Committees

Volunteers are at the heart of ASCRS’ existence. Collectively, they accomplish incredible work on behalf of the Society and specialty. ASCRS strives to assure a wide range of committee involvement opportunities for members.

Committee Members and Leadership Policies

On February 21, 2018, the Executive Council approved the Policy for Committee Membership to ensure each committee exemplifies diversity of experiences, competencies and demographics. On February 11, 2019, the Executive Council approved the Policy for the Selection and Responsibility for Committee Leadership within the ASCRS.

Awards Committee

Responsible for selecting: a) the regional awards from papers and posters presented at the Annual Meeting; b) the Best Video; and c) the Best Paper; d) Barton Hoexter Best Video Award. Committee members meet daily during the Annual Scientific Meeting and attend all scientific and poster sessions to evaluate each presentation.

Nitin Mishra - Chair, Current Term: 2019-2022
David Liska - Vice Chair, Current Term: 2019-2022
Liliana Bordeianou - Council Rep, Current Term: 2020-2023
Jed F. Calata - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Steven N. Carter - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Christy E. Cauley - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Nicole Chaumont - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Lilian Chen - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Thomas Curran - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Joseph D. DiRocco - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Cagla Eskicioglu - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Marco Ferrara - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Cristina B. Geltzeiler - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Karin M. Hardiman - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Ira L. Leeds - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Jason Lei - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Kurt A. Melstrom - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Margarita M. Murphy - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
William C. Mustain - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
James W. Ogilvie - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Emmanouil Pappou - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Terrah J. Paul Olson - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Emily C. Paulson - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Ankit Sarin - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Holly K. Sheldon - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Pasithorn A. Suwanabol - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Bindu A. Umapathi - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Michael A. Valente - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Joshua A. Waters - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Katerina O. Wells - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Patrick B. White - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Moriah Wright - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023