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SCMR Committees meet a minimum of twice a year: In person at the Annual Scientific Sessions, and at least one teleconference throughout the year. 


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Advocacy Committee

To identify public policy issues and concerns affecting CMR professionals and our patients; prioritize these issues and concerns, identify those that the SCMR should focus its attention and resources, and recommend these priorities to the Board of Trustees. 
Chair: Sebastian Kelle
Vice Chair: Mona Bhatia

Timothy Albert
Yucheng Chen
Juliano de Lara Fernandes
Victor Ferrari
John Grizzard
Kun Cheng Li
Eike Nagel

 

Ntobeko Ntusi
Steffen Petersen
Juerg Schwitter
Joseph Selvanayagam
Lilia Sierra-Galan
Masahiro (Hiro) Terashima
James White
Nina Rashedi
Rafidah Abu Bakar


US ADVOCACY subCOMMITTEE

To identify public policy issues and concerns affecting CMR professionals and our patients in the United States.
Chair: Edward Martin
Vice Chair: Ibrahim Saeed
Timothy Albert
Robert Biedermann
Larissa Casaburi
Victor Ferrari
Mark Fogel
Anthon Fuisz
Nickalaus  Gramze

Nazia Husain
Ron Jacob
Karen Ordovas
Michael Salerno
Orlando Simonetti
Larissa Casaburi
Sharath Subramanian



Annual Scientific Program Committee

To design and implement the Annual Scientific Session program.
Chair: Christopher Francois
Abstract Chair: Michael Salerno
Niti Aggarwal
Sonya Babu-Narayan
Lauren Baldassarre
W. Patricia Bandettini
Ana Barac
Jens Bremerich
Adrienne Campbell-Washburn
Andrew Choi
David Corcoran
Stephen Darty
Frederick Epstein
Vanessa Ferreira
Bernhard Gerber
Gerald Greil
Allison Hays
Peng Hu
Rajesh Janardhanan
Nadine Kawel-Böhm
Sebastian Kelle
Raymond Kwong
Michael Markl
Daniel Messroghli
Reza Nezafat
Christopher Nguyen
Purvi Parwani
Steffen Petersen
Claudia Prieto
Kanishka Ratnayaka
Carlos Rochitte
Michael Schär
Jeannette Schulz-Menger
Nicole Seiberlich
Barbara (Monvadi) Srichai
Michael Taylor
Jonathan Weinsaft
James White
Karolina Zareba
Stefan Zimmerman

VERIFICATION COMMITTEE

(Formerly Certification Committee)

To oversee the SCMR training guidelines are adhered to and administered to those who qualify and to collaborate with the Alliance for Physician Certification & Advancement on the Certification Board of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (CBCMR) Program 

Chair: Amit Patel
Vice Chair: Gaby Weissman

Victor Ferrari
Faraz Kureshi
Juan Lopez-Mattei
Preeti Ramachandran
Fabrizio Ricci
Michael Salerno


Clinical Practice Committee

To develop clinical standards for the practice of CMR, including safety, and to address issues with regard to credentialing, certification, and laboratory accreditation. 

Chair: Christopher Dyke
Vice Chair: Monika Arzanauskaite

Niti Aggarwal
Ahmed Alijizeeri
Thanjavur Bragadeesh
Sylvia Chen
Michael Elliott
Tilman Emrich
Christopher J. François
Lazaro E. Hernandez 
Gabriela Liberato
Rajesh Janardhanan
Robert Manka

Robin Nijveldt
Ntobeko Ntusi
Declan O’Regan 
Vimal Raj
Leena Robinson Vimala
Jose Rodriguez-Palomares
Hajime Sakuma
Lilia Sierra Galan
Anne Marie Valente
Mark Westwood


Clinical Trials Committee

To promote the application of CMR to clinical trials and to serve the Society by creating new opportunities for clinical trials within the membership.
Chair: Raymond Kwong
Vice Chair: Sujat Shanbhag

Colin Berry
Peter Bernhardt
Mona Bhatia
Kenneth Bilchick
Andrew Crean
John Heitner
Bobby Heydari
Eike Nagel

Alicia Maceira
Ramdas Pai
Steffen Petersen
Mark Rabbat
Joseph Selvanayagam
Chetan Shenoy


Communications Committee

To assure that the Society’s communications (i.e. website, social media, newsletter) are in the public good and meets current SCMR needs, in the most effective manner, in accordance with the Society’s mission. 
Chair: Michael Campbell
Vice Chair: Sylvia Chen
Anisha Aneja
Anish Bhuva
Teresa Castiello
Tiffanie Johnson
Felipe Kazmirczak
Kristopher Knott
Shelby Kutty
Steve Leung
Purvi Parwani
Marian Pop
Thomas Treibel
Jeannie Yu

Education Committee

To assure SCMR educational efforts, including the online learning portal meet current SCMR needs in the most effective manner. 
Chair: Patricia Bandettini
Vice Chair: Mariana Fontana
Ganesh Adluru
Rashid Al Umairi
Anthony Aletras
Ahmed Aljizeeri
Karthikeyan Ananthasubramaniam
Santanu Biswas
Jeremy Collins
Daniel Ennis
Patricia Feuchter
Daniel Herzka
Keigo Kawaji
Jiwon Kim
Daniel Knight
Steve Leung
Ahmad Masri
Cory Noel
Elena Pena Fernandez
Dana Peters
Prabhakar Rajiah
Anupama Rao
Kanishka Ratnayaka
Sujata Shanbhag
Mushabbar Syed
Gaby Weissman
Qi Yang
Ming Yen Ng

Executive Committee

To coordinate all Committee and Task Force activity, review motions prior to their submission to the Board, and to act in the absence of the Board on matters of urgency. 
President: James Carr
Subha Raman
Sven Plein
Karen Ordovas
Andrew Powell

Finance Committee

To oversee Society finances and make recommendations to the Board on financial matters. 
Chair: Sven Plein
Robert Weiss
Reza Nezafat
Karen Ordovas

International Outreach Committee

To promote the clinical value of CMR in patient care and to advance imaging science by expanding CMR education globally.  
Chair: Yuchi Han
Ron Jacob
Katia Menacho
Vanessa Ferreira
Jeanette Schulz-Menger
Tarique Hussain
Subha Raman
Michael Markl
James Moon
 

Membership Committee

To identify and solicit members for the Society, and review Society benefits to ensure they are providing value. 
Chair: Anthony Merlocco 
Vice Chair: Ruud van Heeswijk

David Annese
Maria BoutsikouJ
ulio Garcia
Masaki Ishida
Omar Khalique
Natalie Long
Tiago Augusto Magalhães
Aloha Meave
Noreen Nazir
Silvia Siu Moguel
John Wilson


Publications Committee

To assure SCMR publications, are in the public good and meet current and valid SCMR needs, in the most effective manner, through communication with staff and editors where appropriate. To suggest issues of importance for publication, and to recommend task groups to the Executive Committee to further CMR. 

Chair: Seth Uretsky

Vice Chair: Dipan Shah

Niti Aggarwal
Marcus Chen
Byoung Wook Choi
Deborah Kwon
Tim Leiner
Charlotte Manisty
Robert Manka
Declan O'Regan
Saurabh Rajpal
Ethan Rowin
Michael Salerno
David Sosnovik
Michael Taylor
Ruud B. van Heeswijk
Johan Verjans
Bernd Wintersperger
Anita Wokhlu
Timothy Wong

Public Relations Committee

To develop opportunities to publicize the value of CMR in order to support the mission of the Society and to further the field. 
Chair: Kanae Mukai
Vice Chair: Jennifer Jordan

Trevor Ahearn
Christopher Dyke
Kana Fujikura
Michael Gannon
Sihong Huang
Rajesh Janardhanan
Jung I. Jung
Michael Klein

Igor Klem
Alice Mezincescu
Yoko Mikami
Iulia Popescu
Betty Raman
Elden Rand
Deneen Spatz


REGISTRY COMMITTEE

To provide oversight of the SCMR Registry and to define best practices for Registry research, education, and quality control utilization. 

Chair: Orlando Simonetti
Vice Chair: Han Kim

Otavio Coelho
Afshin Farzaneh-Far
Vanessa Ferreira
Raj Krishnamurthy
Deborah Kwon
Raymond Kwong
Jose Rodriguez-Palomares
Matthew Tong
Jonathan Weinsaft
Alistair Young


Science Committee

To track and report scientific advances to the Society, to recommend topics for the SCMR Annual Scientific Session and to recommend task groups to the Executive Committee to further CMR and to develop technical standards, in accordance with the Society’s mission. 
Chair: Erica Dall'Armellina
Vice Chair: Sonia Nielles-Vallespin
Jeremy Burt
Aurelien Bustin
Francisco Contijoch
Yuchi Han
Michael Hope
Elizabeth Jenista
Sebastian Kozerke
Titus Kuehne
Daniel Messroghli
Sonia Nielles-Vallespin
Amit Patel
Dana Peters
Tobias Schaeffter
Emanuela R. Valsangiacomo Buechel
Graham Wright
Jonathan W. Weinsaft
Stefan Zimmerman

Translations Committee

To assure key SCMR publications are available and accurately translated into multiple languages. 
Chair: Gabriela Liberato
Vice Chair: Juan Carlos Lopez-Mattei
Ashkan Abdoli
Zahra Alizadeh-Sani
Mohaddeseh Behjati
Nicoleta Calomfirescu
Andrea Cardona
Carmen Chan
Yucheng Chen
Qizhi Chen
Santo Dellegrottaglie
Katia Devorha Menacho Medina
Behzad Farahani
Mariana Fontana
Yuchi Han
Fereshte Hasanzade
Eddie Hulten
Masaki Ishida
Mozhgan Jafarpour
Jung Im Jung
Juliano Lara-Fernandes
Thais Pinheiro Lima
Mahya Masoomi
Mehdi Hedjazi Moghari
Kanae Mukai
Hossein Navid
Pouya Nezafati
Sonia Nielles-Vallespin
Fereydoon Noohi
Marian Pop
Carlos E. Rochitte
Hajime Sakuma
Alessandra Scatteia
Juliana Serafim
Lilia M. Sierra-Galan
Silvia Siu Moguel
Jadranka Stojanovska
Masahiro (Hiro) Terashima
Mohammad Vojdanparast
Zhaoying Wen
Bita Zargaran

 
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