2021-2022 Board of Directors

AAO-HNS/F 2021-2022 Board of Directors

2021-2022 Board of Directors Members


  • President
    Ken Yanagisawa, MD *
  • President-elect
    Kathleen L. Yaremchuk, MD, MSA *
  • Immediate Past President
    Carol R. Bradford, MD, MS *
  • Secretary/Treasurer
    Steven W. Cheung, MD, MBA *
  • Executive Vice President/CEO
    James C. Denneny III, MD * (Ex-officio)

Academy and Foundation At-Large Directors:

  • Director, Private Practice
    William R. Blythe, MD *
  • Director, Private Practice
    Eugene G. Brown III, MD
  • Director, Academic
    Alexander G. Chiu, MD
  • Director, Academic
    Valerie A. Flanary, MD *
  • Director, Academic
    Earl H. Harley, MD
  • Director, Private Practice
    LaKeisha R. Henry, MD
  • Director, Academic
    Cherie-Ann O. Nathan, MD
  • Director, Private Practice
    Angela M. Powell, MD

Academy/Foundation Ex-Officio Members:

  • Chair, Ethics Committee
    Roger D. Cole, MD, MA
  • Chair-elect, Ethics Committee
    Andrew G. Shuman, MD

Academy Coordinator:

  • Coordinator, Advocacy
    R. Peter Manes, MD


* Member of the Executive Committee

Foundation Coordinators:

  • Coordinator, Annual Meeting Program Committee
    Daniel C. Chelius, Jr., MD
  • Coordinator, Research and Quality
    Vikas Mehta, MD, MPH
  • Coordinator, Education
    Jeffery P. Simons, MD
  • Coordinator, International Affairs
    Mark E. Zafereo, Jr., MD
  • Journal Editor
    John H. Krouse, MD, PhD, MBA
  • Journal Editor-elect
    Cecelia E. Schmalbach, MD, MSc

Board of Governors (BOG) Representatives:

  • Chair, BOG
    Troy D. Woodard, MD *
  • Chair-elect, BOG
    Karen A. Rizzo, MD * (Non-voting)
  • Immediate Past Chair, BOG
    Lance A. Manning, MD

Advisory Representatives (Non-Voting):

  • Chair, International Advisory Board (IAB)
    Muaaz Tarabichi, MD
  • President, ASCENT
    Craig Kilgore, CMPE

Non-Voting Invited Guests:

  • Chair, AMA Delegation
    Douglas R. Myers, MD
  • Chair, Diversity & Inclusion Committee
    Erynne A. Faucett, MD
  • Chair, Section for Residents and Fellows (SRF)
    Kevin Y. Zhan, MD
  • Chair, Women in Otolaryngology (WIO)
    Priya D. Krishna, MD
  • Chair, Young Physicians Section (YPS)
    Yi-Chun Carol Liu, MD
  • AAO-HNS/F Counsel
    Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, P.C.
    Robert M. Portman, Esq.
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