Our LHI Team

Thelma King Thiel 

Founder, Chair

Malki Manukulasuriya

Co-founder, Secretary

Donna Thiel

Board Member

Kathleen Schwarz, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Board Member

Guanghao Tao

Board Member

David Pound, MD

Gastroenterologist 

Board Member

William Schaffner, MD

Professor of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Board Member

Michael Houghton
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2020, Prize motivation: "for the discovery of Hepatitis C virus."

Board Member

Stuart C. Gordon, MD

Gastroenterology, Transplant Hepatology

Board Member