Board

Officers, Trustees, and Staff
History of Board and Trustees

Officers

Heather Taffet Gold, PhD

President
Associate Professor of Population Health, Medicine, and Health Policy
New York University School of Medicine, USA

Lisa Prosser, PhD

President-Elect
Associate Professor and Director Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit
University of Michigan, USA

Uwe Siebert, MD, MPH, MSc, ScD

Past President
UMIT - University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall i.T, Austria

Beate Sander, PhD

Vice President
General Hospital Research Institute, Director, PHER
Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment collaborative (THETA), Canada

Mary Politi, PhD

Vice President-Elect
Associate Professor
Washington University in St. Louis, Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, USA

Natasha Stout, PhD

Secretary-Treasurer
Assistant Professor in Population Medicine
Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, USA

Ava John-Baptiste, PhD

Secretary-Treasurer Elect
Assistant Professor
Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, Canada

J. Robert Beck, MD

Historian
Deputy Director, Chief Academic and Administrative Officer
Fox Chase Cancer Center, USA

Trustees

Fernando Alarid-Escudero, PhD

Trustee
Post-Doctoral Associate
University of Minnesota School of Public Health, USA

Hilary Bekker, PhD

Trustee
Chair in Medical Decision Making
Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Esther de Bekker-Grob, PhD

Trustee
Erasmus University - Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Eva Enns, MS, PhD

Trustee
Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management
University of Minnesota, USA

Ellen Lipstein, MD, MPH

Trustee
Assistant Professor
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, USA

Victoria Shaffer, PhD

Trustee
Associate Professor
University of Missouri, USA

Joanna Siegel, SM, ScD

Trustee
Director, Dissemination and Implementation
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), USA

Torbjørn Wisløff, PhD

Trustee
Senior Researcher
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway

Holly Witteman, PhD

Trustee
Associate Professor
Université Laval (Laval University), Canada

Editorial Office

Alan Schwartz, PhD

Editor in Chief, Medical Decision Making and Medical Decision Making Policy & Practice
Associate Professor, Clinical Decision Making and Director of Research
University of Illinois, Chicago, USA

Rebecca J. Fiala

Editorial Manager, Medical Decision Making
University of Illinois, Chicago, USA

Brian Zikmund-Fisher, PhD

Editor in Chief, SMDM e-newsletter
Associate Professor of Health Behavior & Health Education and Internal Medicine
University of Michigan, USA

Ellen G. Engelhardt, PhD

Deputy Editor, SMDM e-newsletter
Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology and Division of Molecular Pathology
Netherlands Cancer Institute, The Netherlands

Staff

Jill Metcalf, MBA

Executive Director
Society for Medical Decision Making, USA

Lori Battista, CMP

Director, Conferences and Meetings
Society for Medical Decision Making, USA

Trevor Scholl

Association Manager
Society for Medical Decision Making, USA


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