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2022-2023 Standing Committees/Committee Members

Executive Committee


The Executive Committee shall be responsible for carrying out the business of the Society between the 2022 and 2023 Annual Business Meetings, controlling the Society’s funds, and interpreting the Constitution and preparing and submitting needed amendments, as specified in Article XV.

  • President – Christopher T. Whitlow, MD, PhD, MHA

  • President Elect and Program Chair – Jody L. Tanabe, MD

  • Vice President – Rajan Jain, MD

  • Secretary – Vince Kumar, MD

  • Treasurer – Erik Middlebrooks, MD

  • Immediate Past President – Haris Sair, MD

  • Second Past President – Gregory G. Zaharchuk, MD, PhD

  • Clinical Practice Committee Chair – Gaurang Shah, MD

  • Membership Committee Co-Chairs - Kevin Hsu, MD & Gloria Guzman Perez-Carrillo, MD, MSc, MPH 

  • Publication Committee Chair – Jason Allen, MD, PhD

  • Research Committee Chair – Gloria Chiang, MD

  • Website and Social Media Committee Chair – Ichiro Ikuta, MD, MMSc

Clinical Practice Committee


The Clinical Practice Committee, with the approval of the Executive Committee, shall be responsible for: Promoting understanding of community-based practice in Neuroradiology. Addressing issues that impact community-based practice via governmental and legislative agencies in conjunction with related societies that also address these issues. Working in conjunction with the ASNR Health Policy Committee. Overseeing the functions of the BOLD fMRI and Diffusion/Perfusion Imaging Study Groups.

Gaurang Shah, MD - Chair

Amit Agarwal, MD

Farzana Ali, MD, MS, MPH

Vivek Gupta, MD

Michael Hoch, MD

Jason Johnson, MD

Andrew Kalnin, MD

Alexander Lerner, MD

Asim Mian, MD

Rajeev Polasani, MD

Andria Powers, MD

Ashok Srinivasan, MD

Membership Committee


The Membership Committee shall be responsible for reviewing/approving membership applications from applicants who are not members of ASNR or of any ASNR-managed specialty/regional society (ASHNR, ASPNR, ASSR, ENRS, WNRS), assuring they fulfill the requirements for Society membership, and developing strategies to increase membership.


Kevin Hsu, MD - Co-Chair

Gloria Guzman Perez-Carrillo, MD, MSc, MPH - Co-Chair

Komal Awan, MBBS

Alvand Hassankhani, MD

Neelu Jain, MD

Nancy Pham, MD

John Port, MD, PhD

Ahmed Safwat, MD

Bhagya Sannananja, MD

Lubdha Shah, MD

Ashesh Thaker, MD

Madalina Tivarus, PhD

Program/Education Committee


The Program/Education Committee shall be responsible for continuing medical education in Functional Neuroradiology of professionals that participate in the diverse educational activities of the ASFNR and the ASNR, developing the scientific program for the ASFNR Annual Meeting, planning and proposing for consideration of the ASFNR Executive Committee projects to further the educational mission of the Society. Implementing those educational projects given final approval and funding by the Executive Committee, and serve as liaison with the ASFNR Clinical Practice Committee, assisting the ASNR Program Committee in determining the character and scope of the Functional Neuroradiology sessions at the ASNR Annual Meeting, advising the ASNR Education Committee on issues regarding fellowship training in Functional Neuroradiology.

Christopher Whitlow, MD, PhD, MHA - Chair

Mauro Hanaoka, MD

Mai-Lan Ho, MD

Timothy Kaufmann, MD

Atul Mallik, MD, PhD

Rajiv Mangla, MD

Swati Rane Levendovszky, PhD

Katherine Reinshagen, MD

Andrew Steven, MD

Kirk Welker, MD

Sema Yildiz, MD

Publication Committee


The Publication Committee, with approval of the Executive Committee, shall be responsible for: Advising the editors of the American Journal of Neuroradiology on matters regarding Functional Neuroradiology.

Jason Allen, MD, PhD - Chair

Mohammadhadi Aarabi, MD

Farzana Ali, MD, MS, MPH

Ana Franceschi, MD, PhD

Susie Huang, MD

Erik Middlebrooks, MD

Sam Payabvash, MD

Jeff Prescott, MD

Eric Rawie, MD

Robert Young, MD

John-Paul Yu, MD, PhD

Research Committee


The Research Committee, with approval of the Executive Committee, shall be responsible for: Fostering research in Functional Neuroradiology, Establishing academic contacts with other scientific societies involved in functional neuroimaging to further the understanding of human brain function and for improvement of patient care.

Gloria Chiang, MD -  Chair

Salil Soman, MD, MS

Jason Johnson, MD

Yueh Lee, MD, PhD

Mahmud Mossa-Basha, MD

Ali Nabavizadeh, MD

Ayman Nada, MD, PhD

Kambiz Nael, MD

Loizos Siakallis, MD

Anna Trofimova, MD, PhD

Matthew White, MD

Frank Yu, MD

Michael Zeineh, MD, PhD

Website Committee


The Website Committee shall be responsible for:  Monitoring and enhancing the ASFNR website as needed, including creation and review of content to make the website an educational resource for members and nonmembers.


Ichiro Ikuta, M.D., M.M.Sc. - Chair

Sudeep Bhabad, MD, FRCR

Elizabeth Davenport, PhD

Meena Nedunchelian, MD

Jacob Ormsby, MD, MBA

Andrea Para, MD

Mariam Aboian, MD, PhD

Judith Gadde, DO, MBA 

Lela Okromelidze, MD

Trainee Committee


Mariam Aboian, MD, PhD

Kyle Atcheson, MD

Rui Duarte Armindo, MD, MSc

Abhi Jain DO, DPT

Dhairya Lakhani, MD

P. Vairavan Manickam, MD

Lela Okromelidze, MD

Pallavi Srivastava MBBS, MPH

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