September 2020

2020-2021 Committee Leadership

Congratulations and a warm welcome to the following SRS members on their appointments as Committee Chairs for 2020-2021.

Robert K. Eastlack, MD - Adult Deformity Committee
Kenneth J. Paonessa, MD - Awards & Scholarships Committee
Lawrence L. Haber, MD - Blended Learning Task Force
Andrew A. Sama, MD - Bylaws & Policies Committee
Steven W. Hwang, MD - CME Committee
Yan Wang, MD - Communications Committee
Paul D. Sponseller, MD, MBA - Corporate Relations Committee
Khaled M. Kebaish, MD - Development Committee
Kariman Abelin-Genevois, MD, PhD - Early Career Surgeon Task Force
Amer F. Samdani, MD - Education Committee
Ron El-Hawary, MD - Education Resource Committee
Steven D. Glassman, MD - Ethics & Professionalism Committee
Jeffrey D. Coe, MD - Fellowship Committee
Serena S. Hu, MD - Finance Committee
Ahmet Alanay, MD - Global Education in Spine Deformity Committee
     Kota Watanabe, MD, PhD - Current Concepts in Spine Deformity Course
Munish Gupta, MD - Hands-On Course
Saumyajit Basu, MD - Traditional Worldwide Course
Kota Watanabe, MD, PhD - Global Outreach Committee
Sumeet Garg, MD - Growing Spine Committee
Paul T. Rubery, MD - Health Policy Committee
George H. Thompson, MD - Historical Committee
David L. Skaggs, MD, MMM - IMAST Committee
Paul D. Sponseller, MD, MBA - Long Range Planning Committee
G. Ying Li, MD - Morbidity & Mortality Committee
Haluk R. Berk, MD - Needs Assessment Task Force
Paul D. Sponseller, MD, MBA - Nominating Committee
Brian G. Smith, MD - Non-Operative Management Committee
Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD - Organizational Structure Task Force
Muharrem Yazici, MD - Organizational Structure Task Force
Joseph P. Davey, MD - Patient Education Committee
Lori A. Karol, MD - Patient Focus Task Force
Patrick J. Cahill, MD - Pediatric Device Task Force, joint project team with POSNA
Justin S. Smith, MD, PhD - Platforms for Performance and Outcomes Task Force
Ron El-Hawary, MDPodcast Task Force
Yan Wang, MD - Podcast Task Force
Michael P. Kelly, MD - Program Committee
Virginie LaFage, PhD - Research Grant Committee
René M. Castelein, MD, PhD - Research Promotion & Oversight Committee
Christopher P. Ames, MD - Safety & Value Committee
Avraam Ploumis, MD, PhD - Translation Committee
Cristina Sacramento Dominguez, MD, PhD - Website Committee
Suken A. Shah, MD - Education Council
Serena S. Hu, MD - Finance & Communications Council 
Laurel C. Blakemore, MD - Governance Council
Marinus de Kleuver, MD, PhD - Research Council