2018 – 2019 Award Review Committees

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 following awards: Focused Projects Award – Humanitarian/Educational and Strategic Research Award. The committee will provide award application critiques, summaries, and scores to the AASM Foundation Executive Committee and Board of Directors to make final funding decisions.

Members

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)

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 AASM Foundation Executive Committee and Board of Directors to make final funding decisions.

Members

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