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Conference Planner Disclosure Summary

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In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, and those of the ATS Policy on Management of Conflict of Interest in Official ATS Documents, Projects and Conferences, ATS Policy Governing Relationships Between the Tobacco Industry, ATS Members, and Non-Members Who Participate in ATS Activities, and ATS Policy on Professionalism and Ethical Conduct chairs, moderators, presenters and official planners of the International Conference are required to disclose to ATS any potential conflicts of interest (COI) held by them or their spouse/life partner relevant to their presentation(s) or conference role, including all professional or other financial involvement with tobacco or e-cigarette entities, all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests, and all other relationships that could be perceived as influencing their participation.

For the 2021 ATS International Conference, this disclosure information for all individuals in control of content was requested and received by ATS in advance of the Conference, reviewed by appropriate ATS reviewers, and session chairs and others in positions of authority were instructed to manage (resolve) identified faculty conflicts according to procedures overseen by the ATS Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee.

The following members of the International Conference Committee have disclosed the following financial relationships with commercial interests:

Pat Camp, PT, PhD
Research Support: Agartee Limited, Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Jed A. Gorden, MD
Speaker/Faculty (non-promotional): AstraZeneca

Brian B. Graham, MD
Expert Testimony:  Goodwin Proctor LLP
Research Support: NIH

Robert L. Keith, MD
Speaker/Faculty (non-promotional): 
Boehringer Ingelheim
Advisory Committee: Johnson & Johnson

Jennifer L. Taylor-Cousar, MD
Advisory Committee: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Proteostatis, Vertex
Consultant: 4DMT, Celtaxys, Santhera
Research Support: Bayer, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Celtaxys , Proteostatis, Vertex
Speaker/Faculty (non-promotional): Gilead, Celtaxys, Vertex

The following members of the International Conference Committee have disclosed no financial relationships with commercial interests:

Kristina L. Bailey, MD
Felicity Blackstock, PhD
Jessica Bon, MD
Debra M. Boyer, MD
Nina Elise Bracken, MSN
Emily Brigham, MD
Jeanine M. D'Armiento, MD, PhD
Annette M. Esper, MD

Elena A. Goncharova, PhD
Chadi A. Hage, MD
Andrew J. Halayko, PhD
Blanca E. Himes, PhD
Fernando Holguin, MD
C. Terri Lee Hough, MD
Camilla M Hoyos, PhD
Terri A. Laguna, MD
Lea Ann Matura, PhD, RN

Payam Nahid, MD
Minal R. Patel, PhD
Valerie Gabriella Press, MD
Paul D. Robinson, MD, PhD
Neomi A. Shah, PhD
Cindy Thamrin, PhD
Christopher M. Waters, PhD
Jason C. Woods, PhD

The following members of the Education Committee have disclosed the following financial relationships with commercial interests:

Gerene S. Bauldoff
Royalties, licensing fees, or other sales proceeds: Pearson Education

Colleen L. Channick
Consultant (Spouse): Actelion, United Therapeutics

Joshua L. Denson
Advisory Committee:  AstraZeneca
Speaker/faculty (non-promotional): GlaxoSmithKline:

Charles C. Hardin
Research Support: AstraZeneca, Bayer

Tristan J. Huie
Research Support: Boehringer Ingelheim, Promedior
Speaker/faculty (non-promotional):  ACCP

Jakob I. McSparron
Consultant (Spouse): Apollo Endosurgery, Boston Scientific, Microtech

Scott S. Oh
Consultant: Boston Scientific

Krishna M. Sundar
Ownership or investment interests (includes stock): Hypnoscure LLC
Advisory Committee: Merck Inc.
Research Support: Merck Inc., Resmed Inc., Respironics Inc.
                                 
Laren Tan
Advisory Committee: AstraZeneca, Boston Scientific, GlaxoSmithKline, Regeneron
Speaker/faculty (Promotional): Boehringer Ingelheim, Sanofi Genzyme

The following members of the International Conference Committee have disclosed no financial relationships with commercial interests:

Shozab Ahmed
Lara Bishay
Josalyn L. Cho
Basak Coruh
Jane C. Deng
Katherine A. Dudley
Fei Jamie Dy
Garth W. Garrison

Jane E. Gross
Robin L. Gross
Margaret M. Hayes
Shazia M. Jamil
Diana Kelm
Hrishikesh S. Kulkarni
Carmen Leon Astudillo
Melissa Lipford
Michael McCown
Erin Riley A. Narewski
Caroline Okorie
Shirin Shafazand
Majid Shafiq
Tisha S. Wang
Michelle R. Zeidler

The following members of the ATS Education Department Staff have disclosed no financial relationships with commercial interests:

Eileen Larsson
Suzette Machado, MPA, CHCP