Executive Committee, Council and Committee Chairs

The ILTS Council is composed of high caliber members with backgrounds, skills and experience relevant to ILTS' mission and current and future needs. Service on the ILTS Council requires a significant commitment of time and talent to advance the goals and objectives of the society.

ILTS Executive Committee and Council 2020-2021

President

Claus Niemann, MD
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, USA
president@ilts.org
President-Elect 2020-21

Marina Berenguer, MD
Hospital University La Fe
Valencia, Spain
president-elect@ilts.org
President-Elect 2021-22

Mohamed Rela, MS, FRCS, DSc
Dr. Rela Institute and Medical Center ChennaiChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
president-elect@ilts.org
Treasurer

Mark Ghobrial, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS
Methodist Hospital
Houston, TX, USA
treasurer@ilts.org
Secretary

John Roberts, MD
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, USA
secretary@ilts.org
Past-President

Nancy Kwan Man, MBBS, PhD
University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China
past-president@ilts.org

Councilors

Gabriela Berlakovich, MD

Medical University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria

Francois Durand, MD

Hopital Beaujon
Clichy, France

Hiroto Egawa MD, PhD

Tokyo Women’s Medical University
Tokyo, Japan

Bijan Eghtesad, MD

Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH, USA

James Y. Findlay, MB, ChB

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN, USA

Valeria Mas, M.S., PhD, FAST

Methodist University Transplant Institute University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Memphis, TN, USA

Paolo Muiesan, MD, PhD

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Birmingham, UK

Nazia Selzner, MD, PhD

Medical Director Live Donor Liver Transplant, University of Toronto

Toronto, ON, Canada

 

Yaman Tokat, MD

Florence Nightingale Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey

Committee Chairs

Anesthesia / Critical Care Committee Chair

Ling Te Terry Pan, MBBS, FANZCA, FAMS, MHPE
National University Health System Singapore

Singapore, Singapore

Basic and Translational Research Committee Chair

Burcin Ekser, MD, PhD
Indiana University School of Medicine, Transplant Surgery

Indianapolis, IN, USA

Development Committee Co-Chair

John Klinck, MD, PhD
Cambridge University Hospitals

Cambridge, UK

Development Committee Co-Chair

Elizabeth A. Pomfret, MD, PhD, FACS
Chief, Transplant Surgery / University of Colorado Hospital

Aurora, CO, USA

Education Committee Chair

Roberto Hernandez-Alejandro, MD, FACS, FRCSC
University of Rochester Medical Center

Rochester, NY, USA

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Committee Chair

Nazia Selzner, MD, PhD
University of Toronto, Toronto General Hospital Toronto, ON, Canada

Finance Committee Chair

Mark Ghobrial, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS
Houston Methodist Hospital

Houston, TX USA

Membership and Communications Committee Chair

Bijan Eghtesad, MD
Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH, USA

Pathology Committee Chair 

Mina Komuta, MD, PhD
Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc, Université Catholique de Louvain

Brussels, Belgium

Pediatrics Committee Chair

Mureo Kasahara, MD
National Center for Child Health and Development

Tokyo, Japan

Radiology Committee Chair

Yu-Fan Cheng, MD
Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital

Kaohsiung City, Taiwan

Scholarship Committee Chair

Luc Van der Laan, MD
Erasmus MC-University Medical Center Rotterdam

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Vanguard Committee Chair

Albert Chan, MBBS, MS, FRCS, FCSHK, FHKAM, FACS
The University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong SAR China

Nominations for Council

As ILTS continues to evolve and grow, the Council requires high caliber members whose backgrounds, skills and experience match the ILTS mission and its current and future needs. Service on the ILTS council requires a considerable commitment of time and talent to advance the goals and objectives of the society. Nominations for ILTS Council are invited yearly in October / November. An announcement will be made in the ILTS newsletter.

There is one council seat available for 2021-2022. Applications opened on November 1, 2020 and closed on December 1, 2020.