Current USASP Committee and Task Force Members

Coalition Building and Advocacy Committee

Position First Name Last Name Email Organization
Co-Chair Diane Hoffmann [email protected] University of Maryland
Co-Chair Lindsey Yessick [email protected] Queens University
Member Benjamin Lee [email protected] Emory School of Medicine/Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Member Corey Simon [email protected] Duke University
Member Cornelius Groenewald [email protected] University of Washington School of Medicine and Seattle Children's Hospital
Member Giovanni Berardi [email protected] University of Iowa
Member Gregory Terman [email protected] University of Washington
Member Jennifer Rabbitts [email protected] University of Washington and Seattle Children's Hospital
Member Marsha Stanton [email protected] Independent Consultant
Member Renee Manworren [email protected] Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital & Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Member Rachel Zoffness [email protected]  
Member Robert Gereau [email protected] Washington University School of Medicine

 

Collaborations Committee

Position First Name Last Name Email Organization
Chair Keela Herr [email protected] University of Iowa
Member Fred Goldstein [email protected] Phila College of Osteopathic Medicine
Member Kenneth Goldschneider [email protected] Cincinnati Chioldren's Hospital
Member Laura Stone [email protected] University of Minnesota
Member Maria Pacella [email protected] [email protected]
Member Maureen Cooney [email protected]  
Member Michele Curatolo [email protected] University of Washington, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine

 

Committee on Committees

Position First Name Last Name Email Organization
Chair Michael  Gold [email protected] University of Pittsburgh
Member David  Hewitt  [email protected]  
Member E. Alfonso  Romero-Sandoval  [email protected] Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Member Hadas  Nahman Averbuch  [email protected] Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Member Jennifer  Haythornthwaite  [email protected] Johns Hopkins University
Member John  T Farrar  [email protected] University of Pennsylvania
Member Keela  Herr  [email protected] University of Iowa
Member Marilyn Jacobs [email protected] David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA/private practice
Member Yenisel Cruiz-Almeida [email protected] University of Florida

 

Communications Committee

Position First Name Last Name Email Organization
Chair Wendy Gaultney [email protected] Neuroversion
Member Janiece  Taylor  [email protected] Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Member Joshua  Crow  [email protected] University of Florida
Member Katherine  Salamon  [email protected] Nemours/AIDHC
Member Sarasa  Tohyama  [email protected]  
Member Tyler  Bell  [email protected] UCSD
Member Xinbei  Li  [email protected] [email protected]

 

Education and Professional Development Committee

Position First Name Last Name Email Organization
Chair Jennifer  Haythornthwaite [email protected] Johns Hopkins University
Co-Chair Hadas  Nahman Averbuch  [email protected] Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Member Andrea  Nackley  and[email protected] Duke University
Member Angela  Starkweather  [email protected]  
Member Chen  Chen  [email protected] Indiana University
Member Dominic  Ysidron  [email protected] Ohio University
Member Janelle  Letzen  [email protected] Johns Hopkins University
Member Karen Weiss [email protected] University of WA and Seattle Children's Hospital
Member Keesha Roach [email protected] University of Florida
Member Marie-Eve Hoeppli [email protected] CCHMC
Member Michael Jankowski [email protected] Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Member Peter Grace [email protected] UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
Member Rachel Aaron [email protected] Johns Hopkins University
Member Rui Li [email protected] University of Rochester Medical Center
Member Scott Fishman [email protected] University of California Davis Health
Member Shivani Ruparel [email protected] UT Health San Antonio
Member Wei Lei [email protected] Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy

 

Executive Committee

Position First Name Last Name Email Organization
Member Jennifer  Haythornthwaite [email protected] Johns Hopkins University
Member Jessica  Merlin [email protected] U Pitt
Member Michael  Gold  [email protected] University of Pittsburgh
Member Vitaly  Napadow  [email protected] Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging

 

Finance Committee

Position First Name Last Name Email Organization
Chair Jennifer  Haythornthwaite [email protected] Johns Hopkins University
Member Benjamin  Lee  [email protected] Emory School of Medicine/Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Member Burel  Goodin  [email protected] University of Alabama at Birmingham
Member Daniela  Maria Menichella  [email protected] Northwestern
Member Jessica  Merlin  [email protected] U Pitt
Member Michael  Gold  [email protected] University of Pittsburgh

 

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access (IDEA) Committee

Position First Name Last Name Email Organization
Co-Chair E. Alfonso Romero-Sandoval [email protected] Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Co-Chair Steven  Kinsey  [email protected] University of Connecticut
Member Alejandro  Almarza  [email protected] University of Pittsburgh
Member Amy  Williams  [email protected] Indiana University School of Medicine
Member Andrea  Newman  [email protected] University of Washington
Member Bradford  Bobrin  [email protected] atlanticare behavioral health
Member Bin  Pan  [email protected] Medical College of Wisconsin
Member Brittany Knight [email protected] UConn Health
Member Chung Jung Mun [email protected] Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Member Elizabeth Losin [email protected] University of Miami
Member Janiece Taylor [email protected] Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Member Jerry Kalangara [email protected] Emory University School of Medicine
Member Katherine Salamon [email protected] Nemours/AIDHC
Member Kathryn Albers [email protected] University of Pittsburgh
Member Marcia Shade [email protected]  
Member Marco Loggia [email protected] Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School
Member Michelle Failla [email protected] The Ohio State University
Member Naum Shaparin [email protected] Montefiore Medical Center
Member Susan Tran [email protected] DePaul University
Member Wei Lei [email protected] Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy
Member Yenisel Cruz-Almeida [email protected] University of Florida

 

Journal of Pain Task Force

Position First Name Last Name Email Organization
Chair Gerald Gebhart [email protected] Retired
Member Beth  Darnall  [email protected] Stanford University School of Medicine
Member Jeffrey  Petruska  [email protected] University of Louisville
Member Lauren  Heathcote  [email protected] Stanford University
Member Michael  Gold  [email protected] University of Pittsburgh
Member Ratan  Banik  [email protected] University of Minnesota
Member Staja "Star"  Booker  [email protected] University of Florida College of Nursing
Member Yuriy Usachev [email protected] University of Iowa

 

Membership Committee

Position First Name Last Name Email Organization
Co-Chair Emily  Bartley [email protected] University of Florida
Co-Chair Ruth  Chimenti  [email protected] University of Iowa
Member Anitha  Saravanan  [email protected] Northern Illinois University
Member Ellen  Terry  [email protected] UF College of Nursing
Member Robert  Gereau  [email protected] Washington University School of Medicine
Member Sadaf  Milani  [email protected] University of Texas Medical Branch
Member Tahsin  Khataei  [email protected]  

 

Nominations Committee

Position First Name Last Name Email Organization
Chair Michael Gold [email protected] University of Pittsburgh
Member Amanda  Klein  [email protected] University of Minnesota
Member Anitha  Saravanan  [email protected] Northern Illinois University
Member Anna  Kratz  [email protected] University of Michigan
Member Burel  Goodin  [email protected] University of Alabama at Birmingham
Member Dayna  Averitt  [email protected] [email protected]
Member E. Alfonso Romero-Sandoval  [email protected] Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Member Katherine Martucci [email protected] Duke University
Member Laura Frey Law [email protected] The University of Iowa
Member Michael Iadarola [email protected] Department of Perioperative Medicine, Clinical Center, NIH
Member Michelle Hook [email protected]  
Member Rita Agarwal [email protected] Stanford University
Member Roger Fillingim [email protected] University of Florida
Member Scott Fishman [email protected] University of California Davis Health

 

Scientific Program Committee

Position First Name Last Name Email Organization
Chair Vitaly Napadow [email protected] Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging
Member Alejandro  Almarza  [email protected] University of Pittsburgh
Member Aaron  Mickle  [email protected]  
Member Anne  Murphy  [email protected] Georgia State University
Member Anne-Sophie  Wattiez  [email protected] University of Iowa
Member Daniela  Maria Menichella  [email protected] Northwestern
Member Hailey  Bulls  [email protected] University of Pittsburgh
Member Janet Van Cleave [email protected] NYU Meyers College of Nursing
Member Jon Dean [email protected] University of California San Diego
Member M. Imad Damaj [email protected] VCU
Member Matthew Herbert [email protected] VA San Diego Healthcare System
Member Natoshia Cunningham [email protected] Michigan State University
Member Vidya Chidambaran [email protected] Cincinnati Childrens Hospital
Member Yuanxiang Tao [email protected] Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

 

Sponsorship Committee

Position First Name Last Name Email Organization
Chair Patrick  Finan [email protected] Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Member Jennifer  Haythornthwaite  [email protected] Johns Hopkins University
Member Jessica  Merlin  [email protected] U Pitt
Member Jon  Dean  [email protected] University of California San Diego
Member Rebecca  Seal  [email protected] University of Pittsburgh
Member Steven  Weisman  [email protected] Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's Wisconsin
Member Steven  George  [email protected] Duke University