The LAM Foundation Boards and Staff Members

The LAM Foundation is honored to have an extremely devoted Board of Directors and Staff who are dedicated to the mission of the organization. They are always available to help and welcome your questions and concerns at any time.


The LAM Foundation Board of Directors

Executive Committeeplus

LAM Board and Staff
Andrea Slattery, Board Chair (PA)
Friend of The LAM Foundation
Director of Research
Symmetry Peak Management
LAM Board and Staff
Daniel Roche, Treasurer (IL)
Brother-in-law of LAM Patient
Director of Finance
Regina Dominican HS (retired)
LAM Board and Staff
Mary Harbaugh, PhD, Secretary (NC)
LAM Patient
Biology Professor
LAM Board and Staff
Lisa Young, MD (TN)
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine and Cell Biology
LAM Clinic Director
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
LAM Board and Staff
Frank McCormack, MD (OH) Scientific Director Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board
Director, Internal Medicine,
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
LAM Board and Staff
Susan Sherman, MHA (OH) (non-voting member) Executive Director
The LAM Foundation
Cincinnati, OH

Board of Directorsplus

LAM Board and Staff
Patti Bebien-Aronoff (PA)
LAM Patient
Senior Quality Associate
Merck
LAM Board and Staff
Greg Downey, MD (CO)
LAM Clinic Director
Executive Vice President
National Jewish Health, Denver, CO
LAM Board and Staff
Jilly Evans, PhD (CA)
Friend of the Foundation
CSO PharmAkea (Retired)
LAM Board and Staff
Christina Hamilton (VA)
Friend of The LAM Foundation
Senior VP, Gephardt
Government Affairs
LAM Board and Staff
Lisa Henske, MD (MA)
LAM Clinic Director
Center for LAM Research and Clinical Care
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
LAM Board and Staff
Dan Knowles (OH)
Friend of The LAM Foundation
President and CEO
Tristate Veterans Community Alliance
LAM Board and Staff
Madeline Nolan (CT)
LAM Patient
Health Teacher
Crosby High School
LAM Board and Staff
Evan Pontz (GA)
Brother of a LAM Patient
Partner – Labor and Employment
Troutman Sanders LLP
LAM Board and Staff
Andrew Romanosky (MI)
Brother-in-Law of LAM Patient
Vice President
Union Bank
LAM Board and Staff
Kate Slattery Parghi (PA)
Sister-in-Law of LAM Patient
Director of Development
Associated Services for the Blind & Visually Impaired
LAM Board and Staff
Chuck Young (DC)
Friend of The LAM Foundation
Managing Director of Public Affairs
US Government Accountability Office

Emeritus Boardplus

LAM Board and Staff
Andrea Slattery, Board Chair (PA)
Friend of The LAM Foundation
Director of Research
Symmetry Peak Management
LAM Board and Staff
Richard Bard (CO)
Husband of LAM Patient
CEO of Bard Capital Group, LLC.
LAM Board and Staff
Aaron Dichter (WA)
Father-in-Law of LAM Patient
Program Manager, Boeing - Retired
Vice President, Smith Barney/Citigroup – Retired
LAM Board and Staff
Geraldine Finlay, MD (MA)
Deputy Editor
UpToDate / Wolters Kluwer
LAM Board and Staff
Brian Kleps (CT)
Husband of LAM patient
Niche Promotions
LAM Board and Staff
Carol Langelier (VA)
Mother of LAM Patient
Partner, Deloitte - Retired
LAM Board and Staff
Tom Laurenzi (NJ)
Husband of LAM Patient
President, Delmhorst Instrument Company
LAM Board and Staff
Laura Lentz, Immediate Past Board Chair (IL)
Friend of The LAM Foundation
Director of Patient Recruitment
Continuum Clinical
LAM Board and Staff
Ed Plocharczyk (IN)
Husband of a LAM Patient
Senior Engineering Consultant
Eli Lilly and Company - Retired
LAM Board and Staff
Eden Pontz (NY)
LAM Patient
Senior Media & Digital Advisor
Nobel Peace Prize Forum
LAM Board and Staff
Teresa Stoker (GA)
LAM Patient
Chief Executive Officer
Hillside, Inc. - Retired
LAM Board and Staff
Eugene Sullivan, MD, FCCP (MD)
Friend of The LAM Foundation
Chief Medical and Scientific Officer
Insmed
LAM Board and Staff
Pat Venters (WI)
Sister of LAM Patient
Chief Marketing Officer Ultrasound
GE Healthcare
LAM Board and Staff
Chuck Wehland (IL)
Friend of the Foundation
Partner at Jones Day

The LAM Foundation Staff

Staffplus

LAM Board and Staff
Sue Sherman, MHA
Executive Director
ssherman@thelamfoundation.org
LAM Board and Staff
Kimberly Hasselfeld
Scientific Program Coordinator
khasselfeld@thelamfoundation.org
LAM Board and Staff
Katie Jensen
Development Manager
kjensen@thelamfoundation.org
LAM Board and Staff
Jenny Jostworth, CPA
Finance Director
finance@thelamfoundation.org
LAM Board and Staff
Anne McKenna, MBA
Patient Services & Education Manager
amckenna@thelamfoundation.org
LAM Board and Staff
Kerri Morgan
Technology Support Manager
kmorgan@thelamfoundation.org
LAM Board and Staff
Maria Pearson
Outreach & Events Manager
mpearson@thelamfoundation.org
LAM Board and Staff
Judy Sheridan
Grants and Research Manager
jsheridan@thelamfoundation.org
LAM Board and Staff
Margie Witt
Office Manager
mwitt@thelamfoundation.org

The LAM Foundation Scientific Advisory Board

An outstanding and dedicated LAM Scientific Advisory Board is the cornerstone of The LAM Foundation's research program. The LAM Scientific Board advises the Foundation on all scientific matters and formulates the direction of LAM research to be supported by The LAM Foundation Board of Directors.

Advisory Boardplus

  • Francis X. McCormack, MD
    Chairman

    Director, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
    University of Cincinnati Medical Center
    Cincinnati, OH
  • Peter J. Barnes, FMed, Sci., FRS

    Professor, National Heart & Lung Institute
    Department of Thoracic Medicine
    London, England
  • James P. Bridges, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
    Cincinnati, OH
  • Thomas V. Colby, MD

    Professor of Pathology
    Mayo Clinic Scottsdale
    Scottsdale, AZ
  • Jean-Francois Cordier, MD

    Hospital Louis Pradel
    LAM Clinic Director
    Lyon, France
  • James Donohue, MD

    Professor of Medicine
    University of North Carolina
    Chapel Hill, NC
  • Gregory P Downey, MD

    Executive Vice President, Academic Affairs
    Professor of Medicine
    LAM Clinic Director
    National Jewish Health
    Denver, CO
  • N. Tony Eissa, MD

    Professor of Medicine
    Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Houston, TX
  • Jilly Evans, PhD

    Chief Scientific Officer and Co-Founder
    Amira Pharmaceuticals
    San Diego, CA
  • Barry Fanburg, MD

    Professor of Medicine
    New England Medical Center
    Boston, MA
  • Geraldine Findlay, MD

    Deputy Editor - Pulmonary and Critical Care
    UpToDate/Wolters Kluwer
    Waltham, MA Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine
    Tufts University School of Medicine
    Boston, MA
  • David Franz, MD

    Director, Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic
    Associate Director of Clinical Affairs
    Division of Neurology
    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
    Cincinnati, OH
  • Stephen Hammes, MD, PhD

    Professor of Medicine Chief, Division of Endocrinology
    University of Rochester Medical Center
    Rochester, NY
  • Elizabeth Petri Henske, MD

    Brigham & Women’s Hospital
    Director, Center of LAM Research & Clinical Care
    Harvard Medical School
    Boston, MA
  • Yoshikazu Inoue, MD, PhD

    Director, Dept. of Diffuse Lung Diseases and Respiratory Failure National Hospital Organization
    Kinki-chuo Chest Medical Center
    LAM Clinic Director
    Sakai, Osaka, Japan
  • Simon Johnson, MD

    Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
    University of Nottingham
    Queens Medical Center
    LAM Clinic Director
    Nottingham, England
  • Arnold S. Kristof, MDCM

    Associate Professor
    Department of Medicine
    McGill University
    Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Vera Krymskaya, PhD, MHA

    Professor of Medicine
    Perelman School of Medicine
    University of Pennsylvania
    Philadelphia, PA
  • David Kwiatkowski, MD, PhD

    Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
    Brigham & Women’s Hospital
    Boston, MA
  • Lisa Larkin, MD

    Assoc. Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology; Director, Division of Midlife Women's Health and Primary Care; Director UC Health Women's Center University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
    Cincinnati, OH
  • Brendan Manning, PhD

    Professor of Genetics & Complex Diseases
    Harvard School of Public Health
    Boston, MA
  • Joel Moss, MD, PhD

    Senior Investigator
    Laboratory of Translational Research
    NIH/NHLBI
    Bethedsa, MD
  • Reynold Panettieri Jr., MD

    Director, Clinical and Translational Science Institute
    Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
    Rutgers University
    New Brunswick, NJ
  • David Plas, PhD

    Associate Professor Cancer Biology
    University of Cincinnati
    Cincinnati, OH
  • Lewis Rubin, MD

    Emeritus Professor of Medicine
    University of California San Diego Medical Center
    La Jolla, CA
  • Jay H. Ryu, MD

    Professor of Medicine
    Division of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine
    LAM Clinic Director
    Mayo Clinic
    Rochester, MN
  • Marvin Schwarz, MD

    Professor of Medicine Division Co-Head Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care Medicine University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Denver, CO
  • Eugene Sullivan, MD

    EJS Consulting
    Olney, MD
  • Andrew Tee, PhD

    Medical Genetics
    Institute of Medical Genetics
    Wales College of Medicine
    Cardiff University
    Cardiff, Wales, UK
  • Cheryl Walker, MD

    Robert A. Welch Professor Texas A&M Health Science Center
    Director, Center for Translational Cancer Research
    Institute of Biosciences and Technology Professor, Department of Carcinogenesis
    Houston, TX
  • Jeffrey A. Whitsett, MD

    Chief, Division of Neonatology, Perinatal & Pulmonary Biology
    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
    Cincinnati, OH
  • Kathryn A. Wikenheiser-Brokamp, MD, PhD

    Director, Residency Research Program
    Associate Director, Medical Scientist Training Program
    Associate Professor, UC Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
    Cincinnati, OH
  • Raymond S. W. Yeung, MD

    Professor, Department of Surgery
    Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine & Pathology
    Division of Medical Genetics
    University of Washington School of Medicine
    Seattle, WA
  • Lisa Young, MD

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine and Cell Biology
    LAM Clinic Director
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    Nashville, TN