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CAN Review Board Roster


Vice Chairperson           

Executive Secretary
Anna L. Ramsey-Ewing, Ph.D.
Division of Extramural Activities
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Board Members

*Pending appointment

(Terms end 10/31 of designated year, unless otherwise noted.)       

Simon Frost, M.A. (2024)           
Hope for Annabel Foundation           
Washington, D.C.

Theodore Holman, Ph.D. (2022)           
Professor of Chemistry           
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry           
University of California, Santa Cruz           
Santa Cruz, California

Laura Mauri, M.D. (2023)*           
Vice President           
Global Clinical Research and Analytics           
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Kelly Marie McVearry, Ph.D., Ed.M. (2024)           
Chief Executive Officer           
The Hypatia Project           
Reston, Virginia

Susan Ruediger (2023)           
Founder and CEO           
Charcot Marie Tooth Research Foundation           
Atlanta, Georgia

Lisa Schill (2023)           
Patient Advocacy and Engagement Consultant           
GnL Partners LLC           
Williamstown, New Jersey

Paula K. Shireman, M.D., M.B.A. (2024)           
Executive Associate Dean           
Texas A&M University           
College of Medicine           
Bryan, Texas

Marshall L. Summar, M.D. (2023)           
Rare Disease Institute           
Chief, Division of Genetics and Metabolism           
Margaret O’Malley Professor of Genetic Medicine           
Children's National Medical Center           
Washington, D.C.

Kristen Wheeden, M.B.A. (2024)           
United Porphyrias Association           
Bethesda, Maryland

Ex Officio Members

National Institutes of Health           
Lawrence A. Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D.           
Performing the Duties of the NIH Director           
Bethesda, Maryland

Department of Defense           
James B. Petro, Ph.D. M.S.S.I.           
Human Systems Directorate           
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering           
Alexandria, Virginia

Department of Veterans Affairs           
Rachel Ramoni, D.M.D., Sc.D.           
Chief Research and Development Officer           
Office of Research and Development           
Washington, D.C.

Food and Drug Administration           
Robert M. Califf, M.D.           
Silver Spring, Maryland

National Science Foundation           

Last updated on April 19, 2024