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IASLC Strategic Committee

In 2017, the IASLC Board of Directors approved a new Strategic Committee be intstituted to continue the strategic planning activity, supervise the achievement of the strategic goals and periodically review the IASLC Strategic Plan. The Composition of the Strategic Committee includes the following representatives.

•BOD Delegates
•Executive Committee
•CEO
•Managing Director
•Committee Chairs
•Staff Directors (including the JTO Editor)

More Information and Strategic Committee Roster

IASLC Ad Hoc and Standing Committees
Committee Members for 2017-2019 are Listed Below
 
 
Awards Committee Advanced Radiation Therapy Bylaws Committee Career Development and Fellowship Committee
CME Committee Communications Committee Education Committee Ethics Committee
Executive Committee Finance Committee Membership Committee
Nominating Committee Nurses and Allied Health Professionals Committee Pathology Committee
Patient Advocates Committee Prevention, Screening and Early Detection Committee Publications Committee
Staging Committee Tobacco Control and Smoking Cessation Committee  
 Committee Members for IASLC 2017-2019 Task Forces 
 
Mesothelioma Task Force Quality and Value Task Force
Advanced Radiation Therapy Committee 

Suresh Senan - Committee Chair 

Laurie Gaspar - Past-Chair 

Francoise Mornex - Past Chair 

Yuko Nakayama - Board Liaison 

Pia Hirsch - Staff Liaison 

Andrea Bezjak - Committee Member 

Jeffrey Bradley  - Committee Member  

Oscar Siu - Committee Member 

Hong Chan - Committee Member 

Joe Chang - Committee Member 

Corinne Faivre-Finn - Committee Member 

Zhu Guangying - Committee Member 

Masahiro Hiraoka - Committee Member 

Brian Kavanagh - Committee Member 

Luis Larrea - Committee Member 

Fiona McDonald - Committee Member 

Pranshu Mohindra - Committee Member 

David Palma - Committee Member 

Santiago Ponce - Committee Member 

Daniel Przybysz - Committee Member 

Umberto Ricardi - Committee Member 

Robert Timmerman - Committee Member 

Maria Werner-Wasik - Committee Member 

Sue Yom - Committee Member 

Frank Zimmermann - Committee Member 

Awards Committee

Committee members determine the recipients of the various IASLC distinguished awards announced at the World Conference on Lung Cancer. 

Giorgio Scagliotti - Committee Chiar/President

Tetsuya Mitsudomi - President-Elect

Tony Mok - Treasurer

Fred Hirsch - CEO 

Dave Mesko - Staff Liaison

Pia Hirsch - Staff Liaison

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Bylaws Committee

Phillip Bonomi - Committee Chair 

Michael Boyer - Past-Chair 

Fabrice Barlesi - Committee Chair-Elect 

Paul Van Schil - Board Liaison

Dave Mesko - Staff Liaison

Kristin Richeimer - Staff Liaison

Carlos Gil Ferreira - Committee Member 

Pilar Garrido - Committee Member 

Keith Kerr - Committee Member 

Janessa Laskin - Committee Member 

Christine Lovly - Committee Member 

Egbert Smit - Committee Member 

Tom Stinchcombe - Committee Member 

William Travis - Committee Member 

Career Development and Fellowship Committee

The Career Development Committee seeks to help members progress through their professional career.  The committee seeks involvement from mentors who play an active role in mentoring professionals early in their careers.

Leora Horn - Co-Chair 

Glen Weiss - Co-Chair

Carlos Ferreira - Past-Chair

Ben Solomon - Past-Chair

Myung-Ju Ahn - Chair-Elect 

Luis Paz Ares - Chair-Elect 

James Chih-Hsin Yang - Board Liaison

Pia Hirsch - Staff Liaison 

Dave Mesko - Staff Liaison

Anne-Marie Baird - Committee Member 

Megan Barnet  - Committee Member 

Paolo Boffetta  - Committee Member 

Theresa Boyle  - Committee Member 

Raffaele Califano  - Committee Member 

Hak Choy  - Committee Member 

Vinicius Ernani  - Committee Member 

Roberto Ferrara  - Committee Member 

Balazs Halmos  - Committee Member 

Fiona Hegi Johnson  - Committee Member 

Melissa Johnson  - Committee Member 

Terufumi Kato  - Committee Member 

Benjamin Levy  - Committee Member 

Rami Manochakian  - Committee Member 

Celine Mascaux  - Committee Member 

Kenneth O'Byrne  - Committee Member 

Sukhmani Padda  - Committee Member 

Sara Pilotto  - Committee Member 

Ahmed Rabea  - Committee Member 

Jonathan Riess  - Committee Member 

Antoni Rosell  - Committee Member 

Xuchao Zhang  - Committee Member 

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CME Committee

Thierry Jahan - Chair 

Suresh Ramalingam - Board Liaison 

Carlos Ferreira - Staff Liaison 

Ihsan Alloubi - Committee Member 

Joshua Bauml - Committee Member 

Odd Terje Brustugun - Committee Member 

Melissa Culligan - Committee Member 

Patrick Forde - Committee Member 

Apar Kishor Ganti - Committee Member 

Laurie Gaspar - Committee Member 

Jonathan Goldman - Committee Member 

Govind Babu Kanakasetty - Committee Member 

Sumithra Mandrekar - Committee Member 

Joel Neal - Committee Member 

Nick Pavlakis - Committee Member 

Vamsidhar Velcheti - Committee Member 

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Communications Committee

The committee develops outreach programs to increase IASLC's name recognition and credibility. Its initiatives enhance the prestige of IASLC products and services, while educating the public about complex cancer issues. Committee members also manage the meeting's media programs and serve as spokespeople for the association.

Richard Booton - Chair 

Ross Soo - Past-Chair

Linda Coate - Chair-Elect 

Heather Wakelee - Board Liaison

Becky Bunn - Staff Liaison 

Anne-Marie Baird  - Committee Member  

Bruno Bastos  - Committee Member 

Paolo Bironzo  - Committee Member 

Prunella Blinman  - Committee Member 

Jose Corona-Cruz  - Committee Member 

Jessica Donington  - Committee Member 

Alexander Drilon  - Committee Member 

Grace Dy  - Committee Member 

Martin Edelman  - Committee Member 

Simon Ekman  - Committee Member 

Matthew Evison  - Committee Member 

Anna Farago  - Committee Member 

Yasushi Goto  - Committee Member 

Mary Hesdorffer  - Committee Member 

Mohammad Jahanzeb  - Committee Member 

Herbert Loong  - Committee Member 

Sanjay Popat  - Committee Member 

Noemi Reguart  - Committee Member 

Thanyanan Reungwetwattana  - Committee Member 

Brendon Stiles  - Committee Member 

Emily Stone  - Committee Member 

Anne Tsao  - Committee Member 

Virginie Westeel  - Committee Member 

Po Yee Yip  - Committee Member 

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Education Committee

The Education Committee plans, develops and initiates IASLC education programs, with special emphasis on the World Conference on Lung Cancer.

Daniel Tan - Chair

Federico Cappuzzo - Past-Chair

Joachim Aerts - Chair Elect 

David Harpole - Board Liaison

Pia Hirsch - Staff Liaison

Carlos Ferreira - Staff Member 

Andrea Ardizzoni - Committee Member 

Mark Awad - Committee Member 

Hossein Borghaei - Committee Member 

Alberto Chiappori - Committee Member 

Hak Choy - Committee Member 

Marianne Davies - Committee Member 

Martin Filipits - Committee Member 

Shirish Gadgeel - Committee Member 

Justin Gainor - Committee Member 

David Gerber - Committee Member 

Sarah Goldberg - Committee Member 

Ramaswamy Govindan - Committee Member 

Matthew Hatton - Committee Member 

Corey Langer - Committee Member 

Jay Lee - Committee Member 

Sewanti Limaye - Committee Member

Chia-Chi (Josh) Lin - Committee Member

Shakun Malik - Committee Member 

Peter Meldgaard - Committee Member 

Francoise Mornex - Committee Member 

Yasushi Nagata - Committee Member 

Serge Nana-Sinkam - Committee Member 

Rathi Pillai - Committee Member 

Niels Reinmuth - Committee Member 

Christian Diego Rolfo - Committee Member 

Yano Seiji - Committee Member 

Kenichi Suda - Committee Member 

Stefania Vallone - Committee Member 

Wen-Zhao Zhong - Committee Member

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Ethics Committee

The Ethics Committee guides the development of the IASLC member and Board of Director’s code of ethical conduct, and renders opinions to the Association concerning ethical issues that may arise during IASLC sponsored activities, including but not limited to meetings, workshops and publications. The committee also provides guidelines for IASLC sponsorship proposals (including initiatives and products) and for the monitoring of IASLC sponsored meetings. The Committee will review IASLC activities, including sponsorship, when it deems necessary, including when requested by the Board of Directors, and provide a report and recommendations to the Board of Directors.

Shirish Gadgeel - Chair

Thierry Jahan - Past-Chair

Gilberto Lopes - Chair-elect

Anne Fraser - Board Liaison

Kristin Richeimer - Staff Liaison

Carlos Ferreira - Staff Member

Antonio Araujo  - Committee Member 

Oliver Gautschi  - Committee Member 

Merel Nissenberg Mountain  - Committee Member 

James Spicer  - Committee Member 

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Executive Committee

The Executive Committee transacts as designated regular business of the association during the period between board meetings.

Tony Mok - Past Chair

David Carbone - Chair

Giorgio Scagliotti - Chair Elect

David Gandara - Treasurer

Fred R. Hirsch - CEO

Pia Hirsch - Staff Liaison

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Finance Committee

The committee oversees the ongoing fiscal management of the association and its affiliated organizations. It also oversees the performance of IASLC investments and reviews annually the association's risk management and insurance program 

Fred R. Hirsch - CEO

John Skadow - Staff Liaison

Tony Mok - Treasurer 

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Membership Committee

The committee reviews and recommends requirements for Regular Members, Senior Members, Fellows, and Allied Professional membership status in accordance with the bylaws, changes in membership criteria, joint promotions with other societies and member benefits. The Membership Committee strategizes to increase membership and retain members, consider any disputes, monitors the general status of membership and makes recommendations to the IASLC Board.

Ray Osarogiagbon - Chair

Luis Raez - Past-Chair 

Jhanelle Gray - Chair-Elect

Enriqueta Felip - Board Liaison 

Kristin Richeimer - Staff Liaison

Kelsey Wood - Staff Liaison 

Bonnie Addario  - Committee Member 

Prasad Adusumilli  - Committee Member 

Charu Aggarwal  - Committee Member 

Zishan Allibhai  - Committee Member 

Leah Backhus   - Committee Member 

Emilio Bria  - Committee Member 

Laura Chow  - Committee Member 

Gerardo Cornelio  - Committee Member 

Liz Darlison  - Committee Member 

Narjust Duma  - Committee Member 

George Eapen  - Committee Member 

James Ho  - Committee Member 

Akira Inoue  - Committee Member 

Robert Keith  - Committee Member 

Min Kim  - Committee Member 

Zoltan Lohinai  - Committee Member 

Robert Marchesani  - Committee Member 

Sudish Murthy  - Committee Member 

Umberto Ricardi  - Committee Member 

M. Patricia Rivera  - Committee Member 

Tatiana Vidaurre Rojas  - Committee Member 

Gregory Videtic  - Committee Member 

Kahren White  - Committee Member 

Nan Wu  - Committee Member 

Akihiko Yoshizawa  - Committee Member 

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Nominating Committee

The committee develops a slate of candidates for elected positions including president-elect, treasurer, board directors, and Nominating Committee members in accordance with the bylaws.

The IASLC 2017-2019 Nominating Committee will be posted soon.

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Nurses and Allied Health Professionals Committee

The Nurses & Allied Professionals Committee will ensure that IASLC addresses the needs of nurses & allied health professionals involved in the thoracic oncology. This committee will comprehensively address the educational and related needs of allied health professionals as members of the thoracic oncology team and as IASLC members. 

Pippa Labuc - Chair 

Anne Fraser - Past-Chair

Beth Eaby-Sandy - Chair-Elect 

Martin Reck - Board Liaison 

Kristin Richeimer - Staff Liaison 

Vanessa Beattie - Committee Member 

Diana Borthwick - Committee Member 

Alexandre Chan - Committee Member 

Melissa Culligan - Committee Member 

Marianne Cumberland - Committee Member 

Meredith Cummins - Committee Member 

Liz Darlison - Committee Member 

Marianne Davies - Committee Member 

Lavinia Dobrea - Committee Member 

Mary Duffy - Committee Member 

Maria Ftanou - Committee Member 

Felipe Gomes - Committee Member 

Catherine Granger - Committee Member 

Maria Guerin - Committee Member 

Mary Ellen Hand - Committee Member 

Mary Hesdorffer - Committee Member 

Bonnie Labdi - Committee Member 

Rossie Navon - Committee Member 

Enza Nguyen - Committee Member 

Kimberly Rohan - Committee Member 

Sandra Soler - Committee Member 

Kahren White - Committee Member 

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Pathology Committee

The Pathology Committee provides an integrated clinical, radiologic, molecular and pathologic approach to review of various types of lung and thoracic cancers to help define categories that have distinct clinical radiologic, molecular and pathologic characteristics. The committee leads in development of a new and revised classification and contribution to educational products and services of the IASLC. 

Ignacio Wistuba - Chair 

Yasushi Yatabe - Past-Chair

Masayuki Noguchi - Board Liaison 

Fred Hirsch - CEO

Murry Wynes - Staff Liaison 

Mary Beth Beasley - Committee Member 

Alain Borczuk - Committee Member 

Johan Botling - Committee Member 

Lukas Bubendorf - Committee Member 

Gang Chen - Committee Member 

Teh-Ying Chou - Committee Member 

Jin-Haeng Chung - Committee Member 

Sanja Dacic - Committee Member 

Keith Kerr - Committee Member 

Sylvie Lantuejoul - Committee Member 

Mari Mino-Kenudson - Committee Member 

Andre Moreira - Committee Member 

Andrew Nicholson - Committee Member 

Giuseppe Pelosi - Committee Member 

Claudia Poleri - Committee Member 

Natasha Rekhtman - Committee Member 

Anja Roden - Committee Member 

Prudence Russell - Committee Member 

Lynette Sholl - Committee Member 

Erik Thunnissen - Committee Member 

Ming Tsao - Committee Member 

Akihiko Yoshida - Committee Member 

Fernando Lopez-Rios - Committee Member 

Mauro Papotti - Committee Member 

Elisabeth Brambilla - Emeritus Member 

Masayuki Noguchi - Emeritus Member 

William Travis - Emeritus Member 

Dongmei Lin - Observer 

Wendy Cooper - Observer 

David Hwang - Observer 

Deepali Jain - Observer 

John Longshore - Observer 

Yuko Minami - Observer 

Noriko Motoi - Observer 

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Patient Advocates Committee

The Advocates Committee will ensure that IASLC addresses the informational needs of the public and public advocates regarding the communication and exchange about issues of importance to the public in thoracic oncology. This committee will comprehensively address the educational and related needs of the public as an important constituency in the work of the Association.

Stefania Vallone - Chair

Satoko Yamaoka - Chair-Elect 

Julie Brahmer - Board Liaison 

Kristin Richeimer - Staff Liaison 

Kristin Schultz - Staff Liaison 

Ivy Elkins - Commitee Member 

Nicholas Faris - Commitee Member

Jill Feldman - Commitee Member

Andrea Ferris - Commitee Member

Janet Freeman-Daily - Commitee Member

Seda Kansu - Commitee Member

Shayma Kazmi - Commitee Member

Jane Kerr - Commitee Member

Melinda Kotzian - Commitee Member

Christie Malnati - Commitee Member

Patricia Mondragon - Commitee Member

Merel Nissenberg Mountain - Commitee Member

Kim Norris - Commitee Member

Linda Rengel - Commitee Member

Maureen Rigney - Commitee Member

Toshiyuki Sawa - Commitee Member

Joan Schiller - Commitee Member

Shani Shilo - Commitee Member

Christina Sit - Commitee Member

Debra Violette - Commitee Member

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Prevention, Screening and Early Detection Committee

The Prevention, Screening and Early Detection Committee provides leadership and oversight of IASLC's cancer prevention activities. It works with appropriate committees and groups within the association to enhance the quality and quantity of cancer prevention in the relevant programs, and provides leadership in joint efforts with other societies in the area of cancer prevention. 

James Mulshine - Chair 

John Field - Past-Chair 

Nir Peled - Past-Chair

Ugo Pastorino - Chair-Elect 

Norihiko Ikeda - Board Liaison 

Murry Wynes - Staff Liaison 

Carolyn Aldige - Committee Member 

Haval Balata  - Committee Member 

John Bastidas - Committee Member 

Monica Castro - Committee Member 

Jamie Chaft - Committee Member 

Steven Dubinett - Committee Member 

Claudia Henschke - Committee Member

Long Jiang - Committee Member 

Ella Kazerooni - Committee Member 

Stephen Lam - Committee Member 

Choon-Taek Lee - Committee Member 

Pierre Massion - Committee Member 

Annette McWilliams - Committee Member 

Luis Montuenga - Committee Member 

Merel Nissenberg Mountain - Committee Member 

Mary Pasquinelli - Committee Member 

John Ruckdeschel - Committee Member 

Gabriella Sozzi - Committee Member 

Avrum Spira - Committee Member 

Giulia Veronesi - Committee Member 

Dawei Yang - Committee Member 

David Yankelevitz - Committee Member 

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Publications Committee

The Publications committee oversees operations for IASLC publications, including the Journal of Thoracic Oncology (JTO), educational books, program/proceedings and others. The committee explores and evaluates print and multimedia opportunities to ensure IASLC's commitment to education and advancement of research through the production of high-quality materials. 

Edgardo Santos - Chair 

David Spigel - Past-Chair 

Silvia Novello - Chair-Elect 

Robert Pirker - Board Liaison 

Adam Mohrbacher - Staff Liaison

Gouri Shankar Bhattacharyya - Committee Member 

Diego Cortinovis- Committee Member

Christophe Dooms- Committee Member

Cherie Erkmen- Committee Member

Francesco Guerrera- Committee Member

Wang Jie- Committee Member

Chul Kim- Committee Member

Vun-Sin Lim- Committee Member

Billy Loo- Committee Member

Shun Lu- Committee Member

Geoffrey Oxnard- Committee Member

Vassiliki Papadimitrakopoulou- Committee Member

Jyoti Patel- Committee Member

Joshua Sabari- Committee Member

Shinichi Toyooka- Committee Member

Juergen Wolf- Committee Member

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Staging and Prognostic Factors Committee

The Staging and Prognostic Factors Committee (SPFC) participates in the study and improvement of cancer staging systems relevant to thoracic cancers. The committee directs collection and analysis of patient information and periodically updates staging systems and contributes to educational products and services of the IASLC.

SPFC - Overall Leadership: 

Hisao Asamura - Chair 

Valerie Rusch - Chair-Elect 

Ramón Rami-Porta - Past-Chair 

Clarissa Mathias - Board Liaison 

Jacinta Wiens - Staff Liaison 

Subcommittee: GGO & AIS: 

William Travis - Chair 

Hisao Asamura - Committee Member 

Frank Detterbeck - Committee Member 

John Edwards - Committee Member 

Ritu Gill - Committee Member 

Jin Mo Goo - Committee Member 

Hans Hoffmann - Committee Member 

Philippe Joubert - Committee Member 

Young Tae Kim - Committee Member 

Heber MacMahon - Committee Member 

Edith M.Marom - Committee Member 

Andrew Nicholson - Committee Member 

Helmut Prosch - Committee Member 

Shuji Sakai - Committee Member 

Shun-ichi Watanabe - Committee Member 

Yasushi Yatabe - Committee Member 

Subcommittee: Lung Cancer - Lymph Node Chart: 

Shun-ichi Watanabe - Chair 

Hisao Asamura - Committee Member 

Jin MoGoo - Committee Member 

Hans Hoffmann - Committee Member 

Kemp Kernstine - Committee Member 

Edith M. Marom - Committee Member 

Ray Osarogiagbon - Committee Member 

Ramón Rami-Porta   - Committee Member 

Paul Van Schil - Committee Member 

Subcommittee: Lung Cancer - M Descriptors:

Kwun Fong - Chair 

Wilfried Eberhardt - Committee Member 

Jeremy John Erasmus - Committee Member 

Dean Fennell - Committee Member 

Hedy Lee Kindler - Committee Member 

Yolande Lievens - Committee Member 

Mirella Marino - Committee Member 

Edith M. Marom - Committee Member 

Paul Martin Putora - Committee Member 

Navneet Singh - Committee Member 

Subcommittee: Lung Cancer - Molecular Database Task Force 

David Paul Carbone - Chair 

Fred Hirsch - Chair 

Hisao Asamura - Committee Member 

David Beer - Committee Member 

Elisabeth Brambilla - Committee Member 

Luiz Henriquede - Committee Member 

Lima Araujo - Committee Member 

Frank Detterbeck - Committee Member 

Dean Fennell - Committee Member 

Oliver Gautschi - Committee Member 

Philippe Joubert - Committee Member 

Keith Kerr - Committee Member 

José Matilla - Committee Member 

Luis Montuenga - Committee Member 

Andrew Nicholson - Committee Member 

Ray Osarogiagbon - Committee Member 

Harvey Pass - Committee Member 

Ramón Rami-Porta - Committee Member 

Ricardo Terra - Committee Member 

William Travis - Committee Member 

Ming Tsao - Committee Member 

Paula Ugalde - Committee Member 

Jacinta Wiens - Committee Member 

Ignacio Wistuba - Committee Member 

Yasushi Yatabe - Committee Member 

Subcommittee: Lung Cancer - Multiple Pulmonary Nodules:

Frank Detterbeck - Chair 

Edith M. Marom - Committee Member 

Andrew Nicholson - Committee Member 

William Travis - Committee Member

Subcommittee: Lung Cancer - N Descriptors: 

James Huang - Chair 

Ricardo Beyruti - Committee Member 

Kemp Kernstine - Committee Member 

Hong Kwan Kim - Committee Member 

Edith M. Marom - Committee Member 

Ray Osarogiagbon - Committee Member 

Helmut Prosch - Committee Member 

David Rice - Committee Member 

Valerie Rusch - Committee Member 

Francisco Suarez - Committee Member 

Paul Van Schil - Committee Member 

Shun-ichi Watanabe - Committee Member 

Subcommittee: Lung Cancer - Neuroendocrine Tumors:

Andrew Nicholson - Chair 

Ming Tsao - Chair 

Ricardo Beyruti - Committee Member 

Frank Detterbeck - Committee Member 

Wilfried Eberhardt - Committee Member 

Yolande Lievens - Committee Member 

José Matilla - Committee Member 

William Travis - Committee Member 

Yasushi Yatabe - Committee Member 

Subcommittee: Lung Cancer - Prognostic Factors: 

Frank Detterbeck - Chair

Kwun Fong - Committee Member 

James Huang - Committee Member 

Young Tae Kim - Committee Member 

Andrew Nicholson - Committee Member 

Ming Tsao - Committee Member 

Jan Van Meerbeeck   - Committee Member 

Subcommittee: Lung Cancer - R Factor: 

John Edwards - Chair 

Souheil Boubia - Committee Member 

Elisabeth Brambilla - Committee Member 

Jessica Donington - Committee Member 

Francoise Galateau-Salle - Committee Member 

Hans Hoffmann - Committee Member 

Mirella Marino - Committee Member 

Edith M.Marom - Committee Member 

Jun Nakajima - Committee Member 

Andrew Nicholson - Committee Member 

William Travis - Committee Member 

Ming Tsao - Committee Member 

Paul Van Schil - Committee Member 

Yasushi Yatabe  - Committee Member 

Subcommittee: Lung Cancer - Radiology and Imaging: 

Heber MacMahon - Chair 

Ritu Gill - Committee Member 

Jin MoGoo - Committee Member 

Edith M.Marom  - Committee Member 

Subcommittee: Lung Cancer - Stage: 

Hisao Asamura - Chair 

James Brierley - Committee Member 

Frank Detterbeck - Committee Member 

John Edwards - Committee Member 

Kwun Fong - Committee Member 

James Huang - Committee Member 

Kemp Kernstine - Committee Member  

Edith M. Marom - Committee Member 

Andrew Nicholson - Committee Member 

Ramón Rami-Porta - Committee Member 

William Travis - Committee Member 

Ming Tsao - Committee Member 

Paul Van Schil - Committee Member 

Shun-ichi Watanabe  - Committee Member 

Subcommittee: Lung Cancer - T Descriptors: 

Hisao Asamura - Chair 

Pietro Bertoglio - Committee Member 

Ayten Cangir - Committee Member 

Jessica Donington - Committee Member 

Wentao Fang - Committee Member 

Young Tae Kim - Committee Member 

Yolande Lievens - Committee Member 

Hui Liu  - Committee Member 

Gustavo Lyons - Committee Member 

Shuji Sakai - Committee Member 

William Travis - Committee Member 

Paula Ugalde  - Committee Member 

Subcommittee: Lung Cancer - Validation and Methodology: 

Frank Detterbeck - Chair 

James Brierley  - Committee Member 

Mirella Marino  - Committee Member 

Ray Osarogiagbon  - Committee Member 

Subcommittee: Esophageal Cancer:

Gail Darling - Chair 

Xavier Benoit D'Journo - Committee Member

Jeremy John Erasmus - Committee Member

Wentao Fang - Committee Member

Wayne Hofstetter  - Committee Member

Hong Kwan Kim - Committee Member

Donald Low - Committee Member

Subcommittee: Mesothelioma:

Valerie Rusch - Chair 

Pietro Bertoglio - Committee Member 

Dean Fennell - Committee Member

Francoise Galateau-Salle - Committee Member

Seiki Hasegawa - Committee Member

Jan Van Meerbeeck  - Committee Member

Subcommittee: Mesothelioma - M Descriptors:

Hedy Lee Kindler - Chair 

Subcommittee: Mesothelioma - N Descriptors:

DavidRice - Chair 

Subcommittee: Mesothelioma - Prognostic Factors:

Harvey Pass - Chair  

Subcommittee: Mesothelioma - T Descriptors:

Anna Nowak - Chair 

Pietro Bertoglio - Committee Member 

Andrea Bille - Committee Member 

Marcde Perrot - Committee Member 

Wentao Fang - Committee Member 

Ritu Gill - Committee Member 

Hong Kwan Kim - Committee Member 

Isabelle Opitz - Committee Member 

Andreas Rimner - Committee Member 

Ming Tsao  - Committee Member 

Subcommittee: Thymic Tumor:

Enrico Ruffini - Chair 

James Huang - Vice-Chair 

Andrea Bille - Committee Member 

Souheil Boubia - Committee Member 

Ayten Cangir - Committee Member 

Frank Detterbeck - Committee Member 

Wentao Fang - Committee Member 

Nicolas Girard - Committee Member 

Mirella Marino - Committee Member 

Edith M. Marom - Committee Member 

Andrew Nicholson - Committee Member 

Meinoshin Okumura - Committee Member 

Andreas Rimner   - Committee Member 

Advisory Board: Esophageal Cancer:

Eugene Blackwell - Committee Member 

Thomas Rice - Committee Member 

Advisory Board: Lung Cancer:

Giuseppe Cardillo - Committee Member 

Elizabeth David - Committee Member 

Liyan Jiang - Committee Member 

Kaoru Kubota - Committee Member 

Eric Lim - Committee Member 

Paul Martin Putora - Committee Member 

Akif Turna  - Committee Member 

Advisory Board: Thymic Tumor:

Pier Luigi  - Committee Member 

Filosso Kazuyakondo - Committee Member 

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Tobacco Control and Smoking Cessation Committee

The IASLC Board formed the Tobacco Control and Smoking Cessation Committee in 2012 in order to provide more comprehensive consideration of activities and initiatives that the Association should engage in to reduce the use of tobacco worldwide. The Committee will ensure that IASLC addresses the needs of practitioners seeking to help their patients stop tobacco use. This committee will recommend actions to contribute to international and local/national, efforts in tobacco control initiatives and interventions.

Emily Stone - Chair

Graham Warren - Past-Chair 

Matthew Steliga - Chair-Elect 

Miyako Satouchi - Board Liaison 

Colleen Miller - Staff Liaison 

Gleneara Bates - Committee Member 

Angela Criswell - Committee Member 

Wanda de Kanter - Committee Member 

Carolyn Dresler - Committee Member 

James Jett - Committee Member 

Surender Kashyap - Committee Member 

Deebya Mishra - Committee Member 

Abhishek Shankar - Committee Member 

Junji Yoshida - Committee Member 

Caicun Zhou - Committee Member 

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Mesothelioma Task Force

 
Michele Carbone - Chair

Takashi Seto - Board Liaison

Fred Hirsch - CEO

Jacinta Wiens - Staff Liaison

Alex Adjei - Committee Member

Joachim Aerts - Committee Member

Paul Baas - Committee Member

Raphael Bueno - Committee Member

Marcde Perrot - Committee Member

Mitsuru Emi - Committee Member

Salih Emri - Committee Member

Raja Flores - Committee Member

Joseph Friedberg - Committee Member

Francoise Galateau-Salle - Committee Member

Antonio Giordano  - Committee Member

Laurent Greillier - Committee Member

Raffit Hassan - Committee Member

Mary Hesdorffer - Committee Member

David Jablons - Committee Member

Shreya Kanodia - Committee Member

Hedy Lee Kindler  - Committee Member

Ying Liang - Committee Member

Eric Lim - Committee Member

Nil Mandel - Committee Member

Muzaffer Metintas - Committee Member 

Luciano Mutti - Committee Member 

Takashi Nakano - Committee Member 

Anna Nowak - Committee Member 

Isabelle Opitz - Committee Member 

Harvey Pass - Committee Member 

Nick Pavlakis - Committee Member 

Tobias Peikert - Committee Member 

Claudia Poleri - Committee Member 

Sanjay Popat - Committee Member 

Andreas Rimner - Committee Member 

Bruce Robinson - Committee Member 

Ikuo Sekine - Committee Member 

James Spicer - Committee Member 

Daniel Sterman - Committee Member 

Emanuela Taioli - Committee Member 

Anne Tsao - Committee Member 

Walter Weder - Committee Member 

Mao Weimin - Committee Member 

David Weissman - Committee Member 

Naboru Yamamoto - Committee Member 

Haining Yang - Committee Member 

Yoshie Yoshikawa - Committee Member 

Gerard Zalcman - Committee Member 

Marjorie Zauderer - Committee Member 

Ayten Cangir - Committee Member 

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Quality and Value Task Force  

Ronan Kelly - Chair 

David Gandara - Chair

Jacinta Wiens - Staff Liaison 

Paul Bunn, Jr. - Committee Member 

David Paul Carbone - Committee Member

Desmond Niall Carney - Committee Member

Anne Chiang - Committee Member

Tracey Evans - Committee Member

Fred Hirsch - Committee Member

Natasha Leighl - Committee Member

Naiyer Rizvi - Committee Member

Giorgio Scagliotti - Committee Member

Matthew Steliga - Committee Member

Robert Stirling - Committee Member

Kathy Weber - Committee Member

Caicun Zhou - Committee Member

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