ISHRS Leadership

2013-2014 ISHRS OFFICERS & BOARD OF GOVERNORS

President
Vincenzo Gambino, MD
Milan, Italy

Vice President
Sharon A. Keene, MD
Tucson, AZ, USA

Secretary
Kuniyoshi Yagyu, MD
Tokyo, Japan

Treasurer
Ken Washenik, MD, PhD
Beverly Hills, CA, USA

Immediate Past-President
Carlos J. Puig, DO
Houston, TX, USA

Bessam K. Farjo, MBChB
Manchester, United Kingdom

Alex Ginzburg, MD
Tel Aviv, Israel

Robert S. Haber, MD
Cleveland, OH, USA

James A. Harris, MD
Denver, CO, USA

Sungjoo Tommy Hwang, MD, PhD
Seoul, Korea

Francisco Jimenez, MD
Canary Islands, Spain

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

Paul J. McAndrews, MD
Pasadena, CA, USA

David Perez-Meza, MD
Madrid, Spain

Arthur Tykocinski, MD
São Paulo, Brazil


2013-2014 Committees

STANDING COMMITTEES

2014 Annual Scientific Meeting Committee
Damkerng Pathomvanich, MD, Chair
Michael W. Vories, MD, Advanced/Board Review Course Chair
Scott Boden, MD, Advanced/Board Review Course Co-Chair
Sara M. Wasserbauer, MD, Basics Course Chair
Ken L. Williams, DO, Basics Course Co-Chair
Antonio S. Ruston, MD, Workshops & Lunch Symposia Chair
Gholamali Abbasi, MD, Live Patient Viewing Chair
Russell G. Knudsen, MBBS, Newcomers Chair
Robert H. True, MD, MPH, Immediate Past Chair
Nilofer P. Farjo, MBChB
Fabio Rinaldi, MD
Aileen Ullrich, Surgical Assistants Chair

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

(appointed by Past-Presidents Cmt)
Delegate:  Carlos J. Puig, DO, Term: 12/31/2011-12/31/2014
Alternate Delegate:  Robert H. True, MD, Term: 12/31/2011-12/31/2014

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

Audit Committee
Robert H. True, MD, Chair
Andrew D. Kanalec, MD
Ken Washenik, MD,PhD, (Treasurer)

Bylaws and Ethics Committee
Robert T. Leonard, Jr., DO, Chair
Michael Markou, MD
Anthony J. Mollura, MD
Roy Stoller, DO
Paul M. Straub, MD

Communications & Public Education Committee
Robert T. Leonard, Jr., DO, Chair
Glenn M. Charles, DO
Robert J. Dorin, DO
Cary S. Feldman, MD
Darrell E. Gallant, BSc, MD
Vincenzo Gambino, MD
Robert S. Haber, MD
Melvin L. Mayer, MD
Fabio Rinaldi, MD
Ken Washenik, MD, PhD

Editorial Subcommittee
Robert T. Leonard, Jr., DO, Chair
Marcio Crisostomo, MD
Jennifer H. Martinick, MBBS

CME Committee
Paul C. Cotterill, MD, Chair
Marco N. Barusco, MD, Subcommittee on EBM & Research Resources Chair
Robert S. Haber, MD
James A. Harris, MD, Subcommittee on Webinars Chair
Francisco Jimenez, MD
Sharon A. Keene, MD
Matt L. Leavitt, DO, Regional Workshops Subcommittee Chair
Carlos J. Puig, DO
Ken J. Washenik, MD, PhD
Bradley R. Wolf, MD

****PLUS THOSE ON THE 2014 ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING COMMITTEE, EX OFFICIO ****
Damkerng Pathomvanich, MD, Chair
Michael W. Vories, MD, Advanced/Board Review Course Chair
Scott Boden, MD, Advanced/Board Review Course Co-Chair
Sara M. Wasserbauer, MD, Basics Course Chair
Ken L. Williams, DO, Basics Course Co-Chair
Antonio S. Ruston, MD, Workshops & Lunch Symposia Chair
Gholamali Abbasi, MD, Live Patient Viewing Chair
Russell G. Knudsen, MBBS, Newcomers Chair
Robert H. True, MD, MPH, Immediate Past Chair
Nilofer P. Farjo, MBChB
Fabio Rinaldi, MD
Aileen Ullrich, Surgical Assistants Chair

Regional Workshop Subcommittee
Matt L. Leavitt, DO, Co-Chair
David Perez-Meza, MD, Co-Chair
Paul C. Cotterill, MD
Bessam K. Farjo, MBChB
Sungjoo Tommy Hwang, MD, PhD
Jerzy Kolasinski, MD, PhD
Samuel M. Lam, MD
Carlos J. Puig, DO

Subcommittee on EBM and Research Resources
Marco N. Barusco, MD, Chair
Jerry E. Cooley, MD
Aditya Gupta, MD, PhD, MBA
Sharon A. Keene, MD

Subcommittee on Expert Panel
Paul C. Cotterill, MD, Chair
Sharon A. Keene, MD
Matt L. Leavitt, DO
Carlos J. Puig, DO
Ken J. Washenik, MD, PhD

Subcommittee on Webinars
James A. Harris, MD, Chair
Carlos J. Puig, DO

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

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

Finance Committee
Ken Washenik, MD, PhD, Chair (Treasurer)
Vincenzo Gambino, MD (President)
Sharon A. Keene, MD (Vice President)
Paul J. McAndrews, MD (Board member)
David Perez-Meza, MD (Board member)
Patrick Melvin, CPA, ISHRS Accountant (Non-voting)

FUE Research Committee
Parsa Mohebi, MD, Chair
John P. Cole, MD
Marcio Crisostomo, MD
Jean Devroye, MD
Kapil Dua, MD
Koray Erdogan, MD
Bijan Feriduni, MD
Alex Ginzburg, MD
Aditya Gupta, MD
James A. Harris, MD
Melike Kuelahci, MD
Jose Lorenzo, MD
Jennifer H. Martinick, MBBS
Paul T. Rose, MD, JD
Robert H. True, MD, MPH
Ken Williams, DO
Bradley R. Wolf, MD

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 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
Cyberspace Chat: John Cole, MD; Bradley R. Wolf, MD
Difficult Cases/Complications:  Marco Barusco, MD
Hair’s the Question: Sara M. Wasserbauer, MD
How I Do It: Timothy Carman, MD
Meeting Reviews and Studies: David Perez-Meza, MD
Regional Society Profiles: Mario Marzola, MBBS; Robert H. True, MD, MPH
Review of Literature: Nicole E. Rogers, MD; Jeffrey Donovan, MD, PhD
Surgical Assistants Corner: Aileen Russell, NCMA

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

Membership Committee
Michael Vories, MD, Chair
Kuniyoshi Yagyu, MD (Secretary)

Nominating Committee
Kuniyoshi Yagyu, MD, Chair (Secretary)
Vincenzo Gambino, MD (President)
Sharon A. Keene, MD (Vice President)
Ken Washenik, MD, PhD (Treasurer)
Carlos J. Puig, DO (Immediate Past President)
Bessam K. Farjo, MBChB (Past President)
William M. Parsley, MD (Past President)
Paul T. Rose, MD, JD (Past President)
James E. Vogel, MD (Past President)

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

Pro Bono Committee
David Perez-Meza, MD, Chair
Paul C. Cotterill, MD
Alex Ginzburg, MD
James A. Harris, MD
Kenichiro Imagawa, MD
Francisco Jimenez, MD
Jerzy R. Kolasinski, MD, PhD
Marcelo Pitchon, MD
Paul T. Rose, MD, MD
Franklin Weinstein, MD

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

Surgical Assistants Committee
Aileen Ullrich, Chair
Brandi Burgess
Diana K. Carmona Baez
Lillian Carr
Margaret Dieta
Emina Karamanovski
Tina Lardner
Kathryn Morgan
MaryAnn Parsley, RN
Janna Shafer

Surgical Assistants Awards Committee
Tina Lardner, Chair (term expires Oct. 2015)
Emina Karamanovski (term expires Oct. 2015)
Kathryn Morgan (term expires Oct. 2016)

 

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

Ad Hoc Committee on FUE Issues
Carlos J. Puig, DO, Chair
Robert S. Haber, MD
Sharon A. Keene, MD
E. Antonio Mangubat, MD
Jennifer H. Martinick, MBBS
Paul T. Rose, MD, JD

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

Subcommittee on European Standards
Jean Devroye, MD, ISHRS Representative to CEN/TC 403
Bessam K. Farjo, MBChB
Vincenzo Gambino, MD

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

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

 

STRATEGIC TASK FORCES

Task Force on Resources to Train Surgical Assistants 
Jennifer H. Martinick, MBBS, Chair
Bessam K. Farjo, MBChB
Carlos J. Puig, DO

 

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.
Lori Soldat, 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

Integrated Communications Manager/Website
Matt Batt, Pipeline

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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