Leadership

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The NDRI Board of Directors comprises leading researchers in a cross-section of biomedical disciplines, experts in organ and tissue donation and preservation, accounting, finance and non-profit management, all of whom share their expertise to enable us to carry out our mission of advancing biomedical research.

Mary J.C. Hendrix, PhD

Mary J.C. Hendrix, PhD

 Mary J.C. Hendrix, PhD
Chair of the Board, NDRI

President
Shepherd University
 

Bill Leinweber, President & CEO

Bill Leinweber, President & CEO

Bill Leinweber
President & CEO
National Disease Research Interchange

Meenhard Herlyn, DVM, DSc, The Wistar Institute

Meenhard Herlyn, DVM, DSc, The Wistar Institute

Meenhard Herlyn, DVM, DSc
Chairman Emeritus, NDRI

Caspar, Wistar Professor in Melanoma Research
Director, The Wistar Institute Melanoma Research Center Professor, Molecular and Cellular Oncogenesis Program
The Wistar Institute

D. Walter Cohen, DDS, University of Pennsylvania

D. Walter Cohen, DDS, University of Pennsylvania

D. Walter Cohen, DDS
Chairman Emeritus, NDRI
Chancellor Emeritus
Drexel University College of Medicine
Dean Emeritus, School of Dental Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Broxmeyer

Broxmeyer

Hal E. Broxmeyer, PhD
Chairman Emeritus, NDRI

Distinguished Professor
Mary Margaret Walther Professor Emeritus
Professor of Microbiology/Immunology
Program Leader, NCI-Designated
Indiana University Simon Cancer Center
Program on Hematopoiesis, Heme Malignancies
and Immunology
Indiana University School of Medicine 
 

Shawn Blackburn

Shawn Blackburn

Shawn Blackburn
Member, Finance & Audit Committee, NDRI
Chief Executive Officer 
YPrime

Dr. Sulayman Dib-Hajj

Dr. Sulayman Dib-Hajj

Sulayman Dib-Hajj, PhD
Senior Research Scientists in Neurology
Yale School of Medicine
Assistant Director, Center for Restoration of Nervous System Function
VA Connecticut Healthcare System 

Robert Marcantuono, CPA, MBA, Germantown Friends School

Robert Marcantuono, CPA, MBA, Germantown Friends School

Robert Marcantuono, CPA, MBA
Chair, Finance & Audit Committee, NDRI

Chief Financial Officer
Germantown Friends School

Jessica Mulholland, eXude, Inc.

Jessica Mulholland, eXude, Inc.

Jessica Mulholland
Member, Finance & Audit Committee, NDRI

Chief Financial Officer
eXude, Inc.

Megan Singleton

Megan Singleton

Megan Kasimatis, Singleton, JD, MBE, CIP
Assistant Dean for Human Research Protection
and Director, Human Research Protection Program
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 

Michael White - Board member

Michael White - Board member

Michael White
Member, Finance & Audit Committee, NDRI

President, R.B. White, Inc.
JDRFI Board of Directors
Chair, JDRFI Research Committee
Member, JDRF Board of Chancellors

Jonathan D. Moreno, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Jonathan D. Moreno, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Jonathan D. Moreno, PhD
David and Lyn Silfen University Professor
Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
 

Howard M. Nathan, Gift of Life Donor Program

Howard M. Nathan, Gift of Life Donor Program

Howard M. Nathan
President & CEO
Gift of Life Donor Program

Lou Philipson, MD, PhD, FACP, University of Chicago

Lou Philipson, MD, PhD, FACP, University of Chicago

Louis Philipson, MD, PhD, FACP
Professor
Departments of Medicine & Pediatrics
Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Director, Kovler Diabetes Center
President, Chicago/Northern Illinois ADA Board
University of Chicago

Arthur H. Rubenstein, MBBCH, University of Pennsylvania

Arthur H. Rubenstein, MBBCH, University of Pennsylvania

Arthur H. Rubenstein, MBBCH
Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Department of Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Jim Vaught, PhD, ISBER

Jim Vaught, PhD, ISBER

Jim Vaught, PhD
Editor-in-Chief
Biopreservation and Biobanking 

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