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Board of Visitors

Established in 2004 at the direction of the President of Temple University and the Dean of the School of Medicine, the Board of Visitors of the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University serves as the School's strategic advisory counsel in key areas of operation and planning. Its mission is to support the School's institutional advancement in terms of research rankings, curricular innovations, finances, strategic planning and other areas. The Board is composed of alumni and friends of the School who are leaders in a variety of businesses and industries.

Chair

  • Sandra Harmon-Weiss, MD '74, Former Head of Government Programs, Aetna, Avalon, NJ

Members

  • Richard A. Anderson, President and CEO, St. Luke's Hospital and Health Network, Bethlehem, PA
  • R.V. Paul Chan, MD '00, FACS, Vice Chair and Thanis A. Field Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences; Director, Pediatric Retina and ROP Service, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Jeffrey M. Dayno, MD '88, Chief Medical Officer, Egalet Corporation, Wayne, PA
  • Alan DeCherney, MD '67, Chief, Reproductive Biology and Medicine Branch; Director, Program in Reproductive and Adult Endocrinology, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD
  • John Fallon, MD, Former Chief Physician Executive and Senior VP, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA, Boston, MA
  • William S. Greenfield, MD '69, Psychiatry, Lenape Valley Foundation, Doylestown, PA; Chairman, Greenfield Foundation, Plymouth Meeting, PA
  • Paul Hermany, MD '82, Chief of Cardiology, Grand View Hospital, Sellersville, PA
  • Leonard Jacob, MD, PhD '75, Chairman, Antares Pharma Inc., Ewing, NJ
  • Athole G. Jacobi, MD, Former Professor and Chairman of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • John S. Kung, MD, FAAO, FICS, President and Medical Director, Staten Island Ophthalmology, Staten Island, NY; Academic Eye Center, East Brunswick, NJ
  • Gerald M. Lemole, MD '62, Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery, Christiana Care Health Services, Huntington Valley, PA
  • Solomon Luo, MD, Res '86, Founder and Director, Progressive Vision Institute Eye Care Center, Pottsville, PA; member, Board of Trustees, Temple University and Temple University Health System
  • Randal J. McDowell, Esq., Private Practice Attorney, Jenkintown, PA
  • Elliot Menkowitz, MD '67, Orthopaedic Surgeon/Entrepreneur, Pottstown, PA
  • Michael Miller, Former Managing Director, Planning and Development, The Vanguard Group, Valley Forge, PA
  • Harris Mark Nagler, MD, FACS '75, Physician-in-Chief, Mount Sinai Beth Israel; Chair, Sol and Margaret Berger, Department of Urology; Senior Assoc. Dean for Clinical Affairs; Professor of Urology, Ichan School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, New York, NY
  • John N. Negrey, Jr., MD '68, Founder, Negrey Eye Associates, Havertown, PA
  • Helene Pavlov, MD '72, Chief of Radiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
  • Arthur Pelberg, MD, '75, President of the Pelberg Group, Phoenix, AZ
  • Deborah Preston, PhD, Psychologist, Los Altos Hills, CA
  • Lindsay Rosenwald, MD '83, Co-Founder, Opus Point Partners, New York, NY
  • Franklin A. Rumore, MD '67, Psychiatrist, Los Altos Hills, CA
  • E. Ronald Salvitti, MD '63, Chairman, Medical Director and Founder, Southwestern PA Eye Center, Washington, PA
  • Frederick A. Simeone, MD '60, Founder, Simeone Foundation Museum, Philadelphia, PA
  • Donna Lynne Skerrett, MD '84, Chief Medical Officer, Mesoblast Ltd., New York, NY
  • John David Sprandio, MD '80, Chief of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Consultants in Medical Oncology and Hematology, Drexel Hill, PA
  • Karen Marie Starko, MD '75, Former Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control; Former Clinical Research Physician and Consultant, Genentech, Inc. and other Biotechs, Burlingame, CA
  • Elizabeth Anne Sun, MD '76, Montgomery County GI Specialists, PC, East Norriton, PA
  • Paul Louis Weidner, MD '82, Upper Bucks Orthopedics, Sellersville, PA