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Board of Regents

The Board of Regents is our governing body and includes 21 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 of the Executive Committee of the Council of Global Governors
  • Secretary
  • CHEST Editor in Chief

2019-2020 Board of Regents

Stephanie M. Levine, MD, FCCP, President and Chair
Steven Q. Simpson, MD, FCCP, President-Elect and Vice-Chair
Clayton T. Cowl, MD, FCCP, Immediate Past President
David A. Schulman, MD, MPH, FCCP, President-Designate
Edward J. Diamond, MD, MBA, FCCP, CHEST Foundation, President and Trustee


Douglas A. Arenberg, MD, FCCP
Panagiotis K. Behrakis, MD, PhD, FCCP
Vera A. De Palo, MD, FCCP
Neil S. Freedman, MD, FCCP
John A. Howington, MD, FCCP
Sandhya Khurana, MD, FCCP
Lisa K. Moores, MD, FCCP
Michael E. Nelson, MD, FCCP
Alexander S. Niven, MD, FCCP
Victor J. Test, MD, FCCP
Aneesa M. Das, MD, FCCP, Chair, Council of NetWorks
Sai P. Haranath, MD, MPH, FCCP, Chair, Executive Committee of the Council of Global Governors

Ex Officio Members

Angel O. Coz Yataco, MD, FCCP, Vice-Chair, Council of NetWorks
Ian T. Nathanson, MD, FCCP, CHEST Foundation, President-Elect & Trustee
Peter J. Mazzone, MD, MPH, FCCP, CHEST, Editor-in-Chief
Robert A. Musacchio, PhD, CHEST Executive Vice President and CEO

College Board of Regents Meetings

Meetings of the College Board of Regents are open for members to attend and observe.* Below you will find a list of upcoming meetings:

  • Conference Call: Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm CT
  • January 2021 Calls: TBD
  • Spring 2021 Calls: TBD
  • Summer 2021 Calls: TBD

*Please note: Exact dates and times of the meetings are subject to change. Portions of the meeting may be closed and guidelines related to guest member participation is at the discretion of the President. If you're interested in observing an upcoming meeting, please contact Suzanne Sletto at