125 Strong Campaign Donors

The AAO-HNS foundation thanks its Academy members for their support of the 125 Strong Campaign, a two-year campaign designed and driven by practicing otolaryngologists to raise $5 M. Their donations will help establish programs that have an immediate impact and lay the groundwork for the future advancement of our specialty in four key areas – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Education; Leadership Development and Mentorship; and Wellness.  We thank you for participation and support in shaping our future together.



Donors who donated between $10,000 – $24,999


Carol R. Bradford, MD
“In honor and memory of Dr. Chuck Krause, Past President, AAO-HNS/F.
I am so honored to contribute to the 125 Strong Campaign. I am giving my gift in honor of all past, present and future members of the Academy.”

Douglas D. Backous, MD and Julie Backous
“We appreciate how the Academy serves its members while leveraging our position to ensure great head and neck care for all people who need it. Proud to be a member.”



Donors who donated between $5,000 – $9,999


Afser Shariff, MD
“To the Henry Ford Hospital ENT Department- The BEST. Special thanks to Drs. Ransom, Benninger, Nichols, Yaremchuk, Gardner, Seidman, Roennecke, Schweitzer, Concus, and Khan.”


Bruce H. Campbell, MD and Kathi Campbell



Donors who donated between $1,000 – $4,999


Samantha Anne, MD

Lauren C. Anderson, MD

Moises A. Arriaga, MD

Kamal A. Batniji, MD
“In honor of my dear friend Dr. Jerome Goldstein who is credited for the solid foundation of our Academy through his many years of work as the Executive Vice President of the Academy and its Foundation.”

Eric N. Bridges, MD

Elizabeth A. Blair, MD

Eugene G. Brown III, MD, RPh

Do Yeon Cho, MD
“From Korean American Otolaryngology Society (KAOS)”

Stephen P. Cragle, MD

Michael J. Cunningham, MD

Thomas Higgins, MD, MSPH

Ken Kazahaya, MD and Amy Kazahaya
“In honor of Masahiro Kazahaya, PhD. Strength in unity and diversity for the future of our specialty and providing excellence in care for our patients!”

Pierre Lavertu, MD and Christiane Lavertu

Kelly M. Malloy, MD
“The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.- BB King. Giving in honor of all of us lifelong learners!”

Brian Nussenbaum, MD

Michael D. Seidman, MD and Lynn Seidman
“In honor of Mel and Rita Seidman and Bobbie. We love you so much.”

Jeffrey D. Simons, MD
“In honor of the many incredible mentors, I have had throughout my life.”

Angela M. Powell, MD
“In honor of Barbara-jean Thompson Powell.”

Adam Pearl, MD
“Support Our Academy!”

Robert T. Sataloff, MD

Richard V. Smith, MD

Maja Svrakic, MD

Mark K. Wax, MD
“Together, we are one.”

Kathleen L. Yaremchuk, MD
“For the future leaders of ENT”



Donors who donated between $500 – $999


Cristina M. Baldassari, MD

Lee D. Eisenberg, MD, MPH

Albert L. Merati, MD



Donors who donated between $250 to $499


Abiola Adekanye, MD

Steven W. Cheung, MD

Sassan Falsafi, MD

Michael R. Gatto, MD
“The best things are students.”

Mark R Gilbert, MD

Erin M. Kirkham, MD, MPH

Alex B. Labby, MD
“In honor of Lee Ann Labby.”

Bryan R. McRae, MD

Matthew Smith, MD

J. Pablo Stolovitzky, MD

Duane J. Taylor, MD and Hermalene Taylor
“In memory of Janice Moody, MD”

Jonathon Vargo, MD

Jennifer A. Villwock, MD



Donors who donated between $100 to $249


J. Noble Anderson, MD

Richard Brauer, MD

Paul Bryson, MD

Stephen P. Cragle, MD

Michele Carr, MD

Jay Chavda, MD

Bruce J. Davidson, MD

Carlos L. Durango Espinoza, MD

John B. Gillen III, MD

Jeffrey B. Ginsburg, MD

Peter K. Hoekman, MD

James J. Holt, MD

Ofer Jacobowitz, MD, PhD

Romaine F. Johnson, MD, MPH

Ross Mayerhoff, MD

Erin O’Brien, MD

Juan C. Portela, MD

Monty V. Trimble, MD

Troy D. Woodard, MD

Ken Yanagisawa, MD



Donors who make a monthly recurring donation


Paul W. Gidley, MD

Abraham M. Sheffield, MD

Mariel Stroschein, MD

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