The LAM Foundation Board 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 Board of Directors

 

Board of Directorsplus

LAM Board and Staff
Patti Bebien-Aronoff (PA)
Secretary
Senior Quality Associate
Merck
LAM Board and Staff
Dan Dilling, MD, FACP, FCCP (IL)
LAM Clinic Director
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, IL
LAM Board and Staff
Jilly Evans, PhD (CA)
Friend of the Foundation
University of Pennsylvania
LAM Board and Staff
Nishant Gupta, MD (OH)
Scientific Director
Scientific Advisory Board
University of Cincinnati Medical Center
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
Vera Krymskaya, PhD (PA)
Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
LAM Board and Staff
Laura Lentz (IL)
Friend of The LAM Foundation
Director of Patient Recruitment
Continuum Clinical
LAM Board and Staff
Stephanie Nemser-Dreyer (NJ)
LAM Patient
Healthcare Marketing & Innovation
LAM Board and Staff
Eden Pontz (NY)
LAM Patient
Senior Media & Digital Advisor
CHDP Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania
LAM Board and Staff
Andrew Romanosky (MI)
Brother-in-Law of LAM Patient
Vice President
TCF Bank
LAM Board and Staff
Stephen Ruoss, MD (CA)
LAM Clinic Director
Stanford University
LAM Board and Staff
Susan Sherman, MHA (OH)
Chief Executive Officer
The LAM Foundation
Cincinnati, OH
LAM Board and Staff
Andrea Slattery, Past Board Chair (PA)
Friend of The LAM Foundation
Director of Research
Symmetry Peak Management
 
LAM Board and Staff
Chuck Wehland, Board Chair (IL)
Friend of the Foundation
Partner at Jones Day
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
Richard Bard (CO)
Husband of LAM Patient
CEO of Bard Capital Group, LLC.
LAM Board and Staff
Greg Downey, MD (CO)
LAM Clinic Director
Executive Vice President
National Jewish Health, Denver, CO
LAM Board and Staff
Geraldine Finlay, MD (MA)
Deputy Editor
UpToDate / Wolters Kluwer
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
Francis X. McCormack, MD (OH)
Emeritus Scientific Director
Director, Internal Medicine,
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
LAM Board and Staff
Madeline Nolan (CT)
LAM Patient
Health Teacher
Crosby High School - Retired
LAM Board and Staff
Ed Plocharczyk (IN)
Husband of a LAM Patient
Senior Engineering Consultant
Eli Lilly and Company - Retired
LAM Board and Staff
Evan H. Pontz, Esq.
With Love and Gratitude
In Memoriam
1970 - 2019
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
Head Product Stategy
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
 
LAM Board and Staff
Lisa Young, MD (PA)
Chief, Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
 

 

 

 

The LAM Foundation Staff

Staffplus

LAM Board and Staff
Sue Sherman, MHA
Chief Executive Officer
ssherman@thelamfoundation.org
LAM Board and Staff
Molly Long
VP, Development & Communications
mlong@thelamfoundation.org
LAM Board and Staff
Sharlene Dunn
Patient and Clinical Programs Director
sdunn@thelamfoundation.org
LAM Board and Staff
Jenny Jostworth, CPA
Finance Director
finance@thelamfoundation.org
LAM Board and Staff
Denise Huening
Finance Manager
finance@thelamfoundation.org
LAM Board and Staff
Judy Sheridan
Grants and Research Manager
jsheridan@thelamfoundation.org
LAM Board and Staff
Mary Sue Wentzel, RN, MSN
Patient Services Manager
mwentzel@thelamfoundation.org
LAM Board and Staff
Julie Wogenstahl
Administrative and Data Coordinator
jwogenstahl@thelamfoundation.org
LAM Board and Staff
Caroline Currie
Digital Outreach Coordinator
ccurrie@thelamfoundation.org
 
 

 

The LAM Foundation Scientific Advisory Board

Advisory Boardplus

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.

Nishant Gupta, MD
Scientific Director
Director of the LAM Clinic Network
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH

James P. Bridges, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

Michael Dellinger, PhD
Assistant Professor Molecular Biology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Gregory P. Downey, MD
Executive Vice President, Academic Affairs
Professor of Medicine
LAM Clinic Director
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

Jillian Evans, PhD
Adjunct Professor of Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Geraldine Finlay, MD
Deputy Editor – Pulmonary and Critical Care
UpToDate at Wolters Kluwer
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine,
Boston, MA

David Franz, MD
Director, Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic
Associate Director Clinical Affairs,
Division of Neurology
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 for LAM Research & Clinical Care
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Marina K. Holz, PhD
Dean of Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY

Yoshikazu Inoue, MD, PhD
Director, Department of Diffuse Lung Diseases
and Respiratory Failure, Clinical Research Center,
National Hospital Organization
Kinki-Chuo Chest Medical Center
Sakai, Osaka, Japan

Simon Johnson, DM, FRCP
Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
University of Nottingham
Queens Medical Centre
Nottingham, England

Arnold Kristof, BSc., MDCM
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Experimental Medicine
LAM Clinic Director
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Vera Krymskaya, PhD, MBA
Associate Professor of Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

David J. Kwiatkowski, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Lisa Larkin, MD
Founder & CEO
Ms. Medicine, LLC
Cincinnati, OH

Brendan D. Manning, PhD
Professor of Molecular Metabolism
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Boston, MA

Cormac McCarthy, MB, BCh, BAO, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University College Dublin and St. Vincent’s University Hospital
Dublin, Ireland

Francis X. McCormack, MD
Emeritus, Scientific Director
Taylor Professor & Division Director
Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH

Joel Moss, MD, PhD
Senior Investigator
Laboratory of Translational Research
NIH/NHLBI
Bethesda, 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

Jay H. Ryu, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Eugene Sullivan, MD, FCCP
Principal, EJS Consulting, LLC
Olney, MD

Andrew Tee, PhD
Medical Genetics
Institute of Medical Genetics
Wales College of Medicine
Cardiff University
Cardiff, Wales, UK

Cheryl Walker, PhD
Director, Center for Precision Environmental Health
Professor, Cellular and Molecular Biology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Jeffrey A. Whitsett, MD
Chief, Division of Neonatology, Perinatal
and Pulmonary Biology
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH

Kathryn Wikenheiser-Brokamp, MD, PhD
Associate Director,
Medical Scientist Training Program
Associate Professor, UC Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio

Raymond S. W. Yeung, MD
Professor, Department of Surgery,
Adjunct Professor of Medicine and Pathology
Division of Medical Genetics
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, WA

Lisa Young, MD
Chief, Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA