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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
Timothy Albert
Mona Bhatia
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


Annual Scientific Program Committee

To design and implement the Annual Scientific Session program.
Chair: Lars Grosse-Wortmann
Abstract Chair: Christopher Francois
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

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
Gunnar Lund
Robert Rollings

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: Michael Elliott
Niti Aggarwal
Ahmed Alijizeeri
Sylvia Chen
Christopher Dyke
Christopher J. François
Lazaro E. Hernandez
Gabriela Liberato
Rajesh Janardhanan
Robert Manka
Robin Nijveldt
Ntobeko Ntusi
Declan O’Regan
Vimal Raj
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

Colin Berry
Kenneth Bilchick
Andrew Crean
John Heitner
Bobby Heydari
Eike Nagel

Steffen Petersen
Mark Rabbat
Joseph Selvanayagam
Sujata Shanbhag
Alistair Young


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
Anisha Aneja
Anish Bhuva
Teresa Castiello
Tiffanie Johnson
Felipe Kazmirczak
Kristopher Knott
Shelby Kutty
Steve Leung
Purvi Parwani
Marian Pop
Thomas Treibel
Jeannie Yu

cases of the week subcommittee

Editor: Sylvia Chen
Karima Addetia
Pranav Bhagirath
Steve Darty
Robert Tunks
Madhusudan Ganigara
John Grizzard
Eddie Hulten
Anisha Aneja

Jason Johnson
Han Kim
David Parra
Giani Quarta
Lilia Sierra-Galan
Chetan Shenoy
Rebecca Kozor


Education Committee

To assure SCMR educational efforts, including the online learning portal meet current SCMR needs in the most effective manner. 
Chair: Patricia Bandettini
Co-Chair: Mariana Fontana
Anthony Aletras
Ahmed Aljizeeri
Lauren Baldassarre
Santanu Biswas
Jeremy Collins
Daniel Ennis
Patricia Feuchter
Daniel Herzka
Dinesh Kalra
Jiwon Kim
Daniel Knight
Steve Leung
Cory Noel
Elena Pena Fernandez
Dana Peters
Beth Printz
Prabhakar Rajiah
Elden Rand
Anupama Rao
Kanishka Ratnayaka
Sujata Shanbhag
Mushabbar Syed
Gaby Weissman
Qi Yang

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. 
Chair: Andrew Powell
James Carr
Subha Raman
Sven Plein
Matthis Stuber

Finance Committee

To oversee Society finances and make recommendations to the Board on financial matters. 
Chair: Subha Raman
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: Joel Wilson

Nicole Seiberlich
Malenka Bissell
Harold Litt
Anthony Merlocco
Noreen Nazir
Dipan J. Shah
Santosh Uppu
Silvia Siu Mogel
Ruud van Heeswijk
Masaki Ishida
Laura Cristina Dragonetti
Tiago Augusto Magalhães
Aloha Meave
Natalie Long


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
Niti Aggarwal
Marcus Chen
Byoung Wook Choi
Deborah Kwon
Tim Leiner
Charlotte Manisty
Robert Manka
Saurabh Rajpal
Ethan Rowin
Michael Salerno
Dipan Shah
David Sosnovik
Ruud B. van Heeswijk
Johan Verjans
Bernd Wintersperger
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

Mehmet Akcakaya
Mahi Ashwath
Jessica Bastiaansen
Elizabeth Hillier
Syed Latif
Anu Rao
Amita Singh
Micheal Wheat
Jennifer Jordan
Michael Gannon
Sihong Huang
Elden Rand

Iulia Popescu
Rajesh Janardhanan
Jung I. Jung
Kana Fujikura
Yoko Mikami
Betty Raman
Deneen Spatz
Igor Klem
Christopher Dyke
Alice Mezincescu
Michael Klein
Trevor Ahearn


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
Otavio Coelho
Afshin Farzaneh-Far
Vanessa Ferreira
Han Kim
Raj Krishnamurthy
Deborah Kwon
Raymond Kwong
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: Graham Wright
Co-chair: Erica Dall'Armellina
Yuchi Han
Michael Hope
Sebastian Kozerke
Titus Kuehne
Daniel Messroghli
Sonia Nielles-Vallespin
Amit Patel
Tobias Schaeffter
Emanuela R. Valsangiacomo Buechel
Jonathan W. Weinsaft
Stefan Zimmerman

Translations Committee

To assure key SCMR publications are available and accurately translated into multiple languages. 
Chair: Gabriela Liberato
Co-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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