Leadership

ASE Foundation Board of Directors

Chair (term expires December 31, 2024)
James Kirkpatrick, MD, FASE

University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Vice Chair (term expires June 30, 2023)
Theodore Abraham, MD, FASE 
University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

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

Members at Large

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

Bhawna Arya, MD, FASE (term expires December 31, 2023)
Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA

Jonathan Lindner, MD, FASE (term expires June 30, 2024)
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Sunil Mankad, MD, FASE (term expires June 30, 2023)
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

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

Cathy West, MSc, AMS, FASE (term expires December 31, 2023)
Royal Brompton Hospital, London, England

2022 – 2023 ASE Foundation Annual Appeal Committee

Committee Members

James Kirkpatrick, MD, FASE
University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA

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

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

Jens Eichhorn, MD, PhD, FASE
Carolinas Healthcare System, Charlotte, NC

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

Jan Kasal, MD, FASE
Mercy Hospital, St. Louis, MO

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

Karla Kurrelmeyer, MD, FASE
Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX

Jennifer Liu, MD, FASE
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

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

Sorin Pislaru, MD, PhD, FASE
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Suzanne Poston, BS, ACS, RDCS, RVS, RCS, RCCS, CCT, FASE
Alvin Community College, Alvin, TX

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 (AE, PE, FE), FASE
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, Palo Alto, CA

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

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