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People

Senior Leadership

Lorraine Stiehl

Lorraine Stiehl

Chief Executive Officer

Lorraine Stiehl was named CEO of the American Liver Foundation in January 2021. A successful non-profit leader for over three decades, Ms. Stiehl serves on the National Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Advisory Board at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). As a public health leader at both the state and federal levels, Ms. Stiehl advocates for strengthening disease prevention efforts, and supporting patients battling chronic diseases and their healthcare providers.

Ms. Stiehl worked both professionally and as a national volunteer leader for numerous non-profits, including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) where she contributed to the organization’s growth from $6 million to over $200 million – earning top honors as “National Staff Member of the Year” (1992) and “National Volunteer of the Year” (2010). Ms. Stiehl also worked for nearly two decades at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), providing leadership in fundraising development, marketing and communications and clinical trial recruitment.

Through her family’s consulting firm, StiehlWorks, Lorraine provided marketing, communications, fundraising and advocacy support to dozens of national non-profits and medical research organizations. In 2017, Lorraine and co-author, Dr. Nicole Johnson (Miss America 1999), published, “What To Do When Your Partner Has Diabetes: A Survival Guide.”

As a lifelong caregiver, Ms. Stiehl knows first-hand how chronic disease impacts families. Her husband Chris has been living with an autoimmune disease for more than 60 years and an organ transplant for 12 years. Highly motivated to support deserving non-profit organizations, Ms. Stiehl has raised millions of charitable dollars including funds she has generated through dozens of half-marathons and cycling events.

Ticker

David Ticker

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

David Ticker is the Executive Vice President, and assumed the position of Chief Financial Officer of the American Liver Foundation on February 11, 2008. He was nominated and confirmed as Treasurer in October 2008. Mr. Ticker graduated from the University of Pennsylvania – Wharton School of Business in 1980 with a degree in Accounting and received his CPA from Pennsylvania in 1982. After graduation, Mr. Ticker embarked on a career which as has included stints in public accounting, private industry and not-for-profits.

Mr. Ticker brings to ALF a broad base of experience solving problems and applying common sense to the accounting and finance process. His public accounting background includes 5 years in New York City with Price Waterhouse & Co. and Kenneth Leventhal & Co. performing audit, tax and consulting assignments for closely held clients. His work for Kenneth Leventhal & Co. in the real estate industry served as stepping stone to his next position with the global real estate developer Olympia & York. At O&Y, his financial analyst portfolio included the World Financial Center and One Liberty Plaza with his primary responsibility being the interpretation of the 99 year ground lease with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

After gaining a solid background in accounting, taxes and finance in the public accounting field, Mr. Ticker accepted a Vice President position in private industry with a domestic textile firm. For the next 13 years, he was responsible for operations, back office support, supply chain management, sales, advertising and product development for the company as it expanded into importing yarn for U.S. distribution from Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, South America and Indonesia. Upon leaving the textile industry, Mr. Ticker transitioned his career to the not-for-profit sector when he accepted the position as Director of Finance for The First Occupational Center of New Jersey, New Jersey’s largest and oldest sheltered workshop retraining displaced workers and providing workplace solutions for the handicapped.

In addition to his professional activities, Mr. Ticker is involved with social action issues in Northern New Jersey through his temple, the UJA Federation of Metrowest, and in Morris County NJ. He has served on the Boards of his temple, nursery school and men’s club.

Mr. Ticker lives in Morristown, NJ and has 3 children.

Officers

Daniel E. Weil
Chairman of the Board
Alliant America’s
Bannockburn, IL

Thomas F. Nealon III
Special Advisor to the Chair
Miami, FL

Lorraine Stiehl
Chief Executive Officer
San Diego CA

Susan Sherman Stone, CPA, MST
Board Treasurer
Hingham, MA

Eugene “Gene” Cautillo
Board Secretary
The Guardian Life Insurance Co
Holmdel, NJ

David Ticker
Executive Vice President and CFO
Fairfield, NJ


Board of Directors

Mike Braunstein
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Boston, MA

Rotonya Carr, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia PA

Eugene “Gene” Cautillo, PhD
The Guardian Life Insurance Co
Holmdel, NJ

Eddie Cheung, MD, FACG
UC Davis/California Northstate University
San Francisco, CA

Peter Cullen
Wovenmedia
San Francisco CA

Nicholas J. DeRoma
New Canaan, CT

Allan J. Doerr
Marmora, NJ

T. Clark Gamblin, MD, MS
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Michael Kerr
Optimum Solutions Corp.
Woodsburgh, NY

Elizabeth Leesmann
The Boeing Company
Florissant, MO

Rohit Loomba, MD
University of California at San Diego
La Jolla, CA

Thomas F. Nealon III
Miami, FL

Sammy Saab MD, MPH
University of California at Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Nicole Smith, PhD
U.S. Public Health Service, Retired
Bainbridge Island, WA

Susan Sherman Stone, CPA, MST
Hingham, MA

Emmanuel Thomas, MD, PhD
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Hillel Tobias, MD, PhD
New York University Langone Medical Center
New York, NY

Deborah Tully
Willis Towers Watson
Boston MA

Daniel E. Weil
Alliant America’s
Bannockburn, IL

Rockford Yapp, MD
Digestive Health Services
Downers Grove, IL

Ghassan Abou-Alfa, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Talal Adhami, MD, HCMBA, AGAF
Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland, OH

Jasmohan Bajaj, MD, MS, FACG, AGAF
Virginia Commonwealth University & McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, VA

Terry Box, MD
University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT

Robert S. Brown, Jr., MD, MPH, FAASLD
Weill Cornell School of Medicine, New York, NY
Executive Committee Member

Douglas Dieterich, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Udeme D. Ekong, MD, MPH, FAASLD
Medstar Georgetown Transplant Institute, Washington D.C.

Scott A. Fink, MD, MPH, FACP
Lankenau Hospital,Wynnewood, PA

Catherine Frenette, MD, FAST, AGAF
Scripps Green Hospital, La Jolla, CA
Executive Committee Member

John Goff, MD
Rocky Mountain Gastroenterology Associates, Denver, CO

Uma Devi Goyal, MD
University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ
Executive Committee Member

Jennifer Guy, MD
Sutter Health, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

Blaine Hollinger, MD
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Mary Ann Huang, MD
Centura Health Physician Group, Denver, CO

Alisha Mavis, MD
Duke Health, Durham, NC

Nadia Ovchinsky, MD
Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, New York, NY

Daniel Pratt, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Kamran Qureshi, MD
Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO

Nancy Reau, MD
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Sammy Saab, MD, MPH, AGAF
University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Executive Committee Member Co-Chair

Adnan Said, MD
Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, WI
Executive Committee Member

Arun J. Sanyal, MD
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Rohit Satoskar, MD
Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

Gabriel Schnickel, MD, MPH, FACS
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Coleman Smith, MD
Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

Tamar Taddei, MD
Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Executive Committee Member Co-Chair

Hillel Tobias, MD, PhD
NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY

John Vierling, MD, FACP, FAASLD
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Rocky Yapp, MD, MPH, AGAF
Digestive Health Services, Chicago, IL
Executive Committee Member

Xaralambos “Bobby” Zervos, DO
Cleveland Clinic, Weston, FL
Executive Committee Member


Arizona

Jodi Bohr
Tiffany & Bosco, P.A.

Mark B. Fast
Morgan Stanley

Lorna Banister
KB Home

Maria Teresa Borja

Kathryn Crippen
Banner University Medical Center – Phoenix

Michael Fallon
Banner University Medicine Transplant Institute

Pam Fuller, Ed.D., RN
Chamberlain College of Nursing

Ayn Larson, PA-C
Redy GI Associates

Catherine Mohammed, PhD, MN, RN
Chamberlain College of Nursing

Sharon Rayman, R.N., M.S.
Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center

Anil Seetharam, M.D.
Banner University Medical Center – Phoenix

Karen Snider
Agility Business Improvement

Patrick Tucker
Registered Lobbyist

Quinn Williams
Greenberg Traurig


Connecticut

David Assis

Jonathan Albert

Jecy Belmont

Catherine M. Blair

Michael Einstein

Jeannine Hampton

Martin Hoffman

Adriene Jarrell

Robert Leventhal

Ann Marie Liapakis

Juan Carlos Lopez-Talavera

Katie Pritchard

Eugene “Scott” Swenson

Tamar Taddei

Renuka Umashanker


Dallas

Carmen Jackson
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Mark Powell
Sirtex

Cadi Shurbet
Acaria Health

Zahid Vahora, MD
The Liver Institute Methodist Dallas


Greater New York

Angela Anton

Beverly Beaudoin

Michael Busby

Anne Catalano

Eugene Cautillo, PhD

Richard M. Colton

Douglas Dieterich, MD

 

Dave Frank

Susan Greenwood

Elizabeth Polizzi

Bob Pollichino

Gina Pollichino, RN

Dave Rodgers

Shirley Rubin

ASSOCIATE BOARD OF YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

John Bayeaux

Rebekah Chang

Matthew Eng

David Frank

Evan Miller

Brian Mooney

Catherine Smolen

Katie Van Benschoten

Jesse Weinberger

Steven Zaslavsky


Illinois

Chris Broyles
KPMG

Anne Chapski-Doyen
Doyen Law Group LLC

Monica Chmielewski
Foley & Lardner, LLP

Edgar Delgado
GSA

Michael Doyen
Doyen Law Group LLC

Dennis Gleason
Horton & Associates

Hilary Hadley

Donald Jenson, MD
Rush University

Michael Millis, MD
University of Chicago

Allison Moser, RN
Northwestern University

Nancy Reau, MD
Rush University

Brad Rieman
Nia Architects

Paul Scaglioni
Trustmark Health Benefits

Vicki Shah, PA-C
Rush University

Joseph VanWagner
Toyota

Lisa VanWagner, MD
Northwestern University

Dan Weil
Alliant Insurance Services

Rockford Yapp, MD
Good Samaritan


Mid-Atlantic

Caroline Berlinger
Veloxis Pharmaceuticals

David Connolly
Canon Business Solutions

Allan Doerr

Jerry Tillinger
US Digestive Health

Wayne M. (Skip) Withrow
SEI Investments


Minnesota

Jay Beyer-Kropuenski
Grantham Street Advisors, LLC

Larry Burgart, MD
Allinia Health

Curt Jones
Gilead

Scott Pampuch
Chef

Baron Tisthammer
Fairview Pharmacy

Jessica Wegmann
Janssen Pharma


Missouri Board of Directors & Medical Advisory Council

Abukabr Adam, MD
SSM St. Mary’s Hospital

Kathryn Beermann, MSW, LCSW
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Maria Bernadette Doyle, MD
Washington University

Elizabth Ellopoulos
SSM Health

Steve Fern, DO
Specialists in Gastroenterology

Jacquelyn Fleckenstein, MD
Washington University

Brittney Gabris, RN, BSN
SSM Health

Eddie Island, MD
Saint Lukes

Ajay Jain, MD, DNB
SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center

Karen Johns, RN
SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Adeel Khan, MD, MPH, FACS
Washington University

Sakil Kulkarni, MD
Washington University

Jennie Laflen, MSW, LCSW
SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Kim Liss, MD
Washington University

Mustafa Nazzal, MD
St. Louis University

Paul Ott, RDN, LD, CDE
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Kamran Qureshi, MD
St. Louis University

Janis Stoll, MD
St. Louis Children’s University

Jeffrey Teckman, MD
St. Louis University

Brent Tetri, MD
St. Louis University

Heather Tille
SSM Health

Yumi Turmelle, MD
St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Chintalapati Varma, MD
St. Louis University

Chelsea Visintine, RDN, LD
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Jenn Whitter, LMSW, MSW
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Elizabeth Leesmann
Boeing

Kevin Lee
Mid-America Transplant


Mountain West

Patricia (Paty) Aguayo
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry – Department of Psychiatry, University of Utah – Neurobehavior HOME Program

Linda Book
Director of Pediatric Liver Transplant and Liver Center – Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital, University of Utah Professor of Pediatrics

Terry Box, MD
Medical Director, Project ECHO
Assistant Dean, Office for Community Faculty & Associate Professor (Clinical) of Medicine – University of Utah School of Medicine, Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) investigator and member of HCI’s Gastrointestinal Cancer Program, American Board of Internal Medicine and the National Board of Medical Examiners

Katherin Caldwell
Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital Transplant Department

Richard Gilroy
Medical Director – Liver Transplant Program – Intermountain Medical Center, Transplant Hepatologist

Derek Ginos
Intermountain Healthcare – Director of Abdominal Transplant Services

Zachary Kastenberg
University of Utah – pediatric surgical oncology and hepatobiliary surgery – pediatric surgeon – general, thoracic, and neonatal surgery, Intermountain Healthcare Pediatric Surgery

Craig Myrick

Gabriela (Gaby) Portugal

Manuel Rodriguez-Davalos
Intermountain Medical Center & Primary Children’s Hospital Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Surgical Director Pediatric Liver Transplantation, Primary Children’s Hospital – Intermountain Healthcare, Medical Director Living Liver Donor Program


Nashville

Steve Baum
Consultant (Patient)

Mike Betz
Salix

Steve Biggs
Salix

Steve Blount, MD
Premier Radiology – Belle Meade

James Eason, MD
Methodist-University of Tennessee

Sunil K. Geevarghese, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Lynette Gillis, MD
Vanderbilt Pediatric Hepatology & Liver Transplant Program

Jim Jaconetta

Nyeisha Jones
Sr. Director Human Resources, Asurion

Lilly LaFerny
Gilead

Don Lazas, MD
Associates in Gastroenterology Digestive Health Research

Jeffrey McIlvain
First Tennessee Bank

Roman Perri, MD
Vanderbilt Transplant Center

Michael Porayko, MD
Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine

Chakradhar Reddy, MD
Gastrointestinal Assocs/NE TN

Chase Richardson
Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy

Andrew E. Scanga, MD
Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine

Jeffrey Umbress
Benevere Specialty Pharmacy – CVS


New England

Brian Bourgault
Provenir

Mike Braunstein
PMC

John Donlon
SiriusDecisions

Tim Kelly (Board President)
Northeastern University

Sandy Lenore
Smithfield School System

Maureen McNamara
Newport Board Group

Robert Merowitz
Universal Realty Corporation

Jim O’Connell
Wayfair

Robert Rice
B&R Alarms

Tracy Sabol
WMTW-TV 4

Felicia Sperry

Deb Tully
Willis Towers Watson

Holly Wallace
Salix


Ohio

Talal Adhami, MD

Renee Bennett

Brigette Bevly, MPAS, PA-C

Mindy Craft

Meelie DebRoy, MD, FACS

Fatima Fayed, Pharma D

Pierre Gholam, MD

Anson Hall

Gregory Marthe

Alexandra Reilly, MPA

Susan Royer

Joyce Senney

Lisa Sowers, RN, BSN, CPTC, CCTC

Mousab Tabbaa, MD

Traci Tigue

Shannon Tracy, MBA


Rocky Mountain

Michelle Barnett
Associates in Gastroenterology

Robin Bricker-Ford
University of Colorado Hospital

Claire Erickson

John Goff
Rocky Mountain Gastroenterology

Mariah Grob
Avella Specialty Pharmacy

Denise Harrington
University of Colorado Hospital

Mary Ann Huang
Porter Hospital

Alyssa Johnston
Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center

Kelly Klaczkiewicz
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Sean Lee
CVS Specialty Pharmacy

Janet Rost

Peggy Stephenson
BTG


San Francisco

Mercedes Azcarate

Carol Brosgart

Eddie Cheung

Peter Cullen

Josua Gossett

Anton Gueth

Dave Hinman

Theresa Hughes

Barry Rose

John Rosin

Martin Yan

Bill Young


Southeast

Heidi Anderson

Kaylan Bhamidimarri
University of Miami Health Systems

Ana Hughes-Freund
Conde Nast

Julie Layton
AON

Cosme Manzarbeitia, MD, FACS
Broward Health Medical Center

Paul Martin
University of Miami Health Systems

Flavia Mendes
Gastro Health

Tom Nealon, III

Sam Salama
Life Alliance Organ Recovery Alliance

Don Steigman
Jackson Health Systems

Burçin Taner
Mayo Clinic – Jacksonville

Emmanuel Thomas
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Rodrigo Vianna, MD
UM Health Systems/MTI

Ali Zarrinpar
University of Florida

Bobby Zervos
Cleveland Clinic Florida


Wisconsin

Andrea Barndt

Brian Frakes
Pfister

Katryn Furuya, MD
Division of Pediatric GI, UW Health

Clark Gamblin, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin

Ellen Hanke

Tony Haska
Janssen Pharma

Linda Schreiner
Advocate

Jennifer Tenuta
CVS

Valerie Zehetner
Bell Ambulance


Arizona

Naim Alkhouri, MD
Arizona Liver Health

Michael S. Altman, MD
Southwest Gastrointestinal & Liver Disease Consultants

Vijayan Balan, MD
Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, Liver Transplant Program

Mashal Batheja, MD
Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center

Shauna Binette, NP
Arizona Digestive Health

Geoffrey D. Block, MD, MSc, FACP
Banner University Medicine Transplant Institute – Tucson

Jeffrey Brink, MD, FACS
Arizona Transplant Associates

James Cashman, MD, FACS
Arizona Transplant Associates

David Chasca, MD
Mayo Clinic Transplant Hepatology

Steve Chen, MD
Banner University Medical Center – Phoenix

Heather Crane, FNP
Canyonlands Healthcare/HCV Elimination

Rolland Dickson, MD
Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, Liver Transplant Program

David Douglas, MD
Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, Liver Transplant Program

Michael Fallon, FACP
Banner University Medicine Transplant Institute

David Garcia, PhD, FACSM
University of Arizona Health Sciences

Bradford Gelzayd, FACP, FACG
Southwest Digestive Specialists, Division of Arizona Digestive Health

Uma Goyal, MD
Banner University of Arizona College of Medicine, University of Arizona Cancer Center

Shahid Habib, MD
The Liver Institute, PLLC

Grace Knuttinen, PhD
Mayo Clinic Hospital

Anita Kohli, MD
Institute for Liver Health

Mohammed Khreiss, MD
Southwestern Surgery Associates

Sylvie Lebel, MD
Phoenix Children’s Hospital

David Leff, DO
Central AZ Medical Associates

Gavin Leventhal, MD
Thompson Peak GI/Hepatology

Richard Manch, FAASLD, FACP, FACG
Institute for Liver Health

Vicki McIntyre, DNP, FNP
Institute for Liver Health

Shivang Mehta, MD
Banner University Medicine Transplant Hepatology

Ann Moore, FNP
Institute for Liver Health

Abigail Nastase, BSN, RN
Banner University Medicine – Tucson

Nayan Patel, DO
Banner University Medicine Transplant Hepatology

Jorge Rakela, MACP, FAASLD, FACG, AGAF
Mayo Clinic Hospital

Sudhakar Reddy, MD
Reddy G.I.

Justin Reynolds, MD
Dignity Health, St. Joseph’s Liver Disease Center

Paul Sarmiento, MD
Scottsdale Weight Loss Center

Anil Seetharam, MD
Banner University Medicine Transplant Institute

Neil J. Shernoff, AGAF
Clinical Associates in Internal Medicine, LTD

Mitchell Shub, MD
Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Sylvain Sidi, MD
Western Gastroenterology

Gary Silber, MD
Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Natalie Stanton, MD
Arizona Oncology

Charlie Thomas, ACSW, CISW
Banner University Medicine Transplant Institute

Hugo Vargas, MD
Mayo Clinic Hospital

Scott Wilson, MD
El Rio Health Center Main Clinic

Mark Wong, MD
Banner University Medicine Transplant Institute


California (Northern)

Aijaz Ahmed, MD
Stanford University Medical Center

William Berquirst, MD
Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital

Christopher Bowlus, MD
UC Davis Medical Center

Danielle Brandman, MD, MAS
UCSF Medical Center

Jennifer Burgis, MD
UCSF Medical Center

Eric Chak, MD, MPH
UC Davis Medical Center

Eddie Cheung, MD, FACG
Children's Hospital and UCSF Medical Center

Waldo Concepcion, MD
Stanford University Medical Center

Stewart Cooper, MD
California Pacific Medical Center

Renu Dhanaserkaran, MD
Stanford University Medical Center

Noelle Ebel, MD
Stanford University Medical Center

Robert Gish, MD, FAASLD
Robert G. Gish Consultants, LLC

Aparna Goel, MD
Stanford University Medical Center

Kate Goheen, MD
Contra Costa Primary Care

Jennifer Guy, MD
California Pacific Medical Center

Bilal Hameed, MD
UCSF Medical Center

Katie Kelley, MD
UCSF Medical Center

Ray Kim, MD
Stanford University Medical Center

Paul Kwo, MD
Stanford University Medical Center

Brock MacDonald, MD
Kaiser Permanente

Valentina Medici, MD
UC Davis Medical Center

Jeffery McKinney, MD
UCSF Medical Center

Nizar Mukhtar, MD
Kaiser Permanente

Mindie Nguyen, MD, MAS, AGAF, FAASLD
Stanford University Medical Center

Dare Olorunsola, MD, IR
California Pacific Medical Center

Philip Rosenthal, MD
UCSF Medical Center

Souvik Sarkar, MD, PhD
UC Davis Medical Center

Courtney Sherman, MD
UCSF Medical Center

Annie Southall, MD
Sutter Health

Natalie Torok, MD
UC Davis Medical Center

Robert Wong, MD
Stanford University Medical Center

Francis Yao, MD
UCSF Medical Center

Kidst Yimam, MD
California Pacific Medical Center

Michelle Zandian, MD
Stanford University Medical Center


California (Southern)

Walid Ayoub, MD
Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center

Neil Bhayani, MD
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Michael De Vera, MD
Loma Linda University Medical Center

Yuri Genyk, MD
Keck School of Medicine of USC, Children's Hospital

John Hoefs, MD
Liver Specialty Center

Ke-Qin Hu, MD, FAASLD
University of California, Irvine

David Imagawa, MD, PhD, FACS
University of California, Irvine

Jeffrey Kahn, MD
Keck School of Medicine of USC

Fady Kaldas, MD
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Mitchell Katz, MD
Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC)

Irene Kim, MD
Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center

Andrew Klein, MD
Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center

Rohit Kohli, MD, MBBS
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles

Kambiz Kosari, MD, FACS
Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center

Laleh Melstrom, MD
City of Hope

Edward Mena, MD
California Liver Research Institute - Pasadena Liver Center

Tania Mitsinikos, MD
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles

Tom Mone
OneLegacy, A Donate Life Organization

Nicholas Nissen, MD
Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center

Mazen Noureddin, MD
Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center

Arpan Patel, MD, PhD
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Mina Rakoski, MD
Loma Linda University Medical Center

Sammy Saab, MD, MPH, AGAF
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Carlos Saad, MD
University of California, Irvine

Khalid Selim, MD
Loma Linda University Medical Center

Nisreen Soufi, MD
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles

Vinay Sundaram, MD
Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center

Tsuyoshi Todo, MD
Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center

Michael Volk, MD
Loma Linda University Medical Center

Lawrence Wagman, MD
City of Hope

Beshoy Yanny, MD
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica

Matt Zahn, MD
Orange County Health Care Agency


Colorado

Bahri Bilir, MD
Rocky Mtn Gastro/Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Hospital - gastroenterologist

James Burton, MD
University of Colorado Hospital / Medical Director of Liver Transplantation

Karin Cesario, MD
Associates in Gastro - gastroenterologist and transplant hepatologist

John Goff, MD
Rocky Mtn Gastro/Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Hospital - gastroenterologist

Marcelo Kugelmas, MD
South Denver Gastroenterology - gastroenterologist

Clark Kulig, MD
Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Hospital - gastroenterologist

Heather Laskey, MD
Kaiser Permanente - gastroenterologist

Michael Narkewicz, MD
Children’s Hospital Colorado/Executive, Provider Strategic Partnerships, Professor of Pediatrics - Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Barbara Piasecki, MD
Kaiser Permanente - gastroenterologist

James Pomposelli, MD
University of Colorado Hospital / Surgical Dir of Liver Transplantation

Robert Ryu, MD
University of Colorado Hospital / Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program Director, Division Director, Interventional Radiology

Todd Sheer, MD
Centura Health Physician Group Southwest Gastroenterology

Shikha Sundaram, MD
Children’s Hospital Colorado/Medical Dir Pediatric Liver Transplant Program

Thomas Trouillot, MD
Co. Gastro/St. Joseph/PSL - gastroenterologist


MISSION AMBASSADORS

Jelene Donatlan

Claudia Guzman

Yasmin Hernandez

Sam Koontz

Rachel Langston

Harry Mason

Janet Rost


Connecticut

Lindsay Arnott, RN, MHA, CCTC

David Assis, MD

Gina Baixauli (Rocca), RN, BSN

James Boyer, MD, FACP

Julie Burns, APRN

Cary Caldwell, MD

Anthony Capobianco, PA

Francis Chan, MD

Christine Couture, PA

Michelle Day, RN

Albert Do, MD, MPH

Carol Eggers, NP

Michael Einstein, MD

Shanna Gannon, PA

Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao, MD

Joel Garsten, MD, FACP, FACG, AGFA

Sarah Gillespie-Heyman, APRN

Steven Gorelick, MD

Deborah Gosselin, RN

Jeannine Hampton, APRN

Elie Helou, MD

Lisa Hughes, RN

Stephanie Hull, PA

Jonathan Isreal, MD

Kathryn Jack, MSN, FNP-BC

Simona Jakab, MD

Sanjay Kulkarni, MD

John Kunstman, MD, MHS

Sylvia Lempit, APRN

Jessica Leon, RN

Robert Leventhal, MD, FACP, AGAF

AnnMarie Liapakis, MD

Joseph Lim, MD, FACP

Juan Carlos Lopez-Talavera, MD, PhD

Kamraan Madhani, MD

Karan McBride-Emrick, MD, MSCI

Karen McHugh, RN

John McNab, PA

Wajahat Mehal, MD

Sara Miceli, PA

Kisha Mitchell-Richards, MD

Nancy Moody, RN, BSN

Glyn Morgan, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS

David Mulligan, MD, FACs

Michael Nathanson, MD, PhD

Marie Nespral, RN

Debera Palmeri, RN

Debbie Patton, RN, BSN, CCTC

Robert Piccone, RPh, PhD

Lynn Rapsilber, APRN

Caroline Rochon, MD, FACs

Ginger Rouse, PharmD, BCPS

Michael Schilsky, MD

Harold Schwartz, MD

Patricia Scheiner, MD

Kolala Sridhar, MD, FACG, AGAF

Ellie Stankus, NP

Mario Strazzabosco, MD, PhD

Scott Swenson, MD

Tamar Taddei, MD

Cecil Tengatenga

Cybill Thomas, APRN

Neelesh Thussu, MD

Renuka Umashanker, MD

Pamela Valentino, MD, MSc, FRCP (C)

Silvia Vilarinho, MD

Jonathan White, MD

Peter Yoo, MD

Susan Zapatka, R


Delaware

Jessie Civan
Jefferson Univeristy Hospital

Jonathan Fenkel, MD
Jefferson Univeristy Hospital

Eyob Feyssa
Tower Health Transplant Institute

Scott Fink
Lankenau Hospital

Dina Halegoua-DeMarzio, MD
Jefferson Univeristy Hospital

Maarouf A. Hoteit, MD
Penn Transplant

Karen Krok, MD
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Kathleen Loomes, MD
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Rajender Reddy, MD
Penn Transplant

Kenneth Rothstein, MD
Penn Transplant

Steven Solga, MD
Penn Transplant

Manish Thapar
Jefferson Univeristy Hospital


District of Columbia

Rohit Satoskar, MD
Georgetown Transplant Institute MedStar
Georgetown University Hospital


Florida

Lilian Abbo, MD, FIDSA
Jackson Health Systems

Kawtar Al Khalloufi, MD
Cleveland Clinic Florida

Kaylan Bhamidimarri, MD
University of Miami Health Systems

Renee Bennett, RN
Cleveland Clinic Florida

Marc Carp, MD
Gastro Health

Johany Coucelo, RN
Jackson Health Systems

Edson Franco, MD

Rolando Garcia-Morales
Broward Health Medical Center

Patrick Horne, ARNP
University of Florida Health - Hepatology

Binu John, MD
Miami VA

Nikhil Kapila, MD
Cleveland Clinic Florida

Andrew Keaveny, MD
Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville

Tara Keegan, RN, BSN
Jackson Health Systems

Ayman Koteish, MD
Florida Hospital - Orlando

Brad Lasley, MMS, PA-C
Advent Health

Geri LiBetti
Jackson Health Systems

Audra Lopez, MSN, ARNP, CNS, FNP
Memorial Hospital

Miguel Malespin, MD
Tampa General Medical Group

Cosme Manzarbeitia, MD, FACS

Eric Martin, MD
University of Miami Health Systems/Miami Transplant Institute

Paul Martin, MD
University of Miami Health Systems

Tamir Miloh, MD
Miami Transplant Institute

Karen McAlevey-Nordt, RN, BSN
Cleveland Clinic Florida

Flavia Mendes, MD
Gastro Health

Barry Migicovsky, MD
Gastro Health

Carla Murgas, RN
Cleveland Clinic Florida

Krystel Nava, RN
Cleveland Clinic Florida

Antonio Pinna, MD
Cleveland Clinic Florida

Diego Reino, MD
Cleveland Clinic Florida

Sam Salama, MD, PhD
Life Alliance Organ Recovery Alliance

Tracy Santos, RN
Cleveland Clinic Florida

Elaine Saunders, RN, BSN
Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville

Burçin Taner, MD
Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville

Emmanuel Thomas, MD, PhD
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Rodrigo Vianna, MD, PhD
UM Health Systems/MTI

Arlene Watson, RN, CCTC
UM Health Systems/MTI

Ali Zarrinpar, MD, PhD
University of Florida Health/Shands Hospital - Gainesville

Bobby Zervos, DO
Cleveland Clinic Florida


Georgia

Mary Margaret Flynn, MD
Emory Healthcare

Giorgio Roccaro
Emory Healthcare

Raha Sadjadi, MD
Emory Healthcare

Lance Stein
Piedmont Transplant Institute

Ram Subramanian, MD, MBA
Emory Healthcare


Idaho

Juan Gallegos-Orozco
University of Utah Health

Richard Gilroy
Intermountain Medical Center

Gordon Harmston
Utah Gastroenterology

Ellie Hirshberg
Intermountain Medical Center

Maria Jepperson

Robin Kim
Huntsman Cancer Hospital

Tuan Pham
University of Utah Health, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition

Deborah Plasman
VA

Manuel Rodriguez-Davalos
Intermountain Medical Center & Primary Children’s Hospital

George Rofaiel
University of Utah Health

I. Raymond Thomason
Huntsman Cancer Institute – Endoscopy

Rayma Thota
Intermountain Healthcare

Ivan Zendehas
Canyon Surgical Associates


Illinois

Oluwatoyin Adeyemi, MD
Cook County Health/CORE Center

Costica Aloman, MD
Rush University

Estella Alonso, MD
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital

Andrew Aronsohn, MD
University of Chicago

Bashar Attar, MD
Cook County

Ruba Azzam, MD
Comer Children’s Hospital

Alfred Baker, MD
Northwester Memorial Hospital – Retired

Talia Baker, MD
University of Chicago

George Behrens, MD
AMITA Health

Nikhil Bhargava, MD
Digestive Disease Consultants

Christine Chan, MD
UI Health

Edie Chan, MD
Rush University

Michael Charlton, MD
University of Chicago

Brian Chou, MD
Loyola University

Thomas Couri, MD
University of Chicago

Asha Dhanarajan, MD
Loyola University

Diego Di Sabato, MD
University of Chicago

Sheila Eswaran, MD, MS
Rush University

Mark Fallah, MD, FAASLD
DuPage Medical Group

Claus Fimmel, MD
Northshore University Health System

Steven Flamm, MD
Northwestern Medicine

John Fung, MD
University of Chicago

Rich Green, MD
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Martin Hertl, MD, PhD, FACS
Rush University

Gregory Huhn, MD
CORE Center

Sujit Janardhan, MD, PhD
Rush University

Donald Jensen, MD
Rush University

Aparna Kalyan, MBBS
Northwestern Medicine

Dympna Kelly, MD
University of Chicago

David Kim, MD
Northwest Gastroenterology

Sean Koppe, MD
UI Health

Laura Kulik, MD
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Michelle Martin, FCCP, BCPS, BCACP
University of Illinois

Adam Mikolajczyk, MD
UI Health

Michael Millis, MD
University of Chicago

Justin Mitchell, MD
Rush University

Saeed Mohammad, MD
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital

Christopher Moore, MD
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ken O’Riordan, MD
Lakeshore Gastroenterology and Liver Disease Institute

Sonali Paul, MD
University of Chicago

Anjana Pillai, MD
University of Chicago

Nancy Reau, MD
Rush University

K. Gautham Reddy, MD
University of Chicago

Sarah Repking, NP
Rush University

Mary Rinella, MD, FAASLD
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Riad Salem, MD
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Vicki Shah, PAC
Rush University

Lisa Van Wagner, MD, MSc
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Natasha Von Roenn, MD
Loyola University Medical Center

Rocky Yapp, MD
Digestive Health Services

ASSOCIATE MEDICAL ADVISORY COUNCIL

David Choi, PharmD, BCACP
University of Illinois

Hazel Domingo, PA
Northwestern University

Shernita Florez, RN Manager
Rush University

Colleen Folkers, NP
Rush University

Hannah Gibbs, RD
Rush University

Elena Ignatiev, DNP, RN
University of Chicago

Douglas Kryslan, PA
Rush University

Amber (Lathom) Yow, PA
Family Medicine

Phoebe LeBeau, PharmD
Rush University

Marcella Lindstrom, MS, APRN
OSF Healthcare

Michelle Martin, Pharm D (Co-Chair)
University of Illinois

Megan McAuliffe, ANP-BC
Northwestern University

Alison Moser, MSN, FNP-BC
Northwestern University

Loretta Murphy, RN
University of Illinois

Natalia Panek, PharmD
Lurie Children’s Hospital

Sonalie Patel, PharmD
Northwestern University

Dana Rae Pierce, PharmD
University of Illinois

Tara Reen, LCSW
Rush University

Sarah Repking, NP (Co-Chair)
Rush University

Laura Ritchie, RN
Rush University

Mary Rouzer, DNP
Northwestern University

Melanie Samardzija, PhD, APN
University of Chicago

Mia Schmiedeskamp, Pharm D, PhD, BCPS
University of Illinois

Melissa Semp, RN
Lurie Children’s Hospital

Vicki Shah, PAC
Rush University

Amanda Van Jacobs, MS, RDN
Rush University

Truc Vo, APN
Lurie Children’s Hospital

Kristin Ward, RN
Rush University

Alyson Yoder
Northwestern University


Iowa

Parul Agarwal, MD
University of Wisconsin, UW Health

Cristy Ballweg, RN
William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital

Larry Burgart
Hospital Pathology, Allina Health

Aaron Chevinsky
Aurora Health Care

Kimberly Daniel, MD
University of Wisconsin, UW Health

Rebecca Farago
William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital

Katryn Furuya
University of Wisconsin, UW Health

Moises Garcia, MD
Aurora Healthcare

Rita German, MD
University of Wisconsin, UW Health

Beth Haftglou, BSN, RN, CGRN
William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital

Ibrahim Hanouneh, MD
MNGI

Donald Hillebrand, MD
Unity Point, Des Moines IA

Syed Hussain, MD
Aurora Health Care, GI Associates

Jack Lake, MD
University of Minnesota

Mubeen Khan Mohammed Abdul, MD
Aurora Health Care

Arvind Murali, MD
University of Iowa

Jessica Musto, MD
University of Wisconsin, UW Health

Anupama Nookala, MD
Health Partners Specialty Center

Adnan Said, MD, MS
University of Wisconsin, UW Health

Mallory Snyder, PharmD, MPH, MS
Fairfiew Specialty Health

Achuthan Sourianarayanane, MD, MRCP
Froedtert & Medical College Of Wisconsin Gastroenterology

Dylan Stanfield, MD
University of Wisconsin, UW Health

Julie Thompson, MD
University of Minnesota

Anna Varhelyi
William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital


Maine

Elizabeth Bailey-Scott, PA-C
MaineGeneral Health

Emily Bethea, MD
Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division, MGH

Maria Andrea Catana, MD
Gastroenterology, Hepatology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Scott Elisofon, MD
Associate Director, Center for Childhood Liver Disease; Medical Director, Liver Transplant Program
Boston Children's Hospital

Alan Epstein, MD
Director of Clinical Gastroenterology
Roger Williams Medical Center

Joseph Harkins, PA-C
Northern Light Health

Caroline Jouhourian, MD
Gastroenterologist
Gastroenterology Consultants of Greater Lowell

Vania Kasper, MD
Director of the Center for Liver and Pancreatic Disease, and Medical Director of the CHANGES Program
Hasbro Children's Hospital

Alan Kilby, MD, Emeritus
Gastroenterology, Medical Director for Hepatitis, Assistant Professor Tufts University School of Medicine
Maine Medical Center, Portland Gastroenterology Center

Hersham Malik, MD
Diagnostic Radiology, Assistant Professor Umass Medical School
UMass Memorial Medical Center

Raza Malik, MD
Director of Hepatology, Associate Chief, Gastroenterology

Eric Newton, MD
University Gastroenterology

Daniel Pratt, MD
Clinical Director, Liver Transplantation; Director, Autoimmune & Choelstatic Liver Center
Massachusetts General Hospital

Motaz Qadan, MD
Surgeon
MGH

Anna Rutherford, MD, MPH
Clinical Director, Hepatology
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Thomas Sepe, MD
Director
University Gastroenterology

Uzma Shah, MD
Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition

Marc Sherman, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Lawton Shick, MD
Chairperson, Department of Gastroenterology/Hepatology
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester Medical Center

Tiffany Townsend, NP
Gilman Clinic (formerly the Virology Treatment Center)

Chinweike Ukomadu, MD, PhD
Senior Translational Medicine Specialist
Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research

Isabel Zacharias, MD
Gastroenterology
UMass Memorial Medical Center

Stephen Zucker, MD
Director of Hepatology
Brigham and Women's Hospital

MISSION AMBASSADORS

Evan Abouaf

Brian Burke

Sue Fardy

Colleen Farrell

Laura Fortin

Sara Hennessey

Andrea Hennigan

Christy Langguth

Meghan McSweeney

Lisa Merowitz

Mary Pawela

Sameer Rahman

Nicola Tessler

Jacqueline Valente

Pam Wallace


Maryland

Rohit Satoskar, MD
Georgetown Transplant Institute MedStar
Georgetown University Hospital


Massachusetts

Elizabeth Bailey-Scott, PA-C
MaineGeneral Health

Emily Bethea, MD
Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division, MGH

Maria Andrea Catana, MD
Gastroenterology, Hepatology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Scott Elisofon, MD
Associate Director, Center for Childhood Liver Disease; Medical Director, Liver Transplant Program
Boston Children's Hospital

Alan Epstein, MD
Director of Clinical Gastroenterology
Roger Williams Medical Center

Joseph Harkins, PA-C
Northern Light Health

Caroline Jouhourian, MD
Gastroenterologist
Gastroenterology Consultants of Greater Lowell

Vania Kasper, MD
Director of the Center for Liver and Pancreatic Disease, and Medical Director of the CHANGES Program
Hasbro Children's Hospital

Alan Kilby, MD, Emeritus
Gastroenterology, Medical Director for Hepatitis, Assistant Professor Tufts University School of Medicine
Maine Medical Center, Portland Gastroenterology Center

Hersham Malik, MD
Diagnostic Radiology, Assistant Professor Umass Medical School
UMass Memorial Medical Center

Raza Malik, MD
Director of Hepatology, Associate Chief, Gastroenterology

Eric Newton, MD
University Gastroenterology

Daniel Pratt, MD
Clinical Director, Liver Transplantation; Director, Autoimmune & Choelstatic Liver Center
Massachusetts General Hospital

Motaz Qadan, MD
Surgeon
MGH

Anna Rutherford, MD, MPH
Clinical Director, Hepatology
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Thomas Sepe, MD
Director
University Gastroenterology

Uzma Shah, MD
Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition

Marc Sherman, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Lawton Shick, MD
Chairperson, Department of Gastroenterology/Hepatology
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester Medical Center

Tiffany Townsend, NP
Gilman Clinic (formerly the Virology Treatment Center)

Chinweike Ukomadu, MD, PhD
Senior Translational Medicine Specialist
Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research

Isabel Zacharias, MD
Gastroenterology
UMass Memorial Medical Center

Stephen Zucker, MD
Director of Hepatology
Brigham and Women's Hospital

MISSION AMBASSADORS

Evan Abouaf

Brian Burke

Sue Fardy

Colleen Farrell

Laura Fortin

Sara Hennessey

Andrea Hennigan

Christy Langguth

Meghan McSweeney

Lisa Merowitz

Mary Pawela

Sameer Rahman

Nicola Tessler

Jacqueline Valente

Pam Wallace


Minnesota

Parul Agarwal, MD
University of Wisconsin, UW Health

Cristy Ballweg, RN
William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital

Larry Burgart
Hospital Pathology, Allina Health

Aaron Chevinsky
Aurora Health Care

Kimberly Daniel, MD
University of Wisconsin, UW Health

Rebecca Farago
William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital

Katryn Furuya
University of Wisconsin, UW Health

Moises Garcia, MD
Aurora Healthcare

Rita German, MD
University of Wisconsin, UW Health

Beth Haftglou, BSN, RN, CGRN
William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital

Ibrahim Hanouneh, MD
MNGI

Donald Hillebrand, MD
Unity Point, Des Moines IA

Syed Hussain, MD
Aurora Health Care, GI Associates

Jack Lake, MD
University of Minnesota

Mubeen Khan Mohammed Abdul, MD
Aurora Health Care

Arvind Murali, MD
University of Iowa

Jessica Musto, MD
University of Wisconsin, UW Health

Anupama Nookala, MD
Health Partners Specialty Center

Adnan Said, MD, MS
University of Wisconsin, UW Health

Mallory Snyder, PharmD, MPH, MS
Fairfiew Specialty Health

Achuthan Sourianarayanane, MD, MRCP
Froedtert & Medical College Of Wisconsin Gastroenterology

Dylan Stanfield, MD
University of Wisconsin, UW Health

Julie Thompson, MD
University of Minnesota

Anna Varhelyi
William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital


Missouri

Abukabr Adam, MD
SSM St. Mary’s Hospital

Maria Bernadette Doyle, MD
Washington University

Elizabeth Eliopoulos
SSM Health

Steve Fern, DO
Specialists in Gastroenterology

Jacqueline Fleckenstein, MD
Washington University

Brittney Gabris, RN, BSN
SSM Health

Eddie Island, MD
Saint Lukes

Ajay Jain, MD
SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center

Karen Johns, RN
SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Adeel Khan, MD, MPH, FACS
Washington University

Sakil Kulkarni, MD
Washington University

Jennie Laflen, LMSW
SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Kim Liss, MD
Washington University

Mustaffa Nassal, MD
Saint Louis University

Paul Ott
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Kamram Qureshi, MD
Saint Louis University

Lindsey Shinn, MSN, RN, CCRN-K
Saint Louis Children’s Hospital

Janis Stoll, MD
Saint Louis Children’s Hospital

Jeffrey Teckman, MD
Saint Louis University

Brent Tetri, MD
Saint Louis University

Heather Tille
SSM Health

Chintalapati Varma, MD
Saint Louis University

Chelsea Visintine, RDN, LD
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Jenn Whitter, LMSW, MSW
Barnes-Jewish Hospital


Montana

Bahri Bilir, MD
Rocky Mtn Gastro/Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Hospital - gastroenterologist

James Burton, MD
University of Colorado Hospital / Medical Director of Liver Transplantation

Karin Cesario, MD
Associates in Gastro - gastroenterologist and transplant hepatologist

John Goff, MD
Rocky Mtn Gastro/Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Hospital - gastroenterologist

Marcelo Kugelmas, MD
South Denver Gastroenterology - gastroenterologist

Clark Kulig, MD
Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Hospital - gastroenterologist

Heather Laskey, MD
Kaiser Permanente - gastroenterologist

Michael Narkewicz, MD
Children’s Hospital Colorado/Executive, Provider Strategic Partnerships, Professor of Pediatrics - Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Barbara Piasecki, MD
Kaiser Permanente - gastroenterologist

James Pomposelli, MD
University of Colorado Hospital / Surgical Dir of Liver Transplantation

Robert Ryu, MD
University of Colorado Hospital / Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program Director, Division Director, Interventional Radiology

Todd Sheer, MD
Centura Health Physician Group Southwest Gastroenterology

Shikha Sundaram, MD
Children’s Hospital Colorado/Medical Dir Pediatric Liver Transplant Program

Thomas Trouillot, MD
Co. Gastro/St. Joseph/PSL - gastroenterologist


MISSION AMBASSADORS

Jelene Donatlan

Claudia Guzman

Yasmin Hernandez

Sam Koontz

Rachel Langston

Harry Mason

Janet Rost


New Hampshire

Elizabeth Bailey-Scott, PA-C
MaineGeneral Health

Emily Bethea, MD
Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division, MGH

Maria Andrea Catana, MD
Gastroenterology, Hepatology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Scott Elisofon, MD
Associate Director, Center for Childhood Liver Disease; Medical Director, Liver Transplant Program
Boston Children's Hospital

Alan Epstein, MD
Director of Clinical Gastroenterology
Roger Williams Medical Center

Joseph Harkins, PA-C
Northern Light Health

Caroline Jouhourian, MD
Gastroenterologist
Gastroenterology Consultants of Greater Lowell

Vania Kasper, MD
Director of the Center for Liver and Pancreatic Disease, and Medical Director of the CHANGES Program
Hasbro Children's Hospital

Alan Kilby, MD, Emeritus
Gastroenterology, Medical Director for Hepatitis, Assistant Professor Tufts University School of Medicine
Maine Medical Center, Portland Gastroenterology Center

Hersham Malik, MD
Diagnostic Radiology, Assistant Professor Umass Medical School
UMass Memorial Medical Center

Raza Malik, MD
Director of Hepatology, Associate Chief, Gastroenterology

Eric Newton, MD
University Gastroenterology

Daniel Pratt, MD
Clinical Director, Liver Transplantation; Director, Autoimmune & Choelstatic Liver Center
Massachusetts General Hospital

Motaz Qadan, MD
Surgeon
MGH

Anna Rutherford, MD, MPH
Clinical Director, Hepatology
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Thomas Sepe, MD
Director
University Gastroenterology

Uzma Shah, MD
Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition

Marc Sherman, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Lawton Shick, MD
Chairperson, Department of Gastroenterology/Hepatology
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester Medical Center

Tiffany Townsend, NP
Gilman Clinic (formerly the Virology Treatment Center)

Chinweike Ukomadu, MD, PhD
Senior Translational Medicine Specialist
Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research

Isabel Zacharias, MD
Gastroenterology
UMass Memorial Medical Center

Stephen Zucker, MD
Director of Hepatology
Brigham and Women's Hospital

MISSION AMBASSADORS

Evan Abouaf

Brian Burke

Sue Fardy

Colleen Farrell

Laura Fortin

Sara Hennessey

Andrea Hennigan

Christy Langguth

Meghan McSweeney

Lisa Merowitz

Mary Pawela

Sameer Rahman

Nicola Tessler

Jacqueline Valente

Pam Wallace


New Jersey

Malia Ahmad, MD
St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center

Andrew De La Torre, MD, FACS
Carepoint Healthcare, Hudson County

 

Paul Gaglio, MD
Hackensack Meridian Health

Nadia Ovchinsky, MD
Goryeb Children’s Hospital at Morristown Medical Center

Nikolaos T. Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP
Rutgers NJSM


New Mexico

Naim Alkhouri, MD
Arizona Liver Health

Michael S. Altman, MD
Southwest Gastrointestinal & Liver Disease Consultants

Vijayan Balan, MD
Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, Liver Transplant Program

Mashal Batheja, MD
Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center

Shauna Binette, NP
Arizona Digestive Health

Geoffrey D. Block, MD, MSc, FACP
Banner University Medicine Transplant Institute – Tucson

Jeffrey Brink, MD, FACS
Arizona Transplant Associates

James Cashman, MD, FACS
Arizona Transplant Associates

David Chasca, MD
Mayo Clinic Transplant Hepatology

Steve Chen, MD
Banner University Medical Center – Phoenix

Heather Crane, FNP
Canyonlands Healthcare/HCV Elimination

Rolland Dickson, MD
Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, Liver Transplant Program

David Douglas, MD
Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, Liver Transplant Program

Michael Fallon, FACP
Banner University Medicine Transplant Institute

David Garcia, PhD, FACSM
University of Arizona Health Sciences

Bradford Gelzayd, FACP, FACG
Southwest Digestive Specialists, Division of Arizona Digestive Health

Uma Goyal, MD
Banner University of Arizona College of Medicine, University of Arizona Cancer Center

Shahid Habib, MD
The Liver Institute, PLLC

Grace Knuttinen, PhD
Mayo Clinic Hospital

Anita Kohli, MD
Institute for Liver Health

Mohammed Khreiss, MD
Southwestern Surgery Associates

Sylvie Lebel, MD
Phoenix Children’s Hospital

David Leff, DO
Central AZ Medical Associates

Gavin Leventhal, MD
Thompson Peak GI/Hepatology

Richard Manch, FAASLD, FACP, FACG
Institute for Liver Health

Vicki McIntyre, DNP, FNP
Institute for Liver Health

Shivang Mehta, MD
Banner University Medicine Transplant Hepatology

Ann Moore, FNP
Institute for Liver Health

Abigail Nastase, BSN, RN
Banner University Medicine – Tucson

Nayan Patel, DO
Banner University Medicine Transplant Hepatology

Jorge Rakela, MACP, FAASLD, FACG, AGAF
Mayo Clinic Hospital

Sudhakar Reddy, MD
Reddy G.I.

Justin Reynolds, MD
Dignity Health, St. Joseph’s Liver Disease Center

Paul Sarmiento, MD
Scottsdale Weight Loss Center

Anil Seetharam, MD
Banner University Medicine Transplant Institute

Neil J. Shernoff, AGAF
Clinical Associates in Internal Medicine, LTD

Mitchell Shub, MD
Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Sylvain Sidi, MD
Western Gastroenterology

Gary Silber, MD
Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Natalie Stanton, MD
Arizona Oncology

Charlie Thomas, ACSW, CISW
Banner University Medicine Transplant Institute

Hugo Vargas, MD
Mayo Clinic Hospital

Scott Wilson, MD
El Rio Health Center Main Clinic

Mark Wong, MD
Banner University Medicine Transplant Institute


New York

George G. Abdelsayed, MD, FACG, AGAF, FAASLD
Richmond University Medical Center of Staten Island

David E. Bernstein, MD
Northwell Health

Roxana Bodin, MD
Westchester Medical Center

Robert S. Brown Jr, MD
Weill Cornell Medicine, Center for Liver Disease

Jaime Chu, MD
Mount Sinai Medical Center

James Crismale, MD
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Andrew De La Torre, MD, FACS
Carepoint Healthcare, Hudson County New Jersey

Douglas Dieterich, MD
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Amreen Dinani, MD PhD
Mount Sinai Downtown – Union Square

Jean C. Emond, MD
New York Presbyterian Medical Center/Columbia

Jonathan Fenkel, MD

Brett Fortune, MD
Weill Cornell Medicine

Paul Gaglio, MD
New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University Medical Center

Nicole A. Golden, DNP, FNP-BC
Center for Liver Disease
Columbia University/NY-Presbyterian Irving Medical Center

Sanjeev Gupta, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Debra Guss, DNP, ANP-C
New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

 

Ira Jacobson, MD
NYU Langone Health

Sonal Kumar, MD
Weill Cornell Medicine

Steven J. Lobritto, MD
Columbia University/NY-Presbyterian Irving Medical Center

Kathleen Loomes, MD
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Catherine Lucero, MD
New York Presbyterian

Smruti R. Mohanty, MD, MS, FACP
New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

Nadia Ovchinsky, MD
The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore-Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Melissa Palmer, MD

 

James Park, MD
NYU Langone Medical Center

John F. Reinus, MD
Montefiore Medical Center

Russell Rosenblatt, MD, MS
Weill Cornell Medicine

Emily Schonfeld, MD
Weill Cornell Medicine

Myron Schwartz, MD
Mount Sinai Health System

Shari Sheflin, DO
Northwell Health System

Julia Wattacheril, MD, MPH
Columbia University and Medical Center

David C. Wolf, MD
Westchester Medical Center


North Carolina

Alisha Mavis, MD
Duke University


Ohio

Talal Adhami, MD
Cleveland Clinic

Jessica Angell, CNP
North Shore Gastroenterology and Endoscopy

Rinjal Brahmbatt, MD
North Shore Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Centers

Stanley Martin Cohen, MD, FAASLD, FACG
University Hospitals

Reinaldo Garcia, MD
Akron Children's Hospital

Reema Gulati, MD
MetroHealth Medical Center

Koji Hashimoto, MD, PhD
Cleveland Clinic

Vera Hupertz, MD
Cleveland Clinic

Hicham Khallafi, MD
Mercy Health - Lorain Gastroenterology

Christina Cress Lindenmeyer, MD
Cleveland Clinic

V. Narayanan Menon, MD
Cleveland Clinic

Charles Miller, MD
Cleveland Clinic

Kamran Safdar, MD
UC Health

Seth Sclair, MD
University Hospitals

Shimul Shah, MD, MHCM
UC Health

Jamile Wakim-Fleming, MD
Cleveland Clinic

Kunal Yadav, MBBS, MS
University Hospitals

 


Oregon

Kent Benner, MD
The Oregon Clinic

Renuka Bhattachara, MD
UW Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology

Ken Flora, MD
The Oregon Clinic

Jeremy Holden, MD
The Oregon Clinic

Evelyn Hsu, MD
Seattle Children’s

Janice Jou, MD
OHSU Portland

Erin Maynard, MD
OHSU Portland

Scott Naugler, MD
OHSU Portland

Anna Sasaki, MD
OHSU Portland

Barry Schlansky, MD
OHSU Portland


Pennsylvania

Jessie Civan
Jefferson Univeristy Hospital

Jonathan Fenkel, MD
Jefferson Univeristy Hospital

Eyob Feyssa
Tower Health Transplant Institute

Scott Fink
Lankenau Hospital

Dina Halegoua-DeMarzio, MD
Jefferson Univeristy Hospital

Maarouf A. Hoteit, MD
Penn Transplant

Karen Krok, MD
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Kathleen Loomes, MD
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Rajender Reddy, MD
Penn Transplant

Kenneth Rothstein, MD
Penn Transplant

Steven Solga, MD
Penn Transplant

Manish Thapar
Jefferson Univeristy Hospital


Rhode Island

Elizabeth Bailey-Scott, PA-C
MaineGeneral Health

Emily Bethea, MD
Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division, MGH

Maria Andrea Catana, MD
Gastroenterology, Hepatology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Scott Elisofon, MD
Associate Director, Center for Childhood Liver Disease; Medical Director, Liver Transplant Program
Boston Children's Hospital

Alan Epstein, MD
Director of Clinical Gastroenterology
Roger Williams Medical Center

Joseph Harkins, PA-C
Northern Light Health

Caroline Jouhourian, MD
Gastroenterologist
Gastroenterology Consultants of Greater Lowell

Vania Kasper, MD
Director of the Center for Liver and Pancreatic Disease, and Medical Director of the CHANGES Program
Hasbro Children's Hospital

Alan Kilby, MD, Emeritus
Gastroenterology, Medical Director for Hepatitis, Assistant Professor Tufts University School of Medicine
Maine Medical Center, Portland Gastroenterology Center

Hersham Malik, MD
Diagnostic Radiology, Assistant Professor Umass Medical School
UMass Memorial Medical Center

Raza Malik, MD
Director of Hepatology, Associate Chief, Gastroenterology

Eric Newton, MD
University Gastroenterology

Daniel Pratt, MD
Clinical Director, Liver Transplantation; Director, Autoimmune & Choelstatic Liver Center
Massachusetts General Hospital

Motaz Qadan, MD
Surgeon
MGH

Anna Rutherford, MD, MPH
Clinical Director, Hepatology
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Thomas Sepe, MD
Director
University Gastroenterology

Uzma Shah, MD
Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition

Marc Sherman, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Lawton Shick, MD
Chairperson, Department of Gastroenterology/Hepatology
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester Medical Center

Tiffany Townsend, NP
Gilman Clinic (formerly the Virology Treatment Center)

Chinweike Ukomadu, MD, PhD
Senior Translational Medicine Specialist
Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research

Isabel Zacharias, MD
Gastroenterology
UMass Memorial Medical Center

Stephen Zucker, MD
Director of Hepatology
Brigham and Women's Hospital

MISSION AMBASSADORS

Evan Abouaf

Brian Burke

Sue Fardy

Colleen Farrell

Laura Fortin

Sara Hennessey

Andrea Hennigan

Christy Langguth

Meghan McSweeney

Lisa Merowitz

Mary Pawela

Sameer Rahman

Nicola Tessler

Jacqueline Valente

Pam Wallace


South Carolina

Don C. Rockey
Medical University of South Carolina


Tennessee

Cody Chastain, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

James Eason, MD
Methodist-University of Tennessee

Hubert Gaskin, MD
Matthew Walker FQHC

Sunil K. Geevarghese, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Lynette Gillis, MD
Vanderbilt

Don Lazas, MD
Associates in Gastroenterology Digestive Health Research

Richard McClure, MD
Mid-South Gastroenterology Associates

Satheesh Nair, MD
University of TN Health Science Center

Roman Perri, MD
Vanderbilt Transplant Center

Michael Porayko, MD
Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine

Chakradhar Reddy, MD
Gastrointestinal Assocs/NE TN

Andrew Scanga, MD
Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine

Anjali Shah, MD
Centennial – Frist Clinic

Jiten Kothadia, MD
UT Methodist Transplant Institute

Bradford Waters, MD
VA Medical Center

ASSOCIATE MEDICAL ADVISORY COUNCIL

Kim Carver, FNP
Associates In Gastroenterology

Jacquelynne Prince, APRN-BC
Univeristy Gastroenterology PC

Shandon Morrison, FNP
GI Associates of NE TN

Lakeisha Gunter, BSN,RN
Pre-Liver Live donor liver Coordinator


Texas

Marouane Bouchareb, MD
Interventional and Diagnostic Radiologist
Austin Radiological Association Interventional Radiology Clinic
Austin

Nadege T. Gunn, MD
Physician Investigator
Gastroenterology/Hepatology
Pinnacle Clinical Research
Austin

Sudha Kodali, MD
Transplant Hepatologist
Sherrie and Alan Conover Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation
J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston

Chukwuma Egwim, MD
Transplant Hepatologist
Sherrie and Alan Conover Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation
J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston

Dr. Jignesh Shah
Memorial Hermann
Interventional Gastroenterology
Hepatology
Hepato-Biliary
Houston

Dharmendra Verma, MD
UTHealth
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Gastroenterology
Hepato-Biliary Medicine
Houston

Mark J. Hobeika, MD, FACS
Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgeon
Sherrie and Alan Conover Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation
J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Houston Methodist Hospital
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Houston

Ashish Saharia, MD, FACS
Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgeon
Sherrie and Alan Conover Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation
J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Houston Methodist Hospital
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Houston

Prasun Kumar Jalal, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Abdominal Transplantation
Baylor College of Medicine
Stan and Sue Partee Endowed Chair in Hepatology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston

Lisette Theriot, LCSW
Sherrie and Alan Conover Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation
J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston

Dr. Sejal Upadhyaya, PharmD
Clinical, Medical & Regulatory Affairs
Novo Nordisk
Houston


Utah

Juan Gallegos-Orozco
University of Utah Health

Richard Gilroy
Intermountain Medical Center

Gordon Harmston
Utah Gastroenterology

Ellie Hirshberg
Intermountain Medical Center

Maria Jepperson

Robin Kim
Huntsman Cancer Hospital

Tuan Pham
University of Utah Health
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition

Deborah Plasman
VA

Manuel Rodriguez-Davalos
Intermountain Medical Center & Primary Children’s Hospital

George Rofaiel
University of Utah Health

I. Raymond Thomason
Huntsman Cancer Institute – Endoscopy

Rayma Thota
Intermountain Healthcare

Ivan Zendehas
Canyon Surgical Associates


Vermont

Elizabeth Bailey-Scott, PA-C
MaineGeneral Health

Emily Bethea, MD
Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division, MGH

Maria Andrea Catana, MD
Gastroenterology, Hepatology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Scott Elisofon, MD
Associate Director, Center for Childhood Liver Disease; Medical Director, Liver Transplant Program
Boston Children's Hospital

Alan Epstein, MD
Director of Clinical Gastroenterology
Roger Williams Medical Center

Joseph Harkins, PA-C
Northern Light Health

Caroline Jouhourian, MD
Gastroenterologist
Gastroenterology Consultants of Greater Lowell

Vania Kasper, MD
Director of the Center for Liver and Pancreatic Disease, and Medical Director of the CHANGES Program
Hasbro Children's Hospital

Alan Kilby, MD, Emeritus
Gastroenterology, Medical Director for Hepatitis, Assistant Professor Tufts University School of Medicine
Maine Medical Center, Portland Gastroenterology Center

Hersham Malik, MD
Diagnostic Radiology, Assistant Professor Umass Medical School
UMass Memorial Medical Center

Raza Malik, MD
Director of Hepatology, Associate Chief, Gastroenterology

Eric Newton, MD
University Gastroenterology

Daniel Pratt, MD
Clinical Director, Liver Transplantation; Director, Autoimmune & Choelstatic Liver Center
Massachusetts General Hospital

Motaz Qadan, MD
Surgeon
MGH

Anna Rutherford, MD, MPH
Clinical Director, Hepatology
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Thomas Sepe, MD
Director
University Gastroenterology

Uzma Shah, MD
Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition

Marc Sherman, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Lawton Shick, MD
Chairperson, Department of Gastroenterology/Hepatology
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester Medical Center

Tiffany Townsend, NP
Gilman Clinic (formerly the Virology Treatment Center)

Chinweike Ukomadu, MD, PhD
Senior Translational Medicine Specialist
Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research

Isabel Zacharias, MD
Gastroenterology
UMass Memorial Medical Center

Stephen Zucker, MD
Director of Hepatology
Brigham and Women's Hospital

MISSION AMBASSADORS

Evan Abouaf

Brian Burke

Sue Fardy

Colleen Farrell

Laura Fortin

Sara Hennessey

Andrea Hennigan

Christy Langguth

Meghan McSweeney

Lisa Merowitz

Mary Pawela

Sameer Rahman

Nicola Tessler

Jacqueline Valente

Pam Wallace


Virginia

Rohit Satoskar, MD
Georgetown Transplant Institute MedStar
Georgetown University Hospital


Wisconsin

Parul Agarwal, MD
University of Wisconsin, UW Health

Cristy Ballweg, RN
William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital

Larry Burgart
Hospital Pathology, Allina Health

Aaron Chevinsky
Aurora Health Care

Kimberly Daniel, MD
University of Wisconsin, UW Health

Rebecca Farago
William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital

Katryn Furuya
University of Wisconsin, UW Health

Moises Garcia, MD
Aurora Healthcare

Rita German, MD
University of Wisconsin, UW Health

Beth Haftglou, BSN, RN, CGRN
William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital

Ibrahim Hanouneh, MD
MNGI

Donald Hillebrand, MD
Unity Point, Des Moines IA

Syed Hussain, MD
Aurora Health Care, GI Associates

Jack Lake, MD
University of Minnesota

Mubeen Khan Mohammed Abdul, MD
Aurora Health Care

Arvind Murali, MD
University of Iowa

Jessica Musto, MD
University of Wisconsin, UW Health

Anupama Nookala, MD
Health Partners Specialty Center

Adnan Said, MD, MS
University of Wisconsin, UW Health

Mallory Snyder, PharmD, MPH, MS
Fairfiew Specialty Health

Achuthan Sourianarayanane, MD, MRCP
Froedtert & Medical College Of Wisconsin Gastroenterology

Dylan Stanfield, MD
University of Wisconsin, UW Health

Julie Thompson, MD
University of Minnesota

Anna Varhelyi
William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital


Washington

Kent Benner, MD
The Oregon Clinic

Renuka Bhattachara, MD
UW Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology

Ken Flora, MD
The Oregon Clinic

Jeremy Holden, MD
The Oregon Clinic

Evelyn Hsu, MD
Seattle Children’s

Janice Jou, MD
OHSU Portland

Erin Maynard, MD
OHSU Portland

Scott Naugler, MD
OHSU Portland

Anna Sasaki, MD
OHSU Portland

Barry Schlansky, MD
OHSU Portland


Wyoming

Bahri Bilir, MD
Rocky Mtn Gastro/Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Hospital - gastroenterologist

James Burton, MD
University of Colorado Hospital / Medical Director of Liver Transplantation

Karin Cesario, MD
Associates in Gastro - gastroenterologist and transplant hepatologist

John Goff, MD
Rocky Mtn Gastro/Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Hospital - gastroenterologist

Marcelo Kugelmas, MD
South Denver Gastroenterology - gastroenterologist

Clark Kulig, MD
Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Hospital - gastroenterologist

Heather Laskey, MD
Kaiser Permanente - gastroenterologist

Michael Narkewicz, MD
Children’s Hospital Colorado/Executive, Provider Strategic Partnerships, Professor of Pediatrics - Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Barbara Piasecki, MD
Kaiser Permanente - gastroenterologist

James Pomposelli, MD
University of Colorado Hospital / Surgical Dir of Liver Transplantation

Robert Ryu, MD
University of Colorado Hospital / Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program Director, Division Director, Interventional Radiology

Todd Sheer, MD
Centura Health Physician Group Southwest Gastroenterology

Shikha Sundaram, MD
Children’s Hospital Colorado/Medical Dir Pediatric Liver Transplant Program

Thomas Trouillot, MD
Co. Gastro/St. Joseph/PSL - gastroenterologist


MISSION AMBASSADORS

Jelene Donatlan

Claudia Guzman

Yasmin Hernandez

Sam Koontz

Rachel Langston

Harry Mason

Janet Rost


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