Committee on ACNM/SNMMI Joint Govt. Relations

Committee Charges

The Government Relations Committee is charged with reviewing federal regulations and legislation affecting the nuclear medicine community.  To that end, it deals with the following federal agencies:

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Department of Energy (DOE)
Department of Transportation (DOT)
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

To accomplish its goals of serving as a sounding board for policy decisions, the Committee works to establish good communication and alliances with industry partners and other professional organizations associated with nuclear medicine. This includes, but is not limited to, CORAR, ACR, AMI, ASNC, and NEI.

Committee Members

Cathy Sue Cutler, PhD, FSNMMI Chairperson
Erin Grady, MD, CCD, FACNM Vice-Chairperson
Richard L. Wahl, MD, FACNM Ex-Officio Member
Twyla B. Bartel, DO, FACNM, FSNMMI Committee Member
KG Bennet, MD, FACNM Committee Member
David W. Dick, PhD Committee Member
Gary L. Dillehay, MD,FACNM,FACR,FSNMMI Committee Member
Mehdi Djekidel, MD Committee Member
Kevin J. Donohoe, MD Committee Member
Benjamin L. Franc, MD, MBA, FACNM Committee Member
Noble George, MD Committee Member
Munir Ghesani, MD, FACNM, FACR Committee Member
Bennett S. Greenspan, MD,FACNM,FACR,FSNMMI Committee Member
Pedram Heidari, MD Committee Member
Adam L. Kesner, PhD Committee Member
Sonia Mahajan, MD Committee Member
Ashley Elizabeth Mishoe, PharmD Committee Member
Domnique Newallo, MD, RT (R) (CT) Committee Member
Tricia L. Peters, BS, CNMT, PET,RT(CT) Committee Member
Lynne T. Roy, MBA, CNMT, FSNMMI-TS Committee Member
Victor Seghers, MD, PhD Committee Member
Ying Tang, PhD Committee Member
Ruth Tesar, CNMT Committee Member
Holly K. Thompson, MD Committee Member
Henry F. VanBrocklin, PhD, FSNMMI Committee Member