Advisory Board

The CORE Advisory Board is composed of 22 to 25 members and must include professionals from transplant centers, intensive care or emergency departments, tissue banks, voluntary health organizations, hisocompatibility members, neuroscience physicians, transplant surgeons, chief medical directors, medical directors of an eye bank, organ donor families, and public members. The board meets biannually.

Joseph Africa, MD
Medical Director
Charleston Area Medical Center

Stephen H. Bailey, MD
Director, Cardiac Surgery
Allegheny Health Network

Thomas V. Cacciarelli, MD
Director, Liver Transplant Program
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

Robert C. Dolence

David J. Gabauer

Armando Ganozo, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute

Aimee Hagerty
Director of Education & Transplant Administrator
UPMC Hamot

Lindsey Herlinger
Transplant Administrator
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

Roheena Kamyar, MD
Co-Medical Director of Eye Bank
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Jennifer Knight, MD
West Virginia University; Ruby Memorial Hospital

Roberto Lopez-Solis, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute

Glen Martin
Associate Administrator
Charleston Area Medical Center/General Hospital

George Mazariegos, MD
Director, Pediatric Transplantation
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Hall T. McGee, MD
Medical Director of the Eye Bank

Douglass Mitchell
Interim VP/CNO
WVU Medicine

Matthew R. Morrell, MD
Medical Director

William Morris
Hospital Director of Operations
Allegheny Health Network

Valliammai Muthappan, MD
Corneal Surgeon
Sightline Ophthalmic Associates

Reshma Paranjpe
Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery
Allegheny Ophthalmic and Orbital Associates

Frederick Peterson
The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania

Diane Pidwell, PhD

Richard Plowey, MD, MPH
Keystone Pain Consultants

Gina Velar
Donor Family Representative

William R. Wagner, PHD
Director, Treasury Services, Investor Relations & Investment Management
McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Travis Watson
Transplant Program Administrator
UPMC Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute

M. Asad Zaman, MHA
Director, Transplant Services
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh