Board of Directors and Officers

A distinguished panel of respected leaders in academia, voluntary health, professional societies, industry, patient advocacy and news media comprises our board of directors.

Our chair is a former Member of Congress with a track record as a true champion of health and medical research.


*=Executive Committee Member

Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP
U.S. Representative, 1980-2001

Partner, DLA Piper
U.S. Representative, 1993-2011

CEO, Research!America

Vice President for Medical Affairs, University of Maryland
John Z. and Akiko K. Bowers Distinguished Professor and Dean, University of Maryland School of Medicine 

Board Members

Director and Founder, MIT Collaborative Initiatives; Visiting Scientist, Massachusetts Insitute of Technology
Lecturer in the Program of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Associate Vice Provost for Community Research Initiatives and Dean's Professor of Social Work and Preventative Medicine, University of Southern California

Chief Executive Officer, American Heart Association

Senior Health Policy Adviser, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 

Dean Emerita; Professor of Nursing, Medicine & Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing 

President and Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer's Association

Managing Member, jVen Capital

Managing Director and Chief Network Officer, BDT Capital Partners

CEO Emeritus, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, American Medical Association

Senior Fellow; Director, Initiative on Value and Innovation in Health Care, Brookings

U.S. Representative, 1987-1996

Executive Vice Chairman, Board of Trustees, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Vice President & General Manager, Health & Analytics, Battelle

Former Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs, Washington University in St. Louis

Community Leader

President, Global Research & Development, Sanofi

Emeritus Directors

Dennis A. Ausiello, MD
Kenneth I. Berns, MD, PhD
William R. Brinkley, PhD
Roger J. Bulger, MD
G. Steven Burrill
Gail H. Cassell, PhD
Wendy Chaite, Esq.
Jordan J. Cohen, MD
Sam Donaldson 
Robert Dresing
Eugene Garfield, PhD
Myron Genel, MD
Irma E. Goertzen
M.R.C. Greenwood, PhD
Elmer E. Huerta, MD, MPH
Robert A. Ingram
Jackie Lovelace Johnson
The Honorable Patrick J. Kennedy
Caroline A. Kovac, PhD
Philip R. Lee, MD
Ellen Levine
John P. Margaritis
Jewell Jackson McCabe
Catherine E. McDermott
Donnica L. Moore, MD
James E. Mulvihill, DMD
Elizabeth G. Nabel, MD
William D. Novelli
William A. Peck, MD
Edward E. Penhoet, PhD
William L. Roper, MD, MPH
Leon E. Rosenberg, MD
Isadore Rosenfeld, MD
Raymond R. Sackler, MD
Charles A. Sanders, MD
Mitchel Sayare, PhD
Carol R. Scheman
M. Roy Schwarz, MD
Susan C. Scrimshaw, PhD
John R. Seffrin, PhD
Randolph Siegel 
Samuel C. Silverstein, MD
Hon. Louis W. Sullivan, MD
Hon. Billy Tauzin
Reed V. Tuckson, MD
Christopher A. Viehbacher
M. Cass Wheeler
John Whitehead
Ruth Wooden
Judy Woodruff
James B. Wyngaarden, MD


Executive Vice President and 
Chief Operating Officer
Without research, there is no hope.
The Honorable Paul G. Rogers