Committees

ASBMT Committees 2016-2017

For information on joining a committee, please contact MaureenKnight@asbmt.org.

VOLUNTEER COMMITTEES

Committee on Cellular Therapy  (Committee Mission and Objectives)
Helen Heslop, MD, Chair  hheslop@bcm.edu 
Marcel van den Brink, MD, PhD, Co-Chair  vandenbm@mskcc.org
A. John Barrett, MD
Catherine Bollard, MD
Colleen Delaney, MD
Ardeshir Ghavamzadeh, MD
Saar Gill, MD, PhD
Jonathan A. Gutman, MD
Aisha N. Hasan, MD
Peiman Hematti, MD
Edwin Horwitz, MD
Saad Kenderian, MD
Marcela Maus, MD, PhD
Robert Negrin, MD
Marcelo C. Pasquini, MD, MS
Asha B. Pillai, MD
Jerome Ritz, MD
Elizabeth J. Shpall, MD
Jakub Tolar, MD, PhD

Committee on Education  (Committee Mission and Objectives)
Mark R. Litzow, MD, Co-Chair   litzow.mark@mayo.edu
Miguel-Angel Perales, MD, Co-Chair  peralesm@mskcc.org
Sita Bhella, MD
Melissa A. Cochran, RN, NP
Luciano J. Costa, MD, PhD
Zachariah DeFilipp
Michael Kent
Shakila P. Khan, MD
Tippu Khan, PharmD
Andreas Klein, MD
Amrita Y. Krishnan, MD
Adriana Malone, MD
Muhammad Mir, MD
Carina Moravec, ARNP
George Selby, MD
Melisa Stricherz, PharmD
D. Kathryn Tierney, PhD, RN
Auro Viswabandya, MD
William A. Wood, MD

Sub-Committee on Web-Based Learning 
     William A. Wood, MD, Chair
     Melissa A. Cochran, RN, NP
     Luciano J. Costa, MD, PhD
     Tippu Khan, PharmD
     Andreas Klein, MD
     Mark R. Litzow, MD
     Miguel-Angel Perales, MD

Committee on Practice Guidelines  (Committee Mission and Objectives)
Paul A. Carpenter, MD, Co-Chair  pcarpent@fredhutch.org
Bipin Savani, MD, Co-Chair  bipin.savani@vanderbilt.edu
Eric Chow, PharmD
Peter T. Curtin, MD
Zack DeFilipp, MD
Suzanne R. Fanning, DO
Mehdi Hamadani, MD
Betty Hamilton, MD
Shahrukh Hashmi, MD, MPH
Yoshi Inamoto, MD
Laura Johnston, MD
Everett Meyer, MD
Mohamad Mohty, MD, PhD
Arnon Nagler, MD, PhD
Mohamed Kharfan-Dabaja, MD
Jeanne M. Palmer, MD, MS
Miguel-Angel Perales, MD
Joseph A. Pidala, MD, MS
J. Douglas Rizzo, MD, MS
Cesar Rodriguez Valdes, MD
Jeffrey R. Schriber, MD
Nina Shah, MD
Paul J. Shaughnessy, MD
John R. Wingard, MD

Committee on Quality Outcomes  (Committee Mission and Objectives)
Roy B. Jones, MD, PhD, Chair  rbjones@mdanderson.org
Navneet Majhail, MD, MS, Co-Chair
Peggy L. Appel, MHA
Javier Bolanos-Meade, MD
Sarah Cooley, MD – ex-offico
Sara Close, PA-C
Helen E. Heslop, MD
Madan Jagasia, MD
Mark Juckett, MD
C. Fred LeMaistre, MD
Leslie Parran, RN
Michael Pulsipher, MD
J. Douglas Rizzo, MD, MS
Janet Sirilla, RN, MSN
Mohammad Sorror, MD
Kimberly E. Thormann, APN

Sub-Committee on Informatics  (Sub-Committee Mission and Objectives)
Roy B. Jones, MD, PhD, Co-Chair  rbjones@mdanderson.org
Charles Martinez, BS, Co-Chair
Sarah Cooley, MD, Co-Chair
Matt Kastigar, MBA
Thomas R. Klumpp, MD
Marcia Latiff
Martin Maiers, BA
David Patton, PA-C, MPAS
Jane Pollack
Dianne M. Reeves, CFRE
Ramona T. Repaczki-Jones, MSE
J. Douglas Rizzo, MD, MS
Keith Stockerl-Goldstein, MD
Richard Vinesett

Committee on RFI  (Committee Mission and Objectives)
Patrick J. Stiff, MD, Chair  pstiff@lumc.edu 
Kent Walters, FACHE, FHFMA, CMPE, Vice Chair  kwalters@mdanderson.org
Stephanie Farnia, MPH
Thomas R. Klumpp, MD
C. Fred LeMaistre, MD
Navneet Majhail MD
Michael Rabin, MBA, MPA
J. Douglas Rizzo, MD, MS
William P. Vaughan, MD

GROUPS REPORTING DIRECTLY TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

2017 Scientific Planning Committee
Marcel van den Brink, MD, PhD, Chair
Bruce Blazar, MD
George Daley, MD, PhD
Hermann Einsele, MD
James L. M. Ferrara, MD
Shinichiro Okamoto, MD
Leo Luznik, MD
Margaret MacMillan, MD

ASBMT Corporate Council  (Mission and Objectives)
Armand Keating, MD, Chair  armand.keating@uhn.on.ca

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS

Steering Committee of the BMT Center
Administrative Directors Special Interest Group
Tonya P. Cox, RN, Chair  tonya.cox@sarahcannon.com
Clint L. Divine, MBA
Leslie S. Parran, RN, MS
Kent H. Walters, FACHE, FHFMA, CMPE 
S. Elizabeth “Sam” Sharf, RN, BSN, CHTC

Steering Committee of the Cord Blood Special Interest Group
Juliet Barker, MBBS, Co-Chair  barkerj@mskcc.org
Elizabeth Shpall, MD, Co-Chair  eshpall@mdanderson.org

Steering Committee of the HCT Value and Health Economics Special Interest Group
Richard Maziarz, Chair  maziarzr@ohsu.edu

Steering Committee of the NP/PA Special Interest Group
Susan Ferrey PA-C, Chair
Paula Cuthrell, CNP, CFNP, Past-Chair
Jackie Dioguardi, PA-C, Chair-Elect
Heather Hylton PA-C
Melissa A. Cochran, RN, NP
Brenda L. Frye, PA-C, DHS
Randi Hoffman, PhD, RN
Carina Moravec, ARNP
Nancy Shreve, APN
Julie E. Wilhauk, DNP, AOCNP, FNP-BC
Amy Joyce, NP
Pamela Paplaham DNP, AOCNP, FNP-BC

Steering Committee of the Pediatric SIG
Michael Pulsipher, MD, Chair   mpulsipher@chla.usc.edu
K. Scott Baker, MD, MS
Steven A. Grupp, MD, PhD
Carrie Kitko, MD
Margaret L. MacMillan, MD, MSc
Julie M. Talano, MD
Michael R. Verneris, MD
Paul Veys, MBBS

Steering Committee of the Transplant Infectious Diseases SIG
Roy F. Chemaly, MD, Chair  rfchemaly@mdanderson.org
Michael Boeckh, MD, PhD, Vice-Chair  mboeckh@fredhutch.org
Aliyah Baluch, MD
Kieren Marr, MD
Janet Englund, MD
Ella Ariza, MD
Sherif B. Mossad, MD

Steering Committee of the Transplant
Nursing Special Interest Group
Christine Rimkus, MSN, Chair  crimkus81@hotmail.com
D. Kathryn (Kate) Tierney, RN, PhD
Suni D. Elgar, RN
Ellen A. Olson, MS, CPNP
Mildred M. Pasek, RN, BA, MM
Chris Rimkus, RN, MSN
Kim Schmit-Pokorny, RN, MSN, OCN
Rosemary Ford, RN, BSN, OCN, ex-officio
Elizabeth Murphy, ED, RN, ex-officio

Steering Committee of the Pharmacy SIG
Alison M. Gulbis, PharmD, Chair  amassaro@mdanderson.org
Tippu S. Khan, PharmD, Past-Chair
Susanne E. Liewer, PharmD
Joseph Bubalo, PharmD
Jeffrey A. Betcher, B.S., PharmD
LeAnne D. Kennedy, PharmD
Alex Ganetsky, PharmD
Amber B. Clemmons, PharmD, BCOP

TASK FORCES

Task Force on Palliative Care  (Task Force Mission and Objectives)
Effie Petersdorf, MD, Chair   epetersd@fredhutch.org
Thomas LeBlanc, MD, Co-Chair
Karen Behm, MDiv
Joyce Biever
Chris Bredeson, FRCPC, MD
Linda Burns, MD
Paul Carpenter, MD
Rachel Cook, MD
Stella Davies, MBBS, PhD
Joachim Deeg, MD
Ellen Denzen (NMDP)
Areej R. El-Jawahri, MD
Laura Finn, MD
Mark Juckett, MD
Joanne Kurtzberg, MD
Mark Litzow, MD
Lih-Wen Man (NMDP)
Pat Martin
Elizabeth (Beth) Murphy (NMDP)
Lisa McNey
Joseph McGuirk, FACP, MD
Jim Omel, MD
Emily Patterson
Miguel-Angel Perales, MD
Karin Porter-Williamson, MD
Judy Ragsdale, MDiv, PhD
Alva Roche-Green
Jamie Von Roenn, MD
Eric Roeland, MD
Lyndsey Runaas, MD
Kathy J Selvaggi, MD
Christian Sinclair, MD
Karen Syrjala, PhD
Christina Ullrich, MD, MPH
Amy Velasquez, RN, BSN
Bill Wood, MD, MPH

Task Force on Bone Marrow Harvest
Farid Boulad, MD, Chair
Phyllis Warkentin, MD
Yossi Schwartz, MD, MPH
Roy Jones, MD, PhD
Dennis Confer, MD
Linda Burns, MD
Ephraim Fuchs, MD, MBA
Chris Bredeson

Business Development Task Force  (Task Force Mission and Objectives)
Sergio Giralt, MD, Chair   GiraltS@mskcc.org
Michael Boeckh, MD, PhD
Christopher Bredeson, MD, MSc
Corey Cutler, MD
Armand Keating, MD
Krishna V. Komanduri, MD
Effie Petersdorf, MD
Fred LeMaistre, MD
Miguel-Angel Perales, MD
Mark R. Litzow, MD

Regulatory and Reimbursement Task Force  (Task Force Mission and Objectives)
James Gajewski, MD, Chair
Michael Lill, MD   lillm@cshs.org
Fred LeMaistre, MD
Stephanie Farnia, MPH
Kathy Lester, PhD

COMMITTEES WITH MEMBERSHIP DETERMINED BY ASBMT BYLAWS

Executive Committee
Christopher Bredeson, MD, MSc, Chair  cbredeson@toh.ca
Juliet N. Barker, MD
Corey S. Cutler, MD, MPH
John DiPersio, MD
Krishna V. Komanduri, MD kkomanduri@med.miami.edu
Effie W. Petersdorf, MD
Robert Korngold, PhD, ex-officio
Marcel van den Brink, MD, 2016 Scientific Planning Committee Chair, ex-officio

Bylaws Committee
Juliet N. Barker, MBBS, Chair
Corey S. Cutler, MD, MPH
Pavan Reddy, MD

Membership Committee
Richard A. Nash, MD, Chair
Patrick J. Stiff, MD  pstiff@lumc.edu
Joseph McGuirk, FACP, MD  jmcguirk@kumc.edu

Nominating Committee
Effie W. Petersdorf, MD, Chair
Christopher Bredeson, MD, M.S.
Krishna V. Komanduri, MD

Publications Committee
Juliet N. Barker, MD, Chair
Corey S. Cutler, MD
John DiPersio, MD
Robert Korngold, PhD, ex-officio