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Board of Directors

FAES is governed by a Board of Directors through the Board Chair, other officers, and a series of advisory committees. FAES Directors may vote in Board elections and are encouraged to participate in program management.

FAES Board of Directors, 2021-2022

Board Chair
Barbara Alving, MD, MACP
Professor of Medicine,
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

1st Vice Chair
Investment Committee Chair

Alan Goldhammer, PhD
Consultant, Drug Regulatory Affairs

2nd Vice Chair
Carol Thiele, MD
Senior Investigator, NCI

 

Treasurer
Nancy Johnson, CPA
Partner, UHY LLP

Secretary
Joshua Farber
Chief, Inflammation Biology Section, NIAID

 

 

   

Director
Jennifer Catalano, MBA, PhD
International Trade Analyst,
US International Trade Commission 

Director
Steven Ferguson, CLP
Deputy Director, Licensing and Entrepreneurship
NIH Office of Technology Transfer

Director
Mitchell Ho, PhD
Deputy Chief, Laboratory of Molecular Biology*
Director, Antibody Engineering Program, NCI*

*Dr. Ho is serving in his personal capacity

 

   

 

Director
Robert Hohman, PhD
Platform Biosciences

Director
Marita Hopmann, PhD
Scientific Review Officer, NICHD

     

Director
Audit Oversight Committee Chair

John "Ted" Ibex, CPA

Director
Dennis Klinman, MD, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer,
COBRO Ventures, Inc.

Director
Jeffrey Kopp, MD
Section Chief, Kidney Diseases Branch, NIDDK

     

Director
Alan Koretsky, PhD
Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Functional and Molecular Imaging, NINDS

Director
Henry Levin, PhD
Senior Investigator, Section on Eukaryotic Transposable Elements, NICHD/DIR
Director
Gerald McLaughlin, PhD
Deputy, NIDA DER OEPR
     
Director
Audit Oversight Committee Vice Chair

Louis Mkanganwi, CPA, CA, EML
Director
Yosuke Mukoyama, PhD
Senior Investigator, Stem Cell and Neurovascular Research, NHLBI
Director
Philip Murphy, MD
Chief, Laboratory of Molecular Immunology
Chief, Molecular Signaling Section, NIAID
     
Director
Kathryn Norcross, JD
 
Director
Bookstore Committee Chair,
Nominating Committee Chair

Alan Schechter, MD
Senior Investigator, Molecular Medicine Branch, NIDDK
Director
Education Committee Chair

Karen Sibley, EdD
External Advisor for Strategic/Think Tank Initiatives
     
Director
Peggy Thomas, RN, MS
Health Facility Planner, Defense Health Agency
  Director
Susan Wright, PhD
Program Director for Big Data and Computational Science, NIDA

NON-VOTING EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS                           

     

Insurance Committee Chair, Past Board Chair
Susan F. Leitman, MD
Academic Director,
Medical Research Scholars Program
National Institutes of Health

FAES Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Christina Farias, MBA

Director of Accounting and Controller
Nicole Luna, CPA

     

Dean
Constance Noguchi, PhD

Music Committee Chair
Larry Samelson, MD

 

 

   

NIH OITE Liaison
Sharon Milgram, PhD  

FNIH Liaison 
Kevin Klock, JD

NIH Liaison
Richard Wyatt, MD

 

   

Fellows Representative
Aarti Kolluri, MD

Fellows Representative
Jennifer Panlilio, PhD

Fellows Representative
Patrick Wright, PhD