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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 Vice President
University of Colorado School of Medicine

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

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

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

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

Dr. McColley
Susanna A. McColley, MD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Richard Murray, MD
Richard K. Murray, MD

Polly Parsons
Polly Parsons, MD
ATS President Elect
University of Vermont

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

Dr. Rounds
Sharon I.S. Rounds, MD
Providence VA Medical Center
Alpert Medical School of Brown University

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

Angela C. Wang, MD
Angela C. Wang, MD
Chair, Council of Chapter Representatives
Scripps Clinic Med Group

Stephen Crane
Stephen C. Crane, PhD, MPH
ATS Executive Director
(Non-Voting Member)

William Bailey
William C. Bailey, MD
Chair, Ziskind Clinical Scholar Review Committee
University of Alabama at Birmingham

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