Mario Sims*
Alain Bertoni 
Yuan-I (Nancy) Min 
Paul Muntner 

Brenda Campbell-Jenkins
Roland Thorpe
Juanita Graham
Robert Mentz
Emily O’Brien 
Marwah Abdalla 
Bessie Young 
Leslie Lange
Ken Butler
Emelia Benjamin
Sameera Talegawkar
Robert Newton
Laura Raffield
Alex Reiner
Lisa Barnes
Elisa Torres
Jennifer Manly
Liviu Klein
Marilyn Fraser
Carla Boutin-Foster



Erica Turner

Pam Moore

Crystal Butler Williams

NHLBI Representative

Cashell Jaquish
Sharon Smith

The Publications and Presentations Subcommittee (PPS) is responsible for:

  • Developing, disseminating, and enforcing policies for proposing and preparing manuscripts; establishing authorship and reinforcing responsibilities of authorship; monitoring progress of manuscripts in preparation; and use of data in abstracts, presentations, and publications. 
  • Assisting in the maintenance of the publications data base of the Coordinating Center.
  • Recommending to the Steering Committee ideas and priorities for publications and presentations.
  • Reviewing, recommending modifications as needed, and considering for approval all abstracts, presentations, manuscripts, and other data analyses emanating from the study.



Meeting Schedule Time   Meetings scheduled on the first and third Tuesday of the month and as needed for expedited reviews of abstracts and presentations for conference submission deadlines.