ASNC Committees

We invite you to join a committee or panel to ensure you're getting the most out of your ASNC membership. You'll collaborate with other leaders in your field to advance ASNC's mission, shape programs and events, and develop new resources for your colleagues and patients. Volunteer today!  

Review our many options for committee engagement and submit your application by September 18, 2020.
 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Annual Meeting Program Committee: The Annual Meeting Program Committee is responsible for the content development of the Annual Meeting. The content will align with the structure as defined by the Annual Meeting Strategic Organizing Committee (members of that committee are named for their roles in governance). The content includes, but is not limited to, session topics and formats, individual presentations, and program faculty. The term is one year, from July 1-June 30. The selection of individuals to serve on the Annual Meeting Program Committee is made every spring.
  • Cardiovascular PET Committee:  the Cardiovascular PET Committee identifies and monitors the cardiovascular PET landscape and emerging issues and member needs. Develops recommendations and action plans for solutions, such as educational programs, guidelines or other resources. Works to develop specific cardiovascular PET tools and resources and coordinate with the appropriate ASNC committees for Board action.  
  • Education Committee: The Education Committee oversees and coordinates the development and implementation of the Board's overarching and long-term educational strategy, through the integrated, innovative, and collaborative efforts of all ASNC Education Subcommittees. Leaders of the Education Committee will work in close collaboration with members from the Quality Steering Committee to assure appropriate alignment of Education and Quality initiatives inside ASNC.
  • Health Policy Committee: The Health Policy Committee is responsible for addressing health policy issues that impact the practice of Nuclear Cardiology including, Federal regulatory relations, Congress, Medicare contractors, private sector payers, the AMA Relative Update Committee, and other cardiovascular specialty societies to promote a fair regulatory, legislative, and reimbursement environment that improves access to, and promotes the optimal delivery of, nuclear cardiology services. 
  • ImageGuide Registry Research and Publications Committee: The ImageGuide Registry Research and Publications Committee is responsible for reviewing and approving data requests, publications, and presentations of ImageGuide Registry study results. All requests are scrutinized to ensure that publications preserve the scientific integrity of the study and that all publication policies and standards of excellence are upheld. 
  • International Advisory Panel: The International Advisory Panel is responsible for advising the Society on issues related to international membership development and strategies related to program and product development. The Panel also works to facilitate ASNC relationships globally. 
  • Member Relations Committee: The Membership Relations Committee is responsible for identifying strategies and tactics to meet the Board's strategic objectives for membership in the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. The Committee identifies membership needs and recommends appropriate programs and services to meet those needs.
  • Quality Steering Committee: The Quality Steering Committee oversees and coordinates the development and implementation of the Board's overarching and long-term Quality strategy, through the integrated, innovative, and collaborative efforts of all ASNC Quality Advisory Panels and subcommittees. Leaders of the Quality Steering Committee will work in close collaboration with members from the Education Committee to assure appropriate alignment of Education and Quality initiatives inside ASNC. 
  • Registry Oversight Committee: The Registry Oversight Committee leads the House of Imaging in the development of a data repository that will serve research, policy and quality improvement initiatives for alignment with lab accreditation and ABIM Maintenance of Certification.

  • Social Media Task Force Committee: The Committee’s goals are to create platforms that will serve as bridges between the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and its members to promote education of its members, encourage professional engagement between the members and leaders within the Society, raise awareness amongst members of the Society with regards to several initiatives within the various committees of the Society and to serve as a vehicle to promote the various legislative activities of the Society. The Task Force will also serve as a communication channel for members of the Society to raise awareness of several educational meetings, webinars, research activities or tutorials that are relevant to the field of Nuclear Cardiology. Our overarching goal of this Task Force is to increase membership and member engagement through social media to promote the practice of Nuclear Cardiology globally.

  • Technologist Advisory Panel:  The Technologist Advisory Panel reports to the Membership Relations Committee and is responsible for providing recommendations on programs and services to meet the needs of nuclear cardiology technologists.

  • ‚ÄčTechnology Committee: The Technology Committee is composed of basic scientists, technologists, physicians practicing Nuclear Cardiology, and representatives from industry. The mission of this committee is to identify technical advancements in instrumentation, image processing software, and radiopharmaceuticals that will benefit the advancement of Nuclear Cardiology. The Committee identifies both opportunities and barriers to implementation of these advancements. These efforts will be facilitated by close interaction with industry. They also interface with other ASNC committees (i.e. Education, Quality, Health Care Policy) to best disseminate information and to accomplish these goals.
     

Thanks to our 2020 Volunteers!


2020 Committee Members

Taimur Abbasi, MD Membership Relations
Brian Abbott, MD,MASNC Board of Directors
Mouin Abdallah, MD,FASNC Membership Relations
Aiden Abidov, MD, PhD Education, Quality Steering
Niti Aggarwal, MD,FASNC Membership Relations, Social Media
Firas Al Badarin, MD,FASNC Education
Wael Aljaroudi, MD,FASNC International Advisory Panel
Mouaz Al-Mallah, MDMS, FASNC Audit, Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Finance
Hamid Amer, MDMB International Advisory Panel
KarthikeyanAnanthasubramaniam, MD, FASNC Board of Directors, Education
Ian Armstrong, PhD Technology
Parthiban Arumugam, MD,  Cardiovascular PET
Majid Assadi, MD,FASNC International Advisory Panel
Danny Basso, CNMT, NCY Technologist Advisory
Timothy Bateman, MD, MASNC Cardiovascular PET
Rob Beanlands, MD,MASNC Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Cardiovascular PET, Finance,Nominating
Nathan Better, MBBS, FASNC Education, International Advisory Panel
Ron Blankstein, MD,MD, FASNC ImageGuide Registry Research & Publications, Technology
Stephen Bloom, MD, FASNC Audit, Board of Directors
Catherine Bloor, MBBS  International Advisory Panel
Andressa Borges, MD, FASNC Membership Relations, Registry Oversight
Jamieson Bourque, MD, FASNC Leadership Development Program,   Registry
Renee Bullock-Palmer, MD, FASNC Education, Social Media
Dennis Calnon, MD, MASNC Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Cardiovascular PET
Roxana Campisi, MD Quality Steering
James Case, PhD,MASNC Board of Directors, Cardiovascular PET, Technology
Emmett Chapital, MD, MBA, FASNC Finance
PanithayaChareonthaitawee, MD Board of Directors, Cardiovascular PET
Mary Ciervo, CNMT, RT(N) Technologist Advisory
Sarah Cuddy, MBChB Technology
Dominique Delbeke, MD, PhD,  Registry Oversight
E. Gordon DePuey, MD, MASNC International Advisory Panel
Marcelo Di Carli, MD, MASNC Cardiovascular PET, Research Fellowship
Vasken Dilsizian, MD, MASNC Board of Directors, Young Investigator in Cardiac Amyloidosis Fellowship
Sanjay Divakaran, MD Education, Social Media
Sharmila Dorbala, MD, FASNC Board of Directors, Executive Committee, International Advisory Panel
Rami Doukky, MDMS,FASNC Board of Directors, Quality Steering, Registry Oversight
Regina Druz, MD, FASNC Board of Directors
Timothy Dunn, CNMT|, NMTCB Board of Directors, Quality Steering, Technologist Advisory 
W. Lane Duvall, MD, FASNC Board of Directors, Health Policy, Registry Oversight
Andrew Einstein, MD, PhD, FASNC Board of Directors, Education, ImageGuide Registry Research & Publications, Quality Steering, Registry Oversight
Shana Elman, MD International Advisory  
Jolene Fantony, MS, CNMT, RT(N) Membership Relations, Technologist Advisory  
David Friedman, MD,FASNC Health Policy
James Galt, PhD, Technology
Gabriel Grossman, MD, PhD, FASNC Board of Directors, Membership Relations
Fadi Hage, MD,MASNC Quality Steering, Research Fellowship
Matthew Harinstein, MD, FASNC Education
Thomas Hauser, MD, MPH Finance, Social Media
Gary Heller, MD, PhD, MASNC Cardiovascular PET, Education, ImageGuide Registry Research & Publications
Robert Hendel, MD, MASNC International Advisory Panel
Edward Hulten, MD, FASNC Health Policy
Guang-Uei Hung, MD International Advisory Panel
Mark Hyun, CNMT, NCT, RT(N)(R), FASNC Registry Oversight
Wael Jaber, MD Board of Directors, International Advisory Panel, Research Fellowship
Diwakar Jain, MD, MASNC Registry Oversight, Young Investigator in Cardiac Amyloidosis Fellowship
Scott Jerome, DO ImageGuide Registry Research & Publications, Registry Oversight
Jenine John, MD Audit
Friederike Keating, MD Health Policy
Felix Keng, MBBS,FASNC International Advisory Panel
Yiu Ming Khor Quality Steering
Vikram Lele, MD,  International Advisory Panel
Howard Lewin, MD, FASNC Audit
Jonathan Li, MD Health Policy
Rafael Lopes, MD, PhD Membership Relations
Edward Lyons, CNMT, RT(R) Technology
Maria Mackin, CNMT, RT(N) Technology
ChaitanyaMadamanchi, MD FIT Work Group
Haresh Majmundar, CNMT, RT(N), CNMT, FASNC Technologist Advisory
Saurabh Malhotra, MD, MPH, FASNC Board of Directors, Health Policy, ImageGuide Registry Research & Publications, Membership Relations, Quality Steering
April Mann, MBA,MASNC Board of Directors
Jennifer Mieres, MD, MASNC Nominating
Edward Miller, MD, PhD, FASNC ImageGuide Registry Research & Publications, Quality Steering
Ramon Murgueitio, MD, International Advisory Panel
Venkatesh Murthy, MD, PhD, FASNC ImageGuide Registry Research & Publications, Quality Steering Committee
Fernando Mut, MD International Advisory Panel
Smita Negi, MD Quality Steering
Michael Osborne, MD Audit, Membership Relations
Robert Pagnanelli, CNMT, NCT, RT(N)(R), FASNC Education, Leadership Development Program, Registry Oversight, Technologist Advisory
Shivda Pandey, MD Education
Krishna Patel, MD Cardiovascular PET
Lawrence Phillips, MD, FASNC Board of Directors, Education, Leadership Development Program
Donna Polk, MDMPH|,FASNC Board of Directors, Executive Committee
Indu Poornima, MD Finance
Krishnan Prabakaran, CNMT, NCT Technologist Advisory
Meghana Prabhu S, MDMB International Advisory Panel
Terrence Ruddy, MD, FASNC Board of Directors, Education
Raymond Russell, MD, PhD, III, MASNC Board of Directors, Education, International Advisory Panel, Nominating, Research Fellowship
Mehran Sadeghi, MD Research Fellowship 
Sudip Saha, MD Membership Relations
Aldo Schenone, MD Finance
MatthewSchumaecker, MD, MBA, FASNC Health Policy
Ronald Schwartz, MDMS, MD, MASNC Board of Directors
Maria Sciammarella, MD Board of Directors, Leadership Development Program, Young Investigator in Cardiac Amyloidosis Fellowship
Nishant Shah, MD, MPH, FASNC Health Policy, ImageGuide Registry Research & Publications, Quality Steering
Vasvi Singh, MD FIT Work Group, Quality Steering
Albert Sinusas, MD, FASNC Technology, Young Investigator in Cardiac Amyloidosis Fellowship
Hicham Skali, MDMS Education, Registry Oversight
Piotr Slomka, PhD, Young Investigator in Cardiac Amyloidosis Fellowship
Gary Small, MBChB, PhD Membership Relations
Prem Soman, MD, PhD, MASNC Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Health Policy, ImageGuide Registry Research & Publications, Research Fellowship, Nominating
Brett Sperry, MD Social Media
William Sticka, CNMT, RT(N) Technologist Advisory
Gregory Thomas, MD, MPH, MASNC International Advisory  
Randall Thompson, MD, FASNC Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Education, International Advisory Panel, Nominating
William Van Decker, MD, MASNC Health Policy
Vikas Veeranna, MD Health Policy
Maria Joao Vidigal Ferreira, MD, PhD International Advisory Panel
Richard Weinberg, MD, PhD, FASNC Health Policy
Randal White, MD Registry Oversight
Christiane Wiefels Reis, MD Membership Relations
David Winchester, MD, FASNC Health Policy
David Wolinsky, MD,MASNC Health Policy
Keiichiro Yoshinaga, MD, PhD, FASNC Membership Relations
Maria Cecilia Ziadi,MD, FASNC International Advisory Panel
Barbara Ziegner, CNMT, NCT, FASNC Health Policy