OSSD Committees

Communications & Membership Committee

Holly Ingraham, PhD, (Co-Chair), UCSF, San Francisco, CA
Patricia Silveyra, PhD, Indiana University, Bloomington, IL

Education Committee

Sofia Ahmed, MD, (Chair), University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
Kristen Zuloaga, PhD, (Co-Chair),  Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
Liisa Galea, PhD, (Past Chair), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Jill Becker, PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Katelyn Bruno, PhD, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL
Gillian Einstein, PhD, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Melissa Holmes, PhD, University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, ON, Canada
Rebecca Shansky, PhD, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Trainee Committee

Brittany Osborne, PhD, (Chair) Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Nominations Committee

Art Arnold, PhD, (Chair), University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Ashley Monks, PhD, (Past Chair), University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Farida Sohrabji, PhD, Texas A&M Health Science Center, College Station, TX
Arbi Nazarian, PhD, (EDI) Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA

Awards Committee

Kathryn Lenz, PhD, (Co-Chair) Ohio State University
Farrah Madison, PhD
, (Co-Chair) Hope College
John Meitzen, PhD, North Carolina State University
Kristen Zuloaga, PhD, Albany Medical College
Adam Moeser, PhD, Michigan State University
Dayna Loyd Averitt, PhD, Texas Women's University

Christin Disteche, PhD, University of Washington
Susan Kovats, PhD, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Kristen Pleil, PhD, Cornell University School of Medicine
Georgia Hodes, PhD, Virginia Tech
Gretchen Neigh, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University
Colin Saldahna, PhD, American University
Leah Rubin, MPH, PhD, Johns Hopkins University
Natalie Tronson, PhD, University of Michigan
Jordan Marrocco, PhD, Rockefeller University
Deena Walker, PhD, Oregon Health and Sciences University
Noel Bairey Merz, MD, Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Ashlyn Swift-Gallant, PhD, Memorial University
Aras Petrulis, PhD, Georgia State University
Donna Maney, PhD, Emory University
Hester den Rujiter, PhD, University of Utrecht

2022 Program Committee

Joel Berletch, PhD, (Co-Chair), University of Washington
DeLisa Fairweather, PhD, (Co-Chair), Mayo Clinic
Karyn Frick, PhD, (Past Chair), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee
Katelyn Bruno, PhD, Mayo Clinic

Hester Den Ruijter, PhD, UMC Utrecht
Nafissa Ismail, PhD, University of Ottawa
Adam J. Moeser, DVM PhD, Michigan State University
James F. Nelson, PhD, UT Health San Antonio
Annie Newel-Fugate, PhD, Texas A&M University
Joshua Rubin, MD PhD, Washington University St. Louis
Nathan Schilaty, PhD, Mayo Clinic
Christine K. Wagner, PhD, University of Albany

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Committee

Farrah Madison, PhD, (Co-Chair), University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Debra Bangasser, PhD, (Co-Chair), Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Stephanie Correa, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Arbi Nazarian, PhD, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA
Holly Ingraham, UCSF, San Francisco, CA