Administration

The administration and the board of trustees support Wistar’s mission to save lives through science.

Administration

  • Russel E. Kaufman, M.D.
    President and CEO
  • Dario C. Altieri, M.D.
    Director, The Wistar Institute Cancer Center
    Executive Vice President
    Chief Scientific Officer
    Robert and Penny Fox Distinguished Professor
  • Alan Stiles
    Chief Operating Officer
    Treasurer
  • Joseph G. Trainor, CPA
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Andrew Peabody
    Chief Information Officer
  • Elizabeth B. O'Brien
    VP, Legal and External Affairs
  • Heather Steinman, Ph.D., MBA
    Vice President, Business Development
    Executive Director, Technology Transfer
  • Maureen Murphy, Ph.D.
    Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs
  • Van Cherington, Ph.D.
    Director, Science Administration
  • Jim Zaleski
    Director of Facilities
  • Jo-Ann Mendel
    Director, Human Resources
  • William H. Wunner, Ph.D.
    Director, Academic Affairs
  • Jessica Blodgett
    Associate Director, Research Development & Pre-Award Administration
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