Research Council

Research Council
  • Encourage the interest and development of basic science, translational and clinical research investigators and provide forums for education, collaboration and dissemination of advancements in research.
  • Oversee SVS and SVS Foundation basic science, translational and clinical research activities.
  • Liaison with NHLBI, FDA, CMS, AHRQ, PCORI and other government agencies involved in vascular research.
  • Liaison for SVS Foundation research career development awards programs.
  • Liaison with industry regarding research initiatives of SVS.
  • Coordinate and oversee activities of reporting committees and ad-hoc work groups.
Committee Members

Edith Tzeng - Chair
Adam W. Beck
Luke P. Brewster
Matthew Corriere
John A. Curci
Matthew J. Eagleton
Katherine A. Gallagher
Raul J. Guzman
Peter K. Henke
Brian G. Rubin
Andres Schanzer
Sherene Shalhub
Gilbert R. Upchurch
Grace J. Wang


Basic and Translational Research Committee
  • Manage SVS Foundation research awards program.
  • Manage annual Vascular Research Initiatives Conference and Vascular Annual Meeting research activities.
Committee Members

Luke P. Brewster - Chair
Jayer Chung
Scott Damrauer
Sean J. English
Katherine A. Gallagher
Caitlin W. Hicks
Karen J. Ho
Jason N. MacTaggart
Ryan M. McEnaney
Firas F. Mussa
Nicholas H. Osborne
Elsie Ross
Ulka Sachdev
Kevin Southerland
Bryan W. Tillman
Shirling Tsai
Areck Ucuzian
Dai Yamanouchi


Clinical Research Committee
  • Develop and oversee activities that advance clinical research opportunities for SVS members.
  • Encourage interest in clinical investigation and help young vascular surgeon-scientists with research proposals that address critical areas of importance to the Society.
Committee Members

Matthew Corriere - Chair
Faisal Aziz 
Mohammad H. Eslami
Elizabeth Genovese
Nathan Liang
Mahmoud B. Malas
Matthew T. Menard
Anantha K. Ramanathan
Jessica Simons
Brant Ullery
Michael J. Verta
Wei Zhou