September 19, 2021

Current Donors

A Special Thanks to Our Donors

We would like to thank and acknowledge those individuals who have made a personal contribution towards the Association for Academic Surgery Foundation. Your donations help the AASF provide surgical investigators with grants and fellowships, ensuring that surgical research will continue to thrive.

FOUNDATION DONORS – LIFETIME GIVING

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! EVERY GIFT HELPS TO ADVANCE SURGICAL CARE.

President’s Circle
$10,000 and above
(Lifetime Giving)

David Berger
Henri Ford
Lillian Kao
Scott LeMaire
C. Max Schmidt
Michael Zinner

Diamond Circle
$5,000-$9,999
(Lifetime Giving)

F. Charles Brunicardi
Herbert Chen
Justin Dimick
Caprice Greenberg
Jeffrey Matthews
David McFadden
David Soybel
Matthias Stelzner
Creighton Wright

Leadership Circle
$2,000-$4,999
(Lifetime Giving)

Dana Andersen
Charles Balch
Adam Berger
Eric Fonkalsrud
Scott Gallagher
Alden Harken
Melina Kibbe
Roger Kim
Tien C. Ko
Rosemary Kozar
Keith Lillemoe
Charles Marks
Kim Olthoff
Timothy Pawlik
Rebecca Sippel
Society of Asian Academic Surgeons (SAAS)
Wiley Souba
Seth Spector
Sandra Wong
George Yang
Brian Zuckerbraun

Platinum Level
$1,000-$1,999
(Lifetime Giving)

Richard Andrassy
Karl Bilimoria
David Blake
J. Perren Cobb
Mark Cohen
Arthur Cooper
Siobhan Corbett
Brian Davis
Philip Donahue
David Dunn
Neal Garrison
Atul Gawande
William Hardin
Mary Hawn
Joe Hines
Richard Hodin
James Holcraft
Eric Kimchi
Paul Kuo
Sean Mulvihill
John Najarian
Fiemu Nwariaku
Mayur Patel
Elizabeth Peralta
Roger Perry
Carla Pugh
Shawn Rangel
Carl Schulman
Julie Ann Sosa
James Suliburk
Ali Tavakkoli
Jennifer Tseng
Springer Verlag
Rebekah White


Gold Level
$500-$999 (Lifetime Giving)
Christopher Anderson
Faisal Bakaeen
R. Daniel Beauchamp
Richard Bell
Todd Brennan
Darrell Cass
Sebastiano Cassaro
Clifford Cho
Daniel Chu
Matthew Eagleton
Anne Fischer
Luke Funk
Ankush Gosain
Michael Grosso
Chip Helm
Kimberly Hendershot
Catherine Juillard
Muneera Kapadia
Eugene Kim
Timothy King

Kevin Lally
Jacob Langer
Clara Lee
Eugene Lee
Linda Li
Mike Liang
Carrie Lubitz
Joshua Mammen
Julie Margenthaler
Kazuhide Matsushima
Martin Matthew
Nipun Merchant
Rebecca Minter
Kevin Mollen
Chet Morrison
Gary Nackman
Don Nakayama
Valentine Nfonsam
Michael Nussbaum
Joan Palomaki
Susan Pitt

Hiram Polk
Matthew Porembka
Timothy Pritts
Joseph Raffetto

KMarie Reid
John Renz
Theresa Ruddy
Shawn Safford
Navdeep Samra
Carmen Solorzano
Kevin Staveley O’Carroll
Wolfgang Stehr
Tze Tan
Dana Telem
Thomas Wakefield
Tracy Wang
Andrew Warshaw
Michael Watkins


Silver Level
$250-$499 (Lifetime Giving)
Waddah Al-Refaie
Daniel Anaya
Sharon Bachman
David Bentrem
Karen Borman
BSC Management, Inc.
Karyn Butler
Nicholas Cavarocchi
Christy Chai
Elliot Chaikof
George Chang
Celia Chao
Amalia Cochran
Brian Daley
Akpofure Peter Ekeh
Jean Emond
Lillian Erdahl
Nikolai Fisken
T. Clark Gamblin
Sabha Ganai
Nicholas Gargiulo
Matthew Goldblatt
Ernest Gonzalez
Jayleen Grams
Jacob Greenberg
Weidun Guo
Adil Haider
Ai-Xuan Holterman
Jason Hoth
David Imagawa
Blair Jobe
Fernando Joglar
Saju Joseph
Tomohiro Kawamura
Rachel Kelz
Gregory Kennedy
Anthony Kim
Sanjay Krishnaswami
Janet Lee
John Lew
Fred Luchette
Troy Markel
Medo Mirza
Arden Morris
Joseph Phillips
Jose Pimiento
Henry Pitt
Scott Regenbogen
Taylor Riall
Juan Sanabria
Bradley Segura
Jesse Joshua Smith
Steven Stain
Sonia Sugg
Julia Tchou
Ramesh Tripathi
Konstantin Umanskiy
Jeffrey Upperman
Tang Wang
Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants
Randy Woods


Bronze Level
$100-$249 (Lifetime Giving)
Emmanuel Abara
Fizan Abdullah
Joel Adler
Suresh Agarwal
Rajesh Aggarwal
Daniel Albo
Adam Alder
Amal Alhefdhi
Peter Ambe
Christina Angeles
Ali Arjun
Shipra Arya
Vicki Ashley
Rebecca Auer
Sina Babazadeh
Richard Bafford
Naira Baregamian
Russell Berman
Juliane Bingener-Casy
Kirby Bland
BMJ Publishing Group
Laura Boomer
Kerem Bortecan
Kimberly Brown
Terry Buchmiller
Marko Bukur
Ernest Camp
Mike Chen
Lee Cheong
Priscilla Chiu
Callisia Clarke
Charles Cuono
Michael D’Angelica
Alan Dardik
Kim De La Cruz
Jorge De La Torre
Daniel Dempsey
Jeremy Deneve
Paul DiMusto
Matthew Eckert
David Efron
Obonoruma (Obos) Ekhaese
Dawn Elfenbein
Anietimfon Etiuma
Brendan Finnerty
Fergal Fleming
David Foley
Clarence Foster
Stephen Gale
Antonio Garzon
Amir Ghaferi
Steven Goldin
Jon Gould
Wendy Greene
Rachel Greenup
Erica Gross
Scott Gruber
John Hanks
Thomas Hayward
Peter Henke
Marion Henry
Scott Hollenback
Stefan Howbar
Catherine Hunter
Gretchen Purcell Jackson
Awad Jarrar
Howard Jen
Samir Johna
Adam Johnson
Anita Johnson
Christian Jones
Rayford Jones
Bellal Joseph
Jussuf Kaifi
Matthew Kalady
Dong Kim
Mio Kitano
Mary Klingensmith
Hiroko Kunitake
Robert Kurtz
Matthew Kutcher
Matthew Landman
Julie Lang
Max Langham
Victoria Lao
Jonathan Laryea
Brandyn Lau
Elise Lawson
Chung Lee
Jeffrey Lee
Steven Lee
Jason Lees
Stefan Leichtle
Shu Lin
David Machado-Aranda
Rebecca Maine
George Maish
Ajay Maker
Matthew Martin
Martin McCarter
Robert McIntyre
Andrew McKay
Stephen McKellar
James McLoughlin
Todd McMullen
Ashley Meagher
Marcovalerio Melis
William Mendez
Marissa and Carlos Mery
Mike Meyers
Daniela Molena
Michelle Molinari
Ernest Moore
Benjamin Mosher
Hari Nathan
Allison Nauta
Matthew Neal
Michael Norman
Benedict Nwomeh
Anthony Panos
Dominic Papandria
Purvi Parikh
Caroline Park
Erin Perrone
Roy Phitayakorn
Richard Prinz
Nancy Puzziferri
Faisal Qureshi
Javiera Qureshi
Chris Raeburn
Adonis Ramirez Cueller
Caroline Reinke
Frederick Rescorla
Robert Rhodes
Robert Ricca
Arthur Richardson
Jennifer Rickard
Rachel Rodriguez
Joel Rosenfeld
Robert Russell
Giovanni Salerno
Stephanie Savage
Barry Savits
Robert Sawin
David Schneider
Eric Schneider
Margaret Schwarze
Virginia Shaffer
Shimul Shah
Saad Shebrain
Arya Shipra
Abdullah Shuaib
Ann Smith
Richard Stahl
Ashley Stanley
Dimitrios Stefanidis
Susan Steinemann
Mamta Swaroop
Gale Tang
Lauren Tanner
Nicholas Tawa
Martin David Tilson
Ronald Tompkins
Barbara Trautner
Allan Tsung
Edith Tzeng
Gilbert Upchurch
George Van Buren
Catherine Velopulos
Sharon Weber
Sonlee West
Cassandra White
John White
Mark Wilson
John Windsor
Michael Yeh
Steven Yule
Syed Nabeel Zafar
Ben Zarzaur
George Zuidema
Jennifer Zyromski


Contributors
$25-$99 (Lifetime Giving)
Jihad Abbas
Daniel Abbott
Basheer Abdullahi
Ahmed Adam
Sasha Adams
Muhammad Aftab
Samuel Alaish
Paul Albini
Roxie Albrecht
Adam Alder
Alexander Allori
Ahmed Al-Mazrou
Laura Altom
Kwame Amankwah
Gary An
Leslie Anewenah
Anthony Antonacci
Amanda Arrington
Timothy Atuk
Joanne Baerg
Sigrid Bairdain
Samantha Baker
Abdul Bangura
Joseph Bardenheier
Carlton Barnett
Daniel Beckles
Filip Bednar
Danielle Bello
Regan Bergmark
Ramon Berguer
Allison Berndtson
James Betts
Letitia Bible
Stephan Bickler
Ellen Bishop
Reagan Bollig
Katie Bower
Matthew Bradley
Luke Brewster
Kristy Broman
Nelson Brook
Sarah Bryczkowski
Keely Buesing
William Burns
James Butler
Eric Campion
Evie Carchman
Denise Carneiro-Pla
Yvette Carter
Philip Chang
Ali Cheaito
Jennifer Choi
Wei Chong
Michael Coady
Kyle Cologne
Hannah Copeland
Chandler Cortina
John Curci
Joseph Cushieri
Omar Danner
Jonathan D’Cunha
Marc de Moya
Amory de Roulet
Paxton Dickson
Michael Dingeldein
Elijah Dixon
Christopher Dodgion
Maryanne Dokler
Laura Dominici
Molly Douglas
Frederick Drake
Sophie Dream
D Dries
Anahita Dua
Joseph Durham
Stephen Eaton
Fatima Elgammal
Sherif Emil
Justus Eze
Guiseppe Faggian
Grant Fankauser
Jeffrey Farma
Liane Feldman
Carlos Fernandez
Zhi Ven Fong
Leland Foshag
Douglas Fraser
Jhonny Fuentes
Terrence Fullum
Vivian Gahtan
Barbara Gaines
Oren Ganor
Ross Goldberg
Dominick Gomez-Leonarde
Michael Goodman
Lisa Gould
Nicole Goulet
James Goydos
Oscar Grandas
Darla Granger
Stephen Gray
Oscar Guevara
Naren Gupta
Niraj Gusani
Jinny Ha
Donald Harris
Joseph Hart
George Havelka
Alexander Hawkins
Elizabeth Hechenbleikner
Traci Hedrick
Carl Hinton
Vanessa Ho
Robert Hollis
Mark Holterman
John Horton
Eunice Huang
Jared Huston
Rosa Hwang
David Iannitti
Christopher Ibikunle
Romeo Ignacio
Angela Ingraham
Rodrigo Interiano
Pius Iribhogbe
Salisu Ismail
Kamal Itani
Eric Jelin
Fabian Johnston
Edward Jones
Jeffrey Jordan
Katie-Ann Joseph
Dandrea Joseph
Larry Kaiser
Mohammed Kalan
Michelle Kallis
Neelima Katragunta
Edward Kelly
Jeffrey Kerby
Caroline Kettering
Cathleen Khandelwal
Kathleen Kieran
Mark Kligman
Chelsea Knotts
Zorbas Konstantinos
Seth Krantz
Afif Kulaylat
Shaun Kunisaki
Lindsay Kuo
Amanda Laird
John Langell
Robert Larson
James Lee
Timothy Lee
Giavonni Lewis
Aijun Li
Michael Lim
Brenessa Lindeman
Katherine Liu
Tyler Loftus
Daniel Lollar
Gwen Lomberk
Kristin Long
Peter Lopez
Stephen Lu
Herman Luke
Stephanie Lumpkin
Daphne Ly
Melanie Lynch
Richard Lynn
Roy Madhuchhanda
Felipe Maegawa
Melinda Maggard-Gibbons
Eric Mardestein
Jeffrey Marks
Abigail Martin
Rony Marwan
Zachary Matthay
Sabaretnam Mayilvaganan
Marta McCrum
Ryan McEnaney
Sophia McKinley
Catherine McKnight
Robert Meguid
Jonathan Meizoso
Ryan Merkow
Jacob Moalem
Somala Mohammad
Ali Mokdad
Stacy Moore-Olufemi
Melanie Morris
Alan Murdock
Jonathan Myers
Mayur Narayan
Brook Nelson
Guiseppe Nigri
Vanessa Nomellini
Michael O’Mara
Ahmad Othman
Tolulope Oyetunji
Barnard Palmer
Jiwon Park
Purvi Patel
Emily Paulson
Mark Pedersen
Gerson Pereira Jr
Carrie Peterson
Antonello Pileggi
Stephanie Polites
Elizabeth Pontarelli
John Porterfield
Benjamin Powers
King Powers
Jason Prescott
Aiste Pupine
Ricardo Quarrie
Alia Qureshi
Adriana Ramirez
Reese Randle
Richard Redett
Chantal Reyna
C.E. Gene Ridenhour
Luz Rodriguez
Selwyn Rogers
J. Bart Rose
Matthew Rosengart
Luke Rothermel
James Rucinski
Robert Rush
Tania Saba
Ulka Sachdev
Bethany Sacks
David Sahar
Reza Saidi
Joseph Sakran
Sanjay Samy
Juan Santamaria
Sohail Sareh
Bedadrata Sarkar
Tamara Saunders
Kate Savoie
Mark Sawyer
Joseph Scalea
John Scarborough
Roderich Schwarz
Matthew Schuchert
Roderich Schwarz
Alexander Schwed
Rebecca Scully
Carolyn Seib
Federico Serrot
Keri Seymour
Mohammad Shaikh
Jyotirmay Sharma
Rita Shelby
Forest Sheppard
Lawrence Andrew Shirley
Jeffrey Shupp
Ziad Sifri
Douglas Smink
Michael Smith
Mark Smithers
Naveenraj Solomon
M. Chance Spalding
J.A. St. Cyr
Stanislaw Stawicki
Jennifer Steiman
Jill Streams
Jonah Stulberg
Kumiko Tatsuda
Kathryn Tchorz
Krista Terracina
Michael Tirabassi
Thomas Tracy
Camilo Trujillo
Peter Tsai
Charles Tuggle
Isaiah Turnbull
Alexandra Turner
Kate Twelker
Ajay Upadhyay
Julie Valenzuela
Timothy Van Natta
Wesley Vanderlan
Eric Velazquez
Diego Vicente
Deepak Vikraman
Sarah Walker
Benny Weksler
Alex Westerband
Tamarah Westmoreland
Matthew Wheeler
Lee Wilke
Emily Winslow
Andrew Wisneski
Joshua Wolf
Curtis Wray
Ava Yap
Whitney Young
Amira Zayed
Wei Zhou
Konstantinos Zorbas


To make a donation today, visit www.aasfoundation.org. For inquiries regarding this list, please contact our Executive Director, Jenay Root, at [email protected] or at 310-437-1606, ext 161.

Thank you again for your support!

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