American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Academy Committees

The year indicates expiration of term as committee members or chairs. Staff liaisons are noted after each committee roster.

AUDIT COMMITTEE

Reviews the audited statements of the Academy and performs inquiries and reviews as it deems appropriate to ensure itself of the proper use of Academy funds.

Donn R. Chatham, MD, 2015
William W. Shockley, MD, 2016
William H. Truswell, MD, Ex-officio)
(Treasurer), 2016

Harrison “Chris” Putman, MD, 2017
Amy McFee, staff liaison

CREDENTIALS COMMITTEE

Verifies the qualifications of applicants to become fellows, members, and international members and conducts investigations, personal interviews, or inquiries it deems necessary.

Craig S. Murakami, MD, Chair, 2016
Mark M. Beaty, MD, 2015
Daniel G. Becker, MD, 2017

Richie A.L. Younger, MD, 2018
Steven H. Dayan, MD, 2019
Maria Atkins, staff liaison

EMERGING TRENDS AND TECHNOLOGIES COMMITTEE

Reviews and disseminates information on innovations in treat-ment, surgical procedures, implants and other devices; recommends policies relating to surgical techniques and devices in the interest of providing the best possible care for patients.

Andrew C. Campbell, MD, Chair, 2017
Harry Mittelman, MD, Sr. Advisor
Paul J. Carniol, MD, Sr. Advisor
Jamil Asaria, MD, 2015
Jason Bloom, MD, 2015
Kevin Duplechain, MD, 2015
Tang Ho, MD, 2015
Andrew A. Jacono, MD, 2015
Phillip R. Langsdon, MD, 2015
Paul L. Leong, MD, 2015
Jason D. Meier, MD, 2015
Maureen Muecke, MD, 2015
Oleh Slupchynskyj, MD, 2015
Richard Westreich, MD, 2015
Lily P. Love, MD, 2016

Monte O. Harris, MD, 2016
Jill L. Hessler, MD, 2016
Corey S. Maas, MD, 2016
Steven Mobley, MD, 2016
Paul Stanislaw, MD, 2016
Robert W. Brobst, MD, 2017
Perrin Clark, MD, 2017
Robert H. Deeb, MD, 2017
William Numa, MD, 2017
Amit B. Patel, MD, 2017
Scott B. Roofe, MD, 2017
Scott Shadfar, MD, 2017
Josh Surowitz, MD, 2017
William “Matt” White, MD, 2017
Rita Chua Magness, staff liaison

ENDOWMENT INVESTMENT COMMITTEE

Stuart H. Bentkover, MD, Chair, 2015
Karl J. Eisbach, MD, Sr. Advisor
Harrison C. Putman, MD, Sr. Advisor
Harry Mittelman, MD, 2015

Philip J. Miller, MD, 2016
William H. Truswell, MD, 2016, Ex-Officio(Treasurer)
Jonathan M. Sykes, MD, 2017
Amy McFee, staff liaison

ETHICS COMMITTEE

Responsible for complaint and grievance review regarding moral and ethical issues. All complaints or requests for disciplinary action shall be made in writing and addressed to the executive vice president of the Academy. The committee shall consist of the immediate past president as chair, as well as three other past presidents, two AAFPRS board members and two other fellows appointed by the president, chairs of committees governing credentials, public information and young physicians.

Edward H. Farrior, MD, Chair (Imm. Past President) 2015
Vito C. Quatela, MD (Past Pres.) 2015
Jonathan M. Sykes, MD, (Past Pres.) 2015
Donn R. Chatham, MD (Past Pres.) 2015
William E. Silver, MD (Fellow Member) 2015
Andrew A. Jacono, MD (PI Committee Chair) 2015

Andrew Winkler, MD (Young Physician Chair) 2015
Craig S. Murakami, MD (Credentials Chair) 2016
Fred G. Fedok, MD (Board Member) 2016
Patrick J. Byrne, MD (Board Member) 2016
J. David Kriet, MD (Fellow Member) 2017
Steve Duffy, staff liaison

MEMBERSHIP/RESIDENCY RELATIONS COMMITTEE

Reviews new members and retention statistics and makes recommendations to the Academy Board of Directors regarding membership goals; reviews membership promotions program, including international membership; and makes suggestions to staff and Board of Directors as appropriate.

Maintains continuing communication with residency training directors and facial plastic contacts; encourages teaching of facial plastic surgery in residency programs; recommends to the Foundation Board of Directors videotapes that should be offered to residency programs at a discount; and promotes Academy membership and benefits to residents.

Robert J. Chiu, MD, Chair, 2015
Stephen A. Goldstein, MD, Sr. Advisor
Eugene L. Alford, MD, Sr. Advisor
Craig L. Cupp, MD, Sr. Advisor
Babak Azizzadeh, MD, 2015
John B. Bitner, MD, 2015
Jason Bloom, MD, 2015
Jeffrey S. Chien, MD, 2015
Robert Mounsey, MD, 2015
Alipasha Rassouli, MD, 2015

Amar Suryadevara, MD, 2015
Sumit Bapna, MD, 2016
Michael G. Brandt, MD, 2016
Paul J. Carniol, MD, 2016
Jared Christophel, MD, 2016
Paul Stanislaw, MD, 2016
Giancarlo Zuliani, MD, 2016
Kate McCarn, MD, 2017
Charles R. Woodard, MD, 2017
Maria Atkins, staff liaison

MULTIMEDIA COMMITTEE

Electronic Media Subcommittee. Makes recommendations to the Academy Board of Directors regarding future topics for the John Dickinson Memorial Library, and videotapes that should be withdrawn; identifies and helps solicit commercial support for the development of videotapes; may make recommendations to the Academy Board of Directors concerning the development of audiovisual materials for instructional or marketing purposes; reviews the use of the Learning Center and may make recommendations regarding its staffing, equipment, refurbishing, and funding. Recommendations are forwarded from the Academy Board to the Foundation Board.

Editorial Review Subcommittee. Reviews and approves storylines and timelines in advance for both Facial Plastic Times and Facial Plastic Surgery Today; reviews copy for Facial Plastic Surgery Today to ensure content accuracy.

Publications Subcommittee. Reviews and suggests updating of patient brochures, as well as new titles; recommends editorial policy for Facial Plastic Times and Facial Plastic Surgery Today; oversees direction of Academy’s pages in the Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; and oversees publication of other printed communications as directed by Academy Board of Directors.

Worldwide Web Subcommittee. Reviews all matters related to the structure and content of the AAFPRS Web site. Recommends to the Board of Directors policies to govern this communications and public information medium.

(GVP for Public and Regulatory Affairs)

Stuart H. Bentkover, MD, Admin. Chair

MULTIMEDIA COMMITTEE (EDITORIAL REVIEW SUBCOM.)

Wm. Russell Ries, MD, Chair (GVP for Public and Reg. Affairs) 2017
Edward H. Farrior, MD (Past Pres.) 2015
Edwin F. Williams, III, MD (Pres.-elect) 2015
Fred G. Fedok, MD (GVP for Education) 2015

Robert Chiu, MD (Membership Chair) 2015
J. Randall Jordan, MD (Publications Chair) 2015
Steven H. Dayan, MD (Medical Editor)
Rita Chua Magness, staff liaison

MULTIMEDIA COMMITTEE (ELECTRONIC MEDIA SUBCOM.)

Louis M. DeJoseph, MD, Chair, 2016
Jon Mendelsohn, MD, Sr. Advisor
Babak Azizzadeh, MD, 2015
Sumit Bapna, MD, 2015
Anthony Bared, MD, 2015
Robert Mounsey, MD, 2015
Natalie Higgins, MD, 20163
Thomas T. Le, MD, 2016

Amit B. Patel, MD, 2016
David Archibald, MD, 2016
Parker A. Velargo, MD, 2016
Robert W. Brobst, MD, 2017
Umang Mehta, MD, 2017
Scott Shadfar, MD, 2017
Rita Chua Magness, staff liaison

MULTIMEDIA COMMITTEE (PUBLICATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE)

J. Randall Jordan, MD, Chair, 2015
Terry L. Donat, MD, Sr. Advisor
Richard D. Gentile, MD, Sr. Advisor
Jim E. Gilmore, MD, Sr. Advisor
Scott A. Tatum, MD, Sr. Advisor

Emre Vural, MD, 2015
Ivan Wayne, MD 2015
Grant S. Hamilton, MD, 2017
Sofia Lyford-Pike, MD, 2017
Rita Chua Magness, staff liaison

MULTIMEDIA COMMITTEE (WORLD WIDE WEB SUBCOMMITTEE)

Sam M. Lam, MD, Chair, 2015
Andrew C. Campbell, MD, Sr. Advisor
Philip J. Miller, MD, Sr. Advisor
Albert J. Fox, MD, 2015
Richard W. Westreich, MD, 2015
Tanveer Janjua, MD, 2016
Lily Love, MD, 2016

Michael Ondik, MD, 2016
Prabhat K. Bhama, MD, 2017
Robert W. Brobst, MD, 2017
Umang Mehta, MD, 2017
Konstantin Tarashansky, MD, 2017
Rita Chua Magness, staff liaison

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Nominates two persons each year for each position vacant on the Nominating Committee. It must nominate at least two candidates for all other vacant positions.

Edward H. Farrior, MD, Chair, 2015
Mary Lynn Moran, MD, 2015
Tom D. Wang, MD, 2015
Edwin F. Williams, MD, 2015
Patrick J. Byrne, MD, 2016

David W. Kim, MD, 2016
Edward D. Buckingham, MD, 2017
John L. Frodel, Jr., MD, 2017
Scott A. Tatum, MD, 2017
Steve Duffy, staff liaison

PAST PRESIDENTS COUNCIL

Functions as an advisory body to the Academy President, may be asked to advise the Academy’s Ethics Committee, and collects materials for Academy archives.

PATIENT SAFETY, QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND ACCREDITATION COMMITTEE

Lisa Ishii, MD, Chair, 2016
Gerald G. Edds, MD, Sr. Advisor
Neil A. Gordon, MD, Sr. Advisor
Amir Moradi MD, Sr. Advisor
Michael J. Brenner, MD, 2015
Robert J. Chiu, MD, 2015
Angela Strum-O’Brien, MD, 2015
Scott Scherer, MD, 2016

Seth Yellin, MD, 2016
Roger A. Allcroft, MD, 2017
Farhad Ardeshirpour, MD, 2017
Amita A. Bagal, MD, 2017
Eric J. Dobratz, MD, 2017
Stewart C. Little, MD, 2017
James M. Pearson, MD, 2017
Steve Duffy, staff liaison

PUBLIC INFORMATION COMMITTEE

Develops overall strategy for public information programs, including FPSIS, for approval by Academy Board of Directors; recommends programs and budget for public information activities to Board of Directors; and establishes a reciprocal liaison with AAO-HNS Public Information Committee.

Andrew A. Jacono, MD, Chair, 2015
Paul S. Nassif, MD, Sr. Advisor
Mark M. Beaty, MD, Sr. Advisor
Ronald J. Caniglia, MD, Sr. Advisor
Scott A. Chaiet, MD, 2015
Edward S. Kwak, MD, 2015
David Lieberman, MD, 2015
James Marotta, MD, 2015
Maureen Muecke, MD, 2015
Paul Presti, MD, 2015
Michael T. Somenek, MD, 2015
Sandeep D. Sule, MD, 2015
Michelle R. Yagoda, MD, 2015
Marcelo Antunes, MD, 2016

Anthony E. Brissett, MD, 2016
Paul J. Carniol, MD, 2016
Inessa Fishman, MD, 2016
Michael Ondik, MD, 2016
Nima Shemirani, MD, 2016
Kenneth C.Y. Yu, MD, 2016
Stuart H. Bentkover, MD, 2017
Perrin Clark, MD, 2017
William Numa, MD, 2017
Jeffrey D. Rawnsley, MD, 2017
William E. Walsh, MD, 2017
Rita Chua Magness, staff liaison

REGULATORY AND SOCIOECONOMIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

Monitors medical-related activities of federal and state legislatures and state boards of medicine, and socioeconomic developments at all levels that affect facial plastic surgeons and, as appropriate, recommends action(s) to the Academy Board of Directors; recommends presentations and topics to program chairmen and to publications committee; maintains liaison with appropriate AAO-HNS committee(s) as well as with committees of other organizations; works to build stronger alliances with other specialty groups in support of mutual goals; makes recommendations to the appropriate education committee regarding inter-specialty programs; and provides guidelines and suggests policies for issues related to all aspects of a facial plastic surgery practice.

Edward D. Buckingham, MD, Chair, 2015
Roger C. Allcroft, MD, Sr. Advisor
Ross A. Clevens, MD, Sr. Advisor
Mark J. Glasgold, MD, Sr. Advisor
David Reiter, MD, DMD, Sr. Advisor
David W. Kim, MD (Ex-Officio, West Region), 2016
Patrick J. Byrne, MD (Ex-Officio, East Region), 2016
Phillip R. Langsdon, MD (Ex-Officio, South Region), 2017
John S. Rhee, MD (Ex-Officio, Midwest Region), 2017
Andres Gantous, MD (Ex-Officio, Canadian Region), 2017
Andrew C. Campbell, MD, 2015

Scott Chaiet, MD, 2015
Robert J. Chiu, MD, 2015
J. David Holcomb, MD, 2015
Jason D. Meier, MD, 2015
Seth A. Yellin, MD, 2015
Paul J. Carniol, MD, 2016
Lily P. Love, MD, 2016
Parker A. Velargo, MD, 2016
Andrea Jarchow, MD, 2017
Giancarlo F. Zuliani, MD, 2017
Steve Duffy, staff liaison

WOMEN IN FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY COMMITTEE

Provides support to female members; recruits and encourages women to pursue careers in facial plastic surgery; and encourages participation by our female members in research, education, and leadership roles in the AAFPRS and the medical community. An annual luncheon with distinguished speaker takes place at the Fall Meeting.

Jaimie DeRosa, MD, Chair, 2016
Sydney Butts, MD, Sr. Advisor
Theda C. Kontis, MD, Sr. Advisor
Deborah Watson, MD, Sr. Advisor
Donna J. Millay, MD, Sr. Advisor
Rebecca Freioli, MD, 2015
Judy Lee, MD, 2015
Kimberley Lee, MD, 2015
Angela Strum-O’Brien, MD, 2015
Eunice Parker, MD, 2015
Lindsey Eisler, MD, 2016
Inessa Fishman, MD, 2016

Katherine Hall, MD, 2016
Laura Hetzler, MD, 2016
Krishna Patel, MD, 2016
Hope Bueller, MD, 2017
Kristin K. Egan, MD, 2017
Carla Graham, MD, 2017
Lisa Ishii, MD, 2017
Anita Konka, MD, 2017
Kate McCarn, MD, 2017
Maureen Muecke, MD, 2017
Sarmela Sunder, MD 2017
Ann H. Jenne, staff liaison

YOUNG PHYSICIANS COMMITTEE

Provides a vehicle to formulate and present to the Board matters of concern to young physicians; serves as mentors to their peers and helps increase the visibility of those issues; and enhances the educational experience for young facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons as it relates to their training and expertise.

Andrew A. Winkler, MD, Chair, 2015
Matthew A. Kienstra, MD, Sr. Advisor
Paul S. Nassif, MD, Sr. Advisor
David A. Sherris, MD, Sr. Advisor
Lisa M. Ishii, MD, Ex-officio, YP Board Member, 2017
Sumit Bapna, MD, 2015
Anthony Bared, MD, 2015
Garrett H. Bennett, MD, 2015
John B. Bitner, MD, 2015
Jason Bloom, MD, 2015
Harley S. Dresner, MD, 2015
Rebecca Freioli, MD, 2015
Jewel Greywoode, MD, 2015
Tang Ho, MD, 2015
Lamont Jones, MD, 2015
George T. Moynihan, MD, 2015
Eunice Parker, MD, 2015
Shepherd G. Pryor, MD, 2015
Alipasha Rassouli, MD, 2015
Michael Somenek, MD, 2015
Richard W. Westreich, MD, 2015
Michael Brandt, MD, 2016
Jared Christophel, MD, 2016

Laura Hetzler, MD, 2016
William D. Losquadro, MD, 2016
Joshua D. Rosenberg, MD, 2016
Inessa Fishman, MD, 2016
Keith Ladner, MD, 2016
Parker A. Velargo, MD, 2016
Daniel Barker, MD, 2017
Robert W. Brobst, MD, 2017
Perrin Clark, MD, 2017
Doug Henstrom, MD, 2017
Clinton Humphrey, MD, 2017
Vartan Mardirossian, MD, 2017
Sunny S. Park, MD, 2017
James M. Pearson, MD, 2017
Peter Revenaugh, MD, 2017
James M. Ridgway, MD, 2017
Scott Shadfar, MD, 2017
P. Daniel Ward, MD, 2017
Ryan D. Winters, MD, 2017
Charles Woodard, MD, 2017
Harry V. Wright, MD, 2017
Hootan Zandifar, MD, 2017
Steve Duffy, staff liaison