Officers and Committees

American Society of Head and Neck Radiology
2017-2018 Executive Committee

Rebecca S. Cornelius, M.D., FACR, President
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., President-Elect
Lenox Hill Hospital
Northwell Health
100 E. 77th Street
New York, NY 10075
Phone: (212) 434-2907
Fax: (212) 434-2945

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

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

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

Reza Forghani, M.D., Ph.D., Rules Committee Chair
Jewish General Hospital & McGill University
Radiology Department, Room C212.1
3755 Cote Ste-Catherine Road
Montreal, Quebec, CANADA H3T 1E2
Phone: (514) 340-8222, ext. 5348
Fax: (514) 340-7907

Lindell R. Gentry, M.D., FACR Immediate Past President
5491 Maves Road
Madison, WI 53711
Phone: (608) 263-9513
Fax: (608) 265-4152

Kristine M. Mosier, DMD, Ph.D., Senior Member-at-Large/Education Committee Vice Chair
Indiana University
Department of Radiology
355 W. 16th Street, Suite 4100
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: (317) 278-9845
Fax: (317) 274-8124

Tabassum A. Kennedy, M.D., Junior Member-at-Large
University of Wisconsin Hospital
Neuroradiology Department
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792
Phone: (608) 263-9371
Fax: (608) 263-0876

Ashok Srinivasan, M.D., Education Committee Chair
University of Michigan
Radiology Department, B2-A209 UH
UMHS 1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Phone: (734) 936-8825
Fax: (734) 764-2412

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

Ad Hoc Social Media

The Ad Hoc Social Media Committee shall will be responsible for increasing the Society’s exposure on all available social media platforms. The Committee will report directly to the ASHNR President and President-Elect. The ASNR Digital Publications and Social Media Coordinator will assist the Committee accomplish its work.

Chair- Nicholas A. Koontz, M.D.
Kevin A. Hsu, M.D.
Luke N. Ledbetter, M.D.
Courtney M. Tomblinson, M.D.

2017-2018 Standing/Ad Hoc Committees/Committee Members

Core Curriculum Fund

The Core Curriculum Fund Committee shall protect accumulated assets, ensure proper management of new income, and confirm appropriate spending of Core Curriculum funds. 

Chair- Yoshimi Anzai, M.D., MPH 
Ashley H. Aiken, M.D. 
Barton F. Branstetter IV, M.D. 
Karen Buch, M.D. 
Ilona M. Schmalfuss, M.D 
Richard H. Wiggins III, M.D., CIIP, FSIIM 


Corporate Relations

The Corporate Relations Committee shall serve as a liaison between the Society and corporate partners, facilitate corporate fundraising activities and provide logistic support to companies that wish to sponsor a speaker or other educational functions. 

Chair- Deborah R. Shatzkes, M.D. 
Corporate Liaison- Francine L. Hollowell
Barton F. Branstetter IV, M.D. 
Rebecca S. Cornelius M.D., FACR  
William P. Dillon, M.D. 
Nancy J. Fischbein, M.D. 
Reza Forghani, M.D., Ph.D. 
Lindell R. Gentry, M.D., FACR 
Tabassum A. Kennedy, M.D. 
Kristine M. Mosier, DMD, Ph.D. 
Suresh K. Mukherji, M.D. 
Douglas Phillips, M.D., FACR
Caroline D. Robson, MB, ChB 
Ilona M. Schmalfuss, M.D 
Ashok Srinivasan, M.D. 
Lawrence N. Tanenbaum, M.D. 
Richard H. Wiggins III, M.D., CIIP, FSIIM 


The Education Committee shall be responsible for the medical and socio-economic education of the ASHNR members and other professionals 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. 

The Education Committee shall select the Outstanding Head and Neck Radiology Paper and/or Poster Presentation at the ASNR 56th Annual Meeting in June 2018 and the ASHNR 2018 Radiologist-in-Training Award recipient and the 2018 Educational Exhibit Award recipients at the ASHNR 52nd Annual Meeting in September 2018. 

Chair- Ashok Srinivasan, M.D. 
Vice Chair- Kristine M. Mosier, DMD, Ph.D. 
Amit Agarwal, M.D. 
Anthony M. Alleman, M.D., MPH 
Joseph M. Aulino, M.D. 
Gregory D. Avey, M.D. 
Mariah Bashir, M.D. 
Karen Buch, M.D. 
Paul M. Bunch, M.D. 
Laura B. Eisenmenger, M.D. 
Elliot Friedman, M.D. 
Reza Forghani, M.D., Ph.D. 
Alvind Hassankhani, M.D. 
Jens O. Heidenreich, M.D. 
Mai-Lan Ho, M.D. 
Amy F. Juliano, M.D. 
Claudia F.E. Kirsch, M.D. 
Nicholas A. Koontz, M.D. 
Marinos Kontzialis, M.D. 
Benjamin Y. Kwan, M.D. 
Luke N. Ledbetter, M.D. 
Ellen E. Parker, M.D. 
Matthew S. Parsons, M.D. 
Maria O. Patino, M.D. 
Bruno A. Policeni, M.D. 
Edward P. Quigley III, M.D., Ph.D. 
Katherine J. Reinshagen, M.D. 
Keivan Shifteh, M.D. 
Barry A. Shpizner, M.D. 
Thomas Zacharia, M.D.
Brian D. Zipser, M.D. 

Gold Medal Award

The Gold Medal Awards Committee shall solicit names for the Gold Medal Award recipient from the Executive Committee and add additional names for consideration, including candidates considered for the award during preceding 5 years. The Committee shall review the qualifications of the proposed Gold Medal Award candidates and propose one recipient at least 60 days prior to 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 Awards Committee shall propose a new recipient for approval by the Executive Committee. 

Chair- Lindell R. Gentry, M.D., FACR 
Anton N. Hasso, M.D., FACR
Vijay M. Rao, M.D., FACR
Joel D. Swartz, M.D

International Relations

The International Relations Committee shall represent the Society in international matters, facilitate collaboration with international societies, and provide support to conjoint activities and ventures. 

Chair- Hugh D. Curtin, M.D., FACR 
Alvand Hassankhani, M.D. 
Edward E. Kassel, M.D., FACR 
Marinos Kontzialis, M.D. 
Douglas Phillips, M.D., FACR
Bruno A. Policeni, M.D. 
Osamu Sakai, M.D., Ph.D. 
Karen L. Salzman, M.D. 


The Membership Committee shall develop strategies to increase/retain Society membership, and shall review and approve applications for membership from applicants who are not members of ASNR or of ASNR-managed specialty/regional societies.

Chair- Caroline D. Robson, MB, ChB
Luke N. Ledbetter, M.D. 
Amy F. Juliano, M.D. 
Ellen E. Parker, M.D. 
Laura B. Eisenmenger, M.D. 
Katherine J. Reinshagen, M.D. 
Keivan Shifteh, M.D. 
Osamu A. Sakai, M.D., Ph.D 


The Nominating Committee shall propose nominees for the Education Committee Chair and Rules Committee Chair to the Executive Committee as outlined in section 10.711 and 10.712 of the Bylaws. The proposals shall be given to the Executive Committee at least 60 days prior to the 2016 Annual Business Meeting. The Nominating Committee shall also propose nominees for the Members-at-Large positions to the Active Membership in accordance to section 10.713 of the Bylaws. 

Chair- Lindell R. Gentry, M.D., FACR 
Yoshimi Anzai, M.D., MPH 
Michelle A. Michel, M.D. 
Douglas Phillips, M.D., FACR
Richard H. Wiggins III, M.D., CIIP, FSIIM 


Shall be responsible for planning and execution of the 52nd 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.   

Chair- Deborah R. Shatzkes, M.D. 
Rebecca S. Cornelius, M.D., FACR 
Christine M. Glastonbury, MBBS 
Michelle A. Michel, M.D.  
DouglasPhillips, M.D., FACR 
Caroline D. Robson, MB, ChB 
Ilona M. Schmalfuss, M.D. 
Ashok Srinivasan, M.D. 
Jared M. Steinklein, M.D. 


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

Chair-  C. Douglas Phillips, M.D., FACR 
Edward J. Escott, M.D. 
Michele H. Johnson, M.D. 
Benjamin Y. Kwan, M.D. 
Jack I. Lane, M.D. 
Tina Young Poussaint, M.D. 
Thomas Zacharia, M.D.


The Research Committee shall address research support, direction, profile, and endeavors of the Society. 

Chair- Edward P. Quigley III, M.D., Ph.D. 
Joseph A. Aulino, M.D. 
Gregory D. Avey, M.D. 
Karen Buch, M.D. 
Elliot Friedman, M.D. 
Laura B. Eisenmenger, M.D. 
Mai-Lan Ho, M.D. 
Marinos Kontzialis, M.D. 
Luke N. Ledbetter, M.D. 
Osamu Sakai, M.D., Ph.D. 
Thomas Zacharia, M.D.


The Rules Committee will review the Bylaws of the Society, advise the President of proposed changes in the Bylaws, and accept assignments regarding the rules of the Society from the President.

Chair- Reza Forghani, M.D., Ph.D. 
Hillary R. Kelly, M.D. 
Robert E. Morales, M.D. 
Eugene Yu, M.D. 


The Website Committee shall assist in the development and maintenance of the Society website, insure accurate and most up-to-date content, and recommend enhancement to the website as needed.

Chair: Salmaan Ahmed, M.D.
Joseph A. Aulino, M.D.
Philip R. Chapman, M.D.
J. Matthew Debnam, M.D.
Mari Hagiwara, M.D.
Jack I. Lane, M.D.
Ellen E. Parker, M.D.
Matthew S. Parsons, M.D.
Komal B. Shah, M.D.
Rick H. Wiggins III, M.D., CIIP, FSIIM

Ad Hoc Finance

The Ad Hoc Finance Committee shall assist the Treasurer with overseeing and monitoring the Society’s annual finances, including the Society’s investment programs.

Chair- Ilona M. Schmalfuss, M.D.
Caroline D. Robson, MB, ChB
Deborah R. Shatzkes, M.D.
Suresh K. Mukherji, M.D.
Jens O. Heidenreich, M.D.