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COMMITTEES


EDUCATION COMMITTEE

The Education Committee is responsible for reviewing abstracts and selecting those to be presented at Annual Meetings, monitoring the Constitution and Bylaws for needed amendments as circumstances dictate, being available to the Board for drafting of changes to the Bylaw the Board deems advisable, and presenting the Board with an annual assessment of the Constitution and Bylaws. The current members are:

Patrick Campbell - Chair
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital - Memphis, TN USA
Term of Office: 2017 – 2019

Itziar Astigarraga
Pediatric Service Hospital Universitario Cruces - Barakaldo, Spain
Term of Office: 2018 – 2020

Michael Henry
Phoenix Children's Hospital - Phoenix, AZ USA
Term of Office: 2019 – 2021

Melissa Hines
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Memphis, TN USA
Term of Office: 2019 - 2021 

Vassilios Papadakis
Aghia Sofia Children's Hospital - Athens, Greece
Term of Office: 2019 - 2021 

Elena Sieni
Meyer University Children’s Hospital - Florence, Italy
Term of Office: 2019 - 2021

Julie Talano
Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI USA
Term of Office: 2018 - 2020 


SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

The Scientific Committee is responsible for reviewing proposals for research and related activities according to guidelines developed by the Board and making recommendations to the Board, and presenting the Board with annual reports and plans concerning the Society’s research activities. This Committee also reviews the applications submitted through the Histiocytosis Association's annual research funding program. The current members are:

Ed Behrens - Chair
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA USA
Term of Office: 2018 - 2020

Rikhia Chakraborty

Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers - Houston, TX USA
Term of Office: 2018 - 2020

Benjamin Durham
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center - New York, NY USA
Term of Office: 2019 - 2021

Jean-Francois Emile
Versailles University, Paris-Saclay University - Paris, France
Term of Office: 2019 - 2021 

Julien Haroche
Groupe Hospitalier Pitie-Salpetriere - Boulogne, France
Term of Office: 2019 - 2021

Michelle Hermiston
University of California, San Francisco - San Francisco, CA USA
Term of Office: 2019 - 2021 

Caroline Hutter
Children's Cancer Research Institute - Vienna, Austria
Term of Office: 2019 - 2021

Jennifer Picarsic
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC - Pittsburgh, PA USA
Term of Office: 2019 - 2021

Astrid van Halteren
Willem Alexander Children's Hospital / Leiden University Medical Center - Leiden, Netherlands
Term of Office: 2018 - 2020

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