Board of Directors/Leadership

2019 TSF Board of Directors

Joseph E. Bavaria, MD – President Term Ends 2021, Board Term Ends 2021
Keith S. Naunheim, MD – Vice President Ends 2021, Board Term Ends 2021
Shanda H. Blackmon, MD – Secretary Term Ends 2021, Board Term Ends 2021
Virginia R. Litle, MD – Treasurer Term Ends 2021, Board Term Ends 2021
Joseph A. Dearani, MD, Term Ends 2022
Robert S. D. Higgins, MD – Term Ends 2020
Lauren C. Kane, MD, Term Ends 2022
Scott A. LeMaire, MD, Term Ends 2022
Thomas E. MacGillivray, MD – Term Ends 2021
Joseph F. Sabik, III, MD – Term Ends 2021
Vinod Thourani, MD – Term Ends 2021
Douglas E. Wood, MD – Term Ends 2020


2019 TSF Research Awards Committee*:

Pavan Atluri, MD
Ankit Bharat, 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, PhD
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

*Grant applicants are prohibited from contacting TSF Research Committee Members. TSF Award questions can be e-mailed to tsf@sts.org.


Key Staff:

Priscilla S. Kennedy, CFRE Executive Director


Past TSF Presidents:

2017-2019
Douglas E. Wood, MD

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