Research Committee

Howard Leong-Poi, MD, FASE – Chair
Melissa Daubert, MD, FASE – Co-Chair
Karima Addetia, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Harald Becher, MD, PhD – Vascular Representative
Aarti Bhat, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Clifford Cua, MD – Member at Large
Brian Hoit, MD, FASE – Member
Kimberly Howard-Quijano, MD, MS – Perioperative Representative
Lanqi Hua, ACS APCA RDCS (AE/PE/FE) FASE – Sonographer Representative
John Kovalchin, MD, FASE – Member
Bryana Levitan, RDCS, FASE – Member
Ying Hui Low, MD – Member
S. Allen Luis, MD, FRACP, FASE – Member
Lynette Mendoza, MBA, RDCS, FASE – Member
Beth Printz, MD, PhD, FASE – Pediatric Representative
Juliet Ryan, BS, RDCS, FASE – Member
Vandana Sachdev, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Takahiro Shiota, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Wendy Sowa-Maldarelli, MS, RT, RDCS (AE/PE) FASE – Member at Large
Elif Seda Selamet Tierney, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Bo Xu, MD, FASE – Rising Star Representative
Andrea Van Hoever, MSGH – 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.