Board of Directors

Voting Members include Elected Officers as well as Chairs of all Standing Committees
   

President

Caroline Cranos, MPH, NCTTP
Center for Tobacco Treatment Research and Training, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Biography

   

Treasurer

Diane Beneventi, PhD, CTTS
Anderson Cancer Center, Houston Texas

Biography

   

Past President & Interdisciplinary Co-Chair

Maher Karam-Hage, MD
Anderson Cancer Center, Houston Texas

Biography

   

Interdisciplinary Committee Co-Chair

Jill Loewen, RDA, BS, MS
University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry

Biography

   

Past Secretary

Jamie L. (Kearns) McConaha, PharmD, NCTTP, BCACP, CDE
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Duquesne University School of Pharmacy

Biography

   

Secretary

Amanda L. Holm, MPH
Henry Ford Health System's Tobacco Treatment Service

Biography

   

Behavioral Health Committee Chair

Theresa Hankin, RRT, CTTS
Upstate Cancer Center, Syracuse

Biography

   

Business Practices Committee Co-Chair

Chris Kotsen, PsyD, CTTS, NCTTP

Biography

   

Business Practices Committee Co-Chair

Michael Steinberg, MD, MPH

Biography

   

Inter-Agency Committee Chair

Thomas J. Payne, PhD, NCTTP
Clinical Psychologist; Consultant, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Memorial Hospital

Biography

   

Behavioral Health Committee, Emphasis on Disparate Populations

   

Chair

Theresa Hankin, RRT, CTTS
Upstate Cancer Center, Syracuse

Biography

   

Business Practices Committee

   

Co-Chair

Chris Kotsen, PsyD, CTTS, NCTTP

Associate Attending Psychologist
Associate Director, Tobacco Treatment Program
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Biography

   

Co-Chair

Michael Steinberg, MD, MPH

Biography

   

Communications Committee

   

Chair

Karma Bryan, RN, PhD, NCTTP
Salvation Army

Biography

   

International Relations Committee

   

Chair

Dr. Wael Abd El Meguid
Wadi El Neel Hospital, Cairo, Egypt

Biography

   

Interdisciplinary Committee

   

Co-Chair

Maher Karam-Hage, MD
Anderson Cancer Center, Houston Texas

Biography

   

Co-Chair

Jill Loewen, RDA, BS, MS
University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry

Biography

   

Inter-Agency Committee

   

Chair

Thomas J. Payne, PhD, NCTTP
Clinical Psychologist; Consultant, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Memorial Hospital

Biography

   

Maureen O’Brien MS, RN, CNS, PMHCNS-BC, CTTS, NCTTP

Biography

   

Policy Committee

   

Chair

Matthew Bars MS, CTTS
Fire Department of the City of NY Tobacco Treatment Program
Jersey City Medical Center IQuit Tobacco Program
IntelliQuit

Biography

   

Training Issues Committee

   

Chair

Angela Brumley-Shelton MA, MPH
Lexington-Fayette County Health Deptartment

Biography

   

Ad Hoc TTS Credentialing/Reimbursement Committee

   

Chair

Audrey Darville PhD, APRN, NCTTP, FAANP
University of Kentucky BREATHE

Biography