The team at AASLD is committed to bringing our members the best experiences an association can offer. We strive to make sure that every educational opportunity keeps our members on the forefront of scientific achievements.

Leadership Team

Matthew D’Uva, FASAE, CAE
Chief Executive Officer

AASLD Foundation and Patient Engagement

Julie Deal
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Executive Director, AASLD Foundation

Julia Merrill CAE, – Director, Grants and Programs

Michael Providence CAE, – Sr. Manager, Patient Engagement

Rayanna Roxas– Coordinator, Development

Victoria Wyma – Manager, Grant Programs and Research Awards

Education and professional Development

Colin Syphax
Vice President

Anne Wrobel – Manager, Education


Jessica Curtis
Vice President

Heather Cooney – Sr. Manager, Exhibits and Sponsorships

Melissa Morrison – Director, Meetings

Lisa Patterson  Manager, Registration and Housing

Lynn Tangorra – Manager, Meetings

Finance and Administration

Mukarab Islam, CPA
Vice President

Luz Agustin – Assistant Controller

Aaron Batla, CPA – Accountant

Charnese Bethea – Junior Accountant

Haroon Farooq – Coordinator, Administration and Facilities

Marketing and Communications

Caroline Laurin
Vice President

Elise Bender – Senior Manager, Marketing

Joseph Ersek – Director, Digital Operations

Camille Sanders, CAE, PCM  Director, Membership & Marketing

Tazeen Shirazi – Manager, Data Integrity and Analysis

Noor Varjabedian – Manager, Social Media and Marketing

Megan Watson – Manager, Membership

People and Strategy

Marjorie Bynum, CAE
Chief of Staff

Akuender Dot – Director, Member Communities

Andrea Giovannucci  Director, Engagement

Tracie Irvan  Executive Assistant

Crystal Jones – Director, Human Resources

Patricia Marshall – Coordinator, Member Communities

Publications and Practice Resources

Elizabeth Durzy
Vice President

Audrey Davis-Owino – Sr. Director, Clinical Guidelines and Quality

Ann Haran – Director, Publications

Bianca Hughes – Editorial Assistant

Kristen Johnson – Medical Illustrator

Erica Lowe – Editorial Assistant

Emili Malatesta – Manager, Publications

Kareytis Martinez – Sr. Manager, Publications

Lynee Sanders – Manager, Practice Guidelines

Cherelle Wells – Editorial Assistant