Thank You to Our Volunteers

We’d like to thank all the individuals who have graciously shared their time and talents in support of the IARS mission. Our volunteers fulfill many crucial roles at IARS, including reviewing grant applications, abstract submissions, session proposals, and more. Please see lists of this year’s volunteers below and click here to express your interest in volunteering!
2018 FARA Reviewers
  • Charles Berde
  • Dan Berkowitz
  • Ansgar M. Brambrink
  • David Clark
  • Michael Crowder
  • Charles Emala
  • Judith Hellman
  • Roger Johns
  • Max Kelz
  • W. Andrew Kofke
  • Peter Nagele
  • Timothy Ness
  • Laura Niklason
  • Yan Xu
  • Jay Yang

2018 IMRA Reviewers
  • Matthias Eikermann
  • Holger Eltzschig
  • Charles Emala
  • Julie Freed
  • Eric Gross
  • Brian P. Head
  • Vesna Jevtovic-Todorovic
  • Max Kelz
  • Angela Meier
  • Peter Nagele
  • Hemal Patel
  • Quintin Quinones
  • Matthias Riess
  • David Roth
  • Kristin Schreiber
  • Creed Stary
  • Robert Whittington

2018 Annual Meeting Abstract Reviewers
  • Claude Abdallah, MD, MSc, Children’s National Health System, Washington, DC
  • Sherif Afifi, MD, FCCM, FCCP, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
  • Avneep Aggarwal, MD, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Ozan Akca, MD, FCCM, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Bill Armstead, PhD, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Ahmed F. Attaallah, MD, PhD, Florida Hospital, Tampa, Florida
  • David W. Barbara, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
  • Karsten Bartels, MD, MS, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado
  • Raquel R. Bartz, MD, MMCI, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina
  • Istvan Batai, PhD, University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary
  • Talia K. Ben-Jacob, MD, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey
  • Suzanne Bennett, MD, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Helene Benveniste, MD, PhD, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Honorio Benzon, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
  • Jeffrey Berman, MD, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Edward Bittner, MD, PhD, MSEd, FCCP, FCCM, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mary Beth Brady, MD, FASE, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Ansgar Brambrink, MD, PhD, New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York
  • Sorin J. Brull, MD, FCARCSI(Hon), Mayo Clinic Florida, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Daniel Bustamante, MD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Arthur Calimaran, MD, University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi
  • Javier Campos, MD, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
  • Keith Candiotti, MD, University of Miami Health System, Miami Beach, Florida
  • Manuel Castresana, MD, Augusta University, Augusta, Georgia
  • Praveen Chahar, MD, FCARCSI, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jean Charchaflieh, MD, MPH, DrPH, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Swapna Chaudhuri, MD, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas
  • Pinxia Chen, MD, St. Luke’s University Hospital and Health Network, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • May L. Chin, MD, George Washington University, Washington, DC
  • Franklyn P. Cladis, MD, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Miguel Cobas, MD, FCCM, University of Miami; Jackson South Community Hospital, Miami, Florida
  • Robert M. Craft, MD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Getulio R. De Oliveira Filho, MD, PhD, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Santa Catarina, Brazil
  • Stacie G. Deiner, MD, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York
  • Ranjit Deshpande, MBBS, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
  • James DiNardo, MD, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Martin Dworschak, MD, MBA, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
  • Tobias Eckle, MD, PhD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado
  • Jesse Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Holger K. Eltzschig, MD, PhD, McGovern School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas
  • Kristin Engelhard, MD, PhD, Johannes Gutenberg-Universitaet, Mainz, Germany
  • Brenda Fahy, MD, MCCM, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida
  • Antolin Flores, MD, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio
  • George Frendl, MD, PhD, FCCM, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Thomas Fuhrman, MD, Bay Pines Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Florida
  • Robert Gaiser, MD, University of Kentucky Health Care, Lexington, Kentucky
  • George Gallos, MD, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York
  • Paul S. Garcia, MD, PhD, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Irina Gasanova, MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
  • Peter Goldstein, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York
  • Haley Goucher Miranda, MD, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas
  • Yaacov Gozal, MD, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Navneet Grewal, MD, McGovern School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas
  • Jeffrey Gross, MD, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Mansfield, Connecticut
  • Satoshi Hagihira, MD, PhD, Osaka Prefectural Osaka General Medical Center, Osaka, Japan
  • Tomoki Hashimoto, MD, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California
  • Ibtesam A. Hilmi, MD, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Markus W. Hollmann, MD, PhD, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Jose Humanez, MD, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
  • Caleb Ing, MD, MS, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York
  • Narasimhan Jagannathan, MD, Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • Taylor Johnston, MD, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York
  • Sean Josephs, MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Kunal Karamchandani, MD, FCCP, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania
  • Mark Keegan, MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Rochester, Minnesota
  • Ashish Khanna, MD, FCCP, FCCM, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Michael Kim, DO, Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
  • Hiroyuki Kinoshita, MD, PhD, Tokushima University Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan
  • Christos A. Koutentis, MBChB, MS, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York , New York
  • Tom C. Krejcie, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
  • Promil Kukreja, MD, PhD, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
  • Vikas Kumar, MBBS, CHSE, Augusta University, Augusta, Georgia
  • Jean Kwo, MD, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Helen Lauro, MD, State University of New York Downstate, New York, New York
  • Jae-Woo Lee, MD, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California
  • Rainer Lenhardt, MD, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Richard J. Levy, MD, FAAP, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York
  • J. Lance Lichtor, MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Angela Lipshutz, MD, MPH, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California
  • Philipp Lirk, MD, PhD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Linda Liu, MD, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California
  • Carlos Mantilla, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Rochester, Minnesota
  • Robert McCarthy, PharmD, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois
  • Stephen McHugh, MD, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Joseph McIssac, MD, Hartford Healthcare, Hartford, Connecticut
  • Jill Mhyre, MD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • John D. Mitchell, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
  • William Mulvoy, MD, MBA, The Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas
  • Paul Myles, MBBS, MPH, MD, FCARCSI, FANZCA, FRCA, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
  • Bhiken Naik, MBBCh, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Edward C. Nemergut, MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Jutta Novalija, MD, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Nancy Nussmeier, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Michael O’Connor, MD, The University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
  • Makoto Ozaki, MD, PhD, Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Christina Pabelick, MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Rochester, Minnesota
  • Paul Pagel, MD, Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Sher-Lu Pai, MD, Mayo Clinic Florida, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Chanannait Paisansathan, MD, The University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
  • Ronald Pauldine, MD, University of Washington Medicine, Seattle, Washington
  • Ronald Pearl, MD, PhD, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California
  • Feyce Peralta, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
  • William Peruzzi, MD, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan
  • Mark Phillips, MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
  • Paul Picton, MD, University of Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Jean-Francois Pittet, MD, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
  • Benedikt Preckel, MD, Academic Medical Center; Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Annette Rebel, MD, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky
  • Elizabeth Rebello, MD, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
  • Mark Rice, MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Matthias Riess, MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Pamela R. Roberts, MD, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Eric Rosero, MD, MSc, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
  • Tetsuro Sakai, MD, PhD, MHA, FASA, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Derek Sakata, MD, University of Utah Health Care, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Roman Schumann, MD, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
  • John Sear, MA, BSc, PhD, MBBS, University of Oxford, Oxford, England
  • Shahzad Shaefi, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Richard Smiley, MD, PhD, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York
  • Roman Sniecinski, MD, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Julia B. Sobol, MD, Columbia University Medical Center; New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York
  • Roshni Sreedharan, MD, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Breandan Sullivan, MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado
  • BobbieJean Sweitzer, MD, FACP, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
  • Madiha Syed, MD, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Ashley Szabo, MD, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Robert Thiele, MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Manuel C. Vallejo, MD, DMD, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
  • Susan Verghese, MD, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC
  • Eugene Viscusi, MD, Jefferson University Hospitals, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Peter Von Homeyer, MD, FASE, University of Washington Medicine, Seattle, Washington
  • Anupama Wadhwa, MBBS, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Gebhard Wagener, MD, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York
  • Michael Wall, MD, FCCM, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Michael Walsh, MD, Mayo Clinic Florida, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Jeffrey D. White, MD, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida
  • Robert Whittington, MD, Columbia University Medical Center; New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York
  • Troy Wildes, MD, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Samrat Worah, MD, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York
  • Samantha Yeap, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
2018 Annual Meeting Poster Moderators
  • Claude Abdallah, MD, MSc
  • Ezeldeen Abuelkasem, MBBCh, MSc
  • Sherif Afifi, MD
  • Yusuke Asakura, MD, MSc, PhD
  • Ahmed Attaallah, MD, PhD
  • Shelly Au, PhD
  • Sinziana Avramescu, MD, PhD, FRCPC
  • David Barbara, MD
  • Raquel Bartz, MD, MMCI
  • Joseph Bavaro, MD
  • Kumar Belani, MD
  • Aymen Benkreira, MD
  • Honorio Benzon, MD
  • Lauren Berkow, MD
  • Jeffrey Berman, MD
  • Daniel Bustamante, MD
  • Swapna Chaudhuri, MD
  • Robert Craft, MD
  • Johanna de Haan, MD
  • James DiNardo, MD
  • Martin Dworschak, MD, MBA
  • Jesse Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH
  • Kristin Engelhard, MD
  • Alex Evers, MD
  • Brenda Fahy, MD, MCCM
  • George Frendl, MD, PhD, FCCM
  • Dragos Galusca, MD, FCCP, FASA
  • Raghuvender Ganta, MD
  • Irina Gasanova, MD
  • Kapil Gupta, MD
  • Ibtesam Hilmi, MD
  • Jose Humanez, MD
  • Eiichi Inada, MD
  • Caleb Ing, MD, MS
  • Sean Josephs, MD
  • Ashish Khanna, MD, FCCP, FCCM
  • Hiroyuki Kinoshita, MD, PhD
  • Sandra L. Kopp, MD
  • Christos Koutentis, MBChB, MS
  • Sabine Kreilinger, MD
  • Tom Krejcie, MD
  • Meghan Lane-Fall, MD, MSHP
  • Elizabeth Lange, MD
  • J. Lance Lichtor, MD
  • Donald Mathews, MD
  • John Mitchell, MD
  • Hiroshi Morimatsu, MD, PhD
  • Jayanta Mukherji, MD
  • Edward Nemergut, MD
  • Jutta Novalija, MD, PhD
  • Detlef Obal, MD, PhD, DESA
  • Michael O’Connor, MD
  • Hiroshi Otake, MD
  • Makoto Ozaki, MD, PhD
  • Chanannait Paisansathan, MD
  • Soumi Pathak, MD
  • Ronald Pearl, MD, PhD
  • Mark Phillips, MD
  • Debra Pulley, MD
  • Sheila Riazi, MD
  • Michael Russell, MD
  • Tetsuro Sakai, MD, PhD, MHA, FASA
  • Derek Sakata, MD
  • Katie Schenning, MD, MPH
  • Roman Schumann, MD
  • John Sear, MD
  • Harish Siddaiah, MD
  • Julia Sobol, MD
  • Ken Solt, MD
  • James Tse, PhD, MD
  • Kathleen Tyson, MD
  • Peter Von Homeyer, MD, FASE
  • Michael Wall, MD, FCCM
  • Samrat Worah, MD
  • Samantha Yeap, MD
  • Masataka Yokoyama, MD
  • Tomoko Yorozu, MD, PhD

 

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