Committees

A large part of our success is a direct result of the incredible work of our committees. If you are interested in learning more about our various committees or participating on a committee, please email info@sbur.org.

Abstracts and Travel Award Selection (ATAS) Committee

Description and Standard Operating Procedures

  • Li Xin, PhD (Chair)
  • Praveen Thumbikat, PhD
  • Hung-Ming Lam, PhD
  • Tanya Stoyanova, PhD
  • Sean Li, PhD
  • Laura Lamb, PhD
  • Ping Mu, PhD
  • Hannelore Heemers, PhD
  • Will Ricke, PhD

Advocacy Committee (Ad Hoc)

Description and Standard Operating Procedures

  • Magda Grabowska, PhD (Chair)
  • Simon Hayward, PhD
  • Travis Jerde, PhD
  • Steve Kregel, PhD (Trainee member-postdoc)
  • Maria Mudryj, PhD
  • Anna Woloszynska, PhD

AUA Research Council Representatives

Description and Standard Operating Procedures

  • Haojie Huang, PhD(2021-2022 President)
  • Will Ricke, PhD (2021- 2023 Vice President)
  • Susan Kasper, PhD (2021-2023 Past President)

Awards Committee (Ad Hoc)

Description and Standard Operating Procedures

  • JT Hsieh, PhD – Chair
  • Veronica Rodriguez-Bravo
  • Houjian Cai PhD
  • Margot Damaser, PhD
  • James Brooks, MD
  • Timothy Ratliff, PhD
  • Susan Kasper, PhD

By-Laws Committee

Description and Standard Operating Procedures

  • Christina Jamison, PhD (Chair)
  • Laura Pascal, PhD
  • Haojie Huang, PhD (EC Member)
  • Moray Campbell, PhD
  • Isaac Yi Kim, PhD
  • Stephen R Plymate, PhD

Diversity and Inclusion Committee (ad hoc, new 2021)

  • Shafiq A. Khan, PhD (Chair)

Endowment Committee (Ad hoc, new 2021)

  • Gail Prins, PhD (Chair)
  • Peter Clark, MD
  • Natasha Kyprianou, PhD
  • Shafiq Khan, PhD
  • Jer-Tsong (JT) Hsieh, PhD
  • James Mohler, PhD

2021 Fall Meeting Organizing Committee

Description and Standard Operating Procedures

  • Larisa Nonn, PhD (2022 Co-Chair)
  • Shawn Lupold, PhD (2022 Co-Chair)
  • Jindan Yu, PhD (2020 Chair, Advisor )
  • Haojie Huang, PhD (ex officio, President)
  • Susan Kasper, PhD (ex officio, Past President)
  • Li Xin, PhD
  • Margot Damaser, PhD
  • Nathan R. Tykocki, PhD
  • Joann B. Powell, PhD
  • Leah Cook, PhD

Finance Committee

Description and Standard Operating Procedures

  • Benyi Li, MD, PhD (Chair) Treasurer
  • Will Ricke PhD, Vice-President
  • Conor Lynch, PhD
  • Trinity J. Bivalacqua, MD, PhD

Mission Urosciences Committee

Description and Standard Operating Procedures

  • Timothy L. Ratliff, PHD (Chair)
  • Susan Kasper, PhD (Immediate Past President)

Industry Relations/Fundraising Committee (Ad Hoc)

Description and Standard Operating Procedures

  • Li Xin, PhD ( 2023 Fall Meeting Chair)
  • John Lee, MD
  • Zongbing You, PhD
  • Omar Mian, PhD

Media/Website Committee (Ad Hoc)

Description and Standard Operating Procedures

  • Bethany Kerr (Chair)

Membership Committee

Description and Standard Operating Procedures

  • Andrew Goldstein, PhD (Chair)
  • Douglas Strand, PhD (EC Member)
  • Shafiq Khan, PhD
  • Nate Brennen, PhD
  • Yuanyuan Zhang, MD, PhD
  • Madhuri Koti, PhD
  • Paula Hurley, PhD
  • Bethany Kerr, PhD
  • Petra Popovics, PhD

Nominating Committee

Description and Standard Operating Procedures

  • Susan Kasper, PhD, Past President (Chair)
  • Mehdi Mollapour, PhD
  • Saleem Bhat, PhD
  • David S. Rickman, PhD
  • Josep Domingo-Domenech, MD, PhD
  • ShuYuan Yeh, PhD

Program Committee – Spring 2021 Meeting

Description and Standard Operating Procedures

  • Will Ricke, PhD (Chair)
  • Susan Kasper, PhD (2022 Immediate Past President)
  • Bernadette Zwaans, PhD
  • Hannelore Heemers, PhD

Trainee Affairs Committee (Ad Hoc)

Description and Standard Operating Procedures

  • Tanya Stoyanova, PhD (2022 Chair)
  • John K. Lee, PhD (2023 Chair)

Publications Committee

  • Natasha Kyprianou, Phd (Chair 2022)
  • Isaac Kim, PhD
  • Scott Dehm, PhD
  • Aria Olumi, PhD
  • Amina Zoubeidi, PhD
  • Hansen He, PhD
  • Tanya Stoyanova, PhD
  • Marc Cox, PhD
  • John Sfakianos, PhD
  • Yan Dong, PhD
  • Mehdi Mollapour, PhD
  • Lorelei Mucci, PhD
  • Petros Grivas, PhD
  • Sean X. Li, PhD
  • Timothy McDonnell, PhD
  • Emmanuel Antonarakis, PhD
  • Toby Chai, PhD