Leadership
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Executive Committee Members

President
Tiffany Anthony, MD - Southwest Transplant Alliance
President-Elect
Osama Gaber, MD, FACS, FRCS - Houston Methodist
Secretary Treasurer
Jose Castillo-Lugo, MD - Dallas Nephrology Associates
Immediate Past President
Alejandro Mejia, MD, FACS - The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas

Councilors

Bone Marrow - Elizabeth Shpall, MD (Houston)
Critical Care - Sri Srikanth, MD (Houston)
Heart - David Nelson, MD (Oklahoma City)
Heart - Ryan Davies, MD, FACS (Dallas)
Kidney - Steve Potter, MD, FACS (Temple)
Kidney - Kim Rice, MD (Dallas)
Liver - Tarunjeet Klair, MD (San Antonio)
Liver - Parsia Vagefi, MD, FACS (Dallas)
Lungs - Gary Schwartz, MD (Dallas)
Lungs - Gabriel Loor, MD, FACC (Houston)
Pancreas - Suverta Bhayana, MD (San Antonio)
Allied Health Professional Member - Pamela Maxwell, PharmD, BCPS (San Antonio)
Histocompatibility - Marcelo Pando, PhD (Temple)
Organ Procurement - Carie Kadric, RN (San Antonio)
Transplant Administrator - Scott Bennett, MS (Dallas)

Councilors serve three year terms; there is typically a surgeon and a non-surgeon for each specialty.

Institutional Members

Driscoll Children's, Corpus Christi, Texas
LifeGift, Houston, Texas
LifeShare Transplant Donor Services of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Medical City Hospital, Dallas, Texas
Southwest Transplant Alliance, Dallas, Texas
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

Institutional Members as of January 2019

Past Presidents

Click on each decade below to reveal the Past Presidents.
2019 - Tiffany Anthony, MD
2018 - Alejandro Mejia, MD, FACS
2017 - Francisco G. Cigarroa, MD, FACS
2016 - Matthias Peltz, MD
2015 -Teresa Shafer, RN, MSN, CPTC
2014 - Steve Potter, MD, FACS
2013 - Stephen Almond, MD
2012 - Geoffrey Land, PhD, HCLD
2011 - Larry Melton, MD, PhD, FACP
2010 - Jacqueline Lappin, MD, FACS, FRCSI

2009 - Alex Duarte, MD
2008 - Christopher Lu, MD
2007 - Afzal Nikaein, PhD, HCLD
2006 - David Van Buren, MD
2005 - Wm. Kenneth Washburn, MD
2004 - Ingemar Davidson, MD
2003 - Stephen M. Katz, MD
2002 - Ernest E. Hodge (Deceased)
2001 - Marlon F. Levy, MD
2000 - Glenn A. Halff, MD

1999 - Hector J. Diaz-Luna, MD
1998 - Kristene K. Gugliuzza, MD
1997 - John D. "Chip" Oswalt, MD
1996 - Martin G. White, MD
1995 - R. Patrick Wood, MD
1994 - G. Baird Helfrich, MD
1993 - Jay C. Fish, MD
1992 - J. Kent Trinkle, MD (Deceased)
1991 - Goran B. Klintmalm, MD, PhD, FACS
1990 - Gerald A. Beathard, MD

1989 - Oscar H. "Bud" Frazier, MD
1988 - Pedro J. Vergne-Marini, MD
1987 - Lynn H. Banowsky, MD