External Advisory Board

The External Advisory Board (EAB) is composed of nationally-known investigators whose priorities are to provide strategic guidance, advice, and recommendations on all CICATS programs, activities, and functions; and to help CICATS meet its ambitious goals in advancing clinical and translational science for the region. The EAB will meet annually to assess CICATS’ progress and provide detailed suggestions for possible changes in research priorities or the conduct of specific projects.


Academic Affiliation

Barbara E. Bierer, M.D.

Senior Vice President for Research at Brigham and Women’s Hospital;
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Don E. Detmer, M.D., M.A., FACMI, FACS

Professor Emeritus and Professor of Medical Education, Department of Public Health Science, University of Virginia

Garret A. FitzGerald, M.D., FRS

Professor of Medicine and Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics;
McNeil Professor in Translational Medicine and Therapeutics;
Associate Dean for Translational Research;
Chair, Department of Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics;
Director, Institute for Translational Medicine & Therapeutics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Daniel Masys, M.D.

Affiliate Professor, Biomedical and Health Informatics, University of Washington School of Medicine

Joan Y. Reede, M.D., M.S., M.P.H., M.B.A.

Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership, Harvard Medical School;
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School;
Associate Professor of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health;
Assistant in Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital