2018 Board of Directors/Leadership

TSF Board of Directors

Douglas E. Wood, MD – President Term Ends 2019, Board Term Ends 2020
Joseph E. Bavaria, MD – Vice President Term Ends 2019, Board Term Ends 2020
Shanda H. Blackmon, MD – Treasurer Term Ends 2019, Board Term Ends 2020
Joseph F. Sabik, III, MD – Secretary Term Ends 2019, Board Term Ends 2019
Mark S. Allen, MD – Board Term Ends 2019
David A. Fullerton, MD – Term Ends 2019
Robert S. D. Higgins, MD – Term Ends 2020
Virginia R. Litle, MD – Term Ends 2021
Thomas E. MacGillivray, MD – Term Ends 2021
Keith S. Naunheim, MD – Board Term Ends 2019
Vinod Thourani, MD – Term Ends 2021


2019 TSF Research Awards Committee:

Bharat Ankit, MD
Pavan Atluri, MD
Matthew J. Bott, MD
Edward Cantu, III, MD
Juan A. Crestanello, MD – Chair
Elizabeth A. David, MD
Jessica S. Donington, MD
Cherie P. Erkmen, MD
Farhood Farjah, MD
Mark K. Ferguson, MD
Mario F. L. Gaudino, MD
Ravi K. Ghanta, MD
Thomas G. Gleason, MD
Danielle Gottlieb Sen, MD
James Jaggers, MD
Edward H. Kincaid, MD
Robert L. Kormos, MD
Daniel Kreisel, MD, PhD
Christine L. Lau, MD, MBA
Bradley G. Leshnower, MD
Kevin W. Lobdell, MD
Meena Nathan, MD
David D. Odell, MD
Kalpaj R. Parekh, MD
Sahar Saddoughi, MD
Mark S. Slaughter, MD
Ram Kumar Subramanyan, MD
Paul C. Tang, MD
Patricia A. Thistlethwaite, MD
Fred Tibayan, MD
Robert F. Tranbaugh, MD
Elaine E. Tseng, MD
Jennifer D. Walker, MD
Grayson H. Wheatley, III, MD
Bryan Whitson, MD
Dennis A. Wigle, MD, PhD
Berhane Worku, MD
Bo Yang, MD
Joseph Zwischenberger, MD


Key Staff:

Priscilla S. Kennedy, CFRE Executive Director
Beth Winer, Senior Manager, STS Affiliate Organizations


Past TSF Presidents:

2014-2017
John H. Calhoon, MD

2011-2014
G. Alexander Patterson, MD

2008-2010
Michael J. Mack, MD

2006-2007
Lawrence H. Cohn, MD

2003-2005
John R. Benfield, MD

2001-2002
David B. Skinner, MD

1998-2000
Robert B. Wallace, MD

1995-1997
Martin F. McKneally, MD

1991-1994
Harold V. Liddle, MD

1989-1990
Robert L. Replogle, MD