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NIH Record - 75th Anniversary - National Institutes of Health

Membership of New CC Hospital Board

The board is led by chair Dr. Laura Forese, a pediatric orthopedist who is executive vice president and chief operating officer at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

Executive director is Dr. Lawrence Tabak, NIH principal deputy director. NIH director Dr. Francis Collins, to whom the board reports, is an ex-officio member.

Other members are Ellen Berty, special education teacher, book author and former NIH research participant; Beatrice Bowie, facilitator, Shady Grove Adventist Medical Center sickle cell support group and board member of the NIH patient advisory group; Ruth Brinkley of KentuckyOne Health; Brig. Gen. James Burks, director, Manpower, Personnel and Resources, and chief of the Medical Service Corps, U.S. Air Force; Dr. Carolyn Clancy, deputy under-secretary for health for organizational excellence at the Veterans Health Administration and former director of the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality; Jeanette Erickson, senior vice president for patient care services and chief nurse, Massachusetts General Hospital; Paul O’Neill, former Treasury secretary and OMB deputy director who is now non-executive chairman at Value Capture LLC; Dr. Peter Pronovost, director, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality and senior vice president for safety and quality at Johns Hopkins University; Dr. Richard Shannon, executive vice president for health affairs and professor of medicine, University of Virginia Health System; Dr. Reed Tuckson, former ACD member and managing partner, Tuckson Health Connections.

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