Board of Directors

The NDRI Board of Directors is comprised of researchers representing 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

Board Chair, NDRI

 
President, Shepherd University
Shepherdstown, WV
Bill Leinweber

Bill Leinweber

President & CEO

NDRI
Philadelphia, PA
David Albert, JD, MA

David Albert, JD, MA

Intellectual Property and Emerging Companies Attorney

Former Member of IP Department and Director of Emerging Companies and VC Group
Cozen O’Connor P.C.
Gladwyne, PA

Shawn Blackburn

Shawn Blackburn

Member, Finance & Audit Committee, NDRI

 
Chief Executive Officer
YPrime, Inc.
Malvern, PA
Sulayman Dib-Hajj, PhD

Sulayman Dib-Hajj, PhD

Professor of Neurology, Associate Director,
Center for Neuroscience & Regeneration Research,
Yale School of Medicine

Deputy Director, Center for Restoration of Nervous System Function, VA Connecticut Healthcare System
West Haven, CT

Vera Krymskaya, PhD, MBA, FCPP

Vera Krymskaya, PhD, MBA, FCPP

Professor of Medicine, Lung Biology Institute
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine
Department of Medicine

Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Paul M. Lieberman, PhD

Paul M. Lieberman, PhD

Hilary Koprowski, MD., Endowed Professor and Program Leader, Gene Expression and Regulation Program at the Ellen and Ronald Caplan Cancer Center

Director, Center for Chemical Biology and Translational Medicine at the Wistar Institute
The Wistar Institute
Philadelphia, PA

Robert Marcantuono, CPA, MBA

Robert Marcantuono, CPA, MBA

Chair, Finance & Audit Committee, NDRI

 
Chief Financial Officer
Germantown Friends School
Philadelphia, PA
Jessica Mulholland

Jessica Mulholland

Member, Finance & Audit Committee, NDRI

 
President, Exude Benefits
Philadelphia, PA
Howard M. Nathan

Howard M. Nathan

Executive Director, Transplant Foundation

Founder, Gift of Life Institute & Gift of Life Howie’s House
Philadelphia, PA

Louis Philipson, MD, PhD, FACP

Louis Philipson, MD, PhD, FACP

James C. Tyree Professor of Diabetes Research and Care, Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics – Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Director, Kovler Diabetes Center
President for Science and Medicine 2019
American Diabetes Association
Chicago, IL

Arthur H. Rubenstein, MBBCH

Arthur H. Rubenstein, MBBCH

Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Megan Kasimatis Singleton, JD, MBE, CIP

Megan Kasimatis Singleton, JD, MBE, CIP

Associate Dean, Human Research Protections & Director, Human Research Protections Program,
Office of Human Subjects Research,

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Deanne Taylor, PhD

Deanne Taylor, PhD

Scientific Director at the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Jim Vaught, PhD, ISBER

Jim Vaught, PhD, ISBER

Editor Emeritus, Biopreservation & Biobanking

Guest Professor: China South University
Children’s Hospital Shanghai

Michael White

Michael White

Member, Finance & Audit Committee, NDRI

 
President, RB White, Inc.

JDRFI Board of Chancellors
Scottsdale, AZ

Past Chair Emeriti

Meenhard Herlyn, DVM, DSc
Paul E. Lacy, MD, PhD
Howard S. Tager, PhD
Keith Reemtsma, MD
Noel K. Maclaren, MD
D. Walter Cohen, DDS
Hal Edward Broxmeyer, PhD

The NDRI Board of Directors is comprised of researchers representing 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

Board Chair, NDRI

 
President, Shepherd University
Shepherdstown, WV
Bill Leinweber

Bill Leinweber

President & CEO

NDRI
Philadelphia, PA
David Albert, JD, MA

David Albert, JD, MA

Intellectual Property and Emerging Companies Attorney

Former Member of IP Department and Director of Emerging Companies and VC Group
Cozen O’Connor P.C.
Gladwyne, PA

Shawn Blackburn

Shawn Blackburn

Member, Finance & Audit Committee, NDRI

 
Chief Executive Officer
YPrime, Inc.
Malvern, PA
Sulayman Dib-Hajj, PhD

Sulayman Dib-Hajj, PhD

Professor of Neurology, Associate Director,
Center for Neuroscience & Regeneration Research,
Yale School of Medicine

Deputy Director, Center for Restoration of Nervous System Function, VA Connecticut Healthcare System
West Haven, CT

Vera Krymskaya, PhD, MBA, FCPP

Vera Krymskaya, PhD, MBA, FCPP

Professor of Medicine, Lung Biology Institute
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine
Department of Medicine

Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Paul M. Lieberman, PhD

Paul M. Lieberman, PhD

Hilary Koprowski, MD., Endowed Professor and Program Leader, Gene Expression and Regulation Program at the Ellen and Ronald Caplan Cancer Center

Director, Center for Chemical Biology and Translational Medicine at the Wistar Institute
The Wistar Institute
Philadelphia, PA

Robert Marcantuono, CPA, MBA

Robert Marcantuono, CPA, MBA

Chair, Finance & Audit Committee, NDRI

 
Chief Financial Officer
Germantown Friends School
Philadelphia, PA
Jessica Mulholland

Jessica Mulholland

Member, Finance & Audit Committee, NDRI

 
President, Exude Benefits
Philadelphia, PA
Howard M. Nathan

Howard M. Nathan

Executive Director, Transplant Foundation

Founder, Gift of Life Institute & Gift of Life Howie’s House
Philadelphia, PA

Louis Philipson, MD, PhD, FACP

Louis Philipson, MD, PhD, FACP

James C. Tyree Professor of Diabetes Research and Care, Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics – Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Director, Kovler Diabetes Center
President for Science and Medicine 2019
American Diabetes Association
Chicago, IL

Arthur H. Rubenstein, MBBCH

Arthur H. Rubenstein, MBBCH

Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Megan Kasimatis Singleton, JD, MBE, CIP

Megan Kasimatis Singleton, JD, MBE, CIP

Associate Dean, Human Research Protections & Director, Human Research Protections Program,
Office of Human Subjects Research,

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Deanne Taylor, PhD

Deanne Taylor, PhD

Scientific Director at the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Jim Vaught, PhD, ISBER

Jim Vaught, PhD, ISBER

Editor Emeritus, Biopreservation & Biobanking

Guest Professor: China South University
Children’s Hospital Shanghai

Michael White

Michael White

Member, Finance & Audit Committee, NDRI

 
President, RB White, Inc.

JDRFI Board of Chancellors
Scottsdale, AZ

Past Chair Emeriti

Meenhard Herlyn, DVM, DSc
Paul E. Lacy, MD, PhD
Howard S. Tager, PhD
Keith Reemtsma, MD
Noel K. Maclaren, MD
D. Walter Cohen, DDS
Hal Edward Broxmeyer, PhD