Officers and Committees


American Society of Head and Neck Radiology
2016-2017 Executive Committee

Lindell R. Gentry, M.D., FACR, President
University of Wisconsin Hospitals
Radiology, E3-311 CSC
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792
Phone: (608) 263-9513
Fax: (608) 265-4152

Rebecca S. Cornelius, M.D., FACR, Pres. – Elect
University of Cincinnati Medical Center
University Hospital
Radiology Department/Neuroradiology Section
234 Goodman Street
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0761
Phone: (513) 584-1584
Fax: (513) 584-9100

Deborah R. Shatzkes, M.D., Vice President
Lenox Hill Hospital
Radiology Department
100 E. 77th Street
New York, NY 10075
Phone: (212) 434-2907
Fax: (212) 434-2945

Caroline D. Robson, MB, ChB, Treasurer
Children’s Hospital
Radiology Department
300 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA 02115-5724
Phone: (617) 355-4283
Fax: (617) 264-7120

Ilona M. Schmalfuss, M.D., Secretary
NF/SG Veterans Administration
Department of Radiology
1601 SW Archer Road
Gainesville, FL 32608
Phone: (352) 376-1611, x6064
Fax: (352) 378-1267

David DeLone, M.D., Rules Committee Chair
Mayo Clinic
Neuroradiology Division
200 First Street, SW
Rochester, MN 55905
Phone: (507) 255-1222
Fax: N/A

Richard H. Wiggins III, M.D., Immediate Past President
University of Utah
Radiology Department
30 North 1900 East, #1A071
Salt Lake City, UT 84132-2140
Phone: (801) 581-4624
Fax: (801) 585-7330

Philip R. Chapman, M.D., Senior Member-at-Large
University of Alabama Birmingham
619 19th Street South, JTN 424
Birmingham AL 35249-6830
Phone: (256) 698-3008
Fax: N/A

Kristen L. Baugnon, M.D., Junior Member-at-Large
Emory University Hospital
Neuroradiology Department
1364 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
Phone (404) 712-4583
Fax: (404) 712-7957

Nancy J. Fischbein, M.D., Education Committee Chair
Stanford University
Radiology Department, S-047
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305-5105
Phone: (650) 725-6765
Fax: (650) 498-5374

Peter H.B. McCreight, M.D., FACR, ACR Councilor
Scripps Clinic Medical Group
Department of Radiology
10666 North Torrey Pines Road, 100C
La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: (858) 678-6886
Fax: (858) 678-6870

2016-2017 Standing/Ad Hoc Committees/Committee Members

Core Curriculum Fund

Shall protect accumulated assets, ensure proper management of new income, and confirm appropriate spending of Core Curriculum funds.

Yoshimi Anzai, M.D., MPH, Chair
Joseph M. Hoxworth, M.D.
Hillary R. Kelly, M.D.
Tabassum A. Kennedy, M.D.
Karen K. Moeller, M.D.
Ellen E. Parker, M.D.
Edward P. Quigley, M.D., Ph.D.

Corporate Relations

Shall serve as a liaison between the Society and corporate partners, facilitate corporate fundraising activities and provide logistical support to companies that wish to sponsor a speaker or other educational functions.

Rebecca S. Cornelius, M.D., FACR, Chair
Francine L. Hollowell- Corporate Liaison
Kristen L. Baugnon, M.D.
Philip R. Chapman, M.D.
David R. DeLone, M.D.
Beth S. Edeiken-Monroe, M.D.
Nancy J. Fischbein, M.D.
Lindell R. Gentry, M.D., FACR
Suresh K. Mukherji, M.D.
C. Douglas Phillips, M.D., FACR
Caroline D. Robson, MB, ChB
Ilona M. Schmalfuss, M.D.
Deborah R. Shatzkes, M.D.
Patrick A. Turski, M.D., FACR
Richard H. Wiggins III, M.D., CIIP, FSIIM


Shall be responsible for the medical and socioeconomic education of the ASHNR members and others who participate in the educational activities of the Society. At the direction of the Executive Committee, the Education Committee shall plan and propose projects to further the educational mission of the Society. Shall select the Outstanding Head and Neck Paper and/or Poster Presentation at the ASNR 55th Annual Meeting in April 2017 and the ASHNR 2017 Radiologist-in-Training Award and ASHNR 2017 Educational Exhibit Awards at the ASHNR 51st Annual Meeting in September 2017.

Nancy J. Fischbein, M.D., Chair
Ashok Srinivasan, M.D., Vice Chair
Travis A. Abele, M.D.
Anthony M. Alleman, M.D.
Gregory D. Avey, M.D.
Nikdokht Farid, M.D.
Reza Forghani, M.D., Ph.D.
Elliott Friedman, M.D.
John L. Go, M.D., FACR
Mari Hagiwara, M.D.
Joseph M. Hoxworth, M.D.
Sarah J. Jess, M.D.
Amy Juliano, M.D.
Tabassum A. Kennedy, M.D.
June Kim, M.D.
Claudia F.E. Kirsch, M.D.
Marinos Kontzialis, M.D.
Nicholas A. Koontz, M.D.
Luke N. Ledbetter, M.D.
Katherine J. Leung, M.D.
Remy R. Lobo, M.D.
Kristine M. Mosier, DMD, Ph.D.
Karen K. Moeller, M.D.
Maria Olga Patino, M.D.
Nicholas S. Pierson, M.D.
Bruno A. Policeni, M.D.
Karen L. Salzman, M.D.
Karuna V. Shekdar, M.D.
Barry A. Shpizner, M.D.
Steven M. Weindling, M.D.
David A. Zander, M.D.

Gold Medal Award

Shall solicit names for the 2017 Gold Medal Award recipient from the Executive Committee and add additional names for consideration, including candidates considered for the award during the preceding five years. The committee shall review the qualifications of the proposed candidates and propose one recipient at least sixty days prior to the start of the Annual Meeting for approval by the Executive Committee. In the event that the proposed nominee is not approved by the Executive Committee, the Gold Medal Award Committee shall propose a new recipient for approval by the Executive Committee.

Richard H. Wiggins III, M.D., CIIP, FSIIM, Chair
Hugh D. Curtin, M.D., FACR
Deborah R. Reede, M.D.
Wendy R.K. Smoker, M.D., FACR

International Relations

Shall represent the Society in international matters, facilitate collaboration with international societies, and provide support to conjoint activities and ventures.

Hugh D. Curtin, M.D., FACR, Chair
Gloria Guzman, M.D., MSc
Edward E. Kassel, M.D.
Yoav Parag, M.D.
Bruno A. Policeni, M.D.
Osamu Sakai, M.D., Ph.D.
Gaurang V. Shah, M.D.
Karen A. Tong, M.D.
Eugene Yu, M.D.
T. Thomas Zacharia, M.D.


Shall develop membership recruitment and retention strategies and shall review and approve applications for membership from applicants who are not members of the ASNR or of any ASNR-managed specialty/regional society.

Deborah R. Shatzkes, M.D., Chair
Sarah C. Cantrell, M.D.
Margaret N. Chapman, M.D.
Mari Hagiwara, M.D.
Vikas Jain, MBBS
Jack I. Lane, M.D.
Luke N. Ledbetter, M.D.
Karen K. Moeller, M.D.
Ellen E. Parker, M.D.
Jared M. Steinklein, M.D.


Shall propose nominees for Education Committee Chair and Rules Committee Chair to the Executive Committee as outlined in section 10.711 and 10.712 of the ASHNR Bylaws.  The proposals shall be given to the Executive Committee at least 60 days prior to the September 2017 Annual Business Meeting.

Richard H. Wiggins III, M.D., CIIP, FSIIM, Chair
Yoshimi Anzai, M.D., MPH
Michelle A. Michel, M.D.
Suresh K. Mukherji, M.D.
C. Douglas Phillips, M.D., FACR


Shall be responsible for planning and execution of the 51st Annual Meeting program, including selection of appropriate topics, recruitment of suitable speakers, management of onsite logistics, and event advertisement along with meeting management firm Educational Symposia.

Rebecca S. Cornelius, M.D., FACR, Chair Chair
Lindell R. Gentry, M.D., FACR
Christine M. Glastonbury, MBBS
Michelle A. Michel, M.D.
Sugoto Mukherjee, M.D.
Caroline D. Robson, MB, ChB
Deborah R. Shatzkes, M.D.
Richard H. Wiggins III, M.D., CIIP, FSIIM


Shall be responsible for all issues relating to the official Society Journal-American Journal of Neuroradiology (AJNR). Shall conduct a search and recommend to the Executive Committee an Editor of the Head and Neck section of AJNR when a vacancy exists. Shall act as liaison between the Publications Committee and the Executive Committee.

C. Douglas Phillips, M.D., FACR, Chair, AJNR, Head and Neck Editor
Edward J. Escott, M.D., H&N Associate Editor, Neurographics
Jack I. Lane, M.D.
Rupa Radhakrishnan, M.D.
Caroline D. Robson, MB, ChB
Tina Young Poussaint, M.D., Chair, ASNR Publications Committee
Keivan Shifteh, M.D.
T. Thomas Zacharia, M.D.
Brian D. Zipser, M.D.


Shall address research support, direction, profile, and endeavors of the Society.

Ashok Srinivasan, M.D., Chair
Ashley A. Aiken, M.D.
Clifford J. Belden, M.D.
Karen Buch, M.D.
Mai-Lan Ho, M.D.
Rihan Khan, M.D.
Edward P. Quigley III, M.D., Ph.D.
Rupa Radhakrishnan, M.D.
David A. Zander, M.D.
Steven M. Weindling, M.D.


Shall review the Bylaws, advise the President of proposed changes, and accept assignments regarding the rules of the Society from the President.

David R. DeLone, M.D., Chair
Robert E. Morales, M.D.
Karen A. Tong, M.D.
Daniel W. Williams III, M.D.


Shall assist in the development and maintenance of, insure accurate and most up-to-date content, and recommend enhancements to the website as needed. The website management company, which works with the Committee is LitmusBox, LLC located in San Anselmo, California.

Salmaan Ahmed, M.D., Chair
Joseph M. Aulino, M.D.
Jeffrey A. Bennett, M.D.
Daniel J. Boulter, M.D.
Philip R. Chapman, M.D.
J. Matthew Debnam, M.D.
Mari Hagiwara, M.D.
Mai-Lan Ho, M.D.
Vikas Jain, MBBS
Jack I. Lane, M.D.

Ad Hoc Finance

Shall assist the Treasurer with overseeing and monitoring the Society’s annual finances, including the Society’s investment programs.

Caroline D. Robson, MB, ChB, Treasurer/Chair
Rebecca S. Cornelius, M.D., FACR
Peter H.B. McCreight, M.D., FACR
C. Douglas Phillips, M.D., FACR
Deborah R. Shatzkes, M.D.

ASHNR 51st Annual Meeting
September 16-20, 2017
Caesars Palace
Las Vegas, Nevada

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