Structure and Leadership

The Robert E. Wise, MD, Research and Education Institute includes an Advisory Council, Research Grants & Oversight Committee and Education Committee. The Research Grants & Oversight Committee and Education Committee meet several times per year, and as necessary, to review and award the annual Research and Education Awards and then report their recommendations to the Advisory Council.  

Robert E. Wise, MD, Research and Education Institute Advisory Council

  • John A. Libertino, MD, Chair, Institute of Urology (council chair)
  • Richard W. Nesto, MD, Executive Vice President/Chief Medical Officer, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
  • Robert E. Wise, Jr., Esq, Attorney
  • Derek Bellin, Senior Vice President, Institutional Advancement and Chief Philanthropy Officer (council secretary)
  • Timothy O'Connor, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer (council treasurer)
  • Rocco Ricciardi, MD, Chief Scientific Officer, Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • David J. Bryan, MD, FACS, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Christoph Wald, MD, PhD, Executive Vice Chair, Department of Radiology
  • Michael Magliochetti, PhD, Operating Partner, Riverside Partners, LP

Research Grants & Oversight Committee

  • David J. Bryan, MD, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • John A. Libertino, MD, Chair, Institute of Urology
  • Gyorgy Abel, MD, PhD, Department of Laboratory Medicine
  • Jason Gee, MD, Department of Urology
  • Fredric Gordon, MD, Medical Director Liver Transplantation, Director of Hepatology, Department of Transplantation
  • Frederic Resnic, MD, MSc, Chair, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine; Co-Chair, Comparative Effectiveness Research Institute
  • Rocco Ricciardi, MD, Chief Science Officer, Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Sarkis H. Soukiasian, MD, Department of Ophthamology
  • Yuval Zabar, MD, Department of Neurology
  • Jeff Doran, MA, Administration
  • Antonia Holway, PhD (non-voting member), Director, Research Administration
  • Ken Brown (non-voting member), Research Administration

Education Committee

  • David J. Schoetz, Jr., MD, Department Chair, Department of Medical Education, Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery 
  • Jeff Doran, MA, Administration
  • Sara Davies-Lepie, MD, Department of Anesthesiology
  • James A. Russell, DO, Vice Chair, Department of Neurology
  • Harold J. Welch, MD, Cerebrovascular Disease Center