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AANS Committees and Committee Members


Annual Meeting Committee

Ann Stroink MD, FAANS President
Michael Steinmetz MD, FAANS SPS Chair Elect
Sepideh Amin-Hanjani MD, FAANS Treasurer
Marvin Bergsneider MD, FAANS Local Host
Linda Liau MD, PhD, MBA, FAANS Local Host
Anthony Asher MD, FAANS, FACS AANS President Elect
John Ratliff MD, FAANS, FACS Scientific Program Chair
Regis Haid MD, FAANS AANS Past President
Adam Arthur MD, MPH, FAANS, FACS Past Chair
Michael Wang MD, FAANS Chair
Richard Byrne MD, FAANS Member
Joseph Cheng MD, MS, FAANS Liaison
Ann Marie Bray CMP, LES Staff Liaison
Beth Sartore CAE Staff Liaison

Board of Directors

Ann Stroink MD, FAANS President
E. Sander Connolly MD, FAANS Vice President
E. Chiocca MD, PhD, FAANS Secretary
Sepideh Amin-Hanjani MD, FAANS Treasurer
Anthony Asher MD, FAANS, FACS AANS President Elect
Aviva Abosch MD, PhD, FAANS Director-at-Large
Richard Byrne MD, FAANS Director-at-Large
Joseph Cheng MD, MS, FAANS Director-at-Large
Regis Haid MD, FAANS AANS Past President
Michael Schulder MD, FAANS Director-at-Large
Marjorie Wang MD, MPH, FAANS Director-at-Large
Stacey Wolfe MD, FAANS Director-at-Large
Kenneth Blumenfeld MD, FAANS Regional Director
Mark Iantosca MD, MBA, FAANS Regional Director
Ann Parr MD, PhD, FAANS, FRCSC Regional Director
Sharon Webb MD, FAANS Regional Director
Michael Chabraja Esq. Appointed Officer - Legal Counsel-Parliamentarian
Michael Groff MD, FAANS EX-Officio
John Knightly MD, FAANS EX-Officio
James Rutka MD, PhD, FAANS EX-Officio
Walavan Sivakumar MD, FAANS EX-Officio
Meg Borst Staff Member
Kathryn Dattomo MNA, CAE, CFRE Staff Member
Jennifer Ocampo-Martinez MPA Staff Member
Katie Orrico JD Staff Member
Stefan Rykowski Staff Member
Beth Sartore CAE Staff Member
Kathleen Craig CEO Chief Executive Officer

Bylaws Committee

Michael Chabraja Esq. Parliamentarian/Legal Counsel
Meg Borst Staff
Jamie Ullman MD, FAANS, FACS Chair
Ian Dunn MD, FAANS Member
Andrew Grande MD, FAANS Member
Susan Pannullo MD, FAANS Member
D. Roxanne Todor MD, FAANS Member
Joseph Linzey MD, MS Early Career Member
Evan Luther MD Early Career Member
Jennifer Ocampo-Martinez MPA Staff Liaison

Executive Committee

Ann Stroink MD, FAANS President
E. Sander Connolly MD, FAANS Vice President
E. Chiocca MD, PhD, FAANS Secretary
Sepideh Amin-Hanjani MD, FAANS Treasurer
Anthony Asher MD, FAANS, FACS AANS President Elect
Regis Haid MD, FAANS AANS Past President
Michael Groff MD, FAANS EX-Officio
John Knightly MD, FAANS EX-Officio
James Rutka MD, PhD, FAANS EX-Officio
Michael Chabraja Esq. Parliamentarian/Legal Counsel
Meg Borst Staff Member
Kathryn Dattomo MNA, CAE, CFRE Staff Member
Jennifer Ocampo-Martinez MPA Staff Member
Beth Sartore CAE Staff Member
Kathleen Craig CEO Chief Executive Officer

Finance Committee

Mohamad Bydon MD, FAANS EX-Officio
Michael Groff MD, FAANS EX-Officio
John Knightly MD, FAANS EX-Officio
James Rutka MD, PhD, FAANS EX-Officio
Michael Chabraja Esq. Parliamentarian/Legal Counsel
Sepideh Amin-Hanjani MD, FAANS Chair
Meg Borst Staff
Kathryn Dattomo MNA, CAE, CFRE Staff
Jennifer Ocampo-Martinez MPA Staff
Beth Sartore CAE Staff
Kenneth Blumenfeld MD, FAANS Member
Mohamad Bydon MD, FAANS Member
Richard Byrne MD, FAANS Member
E. Sander Connolly MD, FAANS Member
Praveen Mummaneni MD, FAANS Member
Michael Schulder MD, FAANS Member
Luis Tumialan MD, FAANS Member
Sharon Webb MD, FAANS Member
John Wilson MD, FAANS, FACS Member
Stacey Wolfe MD, FAANS Member
Gregory Zipfel MD, FAANS Member
Kathleen Craig CEO Chief Executive Officer

Membership Committee

Justin Smith MD, PhD, FAANS Chair
Dean Chou MD, FAANS Member
Daniel Couture MD, FAANS Member
Iain Kalfas MD, FAANS Member
David Ormond MD, PhD, FAANS Member
Daniel Orringer MD, FAANS Member
Ryan Stauffer PA-C Member
Andrea Strayer PhD, NP, CNRN Member
Karin Swartz MD, FAANS Member
Joel Beckett MD Early Career Member
Sophie Peeters MD Early Career Member
Virginia Costello Staff Liaison
Beth Sartore CAE Staff Liaison

Nominating Committee

Anthony Asher MD, FAANS, FACS AANS President Elect
Michael Chabraja Esq. Parliamentarian/Legal Counsel
Regis Haid MD, FAANS Chair
Jennifer Ocampo-Martinez MPA Staff
Adam Arthur MD, MPH, FAANS, FACS Member
Praveen Mummaneni MD, FAANS Member
Julie Pilitsis MD, PhD, FAANS Member
Luis Tumialan MD, FAANS Member
Gregory Zipfel MD, FAANS Member
Vincent Traynelis MD, FAANS Liaison
Meg Borst Staff Liaison

Professional Conduct Committee

Frederic Knape Parliamentarian/Legal Counsel
Alex Valadka MD, FAANS, FACS Chair
Stanley Fronczak MD, JD, FAANS(L), FACS, FCLM Member
Marc Mayberg MD, FAANS Member
Karin Muraszko MD, FAANS Member
Alan Scarrow MD, JD, FAANS Member
Chris Taylor MD, MBA, FAANS Member
Shelly Timmons MD, PhD, FAANS, FACS Member
Richard Wohns MD, JD, MBA, FAANS Member
Meg Borst Staff Liaison

Professionalism Subcommittee

Alex Valadka MD, FAANS, FACS Chair
Susan Pannullo MD, FAANS Member
Megan Rajagopal MD Member
Jennifer Sweet MD, FAANS Member
Michael Chabraja Esq. Legal Counsel
Kathleen Craig CEO Staff Liaison

Scientific Program Subcommittee

Michael Steinmetz MD, FAANS Chair-Elect
Adam Arthur MD, MPH, FAANS, FACS Past Annual Meeting Chair
Michael Wang MD, FAANS Annual Meeting Chair
John Ratliff MD, FAANS, FACS Chair
Gregory Zipfel MD, FAANS Vice Chair
Jack Jallo MD, PhD, FAANS Member
Peter Kan MD, MPH, FRCSC, FAANS Member
Mark Mahan MD, FAANS Member
Guy McKhann MD, FAANS Member
Jacques Morcos MD, FAANS, FACS Member
Praveen Mummaneni MD, FAANS Member
Ann Parr MD, PhD, FAANS, FRCSC Member
Parag Patil MD, PhD, FAANS Member
Robin Saiki DNP, ACNP-BC Member
Jason Sheehan MD, PhD, FAANS Member
Jonathan Sherman MD, FAANS Member
Babu Welch MD, FAANS Member
Alice Edwards PA-C Liaison
Bharat Guthikonda MD, MBA, FAANS, FACS Liaison
Jay Howington MD, FAANS, FACS Liaison
Robert Naftel MD, FAANS Liaison
Eve Tsai MD, PhD, FAANS Liaison
Isaac Yang MD, FAANS Liaison
Aurora Cruz MD, MBA Early Career Member
Michael Mooney MD Early Career Member
Ann Marie Bray CMP, LES Staff Liaison
Samantha Luebbering Staff Liaison

Strategic Planning Committee

Michael Groff MD, FAANS EX-Officio
John Knightly MD, FAANS EX-Officio
Anthony Asher MD, FAANS, FACS Chair
Meg Borst Staff
Jennifer Ocampo-Martinez MPA Staff
Aviva Abosch MD, PhD, FAANS Member
Adam Arthur MD, MPH, FAANS, FACS Member
Richard Byrne MD, FAANS Member
Mark Iantosca MD, MBA, FAANS Member
Ann Parr MD, PhD, FAANS, FRCSC Member
James Rutka MD, PhD, FAANS Member
Walavan Sivakumar MD, FAANS Member
Michael Wang MD, FAANS Member
Michael Chabraja Esq. Legal Counsel
Kathleen Craig CEO Staff Liaison
Beth Sartore CAE Staff Liaison

Van Wagenen Fellowship Committee

Ann Stroink MD, FAANS President
Anthony Asher MD, FAANS, FACS AANS President Elect
Regis Haid MD, FAANS AANS Past President
Michael Park MD, PhD, FAANS Senior Convener
Andrew Grande MD, FAANS Junior Convener
Kathryn Dattomo MNA, CAE, CFRE Staff
Michael Groff MD, FAANS Member
Lauren Coleman Staff Liaison

Van Wagenen Selection Committee

David Ormond MD, PhD, FAANS Senior Member
Kathryn Dattomo MNA, CAE, CFRE Staff
Ben Waldau MD, FAANS Chair
Lauren Coleman Staff Liaison

Special Committee

AANS Neurosurgeon Editorial Board

Aruna Ganju MD, FAANS Editor
Christopher Neal MD, FAANS Associate Editor
Michael Jin Medical Student
James Seungwon Yoon Medical Student
Marjorie Wang MD, MPH, FAANS Board Liaison
Sharona Ben-Haim MD, FAANS Member
Bernard Bendok MD, FAANS Member
Andrew Carlson MD, MS, FAANS Member
Odette Harris MD, MPH, FAANS Member
Kristin Huntoon PhD DO Member
Isaac Karikari MD, FAANS Member
Kathryn Ko MD, FAANS(L) Member
Lisa Mulligan MD, FAANS Member
Jay Nathan MD Member
Michael Oh MD, FAANS Member
Cara Rogers DO Member
Jeffrey Tomlin MD, FAANS Member
Hanna Kemeny MD Liaison
Mark Youngblood MD Liaison
Laura McGuire MD Early Career Member
Christina Wright MD Early Career Member
Kathryn Dattomo MNA, CAE, CFRE Staff Liaison

Advanced Practitioner Education Subcommittee

Danielle Brown PA-C Co-Chair
Michael Wang MD, FAANS Co-Chair
Carolina Benjamin MD Member
Mandy Binning MD, FAANS Member
Kenneth Crandall MD, FAANS Member
Natalie Hall MSN, APRN, FNP-C, ANVP-BC Member
Laura Prado DNP, NP Member
Ana Redington PA Member
Brandon Reicks PA Member
Angela Richardson MD, PhD Member
Atsuhiro Saisho PA Member
Scott Simon MD, FAANS Member
Shannon Gignac Staff Liaison
Samantha Luebbering Staff Liaison
Beth Sartore CAE Staff Liaison

CME Subcommittee

Gregory Zipfel MD, FAANS Chair
Wenya Linda Bi MD, PhD Member
Avery Buchholz MD, FAANS Member
Silky Chotai MD Member
Atman Desai MD, MA, FAANS Member
Kevin Huang MD Member
Scott Wait MD, FAANS Member
Samantha Luebbering Staff Liaison
Beth Sartore CAE Staff Liaison

Digital Communication Subcommittee

Isaac Yang MD, FAANS Chair
Gregory Basil MD Member
Andrew Chan MD Member
Andrew Chan MD Member
Lindy Drollinger NP-C Member
Christopher Graffeo MD Member
Raqeeb Haque MD, FAANS Member
Pascal Jabbour MD, FAANS Member
Anais Jimenez CPC Member
John Schroeder Staff Liaison

Digital Engagement Committee

Marjorie Wang MD, MPH, FAANS Board Liaison
Richard Byrne MD, FAANS Chair
Adam Arthur MD, MPH, FAANS, FACS Member
Mark Bain MD, FAANS Member
Gregory Basil MD Member
Bernard Bendok MD, FAANS Member
Sheri Dewan MD, FAANS Member
David Dornbos MD Member
Sonia Eden MD, FAANS Member
Omar Gomez Valdes MD Member
Ciara Harraher MD FAANS Member
Michael Ivan MD, FAANS Member
Walavan Sivakumar MD, FAANS Early Career Member
Isaac Yang MD, FAANS Early Career Member
John Schroeder Staff Liaison

Digital User Experience Subcommittee

Laura Snyder MD, FAANS Resident/Fellow
Adam Arthur MD, MPH, FAANS, FACS Chair
Frederick Barker MD, FAANS, FACS Member
Erica Bisson MD, FAANS Member
Andrew Grande MD, FAANS Member
Gerald Grant MD, FAANS Member
Laura McGuire MD Member
Michael Steinmetz MD, FAANS Member
John Schroeder Staff Liaison

Diversity Committee

Aviva Abosch MD, PhD, FAANS Chair
Sepideh Amin-Hanjani MD, FAANS Member
Frederick Barker MD, FAANS, FACS Member
Erica Bisson MD, FAANS Member
William Curry MD, FAANS Member
Sheri Dewan MD, FAANS Member
Aruna Ganju MD, FAANS Member
Holly Gilmer MD, FAANS Member
Arnett Klugh MD, FAANS Member
Linda Liau MD, PhD, MBA, FAANS Member
N. Nicole Moayeri MD, FAANS Member
Julie Pilitsis MD, PhD, FAANS Member
Patricia Raksin MD, FAANS Member
Hai Sun MD, PhD Member
Michael Wang MD, FAANS Member
Babu Welch MD, FAANS Member
Jennifer Ocampo-Martinez MPA Staff Liaison

Early Career Neurosurgeons Committee

Beth Sartore CAE AANS Staff Liaison
Danielle Miyagishima Medical Student
Virginia Costello Staff
Christopher Graffeo MD Vice Chair
Wenya Linda Bi MD, PhD Member
Andrew Grande MD, FAANS Member
Katherine Holste MD Member
Anna Huguenard MD Member
Karthik Madhavan MD Member
Michael McDowell MD Member
Julie Pilitsis MD, PhD, FAANS Member
Jonathan Rasouli MD Member
James Wright MD Member

Education Committee

Jack Jallo MD, PhD, FAANS Chair
Stacey Wolfe MD, FAANS Vice Chair
Gregory Zipfel MD, FAANS Vice Chair
Frederick Barker MD, FAANS, FACS Member
Danielle Brown PA-C Member
Richard Chua MD, FAANS, FACS Member
R. Webster Crowley MD, FAANS Member
Ian Dunn MD, FAANS Member
Adrian Laxton MD, FAANS Member
Allan Levi MD, PhD, FAANS, FACS Member
Russell Lonser MD, FAANS Member
Julie Pilitsis MD, PhD, FAANS Member
Scott Rahimi MD, FAANS Member
Erol Veznedaroglu MD, FAANS, FACS, FAHA Member
Michael Wang MD, FAANS Member
Laura Prado DNP, NP Liaison
Shervin Rahimpour MD Early Career Member
Samantha Luebbering Staff Liaison
Beth Sartore CAE Staff Liaison

Ethics Committee

Michael Chabraja Esq. Parliamentarian/Legal Counsel
Meg Borst Staff
Vincent Traynelis MD, FAANS Chair
Elana Farace PhD Member
Judy Huang MD, FAANS Member
Cormac Maher MD, FAANS Member
Hanna Algattas MD Early Career Member
Jennifer Ocampo-Martinez MPA Staff Liaison

Practice Management Committee

Luis Tumialan MD, FAANS Chair
Owoicho Adogwa MD, MPH Member
Ciara Harraher MD FAANS Member
John Knightly MD, FAANS Member
Laura Ngwenya MD PhD, FAANS Member
Mark Oppenlander MD, FAANS Member
Jeremy Phelps MD, MBA, FAANS Member
Cara Sedney MD, FAANS Member
Michael Steinmetz MD, FAANS Member
Cheerag Upadhyaya MD, FAANS Member
Monica Wehby MD, FAANS Member
Vin Shen Ban MD Early Career Member
Tsinsue Chen MD, FAANS Early Career Member
Samantha Luebbering Staff Liaison
Susan Shannon Staff Liaison

Governance

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