ISHRS Leadership

2015-2016 ISHRS OFFICERS & BOARD OF GOVERNORS

President
Kuniyoshi Yagyu, MD, FISHRS
Tokyo, Japan

Vice President
Ken J. Washenik, MD, PhD, FISHRS
Beverly Hills, CA, USA

Secretary
Sungjoo Tommy Hwang, MD, PhD, FISHRS
Seoul, Korea

Treasurer
Arthur Tykocinski, MD, FISHRS
São Paulo, Brazil

Immediate Past-President
Sharon A. Keene, MD, FISHRS
Tucson, AZ, USA

Jean M. Devroye, MD, FISHRS
Brussels, Belgium

Nilofer P. Farjo, MBChB, FISHRS
Manchester, United Kingdom

James A. Harris, MD, FISHRS
Denver, CO, USA

Francisco Jimenez, MD, FISHRS
Canary Islands, Spain

Robert T. Leonard, Jr., DO, FISHRS
Cranston, RI, USA

Melvin L. Mayer, MD, FISHRS
San Diego, CA, USA

Paul J. McAndrews, MD, FISHRS
Pasadena, CA, USA

William M. Parsley, MD, FISHRS
Louisville, KY, USA

David Perez-Meza, MD, FISHRS
Benalmadena, Malaga, Spain

Robert H. True, MD, MPH, FISHRS
New York, NY, USA


2015-2016 Committees

STANDING COMMITTEES

2016 World Congress Scientific Planning Committee
Marcelo Pitchon, MD, Chair
Marco N. Barusco, MD, Advanced/Board Review Course Chair
Bernardino A. Arocha, MD, FISHRS, Advanced/Board Review Course Co-Chair
Gregory Williams, MBBS, FISHRS, Basics Course Chair
Mauro Speranzini, MD, Basics Course Co-Chair
Ricardo Gomes de Lemos, MD, Workshops Chair
Márcio Crisóstomo, MD, FISHRS , M&M Chair
Piero Tesauro, MD, Live Patient Viewing Chair
Tseng-Kuo (TK) Shiao, MD, FISHRS, Live Patient Viewing Co-Chair
William M. Parsley, MD, FISHRS, Newcomers Chair
Sara Roberts, Surgical Assistants Chair
Ken L. Williams, Jr., DO, FISHRS, Surgical Assistants Co-Chair
Nilofer P. Farjo, MBChB, FISHRS, Immediate Past Chair
Narendra G. Patwardhan, MD, Committee Member
Sebastian Yriart, MD, Committee Member
Georgios Zontos, MD, MSc, PhD, Committee Member

American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates (HOD) and
Specialty & Service Society (SSS) Representative

(appointed by Past-Presidents Cmt)
Delegate:  Carlos J. Puig, DO, FISHRS Term: 12/31/2014-12/31/2017
Alternate Delegate:  Paul T. Rose, MD, JD, FISHRS Term: 12/31/2014-12/31/2017

Annual Giving Fund Chair
John D.N. Gillespie, MD, FISHRS

Audit Committee
Robert H. True, MD, FISHRS, Chair
Andrew D. Kanalec, MD
Arthur Tykocinski, MD,PhD, FISHRS, (Treasurer)

Bylaws and Ethics Committee
Gregory Williams, MBChB, FISHRS, Chair
Melvin L. Mayer, MD, FISHRS
Sandeep S. Sattur, MS, MCh
Roy Stoller, DO
Ken Williams, Jr., DO, FISHRS

Communications & Public Education Committee
Robert T. Leonard, Jr., DO, FISHRS, Chair
Vincenzo Gambino, MD, FISHRS
Robert S. Haber, MD, FISHRS
Grant F. Koher, DO, FISHRS
Matt L. Leavitt, DO
Melvin L. Mayer, MD, FISHRS
Ricardo Mejia, MD
Robert P. Niedbalski, DO
Ken J. Washenik, MD, PhD, FISHRS

Editorial Subcommittee
Robert T. Leonard, Jr., DO, FISHRS, Chair
Marcio Crisostomo, MD, FISHRS
Antonio E. Mangubat, MD
Jennifer H. Martinick, MBBS
Ken L. Williams, DO, FISHRS

CME Committee
Paul C. Cotterill, MD, FISHRS, Chair
Bessam K. Farjo, MBChB, FISHRS, Regional Workshops Subcommittee Chair
Robert S. Haber, MD, FISHRS
James A. Harris, MD, FISHRS
Sharon A. Keene, MD, FISHRS
Carlos J. Puig, DO, FISHRS
Ken J. Washenik, MD, PhD, FISHRS
****PLUS THOSE ON THE 2016 WORLD CONGRESS SCIENTIFIC PLANNING COMMITTEE, EX OFFICIO ****
Marcelo Pitchon, MD, Chair
Marco N. Barusco, MD, Advanced/Board Review Course Chair
Bernardino A. Arocha, MD, FISHRS, Advanced/Board Review Course Co-Chair
Gregory Williams, MBBS, FISHRS, Basics Course Chair
Mauro Speranzini, MD, Basics Course Co-Chair
Ricardo Gomes de Lemos, MD, Workshops Chair
Márcio Crisóstomo, MD, FISHRS , M&M Chair
Piero Tesauro, MD, Live Patient Viewing Chair
Tseng-Kuo (TK) Shiao, MD, FISHRS, Live Patient Viewing Co-Chair
William M. Parsley, MD, FISHRS, Newcomers Chair
Sara Roberts, Surgical Assistants Chair
Ken L. Williams, Jr., DO, FISHRS, Surgical Assistants Co-Chair
Nilofer P. Farjo, MBChB, FISHRS, Immediate Past Chair
Narendra G. Patwardhan, MD, Committee Member
Sebastian Yriart, MD, Committee Member
Georgios Zontos, MD, MSc, PhD, Committee Member

Regional Workshop Subcommittee
Bessam K. Farjo, MBChB, FISHRS, Chair
Paul C. Cotterill, MD, FISHRS
Jerzy Kolasinski, MD, PhD, FISHRS
Matt L. Leavitt, DO
Carlos J. Puig, DO, FISHRS

Subcommittee on Best Practices Project
Paul C. Cotterill, MD, FISHRS, Chair
Scott A. Boden, MD, FISHRS
Sharon A. Keene, MD, FISHRS
Matt L. Leavitt, DO
Carlos J. Puig, DO, FISHRS
Ken J. Washenik, MD, PhD, FISHRS
Gregory Williams, MBBS, FISHRS
 

Core Curriculum Committee
Anthony J. Mollura, MD, Chair
Glenn M. Charles, DO, FISHRS
R. Michael Elliott, MD
Edwin S. Epstein, MD, FISHRS
Mohammad Humayun Mohmand, MD, FISHRS
Marcelo Pitchon, MD
Carlos J. Puig, DO, FISHRS
Kuniyoshi Yagyu, MD, FISHRS

Exhibits & Advertising Review Committee
Edwin S. Epstein, MD, FISHRS, Chair
Paul J. McAndrews, MD, FISHRS
Robert J. Reese, DO, FISHRS

Fellowship Training Committee
Robert P. Niedbalski, DO, Chair
Pierre Bouhanna, MD, FISHRS
Vance W. Elliott, MD, FISHRS
Nilofer Farjo, MBChB, FISHRS
Damkerng Pathomvanich, MD, FISHRS
Carlos J. Puig, DO, FISHRS
Rajesh Rajput, MCh, FISHRS
Daniel E. Rousso, MD, FISHRS
Edwin Suddleson, MD, FISHRS
Venekatratan Mysore, MD, FISHRS
Kuniyoshi Yagyu, MD, FISHRS
Craig L. Ziering, DO, FISHRS

Finance Committee
Arthur Tykocinski, MD, FISHRS, Chair (Treasurer)
Kuniyoshi Yagyu, MD, FISHRS (President)
Ken J. Washenik, MD, PhD, FISHRS  (Vice President)
Francisco Jimenez, MD, FISHRS (Board member)
Paul J. McAndrews, MD, FISHRS (Board member)
Patrick Melvin, CPA, ISHRS Accountant (Non-voting)

FUE Research Committee
James A. Harris, MD, FISHRS, Chair
Márcio Crisóstomo, MD, FISHRS
Jean Devroye, MD, FISHRS
Kapil Dua, MD
Aditya Gupta, MD, PhD, FISHRS
Chiara Insalaco, MD
Ali Emre Karadeniz, MD
Parsa Mohebi, MD, FISHRS
Tayfun Oguzoglu, MD
Paul T. Rose, MD, JD, FISHRS
Robert H. True, MD, MPH, FISHRS
Ken Williams, DO, FISHRS - Chair, Subcommittee on Studies
Bradley R. Wolf, MD, FISHRS

Global Council of Hair Restoration Surgery Societies
Comprised of presidents, immediate past-presidents, and president-elects of national hair restoration
surgery societies.

Hair Foundation Liaison
E. Antonio Mangubat, MD

Hair Transplant Forum International
Editors: Mario Marzola, MBBS; Robert H. True, MD, MPH, FISHRS editors@ISHRS.org
Managing Editor, Graphic Design, & Advertising Sales: Cheryl Duckler, 262-643-4212, cduckler@ISHRS.org
Basic Science: Jerry Cooley, MD
Controversies: Russell Knudsen, MBBS, FISHRS
Cyberspace Chat: Bradley R. Wolf, MD, FISHRS
Difficult Cases/Complications:  Marco Barusco, MD
Hair’s the Question: Sara M. Wasserbauer, MD, FISHRS
How I Do It: Timothy Carman, MD, FISHRS
Meeting Reviews and Studies: Henrique N. Radwanski, MD
Regional Society Profiles: Mario Marzola, MBBS; Robert H. True, MD, MPH, FISHRS
Review of Literature: Nicole E. Rogers, MD, FISHRS; Jeffrey Donovan, MD, PhD, FISHRS

International Relations Committee (ISHRS Ambassadors)
Bessam K. Farjo, MBChB, FISHRS Chair
Edwin S. Epstein, MD, FISHRS
William M. Parsley, MD, FISHRS

Membership Committee
Ken L. Williams, DO, FISHRS, Chair 
Sungjoo “Tommy” Hwang, MD, PhD, FISHRS, Secretary
Bessam K. Farjo, MBChB, FISHRS, Global Council Liaison
Kapil Dua, MBBS, MS
Vance Elliott, MD, FISHRS
Luis A. Nader, MD
O. Tayfun Oguzoglu, MD
Nicole E. Rogers, MD, FISHRS
Paul T. Rose, MD, JD, FISHRS
Tseng-Kuo Shiao, MD, FISHRS
Michael Vories, MD

Nominating Committee
Sungjoo “Tommy” Hwang, MD, PhD, Chair (Secretary)
Kuniyoshi Yagyu, MD, FISHRS  (President)
Ken J. Washenik, MD, PhD, FISHRS (Vice President)
Arthur Tykocinski, MD,  FISHRS (Treasurer)
Sharon A. Keene, MD, FISHRS (Immediate Past President)
Bessam K. Farjo, MBChB, FISHRS (Past President)
Vincenzo Gambino, MD, FISHRS (Past President)
Robert S. Haber, MD, FISHRS (Past President)
Paul T. Rose, MD, JD, FISHRS (Past President)

Past-Presidents Committee
Vincenzo Gambino, MD, FISHRS, Chair
Jerry E. Cooley, MD
Edwin S. Epstein, MD, FISHRS
Paul C. Cotterill, MD, FISHRS
Bessam K. Farjo, MBChB, FISHRS
Marcelo Gandelman, MD
Robert S. Haber, MD, FISHRS
Sheldon S. Kabaker, MD, FISHRS
Russell Knudsen, MBBS, FISHRS
Robert T. Leonard, Jr. DO, FISHRS
Bobby L. Limmer, MD, FISHRS
E. Antonio Mangubat, MD
Jennifer H. Martinick, MBBS, FISHRS
Mario Marzola, MBBS
William M. Parsley, MD, FISHRS
Carlos J. Puig, DO, FISHRS
Daniel E. Rousso, MD, FISHRS
Paul T. Rose, MD, JD, FISHRS
Paul M. Straub, MD, FISHRS
Dow B. Stough, MD
James E. Vogel, MD, FISHRS

Pro Bono Committee
Edwin S. Epstein, MD, FISHRS, Chair
Paul C. Cotterill, MD, FISHRS
Steven Gabel, MD, FISHRS
Alex Ginzburg, MD
James A. Harris, MD, FISHRS
Kenichiro Imagawa, MD, FISHRS
Jerzy R. Kolasinski, MD, PhD, FISHRS
Paul T. Rose, MD, JD, FISHRS

Scientific Research, Grants, & Awards Committee
Carlos J. Puig, DO, FISHRS, Chair
Michael L. Beehner, MD, FISHRS
Jerry E. Cooley, MD
Nilofer P. Farjo, MBChB, FISHRS
Marcelo Gandelman, MD
Russell Knudsen, MBBS, FISHRS
Mario Marzola, MBBS
Melvin L. Mayer, MD, FISHRS
William M. Parsley, MD, FISHRS
Paul T. Rose, MD, JD, FISHRS
Dow B. Stough, MD

Surgical Assistants Committee
Sara Roberts, Chair
Ken L. Williams, Jr., MD, FISHRS, Co-Chair
Emina Karamanovski Vance, Vice Chair
Diana K. Carmona Baez
Lillian Carr
Tina Lardner
Kathryn Morgan
MaryAnn Parsley, RN
Janna Shafer
Aileen Ullrich, CMA
Melvin L. Mayer, MD, FISHRS, Board Liaison

Surgical Assistants Awards Committee
Emina Karamanovski Vance, Chair (term expires Oct. 2018)
Kathryn Morgan (term expires Oct. 2016)
Laureen Gorham, RN (term expires Oct. 2017)
Tina Lardner (term expires Oct. 2018)

 

AD HOC COMMITTEES

Ad Hoc Committee on Database of Transplantation Results on Patients with Cicatricial Alopecia and
Hair Diseases Other than Androgenetic Alopecia

Jeffrey Donovan, MD, PhD, FISHRS, Chair
Valerie D. Callender, MD
Andrea Marliani, MD
Nina Otberg, MD
William M. Parsley, MD, FISHRS
Jerry Shapiro, MD
Ken J. Washenik, MD, PhD, FISHRS

Ad Hoc Committee on Issues Pertaining to the Unlicensed Practice of Medicine
Carlos J. Puig, DO, FISHRS Chair *
Robert S. Haber, MD, FISHRS *
Sharon A. Keene, MD, FISHRS
Paul T. Rose, MD, JD, FISHRS *
Ken J. Washenik, MD, PhD, FISHRS *

Subcommittee of SAs against the Unlicensed Practice of Medicine

Tina Lardner, Chair
Kathryn Morgan
MaryAnn Parsley, RN
Sara Roberts
Aileen Ulrich
Emina Karamanovski Vance

Ad Hoc Committee on Regulatory Issues
Paul T. Rose, MD, JD, FISHRS, Chair
Patricia Cahuzac, MD, FISHRS (France)
Nilofer K. Farjo, MBChB, FISHRS (U.K.)
John D.N. Gillespie, MD, FISHRS (Canada)
Melike Kuelahci, MD (Turkey)
Ken J. Washenik, MD, PhD, FISHRS (USA)
Craig L. Ziering, DO, FISHRS (USA)

Subcommittee on European Standards
Jean Devroye, MD, ISHRS, FISHRS, ISHRS Representative to CEN/TC 403
Gregory Williams, MBBS, FISHRS
Vincenzo Gambino, MD, FISHRS

Subcommittee on Alberta, Canada Standards
Vance Elliott, MD, FISHRS, Chair
John Gillespie, MD, FISHRS

Task Force on Finasteride Adverse Event Controversies
Edwin S. Epstein, MD, FISHRS, Chair
Robert M. Bernstein, MD, FISHRS
Dow B. Stough, MD
Venkataram Mysore, MD, FISHRS
Ken J. Washenik, MD, PhD, FISHRS

 

ISHRS Administration

Executive Director
Victoria Ceh, MPA, Medical Society Management, Inc.

CME Director
Victoria Ceh, MPA, Medical Society Management, Inc.

HQ & Administrative Manager
Kimberly Miller, Technical Registration Experts, Inc.

Meeting and Exhibits Manager
Jule Uddfolk, CMP, Meeting Management Solutions, inc.

Program Manager
Melanie Stancampiano, Medical Society Management, Inc.

Registration Manager
Kimberly Miller, Technical Registration Experts, Inc.

Membership & Administrative Assistants
Katie Masini, Technical Registration Experts, Inc.
Sue Reed, Technical Registration Experts, Inc.

Database & Technical Support
Jeffrey Miller, Technical Registration Experts, Inc.

Finance, Accounting, Investments
Patrick Melvin, CPA, Desmond & Ahern, Ltd.
Melinda Urbas, CPA, Desmond & Ahern, Ltd.
Daniel Pepoon, Merrill Lynch

Managing Editor, Forum
Cheryl Duckler, Independent

Advertising Sales
Cheryl Duckler, Independent

PR Consultant
Karen Sideris, K Communications, Inc.

SEO & Translation
Matt Jackson, Lingo24, Inc.

Graphic Design
Dawn Holler Wisher, New Day Creative

 
 

 

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