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2020 - 2021 Board of Directors
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SCCT BOD Members 2020-2021*

President:   Koen Nieman, MD, PhD, FSCCT
Immediate Past President:   Ron Blankstein, MD, MSCCT
President-Elect:   Eric Williamson, MD, FSCCT
Vice-President:  Edward Nicol, MD, MBA, FSCCT
Treasurer:    Brian B. Ghoshhajra, MD, MBA, FSCCT
Secretary:      Maros Ferencik, MD, PhD, FSCCT
Member Liaison:   Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD, FACC, FSCCT


Executive Committee members are full voting members of the Board of Directors.

*All terms are July to July. 



 Marcio Bittencourt, MD, PhD, MPH  2021 – 2023
 Kelley Branch, MD, MSc, FSCCT 2021 – 2023
 Joao Cavalcante, MD, FSCCT   2019 – 2022
 Andrew Choi, MD, FSCCT  2021 – 2023
 Benjamin J.W. Chow, MD, FSCCT  2018 – 2021
 Ronald Karlsberg, MD, FSCCT 2021 – 2023
 Christopher Maroules, MD, FSCCT  2018 – 2021
 Ronen Rubinshtein, MD, FSCCT  2019 – 2022
 Barbara Srichai-Parsia, MD, FSCCT  2019 – 2022
 Dustin Thomas, MD, FSCCT   2019 – 2022
 Michelle Williams, MD, PhD, FSCCT  2020 – 2023



Suhny Abbara, MD, MSCCT (President 2018-2019, ex officio director 2020 – 2025)

Todd C. Villines, MD, MSCCT (President 2017-2018, ex officio director 2019 – 2024)  

Leslee J. Shaw, PhD, MSCCT (President 2016-2017, ex officio director 2018 – 2023)

Jonathon Leipsic, MD, MSCCT (President 2015-2016, ex officio director 2017 – 2022)

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


**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.”


View the Board of Director's relationship disclosures.