Board of Directors

ASNC is governed by a member-elected Executive Council and Board of Directors and appointed committees and subcommittees. Terms are from January 1 to December 31.

The Nominating Committee of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) is seeking recommendations for ASNC members to serve as Director on the Board of Directors, the chief governing and policy-making body of the Society. Directors serve four-year terms.   

Interested in joining our Board of Directors? Learn more about the nomination guidelines.

2024 Executive Council


 Lawrence Phillips, MD, FASNC


Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, MD

Vice President

Karthik Ananthasubramaniam, MD, FASNC


Jamieson M. Bourque, MD, MHS, FASNC


Andrew Einstein, MD, PhD, MASNC

Immediate Past President

Mouaz Al-Mallah, MD, MSc, MASNC

Past President

Dennis Calnon, MD, MASNC

ASNC 2024 Board of Directors
Niti R. Aggarwal, MD, FASNC
Stephen Bloom, MD, FASNC
Renée Bullock-Palmer, MD, FASNC
Roxana Campisi, MD, FASNC
Robert deKemp, PhD, MASNC
Sharmila Dorbala, MD, MPH, MASNC
W. Lane Duvall, MD, FASNC
Gabriel Grossman, MD, PhD, FASNC
Matthew Harinstein, MD, MBA, FASNC
Edward Hulten, MD, FASNC
Friederike Keating, MD
Saurabh Malhotra, MD, MPH, FASNC
Mehran Sadeghi, MD
Ibrahim M. Saeed, MD
Rupa Sanghani, MD, FASNC
Nishant Shah, MD, MPH, MS, FASNC
Erin Stevens, CNMT, NCT
Suman Tandon, MD, FASNC
Viviany Taqueti, MD, MPH, FASNC
Randall Thompson, MD, MASNC
David Winchester, MD, FASNC

Nomination Guidelines

Job Description

Who May Nominate
  • A member may be a primary nominator for only 1 member.
  • A member may write a support letter for 2 Trustees provided they are not the primary nominator of a Director.
  • Members may self-nominate.
Nominations Deadline
April 30, 2024
ASNC Board of Directors Nomination Requirements
  • Nominees must submit completed biosketch form, CV, and letter of interest to
  • Nominators must send letters of support to
  • Read below for further details.

For Nominators:
  1. Notify ASNC staff of the intended nomination.
  2. Notify and advise the nominee to submit:
    1. Biosketch form
    2. Curriculum vitae
    3. Letter of interest 
  3. Submit a (primary) nomination letter on formal letterhead addressed to the Nominating Committee Chair. The nomination letter must include:
    1. Nominee’s best e-mail address and phone number
    2. List of the nominee’s ASNC committee involvement (may be requested of staff) 
    3. Specific qualifications of the candidate to hold the recommended position
  4. Solicit no more than 5 additional support letters on formal letterhead addressed to Nominating Committee Chair  
    Note: 1 letter of support may be from a non-ASNC member

For Nominees:
  1. Submit acceptance of nomination in writing by April 30, 2024.
  2. Submit the following:
    1. Curriculum vitae
    2. Biosketch form to the primary nominator and to ASNC staff 
    3. Letter of interest addressed to Mouaz Al-Mallah, MD, MSc, MASNC, Chair, explaining:
      1. Level of interest.
      2. Expertise they can contribute.
      3. How they would fulfill the criteria as listed in the recommended nominating guidelines.
      4. How their time will be made available, especially based on their current work environment.
      5. How they would contribute to ASNC’s strategic goals. 
Notification Process
  • Nominees will be notified by ASNC staff of their nomination
  • The Nominating Committee Chair and an ASNC staff person will notify all nominees of selection status
  • Upon election and throughout Board service, Board members are expected to:
    • Disclose all relevant financial and other relationships that pose a potential conflict of interest and
    • Sign confidentiality and non-disclosure agreement. Disclosure submission instructions will be provided upon membership to the Board of Directors.

Thanks to our Past Presidents!
1994 Jeffrey A. Leppo, MD
1995 Frans J. Th. Wackers, MD, PhD
1996 Ami E. Iskandrian, MD
1997 Mario S. Verani, MD
1998 Manuel D. Cerqueira, MD
1999 Kenneth A. Brown, MD
2000 Timothy M. Bateman, MD
2001 James E. Udelson, MD
2002 Gary V. Heller, MD, PhD
2003 Ernest V. Garcia, PhD
2004 Robert C. Hendel, MD
2005 Kim Allan Williams, MD, MASNC
2006 Myron C. Gerson, MD
2007 Gregory S. Thomas, MD, PhD
2008 William A. Van Decker, MD
2009 Jennifer H. Mieres, MD
2010 Mylan C. Cohen, MD, MPH
2011 Leslee J. Shaw, PhD
2012 John J. Mahmarian, MD
2013 James A. Arrighi, MD
2014 E. Gordon DePuey, MD
2015 David G. Wolinsky, MD, MASNC
2016 Brian G. Abbott, MD, MASNC
2017 Raymond R. Russell, III, MD, PhD, MASNC
2018 Prem Soman, MD, PhD, MASNC
2019 Rob S.B. Beanlands, MD, MASNC
2020 Sharmila Dorbala, MD, MPH, MASNC
2021 Randall Thompson, MD, MASNC
2022 Dennis Calnon, MD, MASNC
2023 Mouaz Al-Mallah, MD, MSc, MASNC
Founders of ASNC November 1992
The following individuals were present at the founding meeting of our Society in New Orleans 1992...
Jeffrey A. Leppo, MD, President
Frans J. Th. Wackers, MD, PhD, President-Elect
Ami S. Iskandrian, MD, Vice-President
Mario S. Verani, MD, Secretary
Kenneth A. Brown, MD, Treasurer
Timothy M. Bateman, MD
Daniel S. Berman, MD
Manuel D. Cerqueira, MD
Raymond J. Gibbons, MD
Lynne L. Johnson, MD
Heinz R. Schelbert, MD, PhD
George A. Beller, MD
Robert O. Bonow, MD
Jeffrey S. Borer, MD
Elias H. Botvinick, MD
Charles A. Boucher, MD
Robert C. Hendel, MD
Jamshid Maddahi, MD
Gerald M. Pohost, MD
Steven C. Port, MD
James L. Ritchie, MD
Barry L. Zaret, MD