Committees

 

Education Committee

The Education Committee is responsible for reviewing abstracts and selecting those to be presented at Annual Meetings, monitoring the Constitution and Bylaws for needed amendments as circumstances dictate, being available to the Board for drafting of changes to the Bylaw the Board deems advisable, and presenting the Board with an annual assessment of the Constitution and Bylaws. The current members are:

Patrick Campbell - Chair
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital - Memphis, TN USA
Term of Office: 2017 - 2019

Itziar Astigarraga
Pediatric Service Hospital Universitario Cruces - Barakaldo, Spain
Term of Office: 2016 - 2018

Gleb Bronin
Morozov Children’s Hospital - Moscow, Russia
Term of Office: 2017 - 2019

Barbara Degar
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute - Boston, MA USA
Term of Office: 2017 - 2019

Michael Henry
Phoenix Children's Hospital - Phoenix, AZ USA
Term of Office: 2017 - 2019

Elena Sieni
Meyer University Children’s Hospital - Florence, Italy
Term of Office: 2017 - 2019

Julie Talano
Medical College of Wisconsin
Term of Office: 2018 - 2020 

 

Scientific Committee

The Scientific Committee is responsible for reviewing proposals for research and related activities according to guidelines developed by the Board and making recommendations to the Board, and presenting the Board with annual reports and plans concerning the Society’s research activities. This Committee also reviews the applications submitted through the Histiocytosis Association's annual research funding program. The current members are:

Rebecca Marsh - Chair
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center - Cincinnati, OH USA
Term of Office: 2017 - 2019

Ed Behrens
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA USA
Term of Office: 2016 - 2018

Rikhia Chakraborty

Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers
Term of Office: 2018 - 2020

Julien Haroche
Groupe Hospitalier Pitie-Salpetriere - Paris, France
Term of Office: 2017 - 2019

Jennifer Picarsic

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC - Pittsburgh, PA USA
Term of Office: 2017 - 2019

Astrid van Halteren
Willem Alexander Children's Hospital / Leiden University Medical Center - Leiden, Netherlands
Term of Office: 2018 - 2020

Johannes Visser
University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester Children's Hospital - Leicester, UK
Term of Office: 2017 - 2019

Kejian Zhang
Cincinnati Children's Hospital - Cincinnati, OH USA
Term of Office: 2017 - 2019

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