Board of Directors

2015-2016 Board of Directors

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

Temple University School of Medicine
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, 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



Harvey Feigenbaum, MD, FASE
Krannert Institute of Cardiology
Indianapolis, IN

Richard L. Popp, MD, FASE
Palo Alto, CA

Walter L. Henry, MD, FASE
Innovative Health Solutions
Newport Beach, CA

Joseph A. Kisslo, MD, FASE
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Anthony N. DeMaria, MD, FASE  
University of California at San Diego Medical Center
San Diego, CA

David J. Sahn, MD, FASE
Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland, OR

Alfred F. Parisi, MD, FASE
Osterville, MA

Arthur E. Weyman, MD, FASE
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Julius M. Gardin, MD, FASE
Hackensack University Medical Center
Hackensack, NJ

Alan S. Pearlman, MD, FASE
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Richard E. Kerber, MD, FASE
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Harry Rakowski, MD, FASE
The Toronto Hospital
Toronto, ON, Canada

Pamela S. Douglas, MD, FASE
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Randolph P. Martin MD, FASE
Piedmont Heart Institute
Atlanta, GA

Linda D. Gillam, MD, FASE
Morristown Medical Center
Morristown, New Jersey

Bijoy K. Khandheria, MBBS, FASE
Aurora Health Care
Milwaukee, WI

Michael H. Picard, MD, FASE
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Thomas Ryan, MD, FASE
Ohio State University Heart Center
Columbus, Ohio

William Zoghbi, MD, FASE
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston, TX

Roberto Lang, MD, FASE
University of Chicago Medical Center
Chicago, IL

Sanjiv Kaul, MD, FASE
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, OR

James D. Thomas, MD, FASE
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

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

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



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 2017Patrick D. Coon, RCCS, RDCS, FASE
Core Cardiology, Elkins Park, PA

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