Supporting those who are committed to applying scientific methodologies to accelerate advances in human health.


Board of Directors

Christopher John Lindsell, PhD

Director, Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research Methods Program
Associate Director, Center for Clinical Quality and Improvement Research Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Fred Meyers, MD, MACP

Past President 
Vice Dean, UC Davis School of Medicine
Professor of Medicine, University of California, Davis

Karen Martinez-Gonzalez, MD, MSc

Director, UPR Center, Study and Treatment of Fear and Anxiety
Principal Investigator, Director, Hispanic Clinical and Translational Research Education and Career Development Program, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus

Kathleen Brady, MD, PhD

Vice President for Research, Distinguished University Professor of Psychiatry
Medical University of South Carolina


Julian Solway, MD

Walter L. Palmer Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Translation Research, The University of Chicago
Director, Institute for Translational Medicine
Dean for Translational Medicine, Biological Sciences Division
Vice Chair for Research, Department of Medicine
Chair, Committee on Molecular Medicine




Allan Braiser, MD
Jan and Kathryn Ver Hagen Professor in Translational Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research
Executive Director, Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR)


Linda B. Cottler, PhD, MPH, FACE
Associate Dean for Research, College of Public Health and Health Professions
Dean’s Professor, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health and Health Professions and College of Medicine


Vicki Ellingrod, PharmD, FCCP
John Gideon Searle Professor of Clinical and Translational
Pharmacy, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy

Gold-von Simson

Gabrielle Gold-von Simson, MD, MS
Principal Investigator and Program Director, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, NYU Langone Medical Center


Laura James, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical and Translational Research, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Director, Translational Research Institute


Nita Limdi, PharmD, PhD, MSPH, FAHA
Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham


Felicity T. Enders, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics
Head, Section of Clinical Statistics
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science


Donald Allen McClain, MD, PhD
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research, Johnston Professor of Diabetes Research, Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Director, Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, Center on Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism


Sean Mooney, PhD, FACMI
Professor, Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education
Chief Research Information Officer (CRIO), UW Medicine
Fellow, American College of Medical Informatics


Elif Oral, MD
Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology, Internal Medicine, University of Michigan


Matthew Rizzo, MD, FAAN
Frances and Edgar Reynolds Chair and Professor, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Co-Director, Nebraska Neuroscience Alliance
Director, Neuroscience Services, University of Nebraska Medical Center


Scott Steele, PhD
Director, Regulatory Science Programs, Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Associate Professor, Public Health Sciences, University of Rochester Medical Center


Kathleen R. Stevens, RN, MS, EdD, ANEF, FAAN
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Professor, PI of the Improvement Science Research Network


Russ Waitman, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair of Informatics, Department of Health Management and Informatics
Associate Dean for Informatics, MU School of Medicine
Professor, Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics
Director, Center for Health Insights, UMKC School of Medicine

Early Career Director


Rajpreet Chahal, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, SNAP Lab, Stanford University

Ex-Officio Member


Lars Berglund, MD, PhD
Associate Vice Chancellor, Biomedical Research, Vice Dean for Research, UC Davis School of Medicine