Board Officers

Joel Rosen, Esq.
Chairman

Timothy M. Block, Ph.D
President

Catharine Williams, MGA
Vice President

Joseph Hediger
Treasurer

Janine Witte
Secretary

 

Leadership

Paulina A. Goldman, MPP
Interim Executive Director

Louis P. Kassa, III, MPA 
Chief Operating Officer

Chari Cohen, DrPH, MPH
Deputy Executive Director

Robert Gish, MD
Medical Director

 

Board of Directors & Staff

Board of Directors

Timothy M. Block, Ph.D.

Co-Founder and President, Hepatitis B Foundation
President and Director, Baruch S. Blumberg Institute

Stanley Broadbent
Retired Managing Director, The Glenmede Trust

Nathaniel Brown, MD
Retired Biotech/Pharma Executive (focus on HBV and HCV)

Alan Brownstein, MPH
Nonprofit Executive

Loren Danzis, Esq.
Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP

Craig Esterly
Co-Founder and Managing Member
SD Asset Group

Anthony Ford-Hutchinson, PhD
Former Senior VP, Vaccine Research
Merck & Co.

Joseph Hediger
Vice President of Finance
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Joel Rosen, Esq.

Managing Partner
High Swartz Roberts & Seidel LLP

Thomas Shenk, PhD
Elkins Professor, Dept. of Molecular Biology
Princeton University

Walter Tsou, MD, MPH
Adjunct Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Former City Health Commissioner of Philadelphia

Catherine Williams, MGA

Janine Witte
Co-Founder, Hepatitis B Foundation

Wayne Yetter
Founding CEO of Astra Merck and Novartis (USA)

Scientific and Medical Advisors

Harvey Alter, MD
Former Chief, Infectious Disease Section, Department of Transfusion Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Timothy M. Block, Ph.D.
Co-Founder and President, Hepatitis B Foundation and its Baruch S. Blumberg Institute, Doylestown, PA

Nathaniel Brown, MD
Retired Biotech/Pharma Executive (focus on HBV and HCV), San Francisco, CA

Carol Brosgart, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Global Health, Univ. California of San Francisco, CA

Raymond Dwek, D.Phil., FRS
Professor and Founder, Glycobiology Institute at the University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Lawrence Friedman, MD
Hepatologist and Chair, Dept. of Medicine, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Boston, MA

Robert Gish, MD
Hepatologist and Principal of Robert G Gish Consulting, LLC, San Diego, CA

Hie-Won L. Hann, MD
Professor and Director, Liver Disease Prevention Center, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

William Mason, Ph.D.
Emeritus, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA

Brian McMahon, MD
Scientific and Clinical Director, Liver Disease and Hepatitis Program, Alaska Native Medical Center, Fairbanks, AK

Kenneth Rothstein, MD
Chair, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Raymond Schinazi, Ph.D.
Professor, Pediatrics and Chemistry, and Director of the Laboratory of Biochemical Pharmacology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; Founder of RFS Pharma

Thomas Shenk, PhD
Elkins Professor, Dept. of Molecular Biology
Princeton University

 

In Memoriam:

Baruch Blumberg, MD, DPhil
Nobel laureate and Distinguished Scholar of the Hepatitis B Foundation (2011)

W. Thomas London, MD
Emeritus, Fox Chase Cancer Center (2017)

Bud Tennant, DVM
College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University (2016) 

 

Outreach and Public Health

Chari Cohen, DrPH, MPH 
Director of Public Health Research

Gang Chen, MD, PhD
Director of China Programs

Catherine Freeland, MPH

Maureen Kamischke

Jenny Kimbel

Kate Moraras, MPH

Sierra Pellechio, CHES

Rhea Racho, MPP

 

Finance and Operations

Patti McAloon, MBA  

Deborah Blough

Konrad Kroszner

Judith Marchand

Loretta Molle

Ray Savage