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Board of Directors 



The business and the affairs of the Society shall be directed, controlled, and managed by the Board of Directors who shall be the governing body of the Society.

The Board of Directors shall manage all of the affairs, property and funds of the Society, and shall have the duty and authority to do and perform all acts consistent with the Bylaws, the Articles of Incorporation of the Society, and any amendments thereto, and the laws of the District of Columbia. The Board of Directors shall have such other duties as may be prescribed by law.



President: Leslee Shaw, PhD, FSCCT (June 2016 – July 2017)

Immediate Past President: Jonathon Leipsic, MD, FSCCT (June 2016 – July 2017)

President-Elect: Todd C. Villines, MD, FSCCT (June 2016 – July 2017)

Vice President: Suhny Abbara, MD, FSCCT (June 2016 – July 2017)

Secretary: Wm. Guy Weigold, MD, FSCCT (June 2016 – July 2017)

Treasurer: Ron Blankstein, MD, FSCCT (June 2016 – July 2017)

Member Liaison: Stephan Achenbach, MD, FSCCT (July 2014 – July 2017)

*Note: Executive Committee members are full voting members of the Board of Directors.


BOARD MEMBERS                                                                  

Kelley Branch, MD, FSCCT                           June 2016 – July 2019

Patricia Carrascosa, MD, PhD, FSCCT       July 2015 – July 2018

Patricia Dickson, RT                                      June 2016 – July 2019

James Earls, MD, FSCCT                              July 2014- July 2017

Maros Ferencik, MD, PhD, FSCCT              July 2015 - July 2018

Brian Ghoshhajra, MD, MBA, FSCCT          July 2014 – July 2017

Vinay Malhotra, MD, FSCCT                        June 2016 – July 2017

Mahadevappa Mahesh, PhD, FSCCT         July 2015 – July 2018

Khurram Nasir, MD, MPH, FSCCT               July 2014 – July 2017

Koen Neiman, MD, PhD, FSCCT                  July 2015 – July 2018

Gianluca Pontone, MD, FSCCT                    June 2016 – July 2017

Eric Williamson, MD, FSCCT                        June 2016 – July 2019



Ricardo C. Cury, MD, FSCCT (President 2014-2015; ex officio director June 2016 – July 2021)

J. Jeffrey Carr, MD, FSCCT (President 2013-2014; ex officio director July 2015 – July 2020)

John R. Lesser, MD, FSCCT (President 2012-2013; ex officio director July 2014 – July 2019)

James K. Min, MD, FSCCT (President 2011-2012; ex officio director July 2013 – July 2018)

Matthew J. Budoff, MD, FSCCT (President 2010-2011; ex officio director July 2012 – July 2017)


**Note: Per the Bylaws, “The Past President will continue on the Board of Directors as a non-voting ex-officio director for 5 years following their term as Immediate Past President.”


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