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Faculty Achievements

Cited among Best Doctors in Boston as determined by peer evaluations by Best Doctors in America and U.S. News and World Report


John Ohman


David DeNofrio
Mark Estes
Carey Kimmelstiel
Marvin Konstam
Deeb Salem
Jim Udelson
Andrew Weintraub


Ron Lechan
Richard Siegel 


Moises Guelrud
Joel Mason
Joel Weinstock

Infectious Diseases 

Geneve Allison
Michael Barza
Helen Boucher
Linden Hu
Deb Poutsiaka
David Snydman

General Medicine 

Dineli Ahearn
Richard Kopelman
Elisabeth Wilder
John Wong


Richard Dupee


Andrew Levey
Klemens Meyer
Ronald Perrone
Mark Sarnak


Erik Garpestad
Nicholas Hill


Ray Comenzo
Jack Erban
Andy Evens
Andreas Klein
Ken Miller
Paul Mathew
Kellie Sprague
Gary Strauss
Wasif Saif


Robert Kalish
Timothy McAlindon

Regional and National Honors and Positions of Leadership Over Past Few Years

Chairman’s Office

D. Salem 

  • Advisor to Publications Committee for Massachusetts Medical Society overseeing New England Journal of Medicine
  • Recipient of Paul Dudley White Award from the American Heart Association 
  • Received Lifetime Achievement Award from Boston Business Journal
  • Lifetime Achievement Award from Tufts Medical Center
  • Distinguished Faculty Award - Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award – Boston University School of Medicine
  • Medical advisor to the President of the Mass State Senate, Stanley Rosenberg 

K. Freund 

  • Health Disparities and Equity Promotion Study Section, National Institutes of Health
  • Health Care Research Training Study Section, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • Editorial Board, Women’s Health Issues
  • Editorial Board, Women’s Health and Gender Based Medicine
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Cancer Survivorship
  • Editorial Board, Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention
  • Chair, Design and Analysis Committee, Patient Navigation Research Program, National Cancer Institute 
  • American Cancer Society - Harry and Elsa Jiler Clinical Research 
  • Professor
  • Member, Women and Medicine Task Force, Society of General Internal Medicine

J. Kassirer 

  • Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, New England Journal of Medicine 
  • Member, Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences
  • Consultant, Department of Medicine, Stanford University
  • David E. Rogers Award of the Association of American Medical Colleges
  • Consultant: Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale University
  • Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Member of the Association of American Physicians
  • Member, Journal Oversight Committee, Canadian Medical Association Journal
  • Member, Human Factors Subcommittee, National Commission on Forensic Science

R. Kopelman 

  • Head of University Program Directors Assembly in Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine.  
  • Member of National Task Force Overseeing Resident to Fellow Transition
  • Distinguished Faculty Award – Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Recognized by Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine (APDIM) for mentorship
  • Recipient of Dema Daley Founders Award from APDIM

R. Karas   

  • Past Chairman: National Molecular Signaling 1 Study Section of the American Heart Association (AHA)
  • Member: North American Menopause Society Hormone Therapy Advisory Panel.
  • Ad hoc member of Vascular Cell and Molecular Biology Study Section; National Institutes of Health
  • Past Chairman, AHA Committee on Cardiovascular Disease in Women and Special Populations
  • Member, AHA National Research Committee
  • Chairman, American Heart Association National Research policy and evaluation sub-committee
  • Past Associate Editor, Journal of the American Heart Association

Michael Barza 

  • Deputy Editor, Clinical Infectious Diseases
  • Tufts University School of Medicine Distinguished Faculty Award 
  • Milton and Natalie Zucker Clinical Teaching Prize for Outstanding Accomplishment 


D. DeNofrio 
  • Member, Education Committee, Heart Failure of Society of America
  • Chair, Education CME Subcommittee, Heart Failure Society of America
  • Member, Program Committee, American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Sessions
  • Member, UNOS Region 1 Review Committee for Cardiac Transplantation

B. Downey 
  • Deputy Editor, Cardiology, UpToDate

N. Estes
  • Editor in Chief- Cardiovascular Disease: UpToDate Cardiology
  • Associate Editor: Journal of Interventional Electrophysiology, Heart Rhythm 
  • Section Editor: Circulation
  • Editorial Boards:  American Journal of Cardiology,    Pacing and Cardiac Electrophysiology, Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, Hellenic Journal of Cardiology, American Journal of Sports Medicine, American Journal of Hospital Medicine, Circulation, Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, US Cardiology
  • Member Association of University Cardiologists
  • Past-President- Heart Rhythm Society
  • Past Chairman-Council of Clinical Cardiology, AHA National Committees: AHA/ACC/HRS Guidelines for Pacemaker and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator 2008, 2011; 
  • AHA/ACC/HRS Atrial Fibrillation Performance Measures  AHA/ACC Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines 2012,
  • AHA Strategic Advisory Committee 2009-2012
  • ACC Bethesda 36th Guidelines for Participation in Athletics 
  • AHA Manuscript Oversight Committee, Council on Operations
  • Board of Trustees, World Society of Arrhythmias
  • International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners-Test Writing Committee
  • The President’s Award – Heart Rhythm Society 2013
  • Chairman Heart Rhythm Society Ethics Committee 2013
  • Distinguished Achievement Award European Society of Cardiology 2014
  • ACC/AHA Supraventricular Tachycardia Guidelines Writing Committee 2014
  • AHA Council on Clinical Cardiology Distinguished Achievement Award 2014
M. Homoud
  • Past President of New England EP Society
  • Reviewer:  American Journal of Cardiology and Heart Rhythm

I. Jaffe 
  • Chair 37th Annual International Aldosterone Conference (2011)
  • International Aldosterone Conference Executive Committee (2011- present)
  • Editorial Board, Endocrinology (2013-present)
  • American Society of Hypertension Young Scholar Award (2013)
  • American Society of Clinical Investigation (ASCI) Elected Member (2013)
  • AHA Established Investigator Award (2014)
  • AHA High Blood Pressure Research Council Mid-Career Award for Research Excellence (2014)
  • NIH Vascular Cell and Molecular Biology (VCMB) Study Section, Charter Member, (2015-2019)
  • Associate Editor, Clinical Science (2015-present)

C. Kimmelstiel 
  • Editorial board of the Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis
  • Editorial Board of Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
  • Promotions Committee - Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions

M. Konstam 
  • Past president of Heart Failure Society of America
  • Past President of Association of Professors of Cardiology
  • Member of Clinical Practice Guideline Committees for Heart Failure Society of America, American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association

M. Maron
  • Editorial Board of American Journal of Cardiology

N. Pandian 
  • Received Pioneer Award in Echocardiography from Mayo Clinic
  • Named Lectures: “Natesa G. Pandian Lecture”, Saint Gennaro Hospital, University of Napoli, Italy
  • Named Annual Lecture “Natesa G. Pandian Oration”, Indian Academy of Echocardiography
  • Named Annual Award “Natesa G. Pandian Best Teaching Case Study”, Indian Academy of Echocardiography
  • ACC/AHA Writing Group on Rheumatic Fever
  • AHA Committee on Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • 2011 ACC Committee: Appropriate Use Criteria for Echocardiography
  • Appreciation Awards of Education, American College of Cardiology
  • Appreciation Awards of Society Activities-American Society of Echocardiography 
  • Appreciation Award for Outstanding Service, - The Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Honorary Fellow, Mexican Society of Cardiology
  • Honorary Fellow, Italian Society of Cardiovascular Echocardiography
  • Distinguished Physician Award - The American Association of Cardiologists of Indian Origin
  • Appreciation Award International Cardiac Doppler Society 
  • Recognition of Academic Achievement- Japanese Society of Echocardiography
  • Appreciation Award for Academic Contributions- Peruvian Society of Cardiology 
  • Scientific Recognition Award-Columbian Cardiac Society 
  • Scientific Excellence Award-Taiwanese Society of Cardiology
  • Academic Recognition Award -Thailand Cardiac Society
  • Award of Appreciation-Asian Congress of Cardiology

A. Patel 

  • ACCF/ASE/AHA/ASNC/HFSA/HRS/SCAI/SCCM/SCCT/SCMR 2011 Appropriate Use Criteria for Echocardiography- Writing Group
  • ACCF Multi-Modality Appropriate Use Criteria Detection and Risk Assessment of Ischemic Heart Disease – Review Panel
  • Associate Editor- - Circulation: Heart Failure

J. Udelson
  • Past president of American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • Associate Editor, Circulation
  • Editor-in-Chief, Circulation Heart Failure
  • Editorial Board: JACC, JACC Imaging, Current Cardiovascular Imaging Reports, Heart Failure Reviews, US Cardiology
  • Board of Trustees, American College of Cardiology
  • Executive Council, Heart Failure Society of America
  • Editorial Board and Guest Editor of Journal of Nuclear Cardiology and Journal of the American College of Cardiology
  • Member of Association of University Cardiologists
  • Member of Association of Professors of Cardiology
  • Invited Member, FDA Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Panel
  • Co-Chair, ACC and ACR Writing Group for Appropriate Use Criteria of Imaging Tests for ED Patients with Chest Pain
  • Task Force member and writing group - AHA/ACC Scientific Statement: Eligibility and Disqualification Recommendations for Competitive Athletes with Cardiovascular Abnormalities
  • Writing Group - ACC and ACR Appropriate Use Criteria for Imaging Tests in Heart Failure

S. Gilbert 
  • Member, Medical Advisory Board of the National Kidney Foundation Serving New England
  • Education Editor of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases
  • Co-Editor of the Primer on Kidney Disease 6th Edition
  • Member, Panel for accreditation appeals in Nephrology, ACGME
  • Executive Committee, Nephrology Training Program Directors
  • Member, American Society of Nephrology Executive Committee of the Nephrology Training Program Directors
L. Inker 
  • Chair, International Classification of Diseases in the United States
  • Analytical team director National Kidney Foundation and Food and Drug Administration Workshop on GFR Decline as a Surrogate Endpoint in Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Co-chair, KDOQI Guideline Commentary Workgroup for the new KDIGO Chronic Kidney Disease Guideline Update 
  • Member, Editorial board, American Journal of Kidney Diseases
  • Member, Kidney Disease Early Evaluation Program Steering Committee
  • Chair, Clinical Oversight Committee of the Kidney Disease Early Evaluation Program Laboratory Work Group
  • Chair, International Classification of Diseases in the United States
  • Member, Renal Working Group for the 11th version of the International Classification of Diseases, World Health Organization
  • Member, National Institute for Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Disease: United States Renal Data System External Advisory Committee 
  • Co-chair, KDOQI Guideline Commentary Workgroup for the new KDIGO Chronic Kidney Disease Guideline Update 

E. Lacson 

  • Member, Steering Committee, Kidney Care Quality Alliance
  • Member, CMS Technical Expert Panel on Comorbidity Adjustment for SMR/SHR in ESRD
  • Member, Medical Quality Committee of Kidney Care Partners
  • Member, Medical Quality Committee of Kidney Care Council Member, ASN Quality Metrics Task Force 
  • Member, Steering Committee for NIH Time Trial
  • Member, Stakeholders Council of the PCORI Ascend Trial

A. Levey 

  • Listed on Thomson Reuters Highly Cited List for Clinical Medicine.
  • Editor in Chief, American Journal of Kidney Disease
  • American Society of Nephrology Belding Scribner Award (2013)
  • Boston University Distinguished Alumni Award (2013)
  • National Kidney Foundation David Hume Award (2012)
  • Chair, National Kidney Foundation and Food and Drug Administration Workshop on GFR Decline as a Surrogate Endpoint in Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Work Group Member, Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Clinical Practice Guideline on Evaluation and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Member, National Kidney Foundation Scientific Advisory Board
K. Meyer 
  • President, National Forum of ESRD Networks
  • Medical Director for Information Technology, Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Member, Quality Management Committee of Dialysis Clinic, Inc.
  • Member, Planning Committee for Patient-reported Outcomes in Clinical Trials of Kidney Disease-related Therapies. A workshop co- sponsored by the National Kidney Foundation and U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Member, United States Renal Data System External Expert Committee
  • Member, Association for Advancement of Medical Instrumentation Renal Disease and Detoxification Committee
  • Member, Medical Advisory Board, American Association of Kidney Patients
  • Member, Technical Expert Panel on Anemia and member, Technical Expert Panel on Chronic Kidney Disease-related Mineral and Bone Disorders convened by Arbor Research on behalf of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
D. Miskulin 
  • Member, Quality Management Committee of Dialysis Clinic, Inc.
  • Chair, Endpoints Committee for the HALT-PKD Study
R. Perrone
  • Distinguished Faculty Award from Tufts University School of Medicine 
  • Member, Medical Advisory Board of the National Kidney Foundation serving New England
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Committee of the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation (former chair)
  • Chair, UNOS Region 1 Renal Transplant Oversight Committee
  • Region 1 Representative, on OPTN/UNOS Living Donor Committee
  • Chair, HALT-PKD Study Quality Control Committee for the HALT- PKD Study
  • Co-Executive Director, Polycystic Disease Database Consortium
  • Awarded Donald W. Seldin Distinguished Award from the National Kidney Foundation (2014)
  • Physician of the Year, PKD Foundation (2014)
M. Richardson
  • Member, ESRD Quality Measure Development, Maintenance, and Support Project Functional Status Technical Expert Panel convened by the University of Michigan Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center and the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services
M. Sarnak 
  • Co-chair, KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline for Lipid Management in CKD
  • Member, Steering Committee for CKD Prognosis Consortium
  • Ad hoc Reviewer for NIH NIDDK Study Section
  • Member, of the Cardiovascular Health Study Renal Work Group
  • Awarded Shaul G. Massry Distinguished Lecture from the National Kidney Foundation (2014)
D. Weiner 
  • Deputy Editor in Chief: American Journal of Kidney Diseases
  • Member, CMS ESRD Clinical Technical Expert Panel for Hospital Readmissions, 2012
  • Chair, American Society of Nephrology Quality Metrics Task Force
  • Co-Editor-in-Chief, Primer on Kidney Diseases 6th Edition
  • Member, National Kidney Foundation KDOQI 2015 Hemodialysis Guideline Update Workgroup
  • Member, American Society of Nephrology Public Policy Board
  • Co-Chair, Planning Committee, 2015 National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Spring Clinical Meeting
  • Chair, Planning Committee, 2016 NKF Spring Clinical Meeting
  • Member, Mortality and Morbidity Subcommittee, Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT)
  • Member, Kidney, Nutrition, Obesity and Diabetes Study (KNOD) study section
  • Member, ESRD Clinical Technical Expert Panel, Dialysis Vascular Access

P. Bonis 
  • Section editor in Gastroenterology and Hepatology for UptoDate
  • Publications Committee:  American Gastroenterological Society 
M. Guelrud
  • International Editor, UK
  • Member of the Board of the NE Endoscopy Society
J. Leung
  • Member, Consortium of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal  Disease Researchers 
  • Member, Nominating Committee member, Obesity, Metabolism & Nutrition section of American Gastroenterology Association
J. Mason 
  • Member, editorial board, Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Recipient of the Mary Swartz Senior Investigator Award from the American Society of Nutrition
A. Plaut 
  • Member: American Association of Physicians, and American Society for Clinical Investigation
  • Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
J. Roper
  • Council Reviewer, Gastrointestinal Oncology Section of the American Gastroenterology Association (AGA) Institute
  • Member, American Gastroenterology Association (AGA) Academy of Educators
J. Weinstock 
  • Microbiology Section Editor, Journal of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Member, American Society of Clinical Investigation
  • Fellow, American Association for Advancement of Sciences
  • Member, NIH Gastrointestinal Mucosal Pathobiology (GMPB) Study Section

R. Buchsbaum 
  • Ad hoc reviewer, NIH Study section Molecular and Integrative Signal Transduction

R. Comenzo 
  • ECOG Myeloma Core Committee                        
  • Scientific Advisor, International Myeloma Foundation
  • Member, International Myeloma Working Group
  • Board Member, Amyloidosis Foundation

J. Erban
  • Assoc. Editor,  Am J Clinical Oncology
  • Past President Mass, Soc. Clin Oncology
  • Member, ECOG Breast Committee
  • Past Member, NCCN Breast Cancer Guidelines Committee
  • Board of Directors, Silent Spring Institute
  • 2015 Rachel Carson Award Recipient
  • Medical Board, Aid for Cancer Research Foundation 

A. Evens
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma Working Group member (NIH/NCI Lymphoma Steering Committee Subgroup)
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group, Core Committee Member: Lymphoma
  • The International PCNSL Collaborative Group (IPCG), member
  • Chair, New England Lymphoma Rounds Steering Committee (Sponsor: Lymphoma Research Foundation;
  • Senior Editorial Board, American Journal of Blood Research
  • Editorial Board, Leukemia Research
  • Associate Editor, British Journal of Haematology

S. Levy 
  • Member of National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity
  • Editorial Board of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
  • Editor of  APUA Newsletter and Plasmid

R. Martell 
  • Board of Directors at Curis Inc
  • Former Chief Medical Officer at TESARO Inc. 
  • Former Chief Medical Officer at MethylGene Inc.

K. Miller 
  • Editorial Board – Leukemia Research. 

P. Mathew 
  • Editor:  Oncologist

K. Sprague 
  • Advisory Committee member, National Marrow Donor Program, Patient Education Advisory Group: Diverse Populations
  • Board member for OncLive

W. Saif 
  • Editorial Board of Chemotherapy and World Journal of Surgical, Medical and Radiation Oncology

G. Strauss 
  • Member of Respiratory Core Committee, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group 

M. Dansinger 
  • WebMD, Diabetes Doctor (Blog and Discussion Board Host)
  • NBC’s “The Biggest Loser”, Nutrition Doctor
  • Medscape, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity,  Former Editor
  •, Scientific Advisory Board Member (Online Medical
  • Community Forum)

B. Dawson-Hughes
  • Advisory Board, U.C. Davis NIH BIRCWH Program
  • North American Menopause Society’s Award for calcium research
  • Franklin Institute’s Corson Bolton gold medal for excellence in research
  • General Secretariat and Trustees of International Osteoporosis Foundation
  • Past president and trustee of National Osteoporosis Foundation
  • Editorial Board: Bone, Osteoporosis

C. Fekete 
  • Editorial Board: Journal of Neuroendocrinology
  • “Lendület” award of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

A. Greenberg 
  • Co-Director, Boston Obesity Nutrition Research Center
  • Editorial Board: Endocrinology and Obesity

J. Kung 
  • Member of Trainees and Career Advancement Committee of the American Thyroid Association

R. Lechan
  • Distinguished Academic Achievement Award from University of Vermont School of Medicine
  • Elected as Corresponding Member to the Academy of Sciences of the University of Bologna
  • Gold Medal of the Academy of Sciences of the University of Bologna
  • Recognition by Faculty 1000 Biology for published research
  • Editorial Board: Endocrinology,  Acta BioMedica

A. Pittas 
  • Chair, D2d study, an NIH-supported diabetes prevention multi-center clinical trial (
  • Chair, NIH Special Emphasis Panel ZDK1 GRB-S 01 S
  • Chair, NIH Study Section - Clinical & Integrative Diabetes and Obesity
  • Member, NIH Special Emphasis Panel ZTR1 CI-5 CTSA Recruitment Innovation Center (RIC) grant applications.

R. Siegel 
  • Advisory Board, Visiting Nurses Association of Boston

R. Toni 
  • Scientific Director MAFS (Museum of Human Anatomy, Pharmacology and Forensic Medicine), University of Parma, Italy
  • Member of the National Academy of Sciences, Bologna, Italy
  • Editorial Board, Bentham Open “Open Anatomy Journal” and Acta BioMedica
  • Member of the Review Boards of the IRFP-National Science Foundation (NSF), Arlington, USA and Basic Research Investment   Fund (FIRB), Rome, Italy
  • Editorial Board: Acta BioMedica, Open Anatomy Journal
Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases

G. Allison
  • OPAT Taskforce, Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)
  • OPAT Guidelines Committee, IDSA
  • Co-Author, OPAT Handbook, to be published by IDSA
  • Consulting Editor, Clinical Infectious Diseases
  • Consulting Editor, Journal for Healthcare Quality

H. Boucher 
  • Board of Directors, Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)
  • Antimicrobial Resistance Committee, IDSA
  • Member of ABIM Test Committee for Infectious Disease
  • Member Infectious Diseases Subspecialty Board, ABIM
  • Consulting Editor, Infectious Diseases Clinics of North America
  • Associate Editor:  Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

Y. Golan 
  • Member of Publications Committee: IDSA
  • Member, NIH Mycoses Study Group

S. Gorbach 
  • Editor of Clinical Infectious Disease
  • Editorial Board: The Journal of Infection
  • Editorial Board: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
  • Recipient of Alexander Fleming Prize from the IDSA

J. Griffiths 
  • Member, NIH College of the Center for Scientific Review
  • Chair of Drinking Water Committee of the US EPA Science Advisory Board  
  • Reappointed to Science Advisory Board (SAB) of the US EPA
  • Appointed to US EPA SAB on Hydraulic Fracturing Plan to research human health effects relating to groundwater and other contamination
  • Associate Editor, Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology
  • Director, Nutrition Collaborative Research and Support Program for Africa, USAID

L. Hu 
  • Permanent member, Host Immunity against bacterial pathogens (HIBP) NIH study section.
  • Elected American Society for Clinical Investigation
  • Co-chair, XIII International Conference on Lyme Borreliosis and other Tick borne Infection Association
  • Member of the NIH/NIAID Lyme diagnostics workshop planning   committee
  • Ad hoc reviewer, NIH Study section IDM-A 80s Special topics in Microbiology
  • Ad hoc reviewer, NIH Study section, F13 Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Fellowship Review Panel

D. Poutsiaka 
  • Member, Research Committee of the IDSA

D. Snydman 
  • Recipient of the Walter E. Stamm, MD  Mentor award from the IDSA                                                   
  •  Editorial Boards:  Transplantation and Mayo Clinic Proceedings
  •  Editorial Advisory Committee for Clinical Infectious Diseases
  • Ken Kaplan Clinician Award from Massachusetts ID Society
  •  Emanual Wolinsky Award from the IDSA
  • Council Member, American Transplant Society Infectious Disease Community of Practice
  • Distinguished Faculty Award, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • NIH Special Emphasis Panels (multiple) 
  • C. Wanke Associate Editor of Clinical Infectious Disease
  • Editorial Board: AIDS
  • Zucker Award for Clinical Research
  • Consultant: World Health Organization, for Nutrition and HIV Health and Human Services Guidelines Committee for Management of Opportunistic Infections in HIV 
  • IDSA Guidelines Committee: Management of Diarrhea
  • Member, NIH Special Emphasis Panel for NIH Grant Review
  • Member, NIH Review of AIDS Pre and Postdoctoral awards
  • Chair, NIH Working Group for Nutritional Management of HIV
General Medicine Division

R. Dupee 
  • President of Mass Geriatrics Society and on advisory board for "Annals of Long-Term Care."
  • ACP Public Health and Policy Committee member
  • Governor of Massachusetts American College of Physicians chapter, 2010-2014
  • Received Massachusetts Medical Law Report's "Rx for Excellence" 

J. Rencic 
  • Member of CDIM council
  • CDIM Resident as Teacher Task Force Committee Member
  • SGIM Clinical Care Committee
  • SGIM New England Region educator of the year 
  • Special Faculty Recognition Teaching Award, Tufts Class of 2013
  • Macy fellow for 2011      

L. Snydman 
  • Immediate Past-President, New England Region SGIM
  • Awarded the 2010 AAMC Northeastern Group on Educational Affairs Graduate Medical Education Innovation Award 

S. Weingart 
  • Board of Directors, National Patient Safety Foundation
  • Member, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) 
  • Patient Engagement Advisory Panel
  • Chair, MIT Medical Management Board
 Clinical Care Research Division

D. Kent 
  • Deputy Editor, Trials (Journal)
  • External Advisor, Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Methodology Committee Work Group on Heterogeneity of Treatment Effect
  • Medical Advisory Board, PFO Research Foundation
  • Member, Recurrent Stroke with PFO and Atrial Septal Aneurysm Guideline Committee, American Academy of Neurology
  • Chair, 2012 Clinical and Translational Research and Education Meeting, Society of Clinical and Translational Science
  • Member, Special Emphasis Panel, NINDS/NIH, Specialized Programs of Translational Research in Acute Stroke (SPOTRIAS)

S. Parsons 
  • Co-Chair, Health Policy and Psychological Working Committee: Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research, 2009-2014.
  • Member, American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplant Expert Panel on the Role of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant in the Treatment of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Children and in Adults
  • Member, Special Emphasis Panel, NIH/NIDDK, Quality of Life and Living Related Liver Transplantation
  • Associate Editor, Medical Care Research and Review
  • Member, NCI Scientific Steering Committee for Cancer Care Delivery Research
  • Standing Member, American Cancer Society Extramural Grants Program:  Palliative Care and Symptom Management Study 

H. Selker 
  • Elected to Association of American Physicians
  • Associate Editor:  Journal of Investigative Medicine
  • Executive Editor:  Clinical and Translational Science
  • Chair: Association for Clinical Research Training, Advocacy Committee 
  • Association for Clinical and Translational Science
  •  Founder and Board of Directors, Member 2012-2016
  •   Vice President for Healthcare Implementation, Delivery, and Policy Research 2013-2016
  • Chair, Public Policy Committee, 2013-Present
  • Association for Clinical and Translational Science Barry Coller Excellence in Service Award, 2014
  • President, Society of General Internal Medicine,  2011-2012
  • National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences Advisory Council, 2014-2018
  • National Institutes of Health, Cures Acceleration Network Review Board, 2014-2018

Clinical Decision Making Division

S. Pauker 
  • Member of Institute of Medicine, Association of American Physicians and American Society for Clinical Investigation
  • Member Institute of Medicine Committee on Improving End of Life Care: IOM Publication Dying in America
  • Member of CDC EGAPP Working Group (Evaluation of Genetics and Genomic Applications to Patients and Populations)
  • Lifetime achievement Award, and Eugene Saenger Award for Distinguished Service, Historian, past president of Society for Medical Decision Making
  • Regent, American College of Physicians
  • Lifetime Achievement Award from Society for Clinical and Translational Science
  • Immediate Past President and Board Member, Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (oldest hypnosis research society in country)
  • Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis
  • President, American Board of Medical Hypnosis
  • Board of Trustees New England Society for Clinical Hypnosis
  • Board of Governors Mass Chapter ACP
  • Member, Interspecialty Committee, Massachusetts Medical Society

J. Wong 
  • Member, Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on Diagnostic Errors in Health Care 
  • Consultant, World Health Organization Technical Consultation on 
  • Health Economics and Mathematical Modeling to Support the 
  • Planning of Public Health Interventions for Viral Hepatitis Prevention
  •   and Control, Rapid HCV and HIV Testing in the US Criminal Justice
  •   System. 
  • Member, American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) Hepatitis B Guidelines 
  • Member, AASLD and Infectious Diseases Society of America, Recommendations for Testing, Managing, and Treating Hepatitis C,
  • Co-chair, American Medical Association/American Gastroenterological Association/American Association for the Study of  Liver Disease, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement Work Group on Hepatitis C 
  • Consultant, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, Hepatitis C
  • Workshop 
  • Member, American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF)
  • Appropriate Use Criteria: Coronary Revascularization and Medical Therapy 
  • Member, American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF)
  • Appropriate Use Criteria: Coronary Revascularization in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes 
  • Member, Rheumatoid Arthritis Guideline Committee, European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) 
  • Methods Merit Reviewer, Patient Centered Outcome Research
  • Institute (PCORI)
  • Consultant, Brookings Workshop on Risk Evaluation and Mitigation
  • Strategies (REMS): Building a Framework for Effective Patient Counseling on Medication Risks and Benefits, Center for Health Policy Brookings Institute
  • Co-chair of the Transparency and Validation Working Group for the ISPOR-SMDM Modeling Good Research Practices Task Force 
  • Member, Massachusetts Health Quality Partners’ (MHQP) Practice
  • Pattern Variation Analysis (PPVA) Stakeholder Group
  • Member, Committee on Publications, New England Journal of 
  • Medicine, Massachusetts Medical Society
Clinical Nutrition

J. Mason  
  •  Editorial Board:  Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Scientific Advisor, European Union Food Safety Authority
R. Russell   
  • Recent Chair, Food and Nutrition Board of Institute of Medicine
  • Recent Chair, United States National Committee to the International Union of Nutritional Sciences
  • Received Triennial DSM Human Nutrition Award for Research
  • Editor in Chief, Nutrition Reviews
  • Editor, Present Knowledge in Nutrition
Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

B. Fanburg 
  • Chair of the Heart, Lung and Blood Institute DSMB at the NIH
  • American Thoracic Society Achievement Award
  • Member, Association of American Physicians
  • Member, Society of Clinical Investigation
  • Member, Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Member, American Heart Association Council
  • MTS Chadwick Award
  • Tufts Distinguished Faculty Award
  • Chair, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Data Safety Monitoring Board
  • Member, LAM Scientific Board
  • Gordon Conference Pulmonary Vascular Research Award

S. Epstein
  • Editorial Board: Respiratory Care
  • Panel Member, Liberation from Mechanical Ventilation: An Official American College of Chest Physicians/American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline

G. Finlay 
  • Clinical Science Chair for national LAM symposium 

N. Hill
  • Chair, Steering Committee, PVDomics network supported by the NIH
  • Award for Clinical Excellence, Pulmonary Hypertension Association
  • Eli Lilly Distinguished Scholar Award
  • Past President of American Thoracic Society
  • Board of Trustees, ATS Foundation
  • Awards and Nominating Committees, ATS
  • Chadwick Award from Massachusetts Thoracic Society
  • ATS/ERS Noninvasive ventilation guideline working group
  • Associate Editor, Chest
  • Editorial Boards of Breathe, European Respiratory Journal, Journal on Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation, Chronic Respiratory Disease, Respiratory Care, and Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care 
  • I. Preston Editorial board: Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension, Pulmonary Circulation, European respiratory Journal
  • Chair, Education Committee, Pulmonary Hypertension Association
  • Member, Scientific Leadership Council, Pulmonary Hypertension Association 

K. Roberts 
  • Representative, Council of Faculty and Academic Societies, American Medical Colleges Council
  • Member, Members in Transition and Training Committee, American Thoracic Society
  • Member, Programming Committee, Pulmonary Circulation Assembly, American Thoracic Society

M. Tabba 
  • Governor of Massachusetts Chapter of the American College of Chest Editor in Chief: PLEURA 
  • President, Northeastern Chapter of the American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
  • President: International Society of Pleural Diseases Physicians.


T. McAlindon
  • Chair, OARSI Osteoarthritis Treatment Guidelines Panel
  • Member NIH/NIAMS Osteoarthritis Initiative Steering Committee
  • Co- Editor – Arthritis and Rheumatism (2010-)
  • American College of Rheumatology RA Treatment Guidelines
  • Board of Directors – Osteoarthritis Research Society International

W. Harvey
  • Chair, Government Affairs Committee, American College of Rheumatology

R. Kalish
  • President, New England Rheumatism Society
  • Chair, State of the Art (SOTA) Conference Planning Committee, American College of Rheumatology
  • Study Section Member Education Grants – American College of Rheumatology Rheumatology Research Foundation