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Board of Regents

The Board of Regents is our governing body and includes 21 members:

  • President
  • President-Elect
  • Immediate Past President
  • President-Designate
  • The CHEST Foundation, President and Trustee
  • Ten Regents-at-Large
  • Chair and Vice-Chair of the Council of NetWorks
  • Chair and Vice-Chair of the Council of Global Governors
  • Secretary
  • CHEST Editor in Chief

2016-2017 Board of Regents

Gerard A. Silvestri, MD, FCCP, President and Chair
John E. Studdard, MD, FCCP, President-Elect and Vice-Chair
Barbara A. Phillips, MD, MSPH, FCCP, Immediate Past President
Clayton T. Cowl, MD, FCCP, President-Designate
Michael E. Nelson, MD, FCCP, The CHEST Foundation, President and Trustee

Regents-at-Large

Robert Aranson, MD, FCCP
Panagiotis K. Behrakis, MD, FCCP
Jack D. Buckley, MD, FCCP
Marilyn G. Foreman, MD, FCCP
Burton L. Lesnick, MD, FCCP
Stephanie M. Levine, MD, FCCP
Janet R. Maurer, MD, MBA, FCCP
Atul C. Mehta, MBBS, FCCP
David A. Schulman, MD, FCCP
Steven Q. Simpson, MD, FCCP
Victor J. Test, MD, FCCP, Chair, Council of NetWorks
Islam M. Ibrahim, MD, FCCP, Chair, Council of Global Governors

Ex Officio Members

Stephen J. Welch, CHEST EVP
Richard S. Irwin, MD, Master FCCP, CHEST, Editor in Chief
Hassan Bencheqroun, MD, FCCP, Vice-Chair, Council of NetWorks
Subhakar Kandi, MD, MBBS, FCCP, Vice-Chair, Council of Global Governors