Leadership

The Epidemiology Foundation Board of Directors oversee the mission and vision of the Foundation. The Board is charged with developing the capacity and functionality of the Foundation to receive, administer, and expend funds for charitable, scientific and educational purposes consistent with the mission and activities of ACE. The Board's dedicated volunteer leaders includes epidemiologists who work in education, research, government, industry and nongovernmental organizations.



President

Edward J. Trapido, Sc.D, FACE
LSUHSC School of Public Health
LSU Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Vice President 
Charles Oke, VMD, MPH, FACE, Centers for Disease Control, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Secretary/Treasurer
Sunday Clark, ScD, MPH, Department of Emergency Medicine, New York, New York

Directors

Jonine Bernstein, PhD, FACE, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer, New York, New York
Martin Fekete, DHSc, National PEO, Mesa, Arizona
Jennifer Gander, PhD, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Steven J. Jacobsen, MD, PhD, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Pasadena, California
Reza Jafarzadeh, PhD, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
Russell S. Kirby, PhD, MS, FACE College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 
Sandra Melnick Seitz, DrPH, FACE, National Institute of Health (Retired), Annapolis, Maryland
Todd Neuharth, MA, ATR, ATC, The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota
Syed Ahsan Raza‚Äč, MD, MSc, PHDc, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Stephen Waring, DVM, PhD, FACE, Essentia Institute of Rural Health, Duluth, Minnesota

Executive Director
Sara-Becca Smith, MBA, Albany, New York

     
(l.) Foundation President Dr. Ed Trapido presents a Foundation baseball cap to ACE President Dr. Pauline Mendola.
(r.) Foundation Board Member, Dr. Russ Kirby answers questions about the mission and work of the Foundation.