Expert Advisory Board
Dr. Stephan Bodis
Dr. Stephan Bodis is the Director of the Institute of Radiation Oncology of Kantonsspital Aarau. In September 2012, he was appointed Full Professor of the Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich and became an Associate Physician in the Department of Radiation Oncology of the University Hospital Zurich.
Dr. Peng Roc Chen
Dr. Peng R. Chen is a Professor of Neurosurgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School. He is Vice Chair, Cerebrovascular Research, Director, Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Program and Fellowship. He has completed fellowships in neurointerventional radiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital of Harvard Medical School, in cerebrovascular and skull base surgery at Barrow Neurological Institute and in neuroendovascular surgery and cerebrovascular neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
Dr. Philip Darney
Dr. Philip Darney is a Distinguished Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).
He is Former Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Francisco General Hospital.
Dr. Arthur L. Day
Dr. Arthur L. Day is Professor at Department of Neurosurgery at University of Texas Medical School in Houston. Dr. Day is Vice Chair, Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery, Director, Residency Program, and Director of Clinical Education, Mischer Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Arthur L. Day was also a Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Professor and the Eblen Eminent Scholar in Cerebrovascular Surgery at the University of Florida.
Dr. Mark Emberton
Dr. Mark Emberton is Professor of Interventional Oncology at University College London. He is an Honorary Consultant Urologist at University College Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Founding Pioneer of The Charity Prostate Cancer UK. Dr. Mark Emberton was appointed Dean of UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences in 2015.
Dr. Heather Huddleston
Dr. Heather Huddleston is Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Huddleston is an expert in reproductive endocrinology and fertility. She has special interests in unexplained infertility, uterine disease and recurrent pregnancy loss.
Dr. Robert Lustig
Dr. Robert Lustig is a pediatric endocrinologist and an internationally renowned expert on nutrition. He is Professor Emeritus of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Robert Lustig is the author of bestselling books "Metabolical", “Fat Chance: Beating the Odds against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease” and “Sugar Has 56 Names: A Shopper’s Guide”.
Dr. Aric D. Parnes
Dr. Aric Parnes is Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Staff Hematologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston. Clinical and research interests of Dr. Parnes are in non-malignant hematology: hemophilia, anemias, myelodysplastic syndrome, myeloproliferative disease and in thrombosis.
Dr. Simon C. Robson
Dr. Simon C. Robson is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Chief, Division of Gastroenterology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Dr. Robson leads active research programs at the Liver, Transplantation and Vascular Biology Centers at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston.
Dr. Sam Shen
Dr. Sam Shen is Clinical Professor, Emergency Medicine and former Medical Director of Stanford University Emergency Medicine department. Dr. Sam Shen is Associate Chief Quality Officer/Patient Safety Officer, Stanford Health Care. Fellowship Director, Emergency Medicine Administration Fellowship, Stanford University.
Dr. Egilius Spierings
Dr. Egilius Spierings is a physician, clinical professor, and founder of MedVadis Research. For more than 40 years, Dr. Spierings has been dedicated to understanding headache and treating headache patients effectively. Dr. Spierings moved to Boston in 1986 and became the director of The Headache Research Foundation, an affiliate of Tufts University School of Medicine.
Dr. Philip Theodosopoulos
Dr. Philip Theodosopoulos is director of the Skull Base Tumor Program and Vice Chair of neurological surgery at University California, San Francisco. He is also Attending Neurosurgeon, California Center for Pituitary Disorders. Before joining UCSF, he served as director of skull base surgery at the University of Cincinnati for 10 years.
Dr. Paige G. Wickner
Dr. Paige G. Wickner is Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and specialist in Allergy and Immunology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Dr. Paige G. Wickner is also a Medical Director, Department of Quality and Safety, Assistant Fellowship Training Program Director (Clinical), Harvard Medical School
Dr. Eric J. Woodard
Dr. Eric J. Woodard is Chief of the Section of Neurosurgery at New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH). He was previously Chief of the Division of Spinal surgery in Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and faculty at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Woodard is also chief medical officer of InVivo Therapeutics, a medical device company focused on finding solutions for patients with spinal cord injury.
Dr. E. Kent Yucel
Dr. Yucel is a Professor of Radiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. E. Kent Yucel was previously a Radiologist-in-Chief at Tufts Medical Center in Boston and Professor of Radiology, Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Yucel also held leadership positions in radiology and cardiovascular imaging at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard Medical School).
Dr. Lawrence H. Cohn (1937 – 2016)
In Memoriam: Harvard Medical School colleagues recall their work with Prof. Larry Cohn (video)
Dr. Lawrence H. Cohn was an early supporter of the Diagnostic Detectives Network. Prof. Cohn was a pioneering cardiac surgeon, researcher, and medical educator. He was a Professor of Cardiac Surgery at Harvard Medical School.