AGA Leadership

AGA Institute Governing Board

The AGA Institute Governing Board guides the organization in implementing its strategic plan. Get to know our 2020-2021 board members.

President

M. Bishr Omary, MD, PhD, AGAF

M. Bishr Omary, MD, PhD, AGAF
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, New Jersey

M. Bishr Omary, MD, PhD, AGAF

President-Elect

John M. Inadomi, MD, AGAF

John M. Inadomi, MD, AGAF
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, Washington

John M. Inadomi, MD, AGAF

Vice President

John M. Carethers, MD, AGAF

John M. Carethers, MD, AGAF
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, Michigan

John M. Carethers, MD, AGAF

Secretary/Treasurer

Lawrence S. Kim, MD, AGAF
Lawrence S. Kim, MD, AGAF South Denver Gastroenterology, P.C. Littleton, Colorado
Lawrence S. Kim, MD, AGAF

Past President

Hashem B. El-Serag, MD, MPH, AGAF
Hashem B. El-Serag, MD, MPH, AGAF

At-Large Councillor

Maria T. Abreu, MD, AGAF
Maria T. Abreu, MD, AGAF University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Miami, Florida
Maria T. Abreu, MD, AGAF

At-Large Councillor for Development and Growth

Michael L. Kochman, MD, AGAF
Michael L. Kochman, MD, AGAF University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Michael L. Kochman, MD, AGAF

Basic Research Councillor

Nicholas O. Davidson, MD, DSc, AGAF
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri

Clinical Research Councillor

Lin Chang, MD, AGAF
Lin Chang, MD, AGAF University of California, Los Angeles
Lin Chang, MD, AGAF

Practice Councillor

Peter S. Margolis, MD, AGAF
Peter S. Margolis, MD, AGAF University Gastroenterology Providence, Rhode Island
Peter S. Margolis, MD, AGAF

Practice Councillor

Michael L. Weinstein, MD, AGAF
Capital Digestive Care, LLC
Chevy Chase, Maryland

Education & Training Councillor

David A. Katzka, MD
David A. Katzka, MD Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota
David A. Katzka, MD

AGA Research Foundation Chair

Robert S. Sandler, MD, MPH, AGAF
Robert S. Sandler, MD, MPH, AGAF University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Robert S. Sandler, MD, MPH, AGAF
2019 Hashem B. El-Serag
2018 David A. Lieberman
2017 Sheila E. Crowe
2016 Timothy C. Wang
2015 Michael Camilleri
2014 John I. Allen
2013 Anil K. Rustgi
2012 Loren Laine
2011 C. Richard Boland
2010 Ian L. Taylor
2009 Gail A. Hecht
2008 Robert S. Sandler
2007 Nicholas F. LaRusso
2006 Mark Donowitz
2005 David A. Peura
2004 Emmet B. Keeffe
2003 Daniel K. Podolsky
2002 Martin Brotman
2001 Jon I. Isenberg
2000 Thomas A. Brasitus
1999 Ralph A. Giannella
1998 Donald O. Castell
1997 Phillip P. Toskes
1996 Tadataka Yamada
1995 James W. Freston
1994 John H. Walsh
1993 Don W. Powell
1992 Walter J. Hogan
1991 Sidney Cohen
1990 David H. Alpers
1989 Eugene D. Jacobson
1988 Robert M. Glickman
1987 John M. Dietschy
1986 Douglas B. McGill
1985 Jerry S. Trier
1984 Norton J. Greenberger
1983 Thomas R. Hendrix
1982 John T. Farrar
1981 Malcolm P. Tyor
1980 Frank P. Brooks
1979 Robert M. Donaldson, Jr.
1978 William Silen
1977 John A. Benson, Jr.
1976 Marvin H. Sleisenger
1975 Fred Kern, Jr.
1974 Kurt J. Isselbacher
1973 Albert I. Mendeloff
1972 Henry D. Janowitz
1971 Nicholas C. Hightower
1970 James A. Clifton
1969 Stewart G. Wolf
1968 Thomas C. Chalmers
1967 Morton I. Grossman
1966 Wade Volwiler
1965 Joseph B. Kirsner
1964 Charles F. Code
1963 Thomas P. Almy
1962 G. Gordon McHardy
1961 Franz J. Ingelfinger
1960 Hugh R. Butt
1959 H. Marvin Pollard
1958 Clifford J. Barborka
1957 Mandred W. Comfort
1956 S. Allen Wilkinson
1955 Robert Elman
1954 Dwight L. Wilbur
1953 Julian M. Ruffin
1952 A.M. Snell
1951 T. Brier Miller
1950 John G. Mateer
1949 J. Arnold Bargen
1948 Albert F.R. Anderson
1947 Henry L. Bockus
1946 Walter L. Palmer
1945 A.H. Aaron
1944 A.H. Aaron
1943 Sara M. Jordon
1942 Sara M. Jordon
1941 Russel S. Boles
1940 Andrew C. Ivy
1939 Irvin Abell
1938 Ernest H. Gaither
1937 Chester M. Jones
1936 Ralph C. Brown
1935 Howard F. Shattuck
1934 B.B. Vincent Lyons
1933 John Bryant
1932 Burrill B. Crohn
1931 Clement R. Jones
1930 Ludwig Kast
1929 Frank Smithies
1928 Walter C. Alvarez
1927 George M. Piersol
1926 Franklin W. White
1925 Charles G. Lucas
1924 A.F. Chace
1923 David Riesman
1923 R.W. Mills, MD (died in office)
1922 G.B. Eusterman
1921 A.A. Jones
1920 Joseph Sailer
1919 T.R. Brown
1918 W.A. Bastedo
1917 J.A. Lichty
1916 W.G. Morgan
1915 C.G. Stockton
1914 W.C. Bloodgood
1913 J. Kaufmann
1912 J. Kaufmann
1911 W.B. Cannon
1910 W.B. Cannon
1909 J. Friedenwald
1908 J. Friedenwald
1907 J.P. Sawyer
1906 H.W. Bettman
1905 H.W. Bettman
1904 S.J. Meltzer
1903 S.J. Meltzer
1902 J.C. Hemmeter
1901 J.C. Hemmeter
1900 Max Einhorn
1899 Max Einhorn
1898 D.D. Stewart
1897 C.G. Stockton