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VitaleKaren Vitale, MSEd
Program Manager

EricEric Rubinstein, JD, MPH, MBA
CTSI Executive Director for Research Services

ShelbyShelby Johnson
UNYTE Administrative Assistant

Executive Committee

Alex Adjei, MS, PhD
Senior VP of Clinical Research
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

David C. Amberg, PhD
Interim Vice President for Research, Research Foundation Operations Manager
SUNY Upstate Medical University

Paul Agris, PhD
Director, RNA Institute
SUNY Albany

Charles Antzelevitch, PhD
Executive Director, Director of Research
Masonic Medical Research Institute

David Bond, BS, MS
Director of Sponsored Research Services
Rochester Institute of Technology

Thomas Brenna, PhD
Professor, Nutrition Sciences
Cornell University Division of Nutritional Sciences

Jeanmarie Burke, MS, PhD
Dean of Research/Associate Professor
New York Chiropractic College

Leon Cosler, MS, PhD
Director, Research Institute for Health Outcomes
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

James Dias, PhD
Vice President for Research, Adjunct Associate Professor
SUNY Albany

Michael Falzano
Executive Assistant Dean
Albany Medical College

Ronald Goldfarb, PhD
President, Director and CEO
Trudeau Institute

Paul Jenkins, PhD
Director, Statistics & Computing
Bassett Medical Center

Jeffrey Kennedy, MD
Director, Translational Medicine
Albany Medical College

Glenn Monastersky, PhD
Director of Operations and Associate Center Director, Center for Biotechnology Interdisciplinary
Renssaelaer Polytechnic Institute

Shaker Mousa, PhD, MBA
Vice Provost for Research & Chairman of PRI
Pharmaceutical Research Institute at Albany College of Pharmacy

Gary Noronha, MD
Professor, Primary Care
University of Rochester

Kimberly O'Brien, PhD
Associate Professor
Cornell University Division of Nutritional Sciences

Eric Rubinstein, JD, MPH
Executive Director of Research Services, CTSI
University of Rochester

Erasmus Schneider, PhD
Director, Division of Translational Medicine
Wadsworth Center

Dwight Stapleton, MD
Program Director, Chairman Department of Medicine
Guthrie Clinic

Kenneth Tramposch, PhD
Associate Vice President for Research/Director of Initiatives
University at Buffalo

Karen Vitale
Senior Health Project Coordinator, Center for Community Health
University of Rochester

Camille Wicher, Esq.
Vice President, Corp. Ethics & Research Subject Protection
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Kaiming Ye
Professor and Department Chair, Bioengineering
SUNY Binghamton