Advisory Board

The advisory board provides strategic guidance and support for the Institute and its work. The board includes academics, business leaders, lawyers, judges, philanthropists and community leaders.

Alexander H. Levi – Chair
Harvey M. Meyerhoff – Chair Emeritus
Roger Faxon – Chair, Executive Committee
George Lloyd Bunting, Jr.
Bhaskar Chaudhuri, Ph.D.
Andrew Cohen
Barry S. Coller, M.D.
Richard M. Danziger, Esq.
Lynn Deering
Andreas C. Dracopoulos
Lee-Lee Ellis, Ph.D. ’15
Elaine Freeman
David Goldsteen, M.D.
Margaret Conn Himelfarb, M.P.H
Patricia A. King, Esq.
Michael J. Kneeland
Walter G. Lohr
Sylvia Morris, M.D., M.P.H., BSPH ’97
Fredric S. Newman, Esq.
Morris W. Offit
Laura Parsons, Psy.D.
Michelle Rosenbloom, M.D.
S. Ford Rowan, D.P.A.
Amy Engel Scharf ’90
Maxwell Thanhouser
Reed V. Tuckson, M.D., F.A.C.P.
James F. P. Wagley
L. John Wilkerson, Ph.D.

Meet Our New Board Members

Lee-Lee Ellis, PhD, is a Health Care Director at Arnold Ventures, a policy-oriented philanthropy dedicated to tackling some of the most pressing problems in the United States, including issues of criminal justice, education, and health.  In her role, Lee-Lee develops and oversees strategic investments to support health care payment and delivery system reform.

Before joining Arnold Ventures, she worked as a researcher at Mathematica. In this role, she contributed to the evaluations of federal health care programs that aimed to lower health care spending and improve health outcomes, and she provided technical assistance to federal grantees implementing care delivery changes.

Lee-Lee previously worked at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, where she focused on enhancing effective stakeholder engagement in comparative effectiveness research. Lee-Lee holds a Ph.D. in health policy and bioethics from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, as well as a master’s in bioethics from New York University and a bachelor’s in philosophy from Colgate University.

Patricia A. King is a Professor of Law emerita at Georgetown University Law Center. She is a graduate of Wheaton College (MA) and Harvard Law School. Her expertise lies at the intersection of law, medicine, ethics, and public policy.

Her work in the field of bioethics has included service on the Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee, the President’s Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research, the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research, the Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments, and the Ethics, Legal and Social Issues Working Group of the Human Genome Project. She is a member of the National Academy of Medicine. She has also served as a Fellow of the Harvard Corporation and as a member and Chair of the Board of Trustees of Wheaton College.