Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees support Wistar’s mission to save lives through science.
Richard M. Horowitz
Chair, Board of Trustees
President, RAF Industries, Inc.
Susan B. Dillon, Ph.D.
President & CEO, Aro Biotherapeutics
Dario C. Altieri, M.D.
President & Chief Executive Officer
Joseph Trainor, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Gelvina Rodriguez Stevenson, Esq.
Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary & Government Relations, The Wistar Institute
Assistant Board Secretary
Faculty Affairs Coordinator/Board Liaison, The Wistar Institute
Steven V. Abramson
President & CEO
Universal Display Corporation
Elizabeth McKee Anderson
Principal, Puresight Advisory LLC
Independent Board Director
Douglas S. Briggs
Retired President & CEO, QVC, Inc.
President, Brind Investments, Inc.
Ronald L. Caplan
President, PMC Property Group, Inc.
Scott Cooper, Ph.D.
President & CEO
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
President & Founder, Susquehanna International Group
Brian H. Dovey
Partner, Domain Associates
Daniel K. Fitzpatrick, C.F.A.
President & CEO, Citizens Bank of PA/NJ/DE/NY
John A. Fry
President, Drexel University
Joseph A. Goldblum
President, G-II Equity Investors, Inc.
Perry A. Lerner
CEO & Chair, Crown Global Insurance Group, LLC
James W. Lovett
Susan Schwartz McDonald, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer, NAXION
Abraham L. Morris
Operating Partner, Pegasus Capital Advisors
President, Rittenhouse Advisors, LLC
Arthur M. Pappas
Managing Partner, Pappas Capital
Richard G. Phillips, Jr., Esq.
Fellow at Yale Divinity School and Co-Founder of Keepers of the Commons
Retired CEO and Chairman of Pilot Freight Services
Helen P. Pudlin, Esq.
Honorary Chair Emeritus
Retired Executive Vice President and General Counsel, The PNC Financial Services Group
Samuel V. Rhoads
Executive Vice President, Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation
Robert H. Rock
Chairman, MLR Holdings LLC
Gerald B. Rorer
Retired, Director Rorer Group, Inc.
Adele K. Schaeffer
Milton S. (Tony) Schneider
Principal & Founder, The Glenville Group
William A. Slaughter, Esq.
Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP
Daniel H. Wheeler
President, Pea Vine Properties
Edward Ziff, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biochemistry, New York University
Emeriti Board Members
Peter C. Doherty, Ph.D.
Chairman, Department of Immunology, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine (1996)
Member, National Academy of Sciences
L. Patrick Gage, Ph.D.
Founder & President, enGage Biotech Consulting
The Honorable Harris N. Hollin
Herbert Kean, M.D.
Retired, Attending Physician and Clinical Professor. ENT-Otolaryngologist, Thomas Jefferson Medical College
Faye Olivieri Kozich
Albert Ominsky, Esq.
Ominsky & Ominsky, P.C.
Paul J. Schmitt
Managing Director, Novitas Capital
David V. Wachs