CAN Review Board Roster


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

Vice Chairperson

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.

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)
Chief Executive Officer
Uncommon Cures, LLC
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.
Acting 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