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.

Healthcare Economics Committee

The Healthcare Economics Committee is responsible for presenting information on issues affecting the colon and rectal surgeon to Congress and agencies of the federal government. The committee's responsibilities include keeping members informed on these issues and tracking developments in managed care, regulatory, legislative, and other issues that impact coding, billing, and reimbursement for colorectal services.

Walter R. Peters - Chair, Current Term: 2016-2022
Jeffrey L. Cohen - Vice Chair, Current Term: 2016-2021
Guy R. Orangio - Advisor, Current Term: 2016-2021
Charles B. Whitlow - Council Rep, Current Term: 2017-2021
Elizabeth Arcila - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Jennifer M. Ayscue - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Amir L. Bastawrous - Member, Current Term: 2015-2021
Rebeccah B. Baucom - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Douglas A. Brewer - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Christopher J. Chow - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Jessica N. Cohan - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Donald B. Colvin - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Edward P. DelleDonne - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Nadav Dujovny - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Joshua M. Eberhardt - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Timothy M. Geiger - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Francesco Grasso - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
William J. Harb - Member, Current Term: 2015-2021
Daniel O. Herzig - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Bryan K. Holcomb - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Lyen C. Huang - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Kristina H. Johnson - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Burzeen E. Karanjawala - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Robert J. Kucejko - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Anne K. Mongiu - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Terry P. Nickerson - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Juan J. Nogueras - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
David P. O'Brien - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Jitesh A. Patel - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Juan Poggio - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Sonia L. Ramamoorthy - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Jennifer D. Rea - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Rocco Ricciardi - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Stephen M. Sentovich - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Amalia J. Stefanou - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Charles A. Ternent - Member, Current Term: 2015-2021
Sarah A. Vogler - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Matthew R. Wilson - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022