Board of Directors

Respiratory Health Association has both a governing Board of Directors and an Associate Board. The Board of Directors meets four times each year with Executive Committee meetings held on alternative months. For more information about serving as an RHA director, please email Adrienne Hiegel, Senior Director of Operations at [email protected].

Board leadership and a full list of directors are provided below. *Denotes service on the board’s Executive Committee.

Board Officers

Board Chair: *Monique Howard
Chair Elect: *Daniel Lavin, Pekron Consulting, Inc.
Vice Chair: To Be Determined
Secretary: *Cathy Catrambone, PhD, RN, Rush University College of Nursing 
Treasurer: *Christopher O’Hara, CIBC
Past Board Chair: *Steven Victor, Development Specialists, Inc.


Janice Block Fabio Lievano, MD
Sonal Chandler, MIT, PMP, CSM
*Anthony M. Marinelli, MD
West Suburban Hospital
*Douglas A. Graham, Esq.
Richard Negrin
*Cynthia Gronkiewicz, RN, MS, APN, AE-C
Suburban Lung Associates
Joanne Nemerovski
Compass Real Estate
*Diana P. Hackbarth, PhD, RN
Loyola University of Medical Center
Jeff Philips
Brandon Ham
Weiss-Ham Capital
*Thomas Pluss
Lockton Companies, LLC
Thomas A. Hensing, MD, FCCP
NorthShore University HealthSystem,
Evanston Hospital
Jason Pyrz, Esq., PMP
Mayer Brown LLP
Eva Hernandez, MSN
Healthcare Alternative Systems
Paul Ramey
Drexwood Partners, LLC
*Douglas Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP
University of Chicago
Jennifer Ryan, PT, DPT, MS, CCS
Rush University Medical Center
*H. Ari Jaffe, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago Abel Sanchez
*Ravi Kalhan, MD, MS
Northwestern University Feinberg of School of Medicine
Kathleen Hart Solovy
Adam Kamp
Echo Global Logistics
Hariharan Subramanian
NanoCytomics LLC, Briteseed, LLC
Jerry Krishnan, MD, PhD
University of IL – Chicago
*Janet Williams
American Medical Association
*Barry Levenstam, Esq.
Jenner & Block LLP
*David B. Yelin, Esq.
Duane Morris, LLP