ISHRS Leadership

2014-2015 ISHRS OFFICERS & BOARD OF GOVERNORS

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

Vice President
Kuniyoshi Yagyu, MD, FISHRS
Tokyo, Japan

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

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

Immediate Past-President
Vincenzo Gambino, MD, FISHRS
Milan, Italy

Alex Ginzburg, MD
Tel Aviv, Israel

Robert S. Haber, MD, FISHRS
Cleveland, OH, USA

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

Francisco Jimenez, MD, FISHRS
Canary Islands, Spain

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

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

William M. Parsley, MD
Louisville, KY, USA

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

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

Arthur Tykocinski, MD, FISHRS
São Paulo, Brazil


2014-2015 Committees

STANDING COMMITTEES

2015 Annual Scientific Meeting Committee
Nilofer P. Farjo, MBChB, FISHRS, Chair
Sara M. Wasserbauer, MD, FISHRS, Advanced/Board Review Course Chair
Ratchathorn Panchaprateep, MD, Advanced/Board Review Course Co-Chair
Nicole E. Rogers, MD, Basics Course Chair
Aman Dua, MBBS, MD, Basics Course Co-Chair
Samuel M. Lam, MD, FISHRS, Workshops Chair
Marco N. Barusco, MD, M&M Chair
Márcio Crisóstomo, MD, Live Patient Viewing Chair
Jennifer H. Martinick, MBBS, Newcomers Chair
Janna Shafer, Surgical Assistants Chair
John D.N. Gillespie, MD, FISHRS, Surgical Assistants Co-Chair
Damkerng Pathomvanich, MD, FISHRS, Immediate Past Chair
Jeffrey Donovan, MD, PhD
Piero Tesauro, MD

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
Ken Washenik, MD,PhD, FISHRS (Treasurer)

Bylaws and Ethics Committee
David Perez-Meza, MD, FISHRS, Chair
Melvin L. Mayer, MD, FISHRS
Sandeep S. Sattur, MS, MCh
Roy Stoller, DO
Gregory Williams, MBBS, FISHRS

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

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

CME Committee
Paul C. Cotterill, MD, FISHRS, Chair
Marco N. Barusco, MD, Subcommittee on EBM & Research Resources Chair
Robert S. Haber, MD, FISHRS
James A. Harris, MD, FISHRS, Subcommittee on Webinars Chair
Francisco Jimenez, MD, FISHRS
Sharon A. Keene, MD, FISHRS
Matt L. Leavitt, DO, Regional Workshops Subcommittee Chair
Carlos J. Puig, DO, FISHRS
Ken J. Washenik, MD, PhD, FISHRS
Bradley R. Wolf, MD, FISHRS
****PLUS THOSE ON THE 2015 ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING COMMITTEE, EX OFFICIO ****
Nilofer P. Farjo, MBChB, FISHRS, Chair
Sara M. Wasserbauer, MD, FISHRS, Advanced/Board Review Course Chair
Ratchathorn Panchaprateep, MD, Advanced/Board Review Course Co-Chair
Nicole E. Rogers, MD, Basics Course Chair
Aman Dua, MBBS, MD, Basics Course Co-Chair
Samuel M. Lam, MD, FISHRS, Workshops Chair
Marco N. Barusco, MD, M&M Chair
Márcio Crisóstomo, MD, Live Patient Viewing Chair
Jennifer H. Martinick, MBBS, Newcomers Chair
Janna Shafer, Surgical Assistants Chair
John D.N. Gillespie, MD, FISHRS, Surgical Assistants Co-Chair
Damkerng Pathomvanich, MD, FISHRS, Immediate Past Chair
Jeffrey Donovan, MD, PhD
Piero Tesauro, MD

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

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

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

Core Curriculum Committee
Anthony J. Mollura, MD, Chair
Glenn M. Charles, DO, FISHRS
R. Michael Elliott, MD
Edwin S. Epstein, MD, FISHRS
Kamran Jazayeri, MD
Mohammad Humayun Mohmand, MD, FISHRS
Marcelo Pitchon, MD
Carlos J. Puig, DO, FISHRS
Kuniyoshi Yagyu, MD, 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, MD, FISHRS
Daniel E. Rousso, MD, FISHRS
Edwin Suddleson, MD, FISHRS
Venekatratan Mysore, MD
Kuniyoshi Yagyu, MD, FISHRS
Craig L. Ziering, DO, FISHRS

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

FUE Research Committee
James A. Harris, MD, FISHRS, Chair
John P. Cole, MD
Márcio Crisóstomo, MD
Jean Devroye, MD, FISHRS
Kapil Dua, MD
Aditya Gupta, MD, PhD, FISHRS
Chiara Insalaco, MD
Melike Kuelahci, MD
Jennifer H. Martinick, MBBS
Parsa Mohebi, MD, FISHRS
Paul T. Rose, MD, JD, FISHRS
Robert H. True, MD, MPH, FISHRS
Ken Williams, DO – 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: John Cole, MD; 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; Jeffrey Donovan, MD, PhD

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

Membership Committee
Michael Vories, MD, Chair
Sungjoo “Tommy” Hwang, MD, PhD, FISHRS, Secretary
Bessam K. Farjo, MBChB, FISHRS, Global Council Liaison
Paul T. Rose, MD, JD, FISHRS
Ken L. Williams, DO

Nominating Committee
Sungjoo “Tommy” Hwang, MD, PhD, Chair (Secretary)
Sharon A. Keene, MD, FISHRS  (President)
Kuniyoshi Yagyu, MD, FISHRS (Vice President)
Ken Washenik, MD, PhD, FISHRS (Treasurer)
Vincenzo Gambino, MD, FISHRS (Immediate Past President)
Bessam K. Farjo, MBChB, FISHRS (Past President)
William M. Parsley, MD (Past President)
Paul T. Rose, MD, JD, FISHRS (Past President)
James E. Vogel, MD, FISHRS (Past President)

Past-Presidents Committee
Carlos J. Puig, DO , FISHRS, Chair
Vincenzo Gambino, MD, FISHRS
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
Mario Marzola, MBBS
William M. Parsley, MD
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
Jeffrey Epstein, MD, MD
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 Puig, DO, FISHRS Chair
Michael L. Beehner, MD
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
Paul T. Rose, MD, JD, FISHRS
Dow B. Stough, MD

Surgical Assistants Committee
Janna Shafer, Chair
John D.N. Gillespie, MD, FISHRS, Co-Chair
Sara Roberts, Vice Chair
Brandi Burgess
Diana K. Carmona Baez
Lillian Carr
Margaret Dieta
Emina Karamanovski
Tina Lardner
Kathryn Morgan
MaryAnn Parsley, RN
Aileen Ullrich, CMA
Melvin L. Mayer, MD, FISHRS, Board Liaison

Surgical Assistants Awards Committee
Tina Lardner, Chair (term expires Oct. 2015)
Emina Karamanovski (term expires Oct. 2015)
Kathryn Morgan (term expires Oct. 2016)
Laureen Gorham, RN (term expires Oct. 2017)

 

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, 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
E. Antonio Mangubat, MD
Jennifer H. Martinick, MBBS
Paul T. Rose, MD, JD, FISHRS *
Ken Washenik, MD, PhD, FISHRS *

     * Working Subcommittee

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 Washenik, MD, PhD, FISHRS (USA)
Craig L. Ziering, DO, FISHRS (USA)

Subcommittee on European Standards
Jean Devroye, MD, ISHRS, FISHRS Representative to CEN/TC 403
Bessam K. Farjo, MBChB, 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
Ken 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.
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
Sheri Valskis, 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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