.
    Peter Glass, M.D. 
    Michael Walsh, M.D.
    Lydia Conlay, M.D., Ph.D.
    Meena Desai, 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:
    Raafat Hannallah, M.D. 
    Kumar Belani, M.B.,B.S., M.S., M.S.
    Gail Granowitz, M.D.
    Radhika Ravi, M.D. 
    Jorge Rubio, M.D. 
    Hector Vila Jr., M.D. 
    Sergio Bergese, M.D. 
    Leopoldo Rodriguez, M.D. 
    Nancy Wilkes, M.D.
    Alvaro Andres Macias, M.D.
    Jorge Bayter Marin, M.D.

    Membership Committee 

    Chair: Arnaldo Valedon, M.D.


    avaledon@bellatlantic.net


     

    Vice Chair: Dawn Schell, M.D.

     

     

    Members:
    Brian Parker, M.D. 

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



    Mid-Year Meeting Committee 

     Chair: BobbieJean Sweitzer, M.D.
    bobbie.sweitzer@northwestern.edu

    Vice Chair: Sekar Bhavani, M.D.

    Members:
    Brian Parker, M.D.
    Michael Walsh, M.D.
    Steven Butz, M.D. 
    Gildasio De Oliveira, M.D., M.Sc.
    Donald Mathews, M.D.
    Nancy Wilkes, M.D.
    Lisa Warren, M.D.
    Sekar Bhavani, M.D. 
    James Ramsey, M.D.
    Adam Jacob, 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. 

    Society Website

    Chair: David M. Dickerson, M.D.
    dickerson.dave@gmail.com

    Board Advisor:BobbieJean Sweitzer, M.D. 

    Members:
    Nancy Wilkes M.D. 
    Robert Helfand, M.D. 
    Robin H. Schwartz, M.D., M.B.A 
    Tacee Walker, 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.