Foundation Annual Appeal Committee

David Rubenson, MD, FASE – Chair
Bharatbhushan Patel, RDCS, RVS, RDMS, FASE – Co-Chair

Raymond Stainback, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Lissa Sugeng, MD, MPH, FASE – Member at Large
Thomas Ryan, MD, FASE – Ex-Officio
Navin Nanda, MD, FASE – Member
Allan Klein, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Jessica Spellman, MD – Member at Large
Nausheen Akhter, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Ritu Thamman, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Kristen Billick, BS, ACS, RDCS (AE, PE), FASE – Member at Large
Douglas Shook, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Elizabeth McIlwain, MHS, ACS, RCS, FASE – Member at Large
Margaret M. Park, BS, ACS, RDCS, RVT, FSDMS, FASE – Vascular Representative
Frederick Cobey, MD, FASE – Perioperative Representative
Katie Jo Stauffer, BS, RDCS (AE, PE, FE) – Pediatric Representative
Ahmed Sami Abuzaid, MD – Rising Star Representative
Joan Olson, BS, RDCS, RVT, FASE – Sonographer Representative
Eric Kruse, BS, ACS, RDCS, RVT, FASE – Member at Large
Yvonne Gilliland, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Jose Banchs, MD, FASE – Ex-Officio
Gregory Tatum, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Mary Carmody – Staff Liaison

ASE Headquarters – COVID-19 Update

Beginning March 26, 2020, in compliance with the Durham County North Carolina order to “Stay at Home” due to the spread of coronavirus, the entire ASE staff will be working remotely through April 30. We are not suspending or closing operations; our employees will remain working and providing excellent customer service to our members and the cardiovascular ultrasound community. However, ASE will slightly modify its official open hours to 9 AM – 4 PM Eastern TimeMonday-Friday. Should you need to get in touch with a staff person, call our main office at 919-861-5574 and a phone list by department will be available. A staff directory is also available here. All general questions can also be sent through Thank you and our best wishes for your continued safety.