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
CSO PharmAkea (Retired)
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, Past Board Chair (IL)
Friend of The LAM Foundation
Director of Patient Recruitment
Continuum Clinical
LAM Board and Staff
Francis X. 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
Stephanie Nemser-Dreyer (NJ)
LAM Patient
Healthcare Marketing & Innovation
LAM Board and Staff
Eden Pontz (NY)
LAM Patient
Senior Media & Digital Advisor
Nobel Peace Prize Forum
LAM Board and Staff
Andrew Romanosky (MI)
Brother-in-Law of LAM Patient
Vice President
Chemical 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
LAM Board and Staff
Evan H. Pontz, Esq.
With Love and Gratitude
In Memoriam
1970 - 2019
 



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
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
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
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 Outreach Coordinator
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.

  • Francis X. McCormack, MD
    Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board

    Taylor Professor & Division Director
    Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep 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
  • N. Tony Eissa, MD

    Associate Chief of Research
    Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Houston, TX
  • Jillian Evans, PhD

    Adjunct Professor of Medicine
    Perelman School of Medicine
    University of Pennsylvania
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Andrew P. Fontenot, MD

    Professor of Medicine, with Tenure
    Henry N. Claman Endowed Chair
    Head, Division, Allergy and Clinical Immunology
    University of Colorado School of Medicine
    Aurora, CO
  • Geraldine Finlay, MD

    Deputy Editor - Pulmonary and Critical Care
    UpToDate/Wolters Kluwer
    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
    Children’s Hospital Medical Center
    Cincinnati, OH
  • Nishant Gupta, MD

    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    LAM Clinic Director
    Director of LAM Clinic Network
    University of Cincinnati 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
  • Marina K. Holz, PhD

    Dean of the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences
    New York Medical College
    Valhalla, NY
  • Yoshikazu Inoue, MD, PhD

    Director, Dept. 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 Center
    Nottingham, England
  • Arnold S. Kristof, 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 Kwiatkowski, MD, PhD

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

    Associate 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 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
  • 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
  • Jay H. Ryu, MD

    Professor of Medicine
    Division of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine
    Mayo Clinic
    Rochester, MN
  • Eugene Sullivan, MD

    Principal, 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

    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 & Pulmonary Biology
    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
    Cincinnati, OH
  • Kathryn A. 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, 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 R. Young, MD

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