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Committee Listing

Academic Affairs Council

Goals

The Academic Affairs Council was formed in 2011 for the purpose of regularly convening plastics surgery stakeholder organizations that have influence in issues affecting the academic development and practice of plastic surgery. The Academic Affairs Council is comprised of selected individuals from the ASPS, PSF, YPS, ACAPS, RRC, ABPS, AAPS, and PSRC. The primary goal of the Council is to identify, discuss and develop actionable plans such that collectively as a specialty plastic surgery can address a coordinated academic affairs agenda while avoiding unnecessary and inefficient duplication of effort and resources. The Academic Affairs Council (through its organizational members) is responsible for identifying and discussing issues and trends , and for developing an actionable agenda to effectively address important issues facing the academic development and practice of plastic surgery. The Council meets in person two times each calendar year. One meeting occurs during the AAPS Annual Meeting. One meeting occurs during the ASPS/PSF Annual Meeting. The time commitment of council members normally does not exceed 10 hours per year. ASPS Active Members and Candidates for Membership in good standing are eligible to serve. Members are appointed to the Council by the Academic Affairs Council Organizations that they represent. The Academic Affairs Council is comprised of individuals that are selected by their respective participating organization. Council members are not selected through the committee application process.

Current Committee Members

Bruce Mast MD : Chair
Keith Brandt MD : Member
Gayle Gordillo MD : Member
James Grotting MD : Member
Summer Hanson MD, Phd : Member
Scott Hollenbeck MD : Member
C. Scott Hultman MD, MBA : Member
Jeffrey Janis MD : Member
Bernard Lee MD, MBA, MPH : Member
Howard Levinson MD, FACS : Member
Joseph Losee MD : Member
Michael Neumeister MD, FRCSC, FACS : Member
Linda Phillips MD : Member
Deana Shenaq MD : Member
Robert Weber MD : Member
Marta Zielinski : Staff
Keith Hume : Staff Liaison

BIA-ALCL Surgeon to Surgeon Network

Goals

The Surgeon-to-Surgeon Breast Implant Safety Consultation Network will consist of board-certified plastic surgeons and experts in breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) clinical management and research. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to addressing questions from ASPS Members and the public via phone and/or email, provide consultation support on a case-by-case basis to surgeons with questions about BIA-ALCL, patient presentation and treatment options, periodically review existing BIA-ALCL resources on the ASPS website and develop additional resources related to the disease for ASPS Members and the public.

Current Committee Members

Michael Alperovich MD, MSc : Member
Mark Clemens MD : Member
Scot Glasberg MD, FACS : Member
Lynn Jeffers MD, MBA : Member
Debra Johnson MD : Member
Colleen McCarthy MD : Member
Patricia McGuire MD : Member
Terence Myckatyn MD : Member
Erin Mullen : Staff Liaison
Marta Zielinski : Staff Liaison

BRA Fund Appropriations and Review Subcommittee

Goals

The PSF’s Breast Reconstruction Awareness Fund Appropriations Committee reviews and scores applications submitted to The PSF for its Breast Reconstruction Awareness Fund Charitable Care and Public Awareness Grants. Each member is assigned applications to review and score for both types of grants. The Committee meets as a group via teleconference once per year to convene a Breast Reconstruction Awareness Fund Funding Appropriations meeting during which they discuss all submitted proposals and make funding recommendations to The PSF Leadership. In addition, Funding Appropriations Committee members may be consulted for their insights and recommendations on additional questions or issues that arise relating to breast reconstruction awareness initiatives, and occasionally serve as reviewers for reports on Breast Reconstruction Awareness Fund Projects funded by The PSF. Members of this Committee will also provide consultation, support, and leadership to ensure the success of PSF BRA Fund fundraising events and activities. The time commitment of committee members is primarily in the weeks preceding the Breast Reconstruction Awareness Fund Funding Appropriations Meeting and may include 5-10 hours of review and critique in addition to a one-time Conference Call. In addition, they will provide consultation throughout the year as described above. Six sub-committee members are appointed as a result of other roles they serve within the organization. Specifically, the Foundation President, Foundation Immediate Past-President, ASPS President, ASPS/PSF BVP Development, ASPS/PSF BVP Research, and ASPS Chair of the Public Education Committee will be appointed annually. The annual ASPS Committee Selection Process to fill at least two but up to six of the allowed remaining members of the Fund Appropriations and Review Committee.

Current Committee Members

Josef Hadeed MD, FACS : Chair
Anuja Antony MD, MPH, FACS : Member
Scot Glasberg MD, FACS : Member
Gayle Gordillo MD : Member
Karen Horton MD, MSc, FACS, FRCSC : Member
C. Scott Hultman MD, MBA : Member
Howard Levinson MD, FACS : Member
Joseph Losee MD : Member
Anne Peled MD : Member
Rochelle Jerry : Staff
Mary Ruth Arway : Staff Liaison

Chicago BRA Planning Workgroup

Current Committee Members

Pamela Bailey : Co-Chair
Arun Gosain MD : Co-Chair
Mary Ruth Arway : Staff
Keith Hume : Staff
Kim Kubiak MD : Staff
Allison Lopatin : Staff
Renee Robbins : Staff
Rochelle Jerry : Staff Liaison

Clinical Registries Committee

Goals

The Clinical Registries Steering Committee functions in an advisory capacity to identify and promote the common goal of a successful Plastic Surgery Registries Network (PSRN). The Clinical Registries Steering Committee is comprised of the Chairs of the various ASPS/PSF Registry Steering Committees (GRAFT, NBIR, PROFILE, TOPS, etc…), the Chair of the Quality and Performance Measurement Committee, and high-volume ASPS/PSF registry users and other ASPS members that have demonstrated a commitment to the ASPS/PSF registry program. The Steering Committee serves in an advisory capacity to ASPS/PSF to help identify and implement the dynamic and timely priorities of the PSRN. The Steering Committee works to identify long term sustainability strategies for the ASPS/PSF Registries both financially and through registry participation. The Clinical Registries Steering Committee members are ambassadors to the Society, promoting the value and need for registry participation. Members of the Clinical Registries Steering Committee are expected to actively participate in contributing their data to at least one or more of the ASPS/PSF Registries. The Steering Committee meets in person up to twice per year. One meeting occurs during the ASPS/PSF Annual Meeting, and the other often occurs at the ASPS/PSF Spring Board Meetings. The Committee will also meet regularly via conference call. The overall time commitment will likely be near 20 hours per year. ASPS Active Members and Candidates for Membership in good standing are eligible to serve.

Current Committee Members

Howard Levinson MD, FACS : Advisor
Debra Johnson MD : Chair
Mariam Awada MD, FACS : Member
Michael DeLong MD : Member
Anand Deva MD : Member
Julie Ferrauiola MD : Member
Bahram Ghaderi MD, FACS : Member
Jeffrey Gusenoff MD : Member
Geoffrey Hespe MD : Member
Maarten Hoogbergen MD, PhD : Member
John Kirkham MD : Member
David Lickstein MD : Member
Colleen McCarthy MD : Member
Robert Murphy Jr., MD : Member
Michael Olding MD : Member
Parit Patel MD : Member
Andrea Pusic MD, MHS, FACS, FRCSC : Member
Peter Ray MD : Member
Robert Rehnke MD : Member
William Reynolds MD : Member
Graham Schwarz MD : Member
Thomas Sitzman MD : Member
Gregory Swank MD : Member
Charles Verheyden MD, PhD, FACS : Member
Karen Yokoo MD : Member
Katie Sommers : Staff Liaison
Ellen Janetzke MD : Vice Chair

Clinical Research Subcommittee

Goals

The Clinical Research Committee is responsible for identifying key areas for clinical research in aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, based on their potential strategic impact and importance to plastic surgery clinical practice and to patient care. This committee will identify, promote, foster, and design multi-center clinical research studies assessing current and future procedures in aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. The committee will be equipped to mobilize experts in health services research to address urgent clinical questions facing the plastic surgeon community. The committee is charged with forming and managing multi-center research networks, through The PSF, of leading academic and private practice centers that carry out prospective clinical and outcomes studies. The Clinical Research Committee will provide a national infrastructure of experts and resources to support long-term development, implementation, analysis, and dissemination of outcome data from ASPS/PSF developed and investigator-initiated clinical trials and health services research. Outcomes data from these trials will assist surgeons, patients, and payers in choosing safe, effective and efficient treatment interventions. The committee will meet in person once or twice yearly. The time commitment of committee members normally does not exceed 20 hours per year. Participation in projects as a research investigator will require additional time commitments. ASPS Active Members, Candidates for Membership and Residents in good standing are eligible to serve on the committee. Prospective members should be familiar with health sciences research, conducting multi-center clinical trials, epidemiological principles and scientific study design process.

Current Committee Members

Howard Levinson MD, FACS : Advisor
Jayant Agarwal MD : Member
Laura Barnes MD : Member
Jessica Billig MD : Member
Kristen Broderick MD : Member
Javier Couto MD : Member
Edward Davidson MD : Member
Michael DeLong MD : Member
John Fischer MD, MPH : Member
Summer Hanson MD, Phd : Member
Alvin Kwok MD, MPH : Member
Gordon Lee MD : Member
Catherine Ly MD : Member
Evan Matros MD : Member
Anita Mohan MD : Member
Lily Mundy MD : Member
Terence Myckatyn MD : Member
Anaeze Offodile II, MD : Member
Anne Peled MD : Member
Brett Phillips MD, MBA : Member
Merisa Piper MD : Member
Elisabeth Potter MD : Member
Meera Reghunathan MD : Member
Ellen Satteson MD : Member
Graham Schwarz MD : Member
Erika Sears MD : Member
Thomas Sitzman MD : Member
James Watson MD : Member
Lesley Wong MD : Member
Surinder Kaur : Staff Liaison
Christine Rohde MD : Subcommittee Chair
Brian Gastman MD : Subcommittee Vice Chair

GRAFT Steering Committee

Goals

The General Registry of Autologous Fat Transfer (GRAFT) Steering Committee is responsible for developing and implementing the strategic goals of the GRAFT Registry and is the governing body that oversees registry operations; including the successful implementation, monitoring and management of Registry activities. GRAFT Registry is a web-accessible database in which board-certified plastic surgeons contribute fat grafting cases performed for reconstructive or aesthetic procedures to any area of the body. GRAFT is the quality improvement initiative of The Plastic Surgery Foundation. The GRAFT Registry Steering Committee will work with the Clinical Registries sub-committee to determine the strategic priorities and direction of GRAFT, engage membership and derive insight from their priorities and interests, and work to promote the long-term financial viability of GRAFT. The GRAFT Registry Steering Committee will review data requests and analysis plans for GRAFT Registry data. The committee will meet in person once or twice yearly. The time commitment of committee members normally does not exceed 20 hours per year. Members of the GRAFT Registry Steering Committee are expected to actively participate in entering their fat grafting cases into the GRAFT Registry which will require additional time commitments.

Current Committee Members

Howard Levinson MD, FACS : Advisor
Omar Beidas MD : Member
Cristiano Boneti MD : Member
James Fernau MD, FACS : Member
Patrick Garvey MD, FACS : Member
Babak Mehrara MD : Member
Anke Ott-Young MD : Member
Alanna Rebecca MD : Member
Ricardo Rodriguez MD : Member
J. Peter Rubin MD : Member
Samuel Salcedo MD : Member
Donna Tepper MD : Member
Anna Widmyer MD : Member
Cindy Wu MD : Member
Surinder Kaur : Staff Liaison
Jeffrey Gusenoff MD : Subcommittee Chair
Robert Rehnke MD : Subcommittee Vice Chair

International Scholar Subcommittee

Goals

The ASPS/PSF International Scholar Committee selects a number of foreign plastic surgeons to receive a stipend and serve as International Scholars for a period of three to six months in the U.S. The intent is to provide specialized experience and exposure for the International Scholar to centers of excellence in the U.S. such that they will return to their home country and share what has been learned with their colleagues and be able to increase surgical capacity. The committee has a joint application process for the International Scholar Program. Members of the committee review and rank all applicants and meet during the Annual Meeting for selection. The time commitment of committee members normally does not exceed six hours per year. The committee reviews applications received and meets during the Annual Meeting for final selection of the International Scholars. ASPS Active Members and ASPS Candidates for Membership in good standing are eligible to serve on this committee. Those on the committee should have an interest in overseas plastic surgery and/or international volunteer efforts.

Current Committee Members

Bruce Mast MD : Advisor
Hatem Alnoman MD : Auditor
Mohamed Abdelhafeez Ali MRCS : Member
Duk Kyun Ahn MD : Member
Sarah Al-Youha MD Phd : Member
Augusto Arriola MD : Member
Sean Carroll MD : Member
Michelle Coriddi MD : Member
Mohamed Elsayed Mohamed MD, PhD : Member
Mina Estawrow MD : Member
Amanda Gosman MD : Member
Chinwe Kpaduwa MD : Member
Jose M Lasso MD, PhD, Professor : Member
Gordon Lee MD : Member
Marco Maricevich MD : Member
Brijesh Mishra MD : Member
Ernesto Moretti MD, PhD : Member
Ananth Murthy MD : Member
Sanjay Naran MD : Member
Eamon O'Reilly MD : Member
Atul Parashar MD : Member
Caroline Plamondon MD : Member
Georgios Psaras MD : Member
Javier Rossi MD, FACS : Member
Ali Totonchi MD : Member
Raj Vyas MD : Member
Fabiana Zanata Fortoul MD, PhD : Member
Romina Valadez MD : Staff Liaison
Phuong Nguyen MD : Subcommittee Chair
Jens Berli MD : Subcommittee Vice Chair

National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Council of Advisors

Goals

The Endowment Council of Advisers shall be responsible for considering, reviewing and approving fund-raising policies, strategies and programs to establish, maintain and increase the Endowment. Additionally the Council of Advisers shall supervise and safeguard the funds comprising the Endowment and from time to time recommend to the Board of Directors of the Foundation investment strategies and financial policies designed to protect the principal of the Endowment and to promote its growth. In fulfilling these duties, the Council of Advisers may seek the advice and assistance of the Director of Development and the Director of Finance of the Foundation. The Council of Advisers may also from time to time propose amendments to this document for review and consideration by the Board of Directors of the Foundation. The Board of Directors of the Foundation shall appoint an Endowment Council of Advisers consisting of ten plastic surgeons and up to three individuals representing the general public, corporations, foundations and other organizations devoted to fostering research, education and the improvement of the public health. In order to be eligible for appointment to the Endowment Council of Advisers, plastic surgeons shall have contributed to the National Endowment for Plastic Surgery.

Current Committee Members

Paul Cederna MD : Chair
Scot Glasberg MD, FACS : Ex Officio
Gayle Gordillo MD : Ex Officio
Lynn Damitz MD : Member
Kyle Eberlin MD : Member
Arun Gosain MD : Member
Janice Lalikos MD : Member
Donald Mackay MD : Member
Babak Mehrara MD : Member
Dennis Orgill MD, PhD : Member
David Song MD, MBA, FACS : Member
Peter Taub MD : Member
Mark Espinosa : Staff
Caitlin Podbielski Esq. : Staff
Patricia Holbrook : Staff Liaison

NBIR Steering Committee

Goals

The NBIR Steering Committee is responsible for developing and implementing the strategic goals of the NBIR and is the governing body that oversees registry operations; including the successful implementation, monitoring and management of resources and activities. Ongoing Steering Committee Activities • Determine strategic priorities and direction of the NBIR • Oversee NBIR Operations • Engage membership and derive insight from their priorities and interests. • Confirm members to all Registry Committees • Promote long-term financial viability of the NBIR. Make recommendations to The PSF Board of Directors concerning registry budget areas • Assist in presentations to strategic partners of the NBIR • Act as the final arbiter for issues not resolved by other NBIR committees and work groups, or have broad implications for the NBIR initiative, overall • Engage ASPS member (implant users) participation in registry • Guide participation in international registry efforts (I-COBRA) The NBIR Steering Committee typically meets twice monthly via Conference Call, and meets once annually in person, at the ASPS Annual Meeting.

Current Committee Members

Howard Levinson MD, FACS : Advisor
Andrea Pusic MD, MHS, FACS, FRCSC : Co-Chair
Charles Verheyden MD, PhD, FACS : Co-Chair
Kelly Carty : Member
Myles Gordon Cockburn PhD : Member
Joshua Der : Member
JoAnn Kuhne : Member
Danica Marinac-Dabic MD, PhD : Member
Colleen McCarthy MD : Member
Sung Yoon MD : Member
Katie Sommers : Staff
Erin Mullen : Staff Liaison

Phoenix BRA Planning Workgroup

Current Committee Members

Terry Maffi MD : Member
Raman Mahabir MD, FRCSC, FACS : Member
Tim Matatov MD : Member
Ali Mosharrafa MD : Member
Tamir Mosharrafa MD : Member
Nellie Movtchan MD : Member
Steven Sigalove MD : Member
Mary Ruth Arway : Staff
Keith Hume : Staff
Kim Kubiak MD : Staff
Allison Lopatin : Staff
Renee Robbins : Staff
Rochelle Jerry : Staff Liaison

PSF Study Section

Goals

The PSF Study Section, which is comprised of two separate sections (Basic and Clinical), reviews and provides critiques of all investigator-initiated research grant proposals submitted to The PSF. The Study Section members review and critique proposals in their assigned section in the weeks preceding the annual PSF Study Section Meeting. They must attend an in-person, day long Study Section meeting to discuss and score the proposals. The time commitment of committee members is approximately 10-20 hours in February/March to review and critique the assigned grant proposals, as well as attending the day-long meeting that takes place during the ASPS/PSF Spring Board meeting. ASPS Active Members, Candidates for Membership and Resident members in good standing, and others identified as having specialized expertise in research, are eligible to serve. Prospective members should be familiar with the scientific research study design methodology.

Current Committee Members

David Mathes MD : Chair
Jesse Taylor MD : Chair
Evan Matros MD : Co-Chair
Alison Snyder-Warwick MD : Co-Chair
Jayant Agarwal MD : Member
Bahar Bassiri Gharb MD, PhD : Member
Ernest Chiu MD, FACS : Member
Michael DeLong MD : Member
John Fischer MD, MPH : Member
Paige Fox MD, PhD : Member
Brian Gastman MD : Member
Jesse Goldstein MD : Member
Tessa Gordon : Member
Arin Greene MD : Member
Matthew Hanasono MD : Member
Summer Hanson MD, Phd : Member
Henry Hsia MD : Member
Loree Kalliainen MD, FACS : Member
Timothy King MD, PhD : Member
Lauren Kokai PhD : Member
Justine Lee MD, PhD, FACS : Member
Benjamin Levi MD : Member
Howard Levinson MD, FACS : Member
Alexander Lin MD : Member
Samuel Lin MD : Member
H. Peter Lorenz MD : Member
Reid Maclellan MD, MMSc : Member
Babak Mehrara MD : Member
Adeyiza Momoh MD : Member
Terence Myckatyn MD : Member
Dennis Orgill MD, PhD : Member
Anne Peled MD : Member
Christine Rohde MD : Member
Erika Sears MD : Member
Mario Solari MD : Member
Jason Spector MD : Member
Jennifer Waljee MD : Member
Derrick Wan MD : Member
Kia Washington MD : Member
Alex Wong MD : Member
Mary Ruth Arway : Staff Liaison

PSF Volunteers in Plastic Surgery Steering Committee

Goals

Volunteers in Plastic Surgery (VIPS) is a committee of The Plastic Surgery Foundation that serves as a resource for plastic surgeons who volunteer internationally. The committee is a forum for plastic surgeons from around the world interested in global surgery to share best practices in research and training collaboration, improve the delivery of surgical care internationally and promote the highest standards of patient safety in global surgery. We work to improve access to high quality surgery care through research and training collaboration on all types of plastic and reconstructive surgery: trauma reconstruction, burn care, breast reconstruction, hand surgery and surgery for congenital conditions. We collaborate with incountry plastic surgeons to innovate on the most effective ways to exchange information and improve patient access with a focus on local capacity building for reconstructive plastic surgery. Steering Committee members should expect to devote 5-10 hours annually to committee business. In addition, Steering Committee members participate in up to two conference calls annually and the Annual Meeting activities, which include the Steering Committee meeting and the VIPS Forum (held in odd numbered years). ASPS Active Members in good standing are eligible to serve. Members with demonstrated knowledge and skills in global surgery are encouraged to apply.

Current Committee Members

Bruce Mast MD : Advisor
Vimal Gokani BMedSci MB BS MSc MRCS MFSTEd : Auditor
Erica Xue MD : Auditor
Mustapha Ait Aissa MD : Member
Deo Balumuka MD : Member
Brittany Behar MD : Member
Liliana Camison Bravo MD : Member
Ava Chappell MD : Member
Joyce Chen MD : Member
Matthew Chetta MD : Member
Daniel Corlew MD, MPH : Member
Leonardo D'Alo De Oliveira MD : Member
Kristopher Day MD : Member
Deniz Dayicioglu MD : Member
Richard Ehrlichman MD, FACS : Member
Mohammed El Fahar MD, PhD, EBOPRAS, DAFPRS : Member
Giovanni Ferrando MD : Member
Noopur Gangopadhyay MD : Member
Raj Gupta MD : Member
David Hill MD : Member
Kayla Humenansky MD : Member
Christine Jones MD : Member
Shana Kalaria MD : Member
Szymon Kolacz MD, PhD : Member
Kerry Latham MD : Member
Hudson Lazaro MD : Member
Uma Maduekwe MD : Member
William Magee Jr., MD : Member
Renata Maricevich MD : Member
Heather Mcmahon MD : Member
Idorenyin Ndem MD : Member
Stephen Poteet MD : Member
Meenakshi Rajan MD : Member
Meera Reghunathan MD : Member
Samuel Rhee MD : Member
Danielle Rochlin MD : Member
Samuel Salcedo MD : Member
Anna Schoenbrunner MD : Member
Jinesh Shah MD : Member
Danielle Sobol MD : Member
Blake Sparks MD : Member
Raj Vyas MD : Member
Andrew Wexler MD : Member
Kristen Yee MD : Member
Angela Oswald : Staff
Mike Stokes : Staff Liaison
Amanda Gosman MD : Subcommittee Chair
Joyce McIntyre MD : Subcommittee Vice Chair

Research Oversight Council

Goals

The Research Oversight Council (ROC) is involved in strategic and long range planning to help prioritize PSF research initiatives for the purpose of advancing the art and science of the plastic surgery specialty. The Council functions in an advisory capacity to identify and promote the common goal of a unified plastic surgery research agenda. The Council is comprised of representatives from the following organizations as well as ASPS/PSF Committee Chairs under the Research Line and Leadership from The PSF: • AAHS • AAPS • ACAPS • ASPN • ASRM • PSRC The Council fosters new knowledge in plastic surgery that advances patient care, safety and innovation, provides opportunities for research career development for plastic surgeons as well as a forum for specialty-wide information exchange. The ROC serves in an advisory capacity to The PSF to help identify and implement the dynamic and timely research goals of The PSF. The Council meets in person three times each calendar year. One meeting occurs during ASPS/PSF Winter Board Meeting. One meeting occurs during the AAPS Annual Meeting. One meeting occurs during the ASPS/PSF Annual Meeting. The time commitment of council members normally does not exceed 10 hours per year. ASPS Active Members and Candidates for Membership in good standing are eligible to serve. Members are appointed to the Council by the Research Oversight Council Organizations that they represent. The Research Oversight Council is comprised of individuals that are selected by their respective participating organization. Council members are not selected through the committee application process.

Current Committee Members

Howard Levinson MD, FACS : Chair
Jayant Agarwal MD : Member
Jorge de la Torre MD : Member
Amir Dorafshar MD : Member
Scot Glasberg MD, FACS : Member
Gayle Gordillo MD : Member
C. Scott Hultman MD, MBA : Member
Debra Johnson MD : Member
Timothy King MD, PhD : Member
Justine Lee MD, PhD, FACS : Member
Bernard Lee MD, MBA, MPH : Member
Alexander Lin MD : Member
Bruce Mast MD : Member
Evan Matros MD : Member
Sanjay Naran MD : Member
Peter Ray MD : Member
Christine Rohde MD : Member
Sameer Shah : Member
Alison Snyder-Warwick MD : Member
Thomas Tung MD : Member
Mary Ruth Arway : Staff
Keith Hume : Staff
Surinder Kaur : Staff
Erin Mullen : Staff
Christopher Simmons : Staff
Katie Sommers : Staff Liaison

Researcher Education Subcommittee

Goals

The Researcher Education Subcommittee identifies, designs and coordinates educational tools, resources and programs to address key fundamental knowledge areas required to successfully engage in research, technology development, and to develop a career as a surgeon-scientist. The Researcher Education Subcommittee will be the leading catalyst for developing future basic, clinical and translational researchers in the specialty. The Subcommittee participates in the development of The PSF’s Research Fundamentals Curriculum (RF) and the PSF Grant Applicant Mentoring Session during Annual Meeting. The Subcommittee also participates in several project specific workgroups such as The PSF Scholarships Workgroup, The EdNet Research and Technology Section/Online Education Workgroup, and PSF Registries Education and Utilization Workgroups which are open for participation by all Subcommittee members. The time commitment of committee members normally does not exceed 20 hours per year which includes meeting in person one or two times per year; and once or twice per year via conference call, but members may opt for additional participation in the various Committee Workgroups. ASPS Active Members, Candidates for Membership and Resident members in good standing, are eligible to serve. Prospective members should be familiar with the scientific research study design methodology.

Current Committee Members

Howard Levinson MD, FACS : Advisor
Jenny Barker MD : Auditor
Or Friedman MD : Auditor
Kathleen Holoyda MD : Auditor
Jacqueline Israel MD : Auditor
Vicky Kang MD : Auditor
Elizabeth Kiwanuka MD, PhD : Auditor
Xiaona Lu MD : Auditor
Katherine Rodby MD : Auditor
Andrew Weinstein MD, MS : Auditor
Jayant Agarwal MD : Member
Emily Andersen MD : Member
Malke Asaad MD : Member
Said Azoury MD : Member
Stephan Barrientos MD : Member
Nicholas Berlin MD : Member
Alessandro Borgognone MD, PhD : Member
David Brown MD, PhD : Member
Stav Brown MD : Member
Ma. Arlene Cala-or MD : Member
Harvey Chim MD : Member
Daniel Cho MD, PhD : Member
Francisco Claro Jr. MD, PhD : Member
Edgard Da Silva Neto MD : Member
Kristopher Day MD : Member
John Decorato MD : Member
Ryan DeCoster M.D., Ph.D. : Member
Francesco Egro MD, MSc, MRCS : Member
Mohamed Elsayed Mohamed MD, PhD : Member
Svetlana Feldman MD : Member
Antonio Forte MD, PhD, MS : Member
Paige Fox MD, PhD : Member
M.T. Friji MD : Member
Brian Gastman MD : Member
Lisa Gfrerer MD : Member
Joshua Goldman MD : Member
Christopher Goodenough MD, MPH : Member
Jeffrey Gusenoff MD : Member
Gwendolyn Hoben MD, PhD : Member
Henry Hsia MD : Member
Sumanas Jordan MD, Phd : Member
Hamid Karimi MD : Member
Alison Kaye MD : Member
Rebecca Knackstedt MD, PhD : Member
Jason Ko MD, MBA : Member
Szymon Kolacz MD, PhD : Member
Bouraoui Kotti MD, PhD : Member
Grigorios Lamaris MD, PhD : Member
Justine Lee MD, PhD, FACS : Member
Clara Lee MD : Member
Benjamin Levi MD : Member
Eric Chien-Wei Liao MD, PhD : Member
Yusha (Katie) Liu MD, PhD : Member
Ramon Llull MD, PHD : Member
Zeshaan Maan MD : Member
Andres Mascaro MD : Member
Horacio Mayer MD, FACS : Member
Jillian Mclaughlin MD : Member
Shaun Mendenhall MD : Member
KERRY-ANN Mitchell MD, Phd : Member
Anita Mohan MD : Member
Lily Mundy MD : Member
Stephanie Nemir MD PhD : Member
David Otterburn MD : Member
Rajiv Parikh MD : Member
Brett Phillips MD, MBA : Member
Navid Pourtaheri MD, Phd : Member
Yvonne Rasko MD : Member
Meera Reghunathan MD : Member
Matthew Rich MD : Member
Erika Sears MD : Member
Amita Shah MD, PhD : Member
Amanda Silva MD : Member
Indranil Sinha MD : Member
Charalampos Siotos MD : Member
Alison Snyder-Warwick MD : Member
Michael Sorkin MD : Member
Tahmeed Tahmeedullah MD : Member
Ruth Tevlin MD : Member
Denis Valente MD, PhD : Member
Gloria Vera Landivar MD : Member
Alexandre Wada MD : Member
Alex Wamalwa MD : Member
Derrick Wan MD : Member
Hayson Wang MD., Ph.D. : Member
James Watson MD : Member
Renata Weber MD, FACS : Member
Sebastian Winocour MD, MSc, FACS : Member
Lesley Wong MD : Member
Alex Wong MD : Member
Fabiana Zanata Fortoul MD, PhD : Member
Mary Ruth Arway : Staff Liaison
Timothy King MD, PhD : Subcommittee Chair
Summer Hanson MD, Phd : Subcommittee Vice Chair

San Francisco BRA Planning Workgroup

Current Committee Members

Michael Costelloe : Auditor
Gayle Gordillo MD : Auditor
Arun Gosain MD : Auditor
Karen Horton MD, MSc, FACS, FRCSC : Chair
Heather Furnas MD, FACS : Member
Denise Gottfried : Member
Anne Peled MD : Member
Mary Ruth Arway : Staff
Keith Hume : Staff
Kim Kubiak : Staff
Allison Lopatin : Staff
Renee Robbins : Staff
Rochelle Jerry : Staff Liaison

SSI Study Subcommittee

Goals

The SSI Study Subcommittee is responsible for the conduct and smooth running of the multi-center Surgical Site Infection (SSI) and antibiotic use study. The goal of SSI study is to determine whether postoperative prophylactic antibiotics reduce the rate of breast infections following postmastectomy breast reconstruction with tissue expanders, compared with the CDC recommended single preoperative dose. This committee is composed of two principal investigators, Dr. Christine Rohde and Dr. Brian Gastman and lead investigators from five participating sites. The committee with oversee the implementation of first randomized clinical trial being conducted with The Plastic Surgery Foundation as the coordinating center. The committee will be responsible for overseeing enrollment and data collection from five participating sites. The committee will help in streamlining the data analysis process and preparation of manuscripts for publication of results. The committee business is conducted via monthly calls, email communication and investigator meetings at PSTM and SBM. The time commitment for the committee work normally would not exceed 20 hours per year. Serving as a principal investigator for a participating site requires additional time commitments.

Current Committee Members

Brian Gastman MD : Co-Chair
Christine Rohde MD : Co-Chair
Kristen Broderick MD : Member
Summer Hanson MD, Phd : Member
Adeyiza Momoh MD : Member
Brett Phillips MD, MBA : Member
Graham Schwarz MD : Member
Katie Sommers : Staff
Surinder Kaur : Staff Liaison

Surgeons in Humanitarian Alliance for Reconstructive, Research and Education (SHARE)

Goals

Surgeons in Humanitarian Alliance for Reconstructive, Research and Education (SHARE) seeks to enhance collaboration to improve care and surgical capacity in regions with limited numbers of plastic surgeons but high incidence of conditions requiring plastic surgery treatment. The SHARE program is tailored to local learners and their environment through three core components: Global Learners, Global Educators and Global Researchers.

Current Committee Members

Amanda Gosman MD : Member
Bernard Lee MD, MBA, MPH : Member
Andrea Pusic MD, MHS, FACS, FRCSC : Member
Yassie Dunn MD : Staff
Keith Hume : Staff
Leigh-Brooke Mabbitt : Staff
Angela Oswald : Staff
Renee Robbins : Staff
Romina Valadez MD : Staff
Mike Stokes : Staff Liaison

Visiting Professors Subcommittee

Goals

The Visiting Professors Subcommittee ensures that quality education is provided to training programs and regional society meetings by visits and lectures from the visiting professor. The Visiting Professors Subcommittee reviews names submitted by the training program directors and committee members and selects the visiting professors each year. Committee members should expect to devote 5-10 hours annually to committee business. Committee business is conducted via conference call and occurs between November and April. ASPS Active Members and ASPS Candidates for Membership in good standing are eligible to serve.

Current Committee Members

Bruce Mast MD : Advisor
Tomer Avraham MD : Member
Gregory Borah MD DMD FACS : Member
Harvey Chim MD : Member
Carrie Kai-Cheng Chu MD : Member
Meredith Collins MD : Member
Tracey Cook MD : Member
Heather Curtis Pena MD : Member
Danielle DeLuca-Pytell MD : Member
Anthony Echo MD : Member
Russell Ettinger MD : Member
Abdul Shaheed Fadhul Ali MD : Member
Giovanni Ferrando MD : Member
Caitlin Francoisse MD : Member
Brad Gandolfi MD : Member
Jack Gelman MD : Member
Finny George MD : Member
Matthew Greives MD : Member
Austin Ha MD : Member
Matthew Hanasono MD : Member
Marcus Jardini Barbosa MD, PhD : Member
Haldun Kamburoglu MD, FEBOPRAS : Member
Clara Lee MD : Member
Felipe Massignan MD : Member
KERRY-ANN Mitchell MD, Phd : Member
Obaidullah Obaid Obaidullah MD, MB, BS, FCPS, FRCS : Member
Joseph Ogrodnik MD : Member
Kamlesh Patel MD : Member
Linda Phillips MD : Member
Brett Phillips MD, MBA : Member
Ashley Pistorio MD, MS : Member
Michele Shermak MD : Member
Danielle Sobol MD : Member
Neil Tanna MD, MBA : Member
Donna Tepper MD : Member
Patrick Tonnard MD, PhD : Member
Gloria Vera Landivar MD : Member
Nicholas Webster MD : Member
Angela Oswald : Staff
Yassie Dunn MD : Staff Liaison
Gordon Lee MD : Subcommittee Chair
Nicole Sommer MD : Subcommittee Vice Chair