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Advisory Councils are teams of national leaders whose collective efforts nurture an environment in which innovation is valued and rewarded.

Comprised of distinguished individuals and thought leaders, Harvard Medical School Advisory Councils provide strategic advice and feedback to faculty, serve as advocates for focus areas, and provide and secure resources that support the mission and core values of the School.

Advisory Council on Education

Co-chairs
Laurence E. Paul, AB ’86, MD ’90
John W. Rowe, MD

Neal  Baer, EDM ’79, AM ’82, MD ’96
Christiana G. Bardon, MD ’98, MBA ’03
David Blumenthal, AB ’70, MD ’74, MPP ’75
George W. Carmany III
Jordan J. Cohen, MD ’60
Phyllis I. Gardner, MD ’76
Elizabeth R. Gerstner, MD, MMS ’09
G.S. Beckwith Gilbert
Thomas H.B. Glick, AB ’61, MD ’66
Griffith R. Harsh IV, AB ’75, MD ’ 80
Mark S. Hochberg, MD ’73
Stephen A. Kahn, MD ’99
Marlene R. Krauss, MBA ’67, MD ’79
Louis G. Lange III, MD ’74, PhD ’76
Matthew H. Liang, MD ’69, MPH ’72
Lyle J. Micheli, AB ’62, MD’66
Gilbert S. Omenn, MD ’65, PhD
Bror V. Haug Saxberg, MD ’90, PhD
Lynn B. Thoman, MBA ’79

Genetics Advisory Council

Chair
Juan Enriquez, AB ’81, MBA ’86

Carl Bass
G. Steven Burrill
Doug Dolginow, AB ’75, MD
Karen L. Elbing, PhD ’90
Douglas M. Fambrough, PhD
Stephen Friend
Nicholas Galakatos
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., AM ’91, PhD
Reese Jones
Christopher K. Mirabelli, PhD
Stephen Quay, MD, PhD
Edward Scolnick, AB ’61, MD ’65
Sue E. Siegel
Dennis Winger
Kang Zhang, PhD ’91, MD ’95

Global Health Advisory Council

Co-chairs
William H. Frist, MD ’78
Christopher J. McKown, MBA ’81

Jeanne B. Ackman, AB ’87, MD
Rhona Applebaum
Raymond G. Chambers
Henri R. Ford, MD ’84
William W. Helman IV, MBA ’84
Amy Herskovitz
Stephen A. Kahn, MD ’99
Robert S. Kaplan, MBA ’83
Michele Kessler
Scott D. Malkin, AB ’80, MBA ’83, JD ’84
Ronda Stryker
John M. Templeton Jr., MD ’68
Lynn B. Thoman, MBA ’79
Christy Turlington Burns
Tachi Yamada, MD

Health Care Policy Advisory Council

Ari Bousbib
David J. Brailer, MD, PhD
Troyen A. Brennan, AM ’92, MD
Michael G. Bronfein
Will Clark, MBA ’02
Andy Cohen
Richard N. Foster, PhD
Joel Freedman
Jay M. Gellert
Mel Hall, Jr.
Robert F. Higgins, AB ’68, MBA ’70
Robert Kocher, MD
Susan Levine
Robert Margolis, MD
Lonny Reisman, MD
Leonard D. Schaeffer

NeuroDiscovery Advisory Council

Chairs
Rodman W. Moorhead, III, AB ’66, MBA ’68

Loreen Arbus
Christopher W. Brody, AB ’66, MBA ’68
Richard M. Cohen
Gerald D. Fischbach, MD
Daniel N. Freudenberger, AB ’67
William J. Gedale
Claude P. Ghez, MD ’64
G. S. Beckwith Gilbert
Marc E. Goldberg, AB ’79, MBA ’82, JD ’83
Lawrence E. Golub, AB ’80, JD ’83, MBA ’83
Irma Fisher Mann
Barbara Perlmutter
John H. Pinto
Alice Rosenwald
Edward I. Rudman
Clarence Earnest Schutt, PhD ’77
Eileen C. Shapiro, MBA ’81
Kenneth Z. Slater
Patrick Joseph Sullivan, MBA ’81
Arthur Ullian
J. David Wimberly, MBA ’58

Systems Biology Advisory Council

Co-chairs
Peter S. Lynch
Gwill York, AB ’79, MBA ’84

James P. Audet, AM ’71, MD ’77
Marvin H. Caruthers, PhD
Nancy T. Chang, PhD ’82
Robin Cook, MD
Geoffrey M. Duyk, MD, PhD
Elizabeth Fago
Cynthia A. Fisher, MBA ’90
Mark C. Fishman, MD ’76, AMP ’02
James W. Fordyce, MBA ’70
Ansbert K. Gadicke, MD
G.S. Beckwith Gilbert
Ellen R. Gordon, GSA ’69
Suzanne Nora Johnson, JD ’82
Virginia M. Kaneb
Torin Koester
Jan Leschly
Lotte Leschly, DMD
Carolyn Lynch
Stephen A. Mandell, AB ’54, MBA ’57
Marilyn E. LaMarche-Mandell
J. Michael McKenzie, AB ’62
Robert Mulroy
Jonathan M. Rothberg, PhD
William J. Rutter, AB ’49, PhD
Sana H. Sabbagh, AB ’82
David Sabey
Vicki L. Sato, AB ’69, AM ’72, PhD ’72
Jennifer P. Stone, AB ’80, MD ’86
Dr. Ralph C. Sweetland, AB ’61, MD ’66
James B. Tananbaum, MD ’89, MBA ’91
Tommy G. Thompson, JD
Jami Morse von Heidegger
Klaus von Heidegger
Gwill E. York, AB ’79, MBA ’84

Therapeutic Science Advisory Council

Co-chairs
Joshua Boger, AM ’75, PhD ’79
Henri A. Termeer

John G. Freund, AB ’75, MD ’80, MBA ’82
Robert H. Glassman, AB ’83, MD ’87
Phillip T. Gross
William Harrington, MD ’84
Vaughn M. Kailian
Jeffrey Leerink
Freda C. Lewis-Hall, MD, DFAPA
John Mendelsohn, AB ’58, MD ’63
Robert Mulroy
George F. Schreiner, AB ’71, MD ’75, PhD ’77
James P. Scopa, AB ’80, JD ’85, MBA ’85
Jean-Pierre Sommadossi, PhD
Marc Tessier-Lavigne, PhD
Chris Varma, PhD
Peter Wirth, Esq., JD ’75

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