ASBMT Committees 2017-2018

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Committee on Cellular Therapy  (Committee Mission and Objectives)
Helen Heslop, MD, Chair 
Marcel van den Brink, MD, PhD, Co-Chair
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
William A. Wood, MD, Co-Chair 
Syed Abutalib, MD
Sita Bhella, MD
Melissa A. Cochran, RN, NP
Luciano J. Costa, MD, PhD
Zachariah DeFilipp, MD
Michael Kent, MD
Shakila P. Khan, MD
Andreas Klein, MD
Amrita Y. Krishnan, MD
Adriana Malone, MD
Miguel-Angel Perales, MD
George Selby, MD
Melisa Stricherz, PharmD
D. Kathryn Tierney, PhD, RN
Auro Viswabandya, MD

Committee on Practice Guidelines  (Committee Mission and Objectives)
Paul A. Carpenter, MD, Co-Chair
Bipin Savani, MD, Co-Chair
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
Hien Liu, MD
Everett Meyer, MD
Mohamad Mohty, MD, PhD
Arnon Nagler, MD, PhD
Mohamed Kharfan-Dabaja, MD
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)
Navneet Majhail, MD, MS, Co-Chair 
Mark Juckett, MD, Co-Chair  
Javier Bolanos-Meade, MD
Sara Close, PA-C
Helen E. Heslop, MD
Madan Jagasia, MD
C. Fred LeMaistre, MD
Michael Pulsipher, MD
J. Douglas Rizzo, MD, MS
Mohammad Sorror, MD
Kimberly E. Thormann, APN 

Sub-Committee on Informatics  (Sub-Committee Mission and Objectives)
Charles Martinez, BS, Co-Chair
Mitchell Horwitz, MD, Co-Chair
Vincent Ho, MD  
Matt Kastigar, MBA
Thomas R. Klumpp, MD
Marcia Latif, BS, MPH
Martin Maiers, BA
Navneet Majhail, MD
Matt Prestegaard, BA 
Ramona T. Repaczki-Jones, MSE
J. Douglas Rizzo, MD, MS
Keith Stockerl-Goldstein, MD
Marcie Riches, MD, MS

Committee on RFI  (Committee Mission and Objectives)
Patrick J. Stiff, MD, Chair 
Kent Walters, FACHE, FHFMA, CMPE, Vice Chair
Thomas R. Klumpp, MD
C. Fred LeMaistre, MD
Navneet Majhail MD
Michael Rabin, MBA, MPA
J. Douglas Rizzo, MD, MS
William P. Vaughan, MD


2018 Scientific Planning Committee
Jerome Ritz, MD, PhD, Chair
Catherine Bollard, MD
Stephen Forman, MD, FACP
Stefanie Sarantopoulos, MD, PhD
Sophie Paczesny, MD
Robert Jenq, MD
Miguel-Angel Perales, MD

ASBMT Corporate Council  (Mission and Objectives)
Armand Keating, MD, Chair


Steering Committee of the BMT Center
Administrative Directors Special Interest Group
Kent H. Walters, FACHE, FHFMA, CMPE, Chair
Tonya P. Cox, RN,
Clint L. Divine, MBA,
Myrlena Lee, MBA,
Sandra D.Rudolph, MSN, MPh, 

Steering Committee of the Cord Blood Special Interest Group
Juliet Barker, MD, Co-Chair,
Elizabeth Shpall, MD, Co-Chair,
Joanne Kurtzberg, MD
Claudio Brunstein, MD, PhD
Colleen Delaney, MD
Filippo Milano, MP, PhD
Ioannis Politikos, MD

Steering Committee of the HCT Value and Health Economics Special Interest Group
Richard Maziarz, Chair
Linda J. Burns, MD, Co-Chair
Rocky Billups, MS 
Greg Yanik, MD
Guillermo Ruiz-Arguelles, MD, FRCP
Theresa Hahn, PhD
Rebecca Tombleson, PharmD
Dave Vanness, PhD  (consultant)

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

Steering Committee of the Pediatric SIG
Michael Pulsipher, MD, Chair
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
Michael Boeckh, MD, PhD, Vice-Chair
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
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
LeAnne Kennedy, PharmD, Chair
Kamakshi Rao, PharmD, Chair-Elect
Alison M. Gulbis, PharmD, Immediate Past Chair
Jeffrey Betcher, RPh
Amber Clemmons, PharmD
Alex Ganetsky, PharmD
Zahra Mahmoudjafari, PharmD 

Steering Committee of the HCT Survivorship SIG 
Shahrukh Hashmi, MD, Co-chair
Linda Burns, MD, Co-chair
Areej Al-Jawahri, MD
Scott Baker, MD, MS
Lauren Brister, MSN, NP-C, AOCNP
Christy Duncan, MD
Adetola Kassim, MD, MS
Stephanie Lee, MD, MPH
Robert Lisac
Debra Lynch Kelly, PhD, RN, OCN
Karen Syrjala, PhD



Business Development Task Force  (Task Force Mission and Objectives)
Sergio Giralt, MD, Chair
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
Fred LeMaistre, MD
Stephanie Farnia, MPH
Kathy Lester, PhD


Executive Committee
Krishna V. Komanduri, MD, Chair,
Corey S. Cutler,, MD, MPH, Treasurer
John DiPersio, MD, PhD, President-Elect
Navneet Majhail, MD, MS, Vice President
Miguel-Angel Perales, MD, Secretary 
Christopher Bredeson, MD, MS, Immediate Past-President
Robert Korngold, PhD, ex-officio
Jerome Ritz, MD, 2018 Scientific Planning Committee Chair, ex-officio

Bylaws Committee
Collen Delaney, MD, Chair
Joachim Deeg, MD
William R. Drobyski, MD

Membership Committee
Patrick J. Stiff, MD, Chair
Joseph McGuirk, FACP, MD
Mary Flowers, MD

Nominating Committee
Christopher Bredeson, MD, MS, Chair
Krishna V. Komanduri, MD
John DiPersio, MD, PhD

Publications Committee
Miguel Perales, MD, Chair peralesm@MSKCC.ORG
Joseph Antin, MD
Edward Copelan, MD
Corey S. Cutler, MD
Navneet Majhail, MD
Bipin Savani, MD
Robert Korngold, PhD, ex-officio