Foundation Annual Appeal Committee


  • Personally, solicit and attract donations to the ASE Education and Research Foundation.
  • Provide guidance to the Board of Directors on the donor targets and implementation tactics for the Foundation’s Annual Appeal campaign.
  • Promote and recognize donors to the Foundation.
  • Develop and provide input on materials and programs to support the advancement of the Foundation.
  • Act as Ambassadors through personal donations and encouragement of others.
  • Participate in and/or attend Foundation fundraising events held during the Annual Scientific Sessions

2022 – 2023 Committee Members (*members should be past donors to the Foundation):
James Kirkpatrick, MD, FASE – Chair
Bharatbhushan Patel, RDCS, RVS, RDMS, FASE – Co-Chair

Jose Banchs, MD, FASE, FACC – Ex-Officio
Kiran Belani, MD, FASE – Perioperative Representative
Allyson Boyle, MHA, ACS, RDCS, FASE – Sonographer Representative
Brittany Byrd, RDCS (AE,FE,PE), FASE – Pediatric Representative
Jens Eichhorn, MD, PhD, FASE – Member at Large
Jennifer Hake, RDCS (PE/AE), RDMS (FE), FASE – Member at Large
Jan Kasal, MD, FASE – Critical Care Representative
Abigail Khan, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Karla Kurrelmeyer, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Jennifer Liu, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Gillian Nesbitt, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Margaret Park, BS, ACS, RDCS, RVT, FSDMS, FASE – Vascular Representative
Pravin Patil, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Sorin Pislaru, MD, PhD, FASE – Member at Large
Juan Carlos Plana, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Suzanne Poston, BS, ACS, RDCS, RVS, RCS, RCCS, CCT, FASE – Member at Large
David Rubenson, MD, FASE – Ex-Officio
Nikolaos Skubas, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Katie Stauffer, BS, RDCS (AE, PE, FE), FASE – Member at Large
Melissa Wasserman, RDCS, RCCS, FASE – Member at Large
Neeraja Yedlapati, MD, FASE – Rising Star Representative
Mary Carmody – Staff Liaison