Leadership

ASE Foundation Board of Directors

Chair (term expires December 31, 2021)
Vera Rigolin, MD, FASE

Northwestern Medicine, Chicago, IL

Vice Chair (term expires June 30, 2022)
Benjamin Eidem, MD, FASE 
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Treasurer (term expires June 30, 2024)
Cynthia Taub, MD, FASE
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Members at Large

Nausheen Akhter, MD, FASE (term expires December 31, 2022)
Northwestern Medicine, Chicago, IL

Dali Fan, MD, PhD, FASE (term expires December 31, 2021)
UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA

James Kirkpatrick, MD, FASE (term expires December 31, 2021)
University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Anne Sherman, JD (term expires December 31, 2021)
Duke University Office of Gift Planning, Durham, NC

Samuel Siu, MD, FASE (term expires June 30, 2022)
University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada

Gregory Tatum, MD, FASE (term expires December 31, 2022)
Duke Children’s Pediatric & Congenital Heart Center, Greensboro, NC

2021 – 2022 ASE Foundation Annual Appeal Committee

Committee Members

Vera Rigolin, MD, FASE – Committee Chair
Northwestern Medicine, Chicago, IL

Bharatbhushan Patel, RDCS, RVS, RDMS, FASE – Co-Chair
Hoboken University Medical Center, Hoboken, NJ

Jose Banchs, MD, FASE – Ex-Officio
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Kiran Belani, MD, FASE
Inova Fairfax Hospital/Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Falls Church, VA

Allyson Boyle, BS, RDCS, FASE
Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute, Charlotte, NC

Merri Bremer, EdD, RN, RDCS, FASE
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Brittany Byrd, RDCS (AE, FE, PE), FASE
WakeMed Health & Hospitals, Raleigh, NC

Abimbola Faloye, MD, FASE
Emory Healthcare, Atlanta, GA

Julius Gardin, MD, FASE
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Edward Gill, MD, FASE
University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO

Rajesh Janardhanan, MD, MRCP, FASE
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Abigail Khan, MD, FASE
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Gillian Nesbitt, MD, FASE
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Margaret Park, BS, ACS, RDCS, RVT, FSDMS, FASE
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Pravin Patil, MD, FASE
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Geoffrey Rose, MD, FASE
Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute, Charlotte, NC

David Rubenson, MD, FASE – Ex-Officio
Scripps Clinic Medical Center, San Diego, CA

Nikolaos Skubas, MD, FASE
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Katie Jo Stauffer, BS, RDCS, FASE
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, Palo Alto, CA

Jennifer Tresness, RDCS (PE/AE), RDMS (FE), FASE
Madigan Army Medical Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA

Melissa Wasserman, RDCS, RCCS, FASE
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Neeraja Yedlapati, MD, MBBS, FASE
Methodist Healthcare Memphis, Memphis, TN