Committee Listing


2019-20 Board of Directors and Committee Membership

OTA Board of Directors

President:  Michael D. McKee, MD
President-Elect:  Heather A. Vallier, MD
2nd President Elect:   Michael Archdeacon, MD 
Secretary:  Thomas F. Higgins, MD
Chief Financial Officer:  Douglas W. Lundy, MD
Immediate Past President:  David Teague, MD 
2nd Past President:  William Ricci, MD
Member at Large:  Chad P. Coles, MD
Member at Large:  Philip Wolinksy, MD, FACS
Member at Large:  Joseph Hsu, MD
Annual Meeting Program Chair: Stephen Kottmeier, MD

Appointed Committees

Annual Program Committee
Stephen Kottmeier, MD, Chair
Gerard Slobogean, MD, Co-Chair
Andrew Choo, MD
Brett Crist, MD
Gregory Della Rocca, MD
David Hak, MD
Nirmal Tejwani, MD
Harmeeth Uppal, MD
Ed Harvey, MD

Ex-Officio Members:
Aaron Nauth, MD, BSFF Chair

Basic Science Sub-Committee
Aaron Nauth, MD, Chair
Andrew Evans, MD
Justin Haller, MD
John Wixted, MD
Michael Hast, MD
Christopher Lee, MD

Ex-Officio Members:
Daniel Cunningham, MD, Resident Member
Andrew Trenholm, MD, Research Committee Chair
Emil Schemitsch, MD, Presidential Consultant

Bylaws & Hearings Committee
Thomas DeCoster, MD, Chair
Eric Meinberg, MD
Robert Reddix, Jr., MD

Education Committee
Samir Mehta, MD, Chair
Eben Carroll, MD
David Weiss, MD
Theodore Toan Le, MD
Utku Kandemir, MD
Hassan Mir, MD
Brian Mullis, MD

Ex-Officio Members: 
Thomas DeCoster, MD, OKO
Daniel Horwitz, MD, AAOS Trauma Content Committee Chair
Scott Pascal, MD, Resident Member
Edward Southard, MD, Resident Member
Jennifer E. Hagen, MD, MS 2020 PA/NP Course Chair
Ryan M. Wilson, MPAS 2020 PA/NP Course Chair
Seth Yarboro, MD, 2020 Fall Resident Comprehensive Course Chair
Holly Pilson, MD, 2020 Fall Resident Comprehensive Course Co-Chair
Thuan Ly, MD, 2020 Spring Resident Comprehensive Course Chair
John Ketz, MD, 2020 Spring Resident Comprehensive Course Co-Chair
Eben Carroll, MD, 2020 Resident Advanced Trauma Techniques Course Chair
Derek Donegan, MD, 2020 Resident Advanced Trauma Techniques Course Co-Chair
Paul Tornetta, MD, AAOS/OTA Course Co-Director
J. Tracy Watson, MD, AAOS/OTA Course Co-Director
Lisa Cannada, MD, Core Curriculum Phase 5 Project Director
Kyle Jeray, MD, Core Curriculum Phase 5 Project Director
Samir Mehta, MD, Core Curriculum Phase 5 Project Director
Roy Sanders, MD, JOT Editor

Finance and Audit Committee
Douglas Lundy, MD, CFO/Chair
Alan Jones, MD
Brendan Patterson, Immediate Past CFO

Publications Committee
Michael Gardner, MD, Chair 
Roy Sanders, MD; JOT Editor-in-Chief
Emil Schemitsch, MD; OTA International Editor-in-Chief
Ken Egol, MD; OTA Video Library Editor
Bob Ostrum, MD; OTA Rockwood and Green Editor (1 rep)
Cory Collinge, MD; Rock and Green Living Textbook Editor
William Ricci, MD; Governance Council Chair

Ex-Officio Members: 
Douglas Lundy, MD, OTA CFO
Stephen Kottmeier, MD, Annual Program Chair
Aaron Nauth, MD, Basic Science Focus Forum Chair
Peter Mittwede, MD, Resident Member
Vindra Dass, WK representative JOT
Brian Brown, WK representative R&G

Research Committee
Andrew Trenholm, MD, Chair
Laurence Kempton, MD
Patrick Bergin, MD
Philipp Leucht, MD
Victor De Ridder, MD
Anna Miller, MD, FACS
Reza Firoozabadi, MD
Kelly Lefaivre, MD
Mara Schenker, MD
Frank Avilucea, MD
Emil Schemitsch, MD
Dave Wellman, MD

Strategic Research Initiative
Saam Morshed, MD, PhD, Chair
Mohit Bhandari, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Mitch Harris, MD

Ex-Officio Members:
Andrew Trenholm, MD, Research Chair
William Ricci, MD, Governance Council Chair
Aaron Nauth, MD, Basic Science Focus Forum Chair
Dan Horwitz, MD, Fund Development Chair

Video Library
Ken Egol, MD, Chair
Zach Working, MD
Jason Strezlow, MD
Joseph Hoegler, MD
Harmeeth Uppal, MD, MS, FACS
Anna Miller, MD, FACS
Rafael Neiman, MD
Matthew Herring, MD
Kyle Jeray, MD
Mark Hake, MD
Matthew Avery, MD

OTA Board Appointed Committees

Classification & Outcomes Committee
Matt Karam, MD, Chair
Jarrod Dumpe, MD
Mai Nguyen, MD
Geoffrey Marecek, MD
John Scolaro, MD
Meir Marmor, MD
Gillian Soles, MD
Stephen Sims, MD

Ex-Officio Members:
Julie Agel, MD; Presidential Consultant
Jim Kellam, MD; Presidential Consultant
MAJ Daniel Stinner, MD; Presidential Consultant
Eric Meinberg, Ex-Officio Classification Compendium Rep

Disaster Management Preparedness Committee
Roman Hayda, MD, Chair
Eric Meinberg, MD 
Kory Cornum, MD
Usha Mani, MD 
Ken Nelson, MD
Daniel Stinner, MD 
John Hagedorn, MD

Ex-Officio Members:
Jim Ficke, MD, FACS, COT Representative
Erlena Josifi, MD, Resident Member

Evidence Based Value & Quality Committee
Jaimo Ahn, MD, Chair
Clay Spitler, MD
Peter Krause, MD
Michael Leslie, MD
Gudrun Mirick, MD
William Reisman, MD
Jason Strelzow, MD
Ryan Harrison, MD

Ex-Officio Members: 
Anna Miller, MD, FACS, COT Chair

Fellowship & Career Choices Committee
Madhav Karunakar, MD, Chair
William Obremskey, MD
Michael Weaver, MD
Animesh Agarwal, MD
Paul Perdue, MD
Yelena Bodgan, MD
David Templeman, MD
Brad Yoo, MD
David Zamorano, MD

Ex-Officio Members: 
Mikhail Bekarev, Fellow

Fellowship Match Compliance Sub-Committee
Jason Roberts, MD, Chair 
Michael LeCroy, MD
Robert Probe, MD
Dan Schlatter, MD
Paul Lafferty, MD

Fund Development Committee
Dan Horwitz, MD, Chair
Ross Leighton, MD
Brad Henley, MD
Joseph Hoegler, MD
Brendan Patterson, MD
Toney Russell, MD
Lisa Cannada, MD

Ex-Officio Members: 
Mary Kate Erdman, MD,  Resident Member
Douglas Lundy, MD, OTA CFO
Andrew Trenholm, MD, Research Committee Chair

Health Policy & Planning Committee
Todd Swenning, Chair
Gerald Lang, MD 
Lisa Cannada, MD
Chris McAndrew, MD
Ashraf El Naga, MD 
Dan Schlatterer, MD 
Niloofar Dehghan, MD
Brad Dart, MD
John Campbell, MD

Ex-Officio Members:
Jesse Putman, MD, Resident Member
William Reisman, MD, EBQVS Liaison
Jaimo Ahn, MD, EBQVS Liaison
Anna Miller, MD, COT Chair
Bruce Browner, MD, Presidential Consultant

Humanitarian Committee
Richard Coughlin, MD, Chair
Todd Mailly, MD
Rachel Reilly, MD
Emily Benson, MD 
Peter Trafton, MD 
Paul Whiting, MD

Ex-Officio Members: 
Chad Ishmal, MD, Resident Member
Roman Hayda, MD, Disaster Management Chair
Lewis Zirkle, MD, Presidential Consultant

International Relations Committee
Hans-Christoph Pape, MD, Chair
Ney Amaral, MD 
Fernando DeLaHuerta, MD
Theodore Toan Le, MD
Robert Zura, MD
Anjan Shah, MD
VIctor de Ridder, MD

Ex-Officio Members: 
J Brock Walker, MD, Resident Member
Emil Schemitsch, OTA International Editor
Toney Russell, MD, Presidential Consultant
Ted Miclau, MD, IOTA Steering Committee Chair

Military Committee
Lt. Col. Christopher LeBrun, MD, Chair (USAF)
Lt. Col. Wade Gordon, MD (USAF)
MAJ James Blair, MD (USA)
Christiaan Mamczak, DO 
Lt. Michelle Gosselin, BS, MD (USN)
Max Talbot, MD (Canadian Armed Services)

Ex-Officio Members: 
John Richards, MD, Resident Member 
MAJ Daniel Stinner, Presidential Consultant

Public Relations Committee
Mark Lee, MD, Chair
Theodoros Tosounidis, MD 
Milan Sen, MD 
Jason Lowe, MD 
Jason Sansone, MD 
Lori Reed, MD 
Miguel Daccarett, MD 
Craig Bartlett, MD

Ex-Officio Members:
Jonathon Schneider, MD, Resident Member
Mike Githens, MD, OrthoInfo Project Team Co-Chair 
Jason Lowe, MD, OrthoInfo Project Team Co-Chair
Josh Gary, MD, Newsletter Editor
Arvin Von Keudell, MD, Resident Member

OTA Online Discussion Forum Committee
Hassan Mir, Chair
Jeff Anglen
Mike Beebe
Yelena Bogdan
Brian Cunningham
Jim Ficke
Joseph Hsu
Mark Lee
Jason Lowe
Daniel Miles
Saam Morshed
Brian Mullis
Daniel Stinner
Michael Weaver
Richard Yoon

Practice Management Committee
Frank Liporace, MD, Chair
Robert Reddix, MD 
Michael Beltran, MD 
Adam Kaufman, MD 
John Tidwell, MD 
Michael Milshteyn, MD 
John Iaquinto, MD

Ex-Officio Members: 
Brian Page, MD, Resident Member
Brad Henley, MD, Presidential Consultant
William Creevy, MD, Presidential Consultant

Traveling Fellowship Committee
Anna Miller, MD, Chair
Andrew Burgess, MD 
Brendan Patterson, MD 
Phil Wolinsky, MD 
Samir Mehta, MD 

Ex-Officio Members: 
Heather Vallier, MD, Presidential Consultant

Elected Committees

Membership Committee
Milan Sen, MD, Chair
Peter Althausen, MD
Conor Kleweno, MD
Marcus Sciadini, MD
John Scolaro, MD

Ex-Officio Members: 
Dennis Gregory, PA-C

Nominating Committee
William Ricci, MD, Chair
Cory A. Collinge; MD
Hassan R. Mir, MD, MBA, FACS
Andrew N. Pollak, MD
Roy Sanders, MD

Orthopaedic Organizational Liaisons
William Ricci, MD; Presidential Line Rep
Lisa Taitsman, MD; BOS Match Oversight
Hasaan Mir, MD; Member Rep (also BOS rep to AAOS Health Care Systems Committee)
Kathleen Caswell, CAE; Executive Director Rep

ACS COT (American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma)
Anna Miller, MD, Chair
James R. Ficke, MD 
A. Alex Jahangir, MD
Clifford B. Jones, MD
James C. Krieg, MD
Carol A. Lin, MD
Mark P. McAndrew, MD 
Hassan Mir, MD
Bryant W. Oliphant, MD
Michael Suk, MD, JD

USBJI BMUS Chapter Authors
Jaimo Ahn, MD (lead author)
Arvind Nana
Gudrun Mirck
Anna Miller
Christopher Renninger, MD
Lt. Michelle Gosselin, MD

Other Orthopaedic Liaison Positions
Bruce Browner, MD; Member-at-Large USBJI
Andy Schmidt, MD; Civilian Rep, EWI
James Ficke, MD; Board Member, National Trauma Institute

Patient Education Project Team 
Philip Wolinsky, MD, Chair
Roy Sanders, MD
Mark Lee, MD
Chris Domes, MD
Paige Whittle, MD
Michael WIlley, MD
Saqib Rehman, MD
Babar Shafiq, MD
Paul Perdue, MD

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