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Board of Trustees

The Foundation trustees are the world’s foremost scientists and clinicians in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. Our trustees also include leaders from industry, and representatives of nonprofit organizations focused on lung health.


Dean Schraufnagel
Dean E. Schraufnagel, MD
University of Illinois at Chicago

Linda Nici
Vice Chair
Linda Nici, MD
Providence VA Medical Center

Nicholas Hill
Nicholas S. Hill, MD

Tufts Medical Center

Dr. Reiss
Theodore Reiss, MD, MBE
Celgene, Inc.

James Beck, MD
James Beck, MD
ATS President Elect
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Chris Blango
Chris Blango

Juan Celedon, MD
Juan Celedon, MD, DrPH, ATSF
ATS Vice President
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Kerri Connolly
Kerri A. Connolly
Chair, ATS Public Advisory Roundtable (PAR)
Scleroderma Foundation

Steve Crane
Stephen C. Crane, PhD, MPH

Gerard Criner
Gerard J. Criner, MD
Temple University School of Medicine

Jeff Goldstein
Jeffrey R. Goldstein
Lung Transplant Foundation

LeRoy Graham
LeRoy M. Graham, MD, FCCP
Bridge Atlanta Medical Center

John Hansen-Flaschen
John H. Hansen-Flaschen, MD
University of Pennsylvania

Stuart Loesch
Stuart Loesch, MBA

Greg Lung
Greg Lund
The Lund Research Group

Angela C. Wang, MD
Richard K. Murray, MD

Charles Powell
Charles A. Powell, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Jag Sunderram
Jag Sunderram, MD
Chair, Council of Chapter Representatives
Rudgers Health

Gerard M. Turino, MD
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital

Julie Vu
Julie T. Vu, PharmD
Genentech, Inc.

Karen Collishaw
Karen J. Collishaw, MPP, CAE
ATS Executive Director
(Non-Voting Member)

The ATS supports the ATS Foundation’s administrative expenses, assuring that every dollar contributed goes directly to support programs.