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* Executive Committee Member

Officers

Hon. Michael N. Castle*
Chair Emeritus

Governor of Delaware, 1985-1992
U.S. Representative, 1993-2011

Hon. Bart Gordon*
Vice Chair

Partner, K&L Gates LLP
U.S. Representative, 1985-2011

Mary Woolley*
President

CEO, Research!America

E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA*
Secretary

Dean Emeritus and Former University Executive Vice President;
Endowed Professor and Director, Center for Advanced Research Training and Innovation (CARTI);
Co-Director, Center for Birth Defects Research,
University of Maryland School of Medicine 

Amy Comstock Rick, JD*
Treasurer

Principal, Amy Comstock Rick, LLC

Board Members

Hon. Charlie Dent

Executive Director & Vice President, The Aspen Institute
Senior Policy Advisor, DLA Piper LLP
U.S. Representative, 2005-2018

Mikael Dolsten, MD, PhD *

Chief Scientific Officer and President of Worldwide Research, Development and Medical, Pfizer Inc

Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD

K. Ranga Rama Krishnan Associate Professor, Duke University Medical Center

Darío Gil, PhD

Senior Vice President, and Director of Research, IBM

Hon. Rush D. Holt, PhD

U.S. Representative, 1999-2015

Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, MPA

Director, Robert J. Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University
Former Administrator, CMS, 2004-2006
Former Commissioner, FDA, 2002-2004

Jessica L. Mega, MD, MPH

Co-Founder and Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, Verily

Herbert Pardes, MD *

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

Harold L. Paz, MD, MS *

Executive Vice President for Health Sciences, Stony Brook University
Chief Executive Officer, Stony Brook University Medicine

Mary Pittman, DrPH

President and Chief Executive Officer, Public Health Institute

Guillermo J. Prado, PhD *

Vice Provost, Faculty Affairs; Dean, Graduate School; Professor, Nursing and Health Studies, Public Health Sciences, and Psychology; University of Miami

Laing Rogers

Community Leader

Lewis G. Sandy, MD, FACP

Senior Vice President of Clinical Advancement, UnitedHealth Group

Hon. Donna Shalala, PhD *

Professor, University of Miami
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, 1993-2001
U.S. Representative, 2019-2021

Cynthia Zagieboylo *

President and Chief Executive Officer, National MS Society

Elias A. Zerhouni, MD

Former Director, National Institutes of Health, 2002-2008

Emeritus Directors

Tenley E. Albright, MD
Dennis A. Ausiello, MD
Kenneth I. Berns, MD, PhD
Roger J. Bulger, MD
Gail H. Cassell, PhD
Wendy Chaite, Esq.
Jordan J. Cohen, MD
Sam Donaldson
Robert K. Dresing
Joseph M. Feczko, MD
Susan Fitzpatrick, PhD
Myron Genel, MD
Irma E. Goertzen
M.R.C. Greenwood, PhD
William N. Hait, MD, PhD
Larry Hausner, MBA
Martha Hill, PhD, RN
Elmer E. Huerta, MD, MPH
Robert A. Ingram
Harry Johns
Hortensia Amaro, PhD
Jackie Lovelace Johnson
Evan Jones
Elizabeth Baker Keffer
The Honorable Patrick J. Kennedy
Caroline A. Kovac, PhD
Debra R. Lappin, JD
Alan I. Leshner, PhD
Ellen Levine
James L. Madara, MD
Lucinda Maine, PhD, RPh

John P. Margaritis
Jewell Jackson McCabe
Donnica L. Moore, MD
James E. Mulvihill, DMD
Elizabeth G. Nabel, MD
William D. Novelli
William A. Peck, MD
Edward E. Penhoet, PhD
Gary M. Reedy
William L. Roper, MD, MPH
Leon E. Rosenberg, MD
Charles A. Sanders, MD
Mitchel Sayare, PhD
Carol R. Scheman
M. Roy Schwarz, MD
Susan C. Scrimshaw, PhD
John R. Seffrin, PhD
Larry J. Shapiro, MD
Randolph Siegel
Samuel C. Silverstein, MD
Gregory Sorensen, MD
The Honorable Louis W. Sullivan, MD
The Honorable Billy Tauzin
Reed V. Tuckson, MD
Christopher A. Viehbacher
M. Cass Wheeler
John Whitehead
Ruth A. Wooden
Judy Woodruff
Keith R. Yamamoto, PhD

Former Chairs History

Edwin C. “Jack” Whitehead 1989–1992
William G. Anlyan, MD 1992–1996
Hon. Paul G. Rogers 1996–2005
Hon. John Edward Porter 2005–2017
Hon. Mike Castle 2017–2021

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