About the Society

SIO Committees

If you are interested in getting involved in any of the below areas please email info@sio-central.org. 

Research Steering Committee 

This committee is responsible for collaborating with the Board and staff liaisons on key strategies, challenges, and needs in order to provide insight on existing and future SIO research priorities including research grants, registries, and clinical trials. The SIO Research Steering Committee oversees all SIO research priorities for the year, including oversight and delegation of any appropriate projects to the Clinical Trials Committee, Guidelines Committee, and the Publications Committee.

Committee Chair - Terence Gade, MD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania

Vice Chair - Rony Avritscher, MD
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Greg Nadolski, MD
University of Pennsylvania

Joe Erinjeri, MD, PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Julius Chapiro, MD
Yale University

Micheal Soulen, MD
University of Pennsylvania

Muneeb Ahmend, MD 

Board Liaison - Martijn Meijerink, MD

Publications Committee

This committee is responsible for collaborating with the Research Steering Committee and staff liaisons on key strategies and needs in order to provide insight on existing and future SIO publications. Specifically, the Publications Committee oversees all whitepapers authored by the SIO, manages case spotlights for publications in SIO publications, reviews guideline summaries annually, and oversees content on any SIO newsletters. Oversees any writing groups organized as a result of funding requests, unless otherwise directed by the Research Steering Committee. 
Committee Chair - Christos Georgiades, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University

Committee Vice Chair - Kenneth Kolbeck, MD, PhD
Dotter Interventional Institute

Alex Solomon, MD
John Hopkins University School of Medicine

Andrew R. Kolarich, MD
Johns Hopkins Hospital

Anish Ghodadra, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Christine Boone, MD, PhD
University of California San Diego

Ji Buethe, MD
Johns Hopkins Hospital

Juan Camacho, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Yilun Koeth, MD
Oregon Health & Science University
 
Board Liaison - Edward J. Kim, MD
Mount Sinai Health Systems

Membership Committee

The SIO Membership Committee is responsible for collaborating with committees, membership, Board and staff liaisons on key strategies, challenges, and needs in order to provide insight on membership recruitment, engagement and retention.

Committee Chair - Ronald Arellano, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Committee Vice Chair - Almamoon Justaniah, MD
King Faisal Specialist Hospital

Chad Davis, MD
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Dimitrios Filippiadis, MD, PhD
University General Hospital Attikon

Florian Fintelmann, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Mina Makary, MD
The Ohio State Medical

Board Liaison - Constantinos T. Sofocleous, MD, PhD, FSIR, FCIRSE
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Program Planning Committee

This subcommittee is responsible for developing the annual meeting scientific program and any pre-conference associated sessions, inclusive of international partnerships. The International Annual Meeting Committee additionally plans all social events in coordination with staff and provides critical input to the Corporate Relations Director for industry-sponsored events.

Program Chair - David Breen, MRCP, FRCR
University Hospitals Southampton

Scientific Chair - Dimitrios Filippiadis, MD, PhD
University General Hospital Attikon

Workshops Chair - Damian Dupuy, MD
Cape Cod Healthcare

IO Essentials Chair - Vijay Ramalingam, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Isabel Gala Newton, MD, PhD
VA San Diego Healthcare System and UCSD Health

Joseph Erinjeri, MD, PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Nicholas Fidelman, MD
University of California San Francisco

Robert Suh, MD
Ronald Regan UCLA Medical Center

Rony Avirtscher, MD
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Ex- Officio - Jack Jennings, MD, PhD
Washington University Saint Louis

Education Committee (New in 2021)

This committee is responsible for collaborating with the Board of Director and staff liaisons on key strategies and needs for current and future SIO year-round educational programming. This committee owns the development of live and enduring educational content through IO University and SIO Master Classes and any international programming collaborations.

Education Advisor - Sean Tutton, MD, FSIR
Medical College of Wisconsin

Committee Chair - Rob Suh, MD
Ronald Regan UCLA Medical Center

Committee Vice Chair - Karen Brown, MD
University of Utah

Ahmad Hashmi, MD
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Andrew J. Gunn, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Gina Landinez, MD
University of California San Francisco

Jonathan Kessler, MD
City of Hope Medical Group

Richard Marshall, MD
Louisiana State University

Salim Abboud, MD
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Sirish Kishore, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Vladimir Sheynzon, MD
New York Presbyterian Hospital

Yosef Golowa, MD
Montefiore Medical Center

Zachary Berman, MD
University of California San Diego

Board Liaison - Sarah White, MD, MS
Medical College of Wisconsin