2019 – 2020 Award Review Committees

Career Development Award Review Committee

MANDATE

The Career Development Awards Review Committee provides evaluation of the scientific quality and potential impact of applications for the following awards: ABSM Junior Faculty Award, Bridge to Success Award for Early Career Investigators, Bridge to Success Award for Mid-Career / Senior Investigators, Focused Projects Award for Junior Investigators, and Physician Scientist Training Award. The committee will provide award application critiques, summaries, and scores to the executive committee and board of directors to make final funding decisions.

MEMBERS

Chair: Indu Ayappa, PhD
Vice Chair: Ronald Szymusiak, PhD
Suzanne Bertisch, MD, MPH
Susmita Chowdhuri, MD
Daniel Combs, MD
Martica Hall, PhD
Jonathan Jun, MD
Miranda Lim, MD, PhD
Nirinjini Naidoo, PhD
David Plante, MD, PhD
Alberto Ramos, MD, MSPH
Ignacio Tapia, MD
Andrew Varga, MD, PhD

Clinical Fellowship Rescue Funding Award Review Committee

MANDATE

The Clinical Fellowship Rescue Funding Award Review Committee evaluates the quality and potential impact of applications for the Clinical Fellowship Rescue Funding Award. The committee will provide award application critiques, summaries, and scores to the Executive Committee and Board of Directors to make final funding decisions

MEMBERS

Chair: Ilene Rosen, MD, MS
Susan Dunning, MD
Ian Weir, DO
Michael Yurcheshen, MD

Community Sleep Health Award Review Committee

MANDATE

The Community Sleep Health Award Review Committee evaluates the quality and potential impact of letters of intent and applications for the Community Sleep Health Award. The committee will provide award letter of intent critiques, invitations to submit full application, application critiques, summaries, and scores to the Executive Committee or Board of Directors to make final funding decisions.

MEMBERS

Joe Donohue
Patti Van Landingham
Anita Shelgikar, MD, MHPE
Carol Rosen, MD

Investigator-Initiated Award Review Committee

MANDATE

The Investigator-Initiated Awards Review Committee provides evaluation of the scientific quality and potential impact of applications for the Strategic Research Award. The committee will provide award application critiques, summaries, and scores to the executive committee and board of directors to make final funding decisions.

MEMBERS

Chair: M. Safwan Badr, MD, MBA
Vice Chair: Lynn Marie Trotti, MD, MSc
Michelle Cao, MD
Mary Carskadon, PhD
Michael Grandner, PhD
Indira Gurubhagavatula, MD
Kathryn Lee, PhD, RN
Judith Owens, MD, MPH
Megan Petrov, PhD
Susan Redline, MD, MPH
Katie Stone, PhD
Kingman Strohl, MD
Patrick Strollo Jr., MD
Jamie Zeitzer, PhD

2018 – 2019 Award Review Committees

Chair: M. Safwan Badr, MD
Vice Chair: Patrick Strollo Jr., MD
Staff: Vanessa Gonzalez, MPH
Constance Fung, MD
Michael Grandner, PhD
Kathryn Lee, PhD, RN
Daniel O’Hearn, MD
David Rapoport, MD
Megan Petrov, PhD
David Plante, MD
Rochelle Zak, MD
Susmita Chowdhuri, MD (Ad hoc)
Daniel Combs, MD (Ad hoc)
Alberto Ramos, MD (Ad hoc)

Chair: Indu Ayappa, PhD
Vice Chair: Ronald Szymusiak, PhD
Staff: Vanessa Gonzalez, MPH
Michelle Cao, DO
Daniel Combs, MD
Louise O’Brien, PhD
Susheel Patil, MD, PhD
Alberto Ramos, MD
Susan Redline, MD
Robert Thomas, MD
Lynn Marie Trotti, MD
Jonathan Jun, MD
Ignacio Tapia, MD
Andrew Varga, MD, PhD

2017 – 2018 Award Review Committees

Strategic Research Awards
Focused Projects – Humanitarian/Educational

M. Safwan Badr, MD (Chair)
Indu Ayappa, PhD
Constance Fung, MD
Christina McCrae, PhD
Louise O’Brien, PhD
Daniel O’Hearn, MD
Megan Petrov, PhD
David Plante, MD
David Rapoport, MD
Kathleen Sarmiento, MD
Jaspal Singh, MD
Kingman Strohl, MD
Rochelle Zak, MD

ABSM Jr. Faculty Award
Bridge to Success Awards
Focused Projects – Jr. Investigators
Physician Scientist Training Award 

Indu Ayappa, PhD (Chair)
Michelle Cao, DO
Daniel Combs, MD
Louise O’Brien, PhD
Ruth O’Hara, PhD
Susheel Patil, MD, PhD
Susan Redline, MD
Renee Shellhaas, MD
Ronald Szymusiak, PhD
Robert J. Thomas, MD
Lynn Marie Trotti, MD

Lourdes DelRosso, MD (Chair)
Shelley Hershner, MD
Romy Hoque, MD
Shahrokh Javaheri, MD
Tomasz Kuzniar, MD, PhD
Brian Palen, MD
Anita Valanju Shelgikar, MD
Andrew Spector, MD
Saiprakash B. Venkateshiah, MD
Scott Williams, MD