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 Committee Chairperson
Erin Grady, MD,CCD,FACNM,FSNMMI Vice-Chairperson
Cathy Sue Cutler, PhD, FSNMMI Board Liaison
Twyla B. Bartel, DO, FACNM, FSNMMI Committee Member
KG Bennet, MD, FACNM Committee Member
Dmitry D. Beyder, MPA, CNMT 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
Munir Ghesani, MD, FACNM, FSNMMI Committee Member
Bennett S. Greenspan, MD,FACNM,FACR,FSNMMI Committee Member
Lyndsi M. Hay, MS, CNMT, RT(N) Committee Member
Pedram Heidari, MD Committee Member
Adam L. Kesner, PhD Committee Member
Steven M. Larson, MD, FACNM Committee Member
Serge K. Lyashchenko, PharmD Committee Member
Sonia Mahajan, MD Committee Member
Domnique Newallo, MD, RT (R) (CT) Committee Member
Cybil J. Nielsen, MBA, CNMT, FSNMMI-TS Committee Member
Cybil J. Nielsen, MBA, CNMT, FSNMMI-TS Committee Member
Justin G. Peacock, MD, PhD Committee Member
Lynne T. Roy, MBA, CNMT, FSNMMI-TS Committee Member
Victor Seghers, MD, PhD Committee Member
Holly K. Thompson, MD Committee Member
Henry F. VanBrocklin, PhD, FSNMMI Committee Member
Angela Weiler, MHA,CNMT, RT(N), PET Committee Member
Christina M. Arenas, JD, MPH Liaison
Julia Bellinger, MPP Liaison
Anna Marie Harrison Liaison