Center Leadership

Executive Committee

Susan G. Dorsey, PhD, RN, FAAN - Chair
Director/Principal Investigator
University of Maryland School of Nursing

Nicholas Ambulos, Jr., PhD
Director, Genetics Core
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Joel D. Greenspan, PhD
Director, Biobehavioral Core
University of Maryland Dental School

Yulan Liang, PhD
Director, Biostatistics Core
University of Maryland School of Nursing

Walter Malecki, BS
Assistant Dean for Budget and Finance
University of Maryland School of Nursing

Richard Traub, PhD
Co-Director, Biobehavioral Core
University of Maryland Dental School

Christopher W. Ward, PhD
Associate Director, Administrative Core
University of Maryland School of Nursing

Jing Yin, DDS
Co-Director, Genetics Core
University of Maryland School of Medicine

External Advisory Board

Christine Miaskowski, PhD, RN, FAAN – Chair
Professor, Department of Physiological Nursing
University of California, San Francisco

David Cornblath, MD
Professor of Neurology
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Kevin Cullen, MD
Director and Professor of Medicine
University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center

Betty Ferrell, PhD, MA, FAAN, FPCN
Research Scientist
City of Hope National Medical Center

Lisa Rowen, DNSc, RN
Chief Nursing Officer and Senior Vice President of Nursing and Patient Care Services
University of Maryland Medical Center

Stephen Sonis, DMD, DMSc
Chair, Department of Oral Medicine, Infection and Immunity
Harvard School of Dental Medicine