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External Advisory Board

Spectrum's External Advisory Board supports leadership by critically evaluating program strengths and weaknesses, assessing milestone-based progress, and recommending optimal courses of action to constantly improve responsiveness and productivity through insightful strategic direction.

Sara Cody, MD
Health Officer and Public Health Department Director
County of Santa Clara, California

Barry Coller, MD
Vice Chancellor of Translational Medicine
Director of the Clinical and Translational Research Institute
The Rockefeller University

Gary Firestein, MD
Professor of Medicine, Dean and Associate Vice Chancellor of Translational Medicine
Director of Clinical and Translational Research Institute
University of California, San Diego

Stephen Fortmann, MD
Distinguished Investigators Senior Director, Science Programs
Kaiser Permanente

George Hripcsak, MD, MS
Vivian Beaumont Allen Professor of Biomedical Informatics
Chair of Department of Biomedical Informatics
Director of Medical Informatics Services
Columbia University

Tesheia Johnson, MBA, MHS
Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer of Yale Center for Clinical Investigation (YCCI)
Associate Director for Clinical Research
Yale School of Medicine

Leighton Read, MD
Biotech Entrepreneur
General Partner, Alloy Ventures
Director, EBR Systems, Foundry Therapeutics 1, and Okogen
Director and acting Executive Chairman of Global Kinetics Corporation

Joan Marie Venticinque
Patient Advocate
Manager of Volunteer Resources
Chair, California Breast Cancer Research Program Council

Matt Wilsey, MBA
Chairman, President, and Co-Founder
Grace Science Foundation