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Board of directors 


Christopher K. Zarins, MD

Chidester Professor of Surgery Emeritus Stanford School of Medicine

­­Chief of Vascular Surgery Emeritus Stanford University Medical Center

Stanford, California


President & Treasurer

Bertram Zarins, MD

Augustus Thorndike Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Chief of Sports Medicine Service Emeritus, Massachusetts General Hospital

Vice President in Latvia

Dainis Krievins, MD, PhD

Professor of Vascular Surgery, University of Latvia

Director, Institute of Science Stradins University Hospital, Riga, Latvia

Vice President in USA

Aleksandrs Kalnins, MD, MBA

Assistant Professor Neuroradiology

Director of Neurovascular Imaging, University of Chicago Hospitals Pritzker School of Medicine


Christopher A. Zarins, BME 

Senior Engineer at Abiomed, Inc., a medical device technology company

Washington University in St. Louis with a degree in biomedical engineering


Janis Tupesis, MD, FACEP, FAAEM 

Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of  Medicine and Public Health

Global Health Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison

          *Committee member

Ieva Znotiņa, MD

Urology resident, Riga East Clinical University Hospital, Latvia

Executive Director and Administrator

Kamena Kaidaka, MD

co-Chairperson of the Association “Latvijas Ordeņu brālība”

Latvian Medical and Dental Association (LĀZA) Administrator in Latvia

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