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 Board of Directors.

MEETING
The committee meets at least once per year.

COMPOSITION
The committee is composed of the Chair, Vice-Chair, Board liaison, and members-at-large.

TERM
Members may serve a maximum of two consecutive terms unless presidential approval is granted for a third.

2023 – 2024 ROSTER
Anne Cherry, MD – Chair
Louise Sun, MD – Vice-Chair
Danny Muehlschlegel, MD – SCA Board Liaison

  • Dylan Addis, MD
  • Andaleeb Ahmed, MD
  • Elena Ashikhmina, MD
  • Sabry Ayad, MD
  • Amit Bardia, MD
  • Matthew Fischer, MD
  • Rebecca Hamilton, MD
  • Jiapeng Huang, MD
  • Heather L. Lander, MD
  • Michael Mathis, MD
  • Loren Smith, MD
  • Roman Sniecinski, MD
  • Jessica Spence, MD
  • Joseph Walpole, MD
  • Erica Wittwer, MD
  • Jakob Wollborn, MD
  • Isaac Wu, MD
  • Julie Wyrobek, MD