Board of Directors & Staff

Board of Directors

Joan M. Block, RN, BSN
Co-Founder and Executive Director, Hepatitis B Foundation

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

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

W. Thomas London, MD
Emeritus, Fox Chase Cancer Center

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)

Medical and Scientific 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
Senior Vice President, Clinical Development, Presidio Pharmaceuticals, 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

W. Thomas London, MD
Emeritus, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 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

Bud Tennant, DVM
Retired James Law Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

In Memoriam:

Baruch Blumberg, MD, DPhil
Nobel laureate and Distinguished Scholar of the Hepatitis B Foundation (1992 - 2011)


Outreach and Public Health

Chari Cohen, DrPH, MPH 
Director of Public Health Research

Gang Chen, MD, PhD
Director of China Programs

Catherine Freeland, MPH

Anu Hosangadi, MSc

Maureen Kamischke

Jenny Kimbel

Chris Kukka

Kate Moraras, MPH

Polly Ranson


Finance and Operations

Patti McAloon, MBA  

Deborah Blough

Atin Jain, MBA, MSIE

Konrad Kroszner

Judith Marchand

Loretta Molle

Ray Savage