RESEARCH COMMITTEE DESCRIPTION & ROSTER

STRATEGIC PLAN GOAL: RESEARCH
SCA will be regarded as a key supporter and promoter of research related to cardiovascular and thoracic disease.

MISSION
To encourage and support research that focuses on cardiovascular and thoracic anesthesia.

PURPOSE
The Research Committee has two purposes: 

  1. To assess the scientific validity/merit of research grants submitted for funding.
  2. To review and approve survey requests for distribution to Society membership.

PARENT COMMITTEE
The committee reports to the SCA Board of Directors.

MEETING
The committee meets at least once per year.

COMPOSITION
The committee is composed of the Chair, Vice-Chair, and other Society members. A Board Liaison may be appointed at the discretion of the President.

TERM
Committee members serve for a term of two years for any number of terms, but not more than three terms consecutively.

2022-2023 COMMITTEE ROSTER

Jochen Muehlschlegel, MD – Chair
Matthias Riess, MD PhD – Vice-Chair
Amanda Fox, MD MPH – SCA Board Liaison

Dylan Addis, MD
Andaleeb Ahmed, MD MPH
Elena Ashikhmina, MD PhD
Sabry Ayad, MD
Karsten Bartels, MD
Ethan Brovman, MD
Anne Cherry, MD
Andra E. Duncan, MD MS
Matthew Fischer, MD
Sergey Karamnov, MD
Irfan Kathiriya, MD

Matthew Levin, MD
Michael Mathis, MD
David McIlroy, MBBS
Christoph Nabzdyk, MD
Lisa Rong, MD
Robert Schonberger, MD
Shahzad Shaefi, MD
Loren Smith, MD
Roman Sniecinski, MD
Jessica Spence, MD
Erik Strauss, MD

Louise Sun, MD
Erica Wittwer, MD
Jokob Wollborn, MD
Isaac Wu, MD
Julie Wyrobek, MD