Our Leadership

The following dedicated individuals lead the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation:

Richard K. DeScherer
President

Susan Golick
Robert Ravitz
Vice Presidents

Teri Wilford Wood
Secretary

Margaret G. Dowd
Executive Director

Medical Advisory Board

Bruce Neil CronsteinBruce Cronstein, MD
Chairman

Professor of Medicine, Director of the Division of Translational Medicine and of Clinical and Translational Science Institute, NYU Langone Medical Center.

 

Jill Buyon, MD
Professor of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center, Hospital for Joint Diseases and Medicine (Rheum Div). 

Robert Clancy, PhD
Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine (Rheum Div) and Hospital for Joint Diseases at NYU Langone Medical Center

Anne Davidson, MBBS
Investigator, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research; Professor of Molecular Medicine, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine

Richard A. Furie, MD
Investigator, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Chief, Division of Rheumatology and Allergy-Clinical Immunology, North Shore-LIJ Health System
Professor of Medicine, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine

Ellen M. Ginzler, MD, MPH
Division Chief
SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Bevra Hahn, M.D.
Chief, Rheumatology and Arthritis
Professor, and Vice Chair, Department of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

Lionel B. Ivashkiv, MD
Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Chief Scientific Officer, Hospital for Special Surgery
David H. Koch Chair in Arthritis and Tissue Degeneration
Professor, Medicine and Immunology, Weill Cornell Medical College
Director, HSS Genomics Center

Luminita Pricop, MD
Adjunct Professor, Hospital for Special Surgery, Autoimmunity and Inflammation Program

William Stohl MD PhD
Professor of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Rheumatology, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

Alexander Tarakhovsky, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Laboratory of Immune Cell Epigenetics and Signaling
The Rockefeller University

Michael H. Weisman, MD
Chair and Director of the Division of Rheumatology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Board of Directors

Mary Belle

Jerome A. Chazen

Bruce Cronstein, MD

Jennie DeScherer

Bonnie Englebardt Lautenberg

Heidi Fiske

Michelle Gadsden-Williams

Jessye Norman

Tuhina De O’Connor

Charles Osgood

Chris Paradysz

Martin E. Segal*

Fern Tessler

Daniel Wallace, MD

Alan J. Wasserman, DDS

Carol Weisman

Honorary Board of Directors

Honorary Chairman
Morrie Golick*

Tony Bennett

Jack W. Lavery

David L. Luke, III

Harold “Terry” McGraw, III

John Schreiber


* Deceased 2012