About Us

External Advisory Committee

The External Advisory Committee is comprised of nationally recognized leaders in clinical and translational research who are experienced in leading large and complex research organizations.

Paul Whelton, MD, Tulane University
Chair in Global Public Health, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
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William C. Cushman, MD, University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Chief of Preventative Medicine
Professor of Preventative Medicine, Medicine, and Physiology
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Robert H. Eckel, MD, University of Colorado, Denver
Professor and Chair of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, and Cardiology
Professor of Physiology and Biophysics
Program Director, Adult General Clinical Research
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Donald Lloyd Jones, MD/ScM, Northwestern University
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research
Chair, Department of Preventive Medicine
Director, Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (NUCATS)
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Daniel T. Lackland, DrPH, Medical University of South Caroline
Associate Director for Research and Education, Stroke Division
Professor, Department of Neurosciences, Stroke Neurology Division, Stroke Epidemiology
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