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Board of Regents

The Board of Regents is our governing body and includes 22 members:

  • President
  • President-Elect
  • Immediate Past President
  • President-Designate
  • The CHEST Foundation, President and Trustee
  • The CHEST Foundation, President-Elect 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

2018-2019 Board of Regents

Clayton T. Cowl, MD, FCCP, President and Chair
Stephanie M. Levine, MD, FCCP, President-Elect and Vice-Chair
John E. Studdard, MD, FCCP, Immediate Past President
Steven Q. Simpson, MD, FCCP, President-Designate
Doreen J. Addrizzo-Harris, MD, FCCP, CHEST Foundation, President and Trustee


Panagiotis K. Behrakis, MD, PhD, FCCP
Jack D. Buckley, MD, MPH, FCCP
Francesco de Blasio, MD, FCCP
Vera A. De Palo, MD, FCCP
Neil S. Freedman, MD, FCCP
John A. Howington, MD, FCCP
Burton L. Lesnick, MD, FCCP
David A. Schulman, MD, MPH, FCCP
Lynn T. Tanoue, MD, FCCP
Victor J. Test, MD, FCCP
David Zielinski, MD, FCCP, Chair, Council of NetWorks
Dimitar Sajkov, MD, PhD, FCCP, Chair, Council of Global Governors

Ex Officio Members

Aneesa M. Das, MD, FCCP, Vice-Chair, Council of NetWorks
Edward Diamond MD, MBA, FCCP, CHEST Foundation, President-Elect & Trustee
Sai Praveen Haranath MD, MPH, FCCP, Vice-Chair, Council of Global Governors
Richard S. Irwin, MD, Master FCCP, CHEST, Editor-in-Chief
Robert A. Musacchio, PhD, CHEST Executive Vice President and CEO