Committee Chairs and Co-Chairs

The following individuals are the 2013-2014 SAGES Committee Chairs and Co-Chairs, as appointed by President Gerald Fried, M.D.

AwardsDavid Rattner, Chair
BariatricsMarina Kurian, Chair
Kevin M. Reavis, Co-Chair
BylawsDaniel J. Deziel, Chair
CommunicationsAllan E. Okrainec, Chair
Archana Ramaswamy, Co-Chair
Conflict of Interest Task ForceC. Daniel Smith, Chair
Patricia Sylla, Co-Chair
Continuing EducationSimon Bergman, Chair
Elisabeth McLemore, Co-Chair
Tim Farrell, Co-Chair
DevelopmentFredrick J. Brody, Chair
John H. Marks, Co-Chair
Educational ResourcesKenric M. Murayama, Chair
Dean J. Mikami, Co-Chair
EthicsPhillip P. Shadduck, Chair
Vivian E.M. Strong, Co-Chair
ERASLiane Feldman, Chair
Conor Delaney, Co-Chair
Finance / AssetsBarry A. Salky, Chair
Daniel J. Scott, Chair
Flexible EndoscopyBrian J. Dunkin, Chair
Jose M. Martinez, Co-Chair
Fundamental Use of Surgical EnergyDaniel Bougere Jones, Chair
Liane S. Feldman, Co-Chair
Pascal R. Fuchshuber, Co-Chair
Fundamentals of Endoscopic SurgeryJeffrey M. Marks, Chair
Thadeus L. Trus, Co-Chair
John D. Mellinger, Co-Chair
Fundamentals of Laparoscopic SurgerySteven D. Schwaitzberg, Chair
Melina C. Vassiliou, Co-Chair
E. Matthew Ritter, Co-Chair
Global AffairsHoracio J. Asbun, Chair
Jeffrey W. Hazey, Co-Chair
GuidelinesWilliam S. Richardson, Chair
Dimitrios Stefanidis, Co-Chair
Ray Price, Co-Chair
Hernia Task ForceAdrian Park, Chair
Guy R. Voeller, Co-Chair
Melina C. Vassiliou, Co-Chair
Carla Marie Pugh, Co-Chair
Humanitarian Task ForceTonia M. Young-Fadok, Chair
Marian P. McDonald, Co-Chair
LegislativeMichael D. Holzman, Chair
Kevin E. Wasco, Co-Chair
MembershipAurora Pryor, Chair
John Marks, Co-Chair
Military Working GroupRobert B. Lim, Chair
Yong U. Choi, Co-Chair
Gordon G. Wisbach, Co-Chair
NominatingW. Scott Melvin, Chair
PediatricsGretchen Purcell Jackson, Chair
Danielle S Walsh, Co-Chair
ProgramDaniel M. Herron, Chair
Jon C. Gould, Co-Chair
PublicationsBrian P. Jacob, Chair
S. Scott Davis Jr, Co-Chair
Quality, Outcomes and SafetyAnne O. Lidor, Chair
John R. Romanelli, Co-Chair
Research and Career DevelopmentDavid R. Urbach, Chair
Rebecca Petersen, Co-Chair
Resident EducationBrent D. Matthews, Chair
Matthew I. Goldblatt, Co-Chair
Technology and Value AssessmentDmitry Oleynikov, Chair
Matthew M. Hutter, Co-Chair