Research Institute Advisory Council Members

The Massachusetts General Hospital Research Institute Advisory Council (RIAC) helps to define a successful strategy to keep Mass General research positioned at the forefront of the scientific discovery, and responsive to the emerging opportunities and extraordinary challenges that impact the future of medicine. For more information, contact Kate Gutierrez, Director of Development for Research.


Charles A. Sanders, MD
Chairman,
Research Institute Advisory Council
Former General Director,
Massachusetts General Hospital
Retired Chairman,
Glaxo, Inc.
Samuel O. Thier, MD
Interim Chairman,
Research Institute Advisory Council
Former President and Chief Executive Officer,
Partners Healthcare System
Robert Kingston, PhD
Vice Chairman,
Research Institute Advisory Council
Past Chairman,
Executive Committee on Research (ECOR)
Chief,
Department of Molecular Biology,
Massachusetts General Hospital
Dennis A. Ausiello, MD
Director,
Center for Assessment Technology and
Continuous Health (CATCH),
Massachusetts General Hospital
James I. Cash, Jr., PhD
Professor and Senior Associate Dean (Emeritus),
Harvard Business School
Brit J. d'Arbeloff
Deborah Dunsire, MD
President and CEO,
FORUM Pharmaceuticals
Scott Eston
David Fisher, MD, PhD
Vice Chair,
Executive Committee on Research
Chief,
Department of Dermatology,
Massachusetts General Hospital
Ex-officio
Jean-Francois Formela, MD
Partner,
Atlas Ventures
Ansbert Gadicke, MD
Managing Director,
MPM Capital
Jean de Gunzburg, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer,
Da Volterra
Robert F. Higgins
Founding Partner,
Highland Capital Partners
Rajiv Kaul
Portfolio Manager,
Fidelity Investments
David Louis, MD
Chair,
Executive Committee on Research
Chief,
Department of Pathology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Ex-officio
Harry Orf, PhD
Senior Vice President for Research,
Massachusetts General Hospital
Ex-officio
James F. Orr, III
Former Chairman,
The Rockefeller Foundation
John T. Potts, Jr., MD
Director of Research, Emeritus,
Physician-in-Chief, Emeritus,
Massachusetts General Hospital
Phyllis E. Rappaport
Co-Founder,
Cure Alzheimer's Fund
Elizabeth G. Riley
Michael Rosenblatt, MD
Chief Medical Officer,
Merck & Co, Inc.
George A. Scangos, PhD
Chief Executive Officer,
Biogen, Inc.
Susan A. Slaugenhaupt, PhD
Scientific Director,
Massachusetts General Hospital
Research Institute
Ex-officio
Peter Slavin, MD
President,
Massachusetts General Hospital
Ex-officio
Jack Szostak, PhD
Ex-officio
Mason Tenaglia
Vice President,
IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics
Robert I. Tepper, MD
Partner,
Third Rock Ventures

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