Tufts CTSI’s External Advisory Committee (EAC) meets annually to review and provide constructive feedback on how best to meet our goals, and future plans to increase our responsiveness and productivity.


  • Co-Chair: Harold Alan Pincus, MD: Professor of Psychiatry and Healthcare Management and Policy and Co-Director, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research at Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute
  • Co-Chair: Brian L. Strom, MD, MPH: Chancellor, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, Rutgers University
  • Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, MD, PhD: Director, Center for Reducing Health Disparities, University of California-Davis (UC Davis) Health Director, Community Engagement Program of the UC Davis Clinical Translational Science Center, UC Davis Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine, UC Davis
  • Gilda A. Barabino, PhD: President and Professor of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
  • L. Ebony Boulware, MD, MPH: Dean, Wake Forest University School of Medicine Chief Science Officer and Vice Chief Academic Officer, Advocate Health
  • Christopher Chute, MD, DrPH: Chief Research Information Officer, Johns Hopkins Medicine Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Health Informatics, Johns Hopkins University
  • Steven Dubinett, MD: Dean, David Geffen School of Medicine, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, and Director, UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • Lisa M. Guay-Woodford, MD: Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania Presidential Scholar Endowed Chair for Clinical and Translational Science and Senior Advisor for Clinical and Translational Initiatives, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Lonnie J. King, DVM, MS, MPA, Diplomatic ACVPM: Academy Professor and Dean Emeritus, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University
  • Newell McElwee, PharmD, MSPH: Independent Consultant
  • Anthony Muslin, MD: Chief Development Officer, Tectonic Therapeutic, Inc.
  • Steven E. Reis, MD: Vice Chancellor for Multidisciplinary Innovation, Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine, Founding Director, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University of Pittsburgh
  • Sharon Terry, MA: President and CEO, Genetic Alliance