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.

New Technologies Committee

The New Technologies Committee facilitates the integration, evaluation, and dissemination of new technology in the practice of colon and rectal surgery for the Society.

Patricia Sylla - Chair, Current Term: 2019-2023
Sam B. Atallah - Vice Chair, Current Term: 2019-2022
Eric M. Haas - Advisor, Current Term: 2013-2021
Elizabeth C. Wick - Council Rep, Current Term: 2020-2023
Nawar A. Alkhamesi - Member, Current Term: 2015-2021
Pedro C. Basilio - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Stephen S. Brandstetter - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Ahmed S. Chadi - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Manish Chand - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Giovanni Dapri - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Anthony De Buck Van Overstraeten - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Teresa C. DeBeche-Adams - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Anne C. Fabrizio - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Marco Ferrara - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Richard A. Fortunato - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Joseph L. Frenkel - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Mychailo M. Fulmes - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Michael J. Grieco - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Salvador G. Guevara - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Michael B. Hopkins - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Nimalan A. Jeganathan - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Andreas M. Kaiser - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Joshua R. Karas - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
David W. Larson - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Khaled M. Madbouly - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Christopher R. Mascarenhas - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Luca Morelli - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Emilio Morpurgo - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Lisa A. Parry - Member, Current Term: 2015-2021
Alberto Pena - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
David E. Rivadeneira - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021
Mark K. Soliman - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Alicia C. Thomas - Member, Current Term: 2020-2023
Joshua A. Tyler - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
Joseph D. Valentino - Member, Current Term: 2015-2021
Joshua Wolf - Member, Current Term: 2019-2022
D M. Zebley - Member, Current Term: 2018-2021