David Harrison received the Basic Scientist Award from the American Heart Association
Dan Roden received the Louis and Artur Lucian Award for Research in Circulatory Diseases from McGill University School of Medicine
Gordon Bernard received the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award for the Society for Critical Care Medicine
Bill Schaffner received the Infectious Diseases Society of America D.A. Henderson Award and was elected to the Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame
Eric Gamazon was appointed Life Member, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge. He is an Honorary Scientist of the MRC Epidemiology Unit of the University of Cambridge
The National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements established the John D. Boice, Jr. Young Investigator Award
Jon Kropski received the Carol Basbaum Award from the American Thoracic Society Assembly on Respiratory, Cell and Molecular Biology (RCMB) Assembly
Tim Blackwell received the Andy Tager Award for Excellence in Mentoring from the RCMB Assembly of the American Thoracic Society
Rick Peek received the AGA Institute Council GI Oncology Section Research Mentor Award
Josh Beckman was named the Jess R. Young Outstanding Vascular Medicine Educator Award from the Society of Vascular Medicine
Sandra Moutsios received the Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award from the ACGME
Ray Blind received the Junior Investigator Award from the J Lipid Research
William Martinez received the ABIM Foundation’s John A. Benson Jr., MD Professionalism Article Prize
Fabien Maldonado received the Geoffrey McLennan Memorial Award from the American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
Greg Michaud was elected to the Association of University Cardiologists
Anna Hemnes was named a fellow of the American Thoracic Society
Keith Obstein was appointed Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association
Charlene Dewey was named a Master of the American College of Physicians
Howard Fuchs received the Presidents Award from the Tennessee Rheumatology Society
Evan Brittain received the Early Career Achievement Award from the ATS Pulmonary Circulation Assembly
Justin Bachmann participated in the National Academy of Medicine Emerging Leaders forum
Dan Muñoz participated in the ACC Emerging Faculty program
Jennifer Green was selected to participate in the AAMC Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Certificate Program
Ciara Shaver received the Recognition of Early Academic Achievement Award from the RCMB Assembly of the American Thoracic Society
Jeremy Warner received the 2018 AMIA New Investigator Award
Sarah Murawski will participate in the University of Michigan Integrative Scholars Program
Katy Beckerman received the Theodore Puck and Benjamin Trump Award from the NCI Aspen Cancer Conference
National Service - NIH
Rick Peek was appointed to the NIDDK Advisory Council
Kim Rathmell serves on the NCI Board of Scientific Advisors
Ray Harris was appointed to the NIDDK Board of Scientific Counselors
Spyros Kalams will chair the AIDS Research Review Committee beginning in June
Tina Hartert served on the Executive Committee for the NHLBI National Asthma Expert Panel Report
Al Powers chaired the Trans-network Committee of the NIH funded Human Islet Research Network
Sandra Simmons serves on the NIH Aging Systems and Geriatrics Study Section
Leslie Crofford serves on the Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Study Section
David Aronoff serves on the Pregnancy and Neonatology Study Section and on the March of Dimes Basil O’Conner Award Study Section
Elizabeth Phillips served on an NIH Special Emphasis Panel on Serious Adverse Drug Reactions
John Koethe serves on the AIDS Clinical Trials Group, “Inflammation and End-Organ Disease,” Transformative Science Group (ITSG)
Georgia Wiesner serves on the NHGR Expert Scientific Panel for the Clinical Genome (ClinGen) Resources program
Sandra Zinkel serves on the Molecular and Cellular Hematology Study Section
Jordan Berlin serves on the NCI GI Steering Committee’s Colorectal Task Force
Justin Balko serves on the K Award Study Section for NCI
Alp Ikizler is a Member of the Board of Directors of FASEB and serves on the Advocacy Committee for ASCI.
Brian Christman serves as Chairperson for the American Lung Association Research Committee.
Harvey Murff co-chairs the Clinical Cancer Research and Epidemiology Study Section of the American Cancer Society.
Sunil Kripalani chairs the AHRQ Healthcare Effectiveness and outcome Research (HEOR) Study Section.
Annet Kirabo served as a reviewer for the AHA Career Development Award Basic Vascular Sciences Study Section. She is also a member of the AHA Membership and communications committee of the Council on Hypertension.
Doug Johnson serves on the Melanoma Research Foundation Grant Committee
Keipp Talbot was elected Secretary of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID). She is a member of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.
Anna Hemnes is Chair-elect of the Pulmonary Circulation Assembly of the American Thoracic Society.
Dara Mize was elected to the Epic Endocrinology Steering Board
Jennifer (Piper) Below was appointed to the AHA Statistical Task Force. She serves on the communication committees for both the International Genetic Epidemiology Society and the American Society of Human Genetics
Julie Lewis chairs the FDA Cardiorenal Advisory Committee
Jamie Dwyer serves on the FDA Cardiorenal Advisory Committee
Ray Harris co-Chairs the Kidney Health Initiative, a public-private partnership with FDA
Charlene Dewey as been appointed to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Working Group on Opioid Education and Training
André Churchwell has been appointed to the National Academies Roundtable on Black Men and Black Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine
Tommy Wang participated in the National Academies Roundtable on Aligning Incentives in Open Science
Sapna Kripalani spoke on the role of primary care at the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
Cecelia Chung serves on the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Committee of Journal Publications
Leslie Crofford chairs the Division Director’s Special Committee of the ACR
Tommy Wang is President of the Association of Professors of Cardiology. He chairs the AHA Council on Genomics and Precision Medicine and the AHA Open Science Committee
Kathryn Dahir was elected to the International Hypophosphatasia Registry Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) and serves on the SAB of the Magic Foundation
Kim Rathmell will chair the ASCO Nominating Committee in 2020
Lisa Lancaster serves on the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Steering Committee
Julie Rhoades was elected President of the Cancer and Bone Society
Rachelle Johnson was elected Secretary Treasurer of the Cancer and Bone Society
Manhal Izzy was elected as Vice Chair for the Education Committee of the International Liver Transplantation Society
David Slosky is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Pulmonary Embolism Response Team Consortium
Rob Piana was appointed to the ABIM Interventional Cardiology Exam Committee. He also serves on the Executive Committee of the CPT Editorial Panel
Matt Wilson was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT)
Javid Moslehi is the inaugural chair of the AHA subcommittee on Cardio-Oncology
Kim Dahlman was elected to the Executive Board of the Association of Biochemistry Educators
Leora Horn was elected to the ASCO Education Council. She chairs the IASLC Fellowship Committee and serves on the Organizing Committee for the IASLC Targeted Therapy Meeting and Onc Live Global.
Bipin Savani serves on the Board of Directors for the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT)
Georgia Wiesner is a member of the Advisory Panel for Precision Medicine for ACOG
Sandy Zinkel serves as Vice Chair and Chair-elect of the ASH Scientific Committee on Myeloid Biology
Jennifer Lewis co-leads the Lung Cancer Screening VA-PALS Program
Doug Johnson serves on the NCCN Melanoma Committee and the SITC Immune-related Adverse Events Committee.
Justin Balko serves on the NCI immuno-oncology breast cancer task force and the Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium Immuno-oncology working group.
Travis Osterman serves on the ASCO Cancer LinQ Physician Advisory Committee and the ASCO Meeting and Member Pubs Editorial Board
Doug Seidner serves on the Board of Advisors for “Expanding Community Healthcare outcomes for Intestinal Failure” (ECHO-IF) and chairs the Blackburn Research Mentorship Award Committee for the American Society of Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition
Bill Fissell serves on the Policy and Advocacy Committee of the ASN
Narender Annapureddy will serve on the ACR State-of-the-Art Planning Committee and the Curriculum subcommittee from 2019-2022. Dr. Annapureddy will also participate in the ACR/Eular Exchange Program in Madrid in June.
April Barnado serves on the Early Stage Investigator subcommittee of the ACR Committee on Research
Mike Gibson serves on the ECOG GI Subcommittee and the ECOG Upper GI Task Force, as well as the RTOG/NRG Head and Neck Subcommittee
Bipin Savani serves on the ASH Committee on Practice
Nanu Das serves on the ECOG Neuroendocrine Tumor Working Group.
Jeremy Warner serves on the ASCO Cancer Education Committee and the CancerLinQ Oncology Informatics Task Force. He is a member of the AACR GENIE Operations Committee and the AMIA Visual Analytics in Health Steering Committee. He chairs the AMIA Visual Analytics Work Group.
Charlene Dewey serves on the ACP Physician Wellness Task Force.
National Service - Program Leadership
Tom Talbot is Vice Chair and Chair-Elect of the Program Committee for IDWeek
Dave Aronoff will co-chair the American Society for Microbiology Microbe 2019 Annual Meeting. He chairs the ID Mentorship Program at IDWeek 2019
Tuya Pal is Vice Chair and Chair-elect for the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) Annual Meeting. She is a member of ACMG Working Group on BRCA screening and the American Society of Human Genetics Information and Education Committee.
John Stafford chaired the Southeast Lipid Research Conferences and will co-Chair the 2020 Kern Lipid Conference
Jay Bagai is member of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Scientific Sessions Program Committee. He is also a member of the VA Major Adverse Events Review Committee
Tom Golper serves on the Program Committee for the Annual Dialysis Conference and the Renal Research Institute Annual Dialysis Meeting. He directs a course for the Home Dialysis University.
Jordan Berlin serves on the ASCO Program Committee as Track Leader for Colorectal Cancer
Matt Semler was elected to the Program Committee of the American Thoracic Society Critical Care Assembly
Elizabeth Phillips chaired the NIH-funded Stevens Johnson Syndrome/Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis meeting in 2019
Georgia Wiesner organized an ACMGG Short Course on “Somatic Mutation Testing of Cancer: Implications for Oncologist and Geneticist
Doug Johnson serves on the Melanoma Section of the ASCO Scientific Program Committee
Jeremy Warner serves on the ASCO Quality Care Symposium Planning Committee
National Service - Guidelines
Josh Beckman is Chair-Elect of the ACC-AHA Task Force on Guidelines
Dan Muñoz co-authored the 2019 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
Brian Lindman co-authored the 2019 Expert Consensus Systems of are Document on Valvular Heart Disease
Wonder Drake serves on the National Guidelines Committee of ATS Statement on Sarcoidosis
Craig Sussman serves on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Neuroendocrine Tumors panel and the Adrenal Tumor Guidelines Committee
Colleen Morton serves as Vice Chair for the ASH Committee on Practice
Mike Byrne serves on the ASH Guideline Oversight Committee
Wade Iams serves on the NCCN Small Cell Lung Cancer Guidelines Expert Panel
Dana Cardin serves on the NCCN Pancreas Panel
Nancy Davis serves on the ASCO Program Guideline Implementation Committee and the ASCO Guidelines Advisory Group Committee
Jamie Dwyer and Ed Gould serve as consultants to the CMS ESRD Seamless Care Organization (ESCO)
Shailja Shah was appointed to the AGA Institute for Clinical Practice Updates Committee and serves on the Technical Review Committee for US Guidelines for Gastrointestinal Metaplasia (GIM) Surveillance
Kevin Smith is President-Elect of the Tennessee Medical Association, Chairman of the Board for the Nashville Academy of Medicine, and Treasurer of the Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Physicians
Amanda Mixon is President-Elect of the Southern Society of General Internal Medicine
Leslie Gewin was elected to membership in the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation
Walter Clair is President of the Board for the Greater Nashville AHA
Mohana Karlekar chairs the Tennessee State Palliative Care and Quality of Life Council
Tuya Pal is a member of the Tennessee Cancer Plan Steering Committee and co-leads the Early Detection Subcommittee
Mark de Caestecker was elected to the Vanderbilt University Faculty Senate and chairs the Grievances Committee
Bill Fissell serves on the Technology Review Committee for Vanderbilt University
Leslie Crofford serves as Deputy Editor for Arthritis, Care and Research
Fabien Maldonado serves as Section Editor for pleural diseases of UpToDate and Associate Editor of Mayo Clinic and Proceedings
David Aronoff serves as section editor for J Immunology
Elizabeth Phillips serves on the editorial board of J All Clin Immunol: In practice and edits the Drug Allergy section of UpToDate. She also edited the drug chapter of Middleton Allergy Principles and Practice.
Tom Golper is the Section Editor for Dialysis on UpToDate.
Sandra Simmons joined the editorial boards of J Am Geriatrics Soc and The Gerontologist
Eric Gamazon was appointed associated editor for PLoS Genetics and Statistical Editor of Circ Research
Annet Kirabo joined the editorial board of Hypertension and became Section Editor of Current Hypertension Reports
Piper Below hosts on Reddit /r/Science. She is senior statistical editor on the editorial board of Circ Research
John McPherson serves as Associate Editor for the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Collaborative Maintenance Pathway
Evan Brittain joined the editorial board of Chest
Jeremy Warner is Associate Editor of JCO Clinical Cancer informatics
Vicki Keedy serves as Associate Editor of Cancer.net
Nancy Cox received the 2019 Mary Jane Werthan Award for her contributions to the advancement of women at Vanderbilt
Charlene Dewey received the Vanderbilt Bishop Joseph A. Johnson, Jr. Distinguished Leadership Award
Mike Fowler received the Leonard Tow award for humanism in medicine
John McPherson was elected to the Gold Humanism Honor Society
Christianne Roumie won the 2019 Grant Liddle Award
Maureen Gannon received the Thomas A. Hazinski award for effectiveness in mentoring and professional development of faculty
Pierre Massion and Kevin Smith were inducted into the ΑΩΑ Honor Society at Vanderbilt
Cody Chastain received the Immersion Teaching Award