About PCRF

PCRF Board of Directors

The People-Centered Research Foundation is led by a board composed of leaders from across healthcare, providing experience from medicine, government, academia, health insurance, technology, pharmaceutical manufacturing and patient advocacy. The Board has fiduciary responsibility for the vision, governance, and financial integrity of PCORnet, working through a Central Office and with the PCORnet Steering Committee.

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Richard Bankowitz, Director

Founder, Prudentia Healthcare Consultants, LLC

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Marc Boutin, Director

Chief Executive Officer, National Health Council

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Robert Califf, Chair of Board

Former FDA Commissioner and Professor of Cardiology at Duke University

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Donna Cryer, Secretary

Interim Executive Director, PCRF

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Craig Lipset, Director

Former Head of Clinical Innovation, Global Product Development, Pfizer

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Reed Tuckson, Treasurer

Managing Director, Tuckson Health Connections

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Joanne Waldstreicher, Director

Chief Medical Officer, Johnson & Johnson

PCRF, The Central Office for PCORnet

This small team is designed to accelerate people-centered research by helping make PCORnet successful.  This includes generating ideas to advance the Network, managing funding for and helping sustain PCORnet, and  helping the Board fulfill its fiduciary responsibilities.

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Valerie Barton

Chief Data Strategy Officer

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Richard Turman

Chief Operating Officer

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Donna Cryer

Interim Executive Director

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Michelle Culp

Chief Scientific Officer

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Kinshasa Letts

Program Assistant