Board of Directors

2015-2016 Board of Directors

President (term expires June 2016)
Susan E. Wiegers, MD, FASE

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

President-Elect (term expires June 2016)
Allan L. Klein, MD, FASE
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Vice President (term expires June 2016)
Vera H. Rigolin, MD, FASE
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

Treasurer (term expires June 2018)
Benjamin W. Eidem, MD, FASE

Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Secretary (term expires June 2017)
Deborah A. Agler, ACS, RCT, RDCS, FASE
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Council Representative (term expires June 2016)
Joe Kreeger, RCCS, RDCS, FASE

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Duluth, GA  

Immediate Past President (term expires June 2016)
Neil J. Weissman, MD, FASE
MedStar Research Institute, Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

Chief Executive Officer
Robin Wiegerink, MNPL
American Society of Echocardiography
Morrisville, NC



(Terms expire June 2016)
Leo Lopez, MD, FASE
Miami Children’s Hospital
Miami, FL

Sunil Mankad, MD, FASE
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Rochester, MN

Sue D. Phillip, RCS, FASE
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Juan Carlos Plana, MD, FASE
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Brad J. Roberts, BS, RCS, FASE
Baylor Research Institute
Dallas, TX

(Terms expire June 2017)

Hollie D. Carron, RDCS, FASE
Children’s Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Aasha S. Gopal, MD, FASE
St. Francis Medical Center
Roslyn, NY

Tasneem Z. Naqvi, MD, FRCP, FASE
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, AZ

Andrew Pellett, PhD, RDCS, FASE
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, LA

Cynthia C. Taub, MD, FASE
Montefiore Medical Center
New York, NY
(Terms Expire June 2018)

Federico Asch, MD, FASE
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

Raymond Stainback, MD, FASE
Texas Heart Institute
Houston, TX

Stephen H. Little, MD, FASE
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Weill Cornell Medical College
Houston, TX

Maryellen H. Orsinelli, RN, RDCS, FASE
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital
Columbus, OH

Elaine Shea, APS, RCCS, FASE
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
Berkeley/Oakland, CA


Benjamin F. Byrd III, MD, FASE
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

Patricia A. Pellikka, MD, FASE
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

James D. Thomas, MD, FASE
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, IL



Council on Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease
Term expires June 2017:  Meryl S. Cohen, MD, FASE
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Council on Perioperative Echocardiography
Term expires June 2017:  Roman M. Sniecinski, MD, FASE
Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Council on Cardiovascular Sonography
Term expires June 2017Carol Mitchell, PhD, RDMS, RDCS, RVT, RT(R), FASE
University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison, WI

Council on Vascular Ultrasound
Term expires June 2017:  Soo H. Kim, MD, MPH, RPVI, FASE
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Robin Wiegerink, MNPL
American Society of Echocardiography
2100 Gateway Centre Blvd., Suite 310
Morrisville, NC  27560
Tel: 919.297.7164; Fax: 919.882.9900