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ACTS Leadership

Nominations Open for ACTS Board Officer Director-At-Large

Do you know an individual that is dedicated to advancing the field of Clinical and Translational Science? Are they looking to take their passion and experience to the next level? Or perhaps you are interested in getting more involved in your organization. The new director(s) will join a group of 16 actively engaged board members to steer ACTS' leadership roles in advancing the disciplines of Translational Science. 
 Must be a member of ACTS in good standing
 Serve a three year term
 Participate on monthly calls
 Participate on ACTS committees as needed

A brief description of this position can be found at this link. The ACTS Board is committed to diversity in the composition of the Board and request that you consider this in your recommendation(s). 
All nominations are due by December 14, 2015. We appreciate your help in identifying excellent candidates for outstanding ACTS leadership. Self-nominations are welcomed.
If you have questions please contact ACTS Headquarters at or call 202-367-9111.


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Rebecca D Jackson, MD

Director, OSU Center for Clinical and Translational Science
Associate Dean for Clinical Research
Professor of Medicine
The Ohio State University
376 West Tenth Ave, Suite 205
Columbus, OH 43210

Michael Lichtenstein, MD, MSc

F. Carter Pannill, Jr. Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Geriatrics, Gerontology, and Palliative Medicine
Department of Medicine
Co-Principal Investigator for Research Education, Training, and Career Development
Institute for the Integration of Medicine and Science
Carter Pannill Professor in Internal Medicine
UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229

Harry P. Selker, MD, MSPH

Dean, Tufts University Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Executive Director, Tufts Medical Center Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies
Tufts Medical Center
800 Washington Street, # 63
Boston, MA 02111
Satish Raj, MD, MSc

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
AA3228 MCN, 1161 21st Ave S
Nashville, TN 37232-2195
Andrew J. Einstein, MD, PhD 

Herbert Irving Associate Professor of Medicine (in Radiology)
Victoria and Esther Aboodi Cardiology Researcher
Director, Cardiac CT Research
Co-Director, Cardiac CT and MRI
Columbia University Medical Center
622 West 168th Street, PH 10 203
New York, NY 10032



Jasjit Ahluwalia, MD, MPH, MS

Dean, School of Public Health
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
683 Hoes Lane West, Room 235
Piscataway, NJ 08854



Dan Cooper, MD

Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical and Translational Science Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Director, UC Irvine Institute of Clinical and Translational Science 
,Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical and Translational ScienceChair, Department of Pediatrics 
Director, UC Irvine Institute of Clinical and Translational Science 
Professor, Department of Pediatrics 
University of California, Irvine Medical Center
101 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868

Estela Estape, PhD
University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus 
PI and Director , post-doctoral Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Research and Hispanics in Research Capability ( HiREC) Endowment Program
1st Floor University Hospital
Medical Sciences Campus
PO Box 365067
San Juan, PR 00936-5067

Lisa M. Guay-Woodford, MD

Hudson Professor of Pediatrics
Associate VP for Clinical and Translational Research
The George Washington University 
Director, Center for Translational Science
Principal Investigator, Clinical and Translational Institute-Children’s National (CTSI-CN)
Children’s National Health System
6th Floor Main Hospital, Center 6
111 Michigan Ave NW
Washington, DC 20010

Katherine E. Hartmann, MD, PhD

Deputy Director for the Institute of Medicine and Public Health
Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Scientist Development
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Adjunct Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Meharry Medical College
Lucius E. Burch Chair of Reproductive Physiology and Family Planning
Professor of Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
2525 West End Avenue
6th Floor Suite 600 37203-1738
Nashville, TN 37203
Robert Kimberly, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham 
Howard L. Holley Professor of Medicine 
Director, UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science
1825 University Boulevard, SHEL 172D
Birmingham, AL 35294-2182

Emma Meagher, MD
Director, Translational Research Education, Institute of Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
8032 Maloney Building
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283

Kathleen Stevens,RN, MS, EdD, ANEF FAAN    
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Professor, PI of the Improvement Science Research Network
7703 Floyd Curl Drive 
Mail Code 7949
San Antonio, TX 78229-39

Robert Toto, MD
UT Southwestern Medical Center 
Associate Dean, Translational Science
Mary M. Conroy Professor in Kidney Disease
5323 Harry Hines Blvd. Dallas, Texas 75390-8548

Liaisons to the Board of Directors*

*Non-voting Board Member

Federal (NIH) Liaison to the Board of Directors
Frederick P. Ognibene, MD, FCCM, FACP

Clinical Center Deputy Director for Educational Affairs and Strategic Partnerships
Director, Office of Clinical Research Training and Medical Education
National Institutes of Health

JCTS Editor

Liason to the Board of Directors
Arthur M. Feldman, MD, PhD

Executive Dean, Temple University School of Medicine
Chief Academic Officer of Temple University Health System                                                                       


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