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


Board of Directors

Linda B. Cottler, PhD, MPH, FACE

Dean's Professor, Department of Epidemiology
College of Public Health and Health Professions and College of Medicine
University of Florida

Karen Martinez-Gonzalez, MD, MSc
Past President

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

Allan Brasier, 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)


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


Joyce (Joy) Balls-Berry, PhD, MPE
Associate Professor of Neurology,
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Inaugural Lead for the Health Disparities and Equity Core in the Knight ADRC

John Buse, MD, PhD
Verne S. Caviness Distinguished Professor 
Chief, Division of Endocrinology 
Director, Diabetes Center 
Director, NC Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Research
University of North Carolina School of Medicine 


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


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


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


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

Doris M. Rubio, PhD
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Clinical Research Education and Training, Health Sciences
Director, Institute for Clinical Research Education
Professor of Medicine, of Biomedical Informatics, of Biostatistics, of Nursing, and of Clinical and Translational Science
University of Pittsburgh


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

Ex-Officio Member
Lars Berglund, MD, PhD
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Clinical and Translational Science
Associate Vice Chancellor, Biomedical Research, Vice Dean for Research
UC Davis School of Medicine

Ex-Officio Member

Robert P. Kimberly, MD
Holley Professor of Medicine
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research
Associate Vice President of Medicine and Biomedical Research
Director, Center for Clinical and Translational Science
University of Alabama at Birmingham