U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

NIDDK Advisory Council: Members

Dr. Griffin Rodgers
Rodgers, Griffin P., M.D.
Chairperson
Director
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
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Bonventre, Joseph V., Ph.D, M.D.
Member until Nov. 2018
Samuel A. Levine Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
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Brenner, David, M.D.
Member until Nov. 2017
Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences
and Dean Department of Medicine
UCSD Health Sciences
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Chang, Eugene, M.D.
Member until Nov. 2017
Martin Boyer Distinguished
Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Section of Gastroenterology
University of Chicago
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Donowitz, Mark, M.D.
Member until Nov. 2018
LeBoff Professor for Research in Digestive Diseases
Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Johns Hopkins University
School Of Medicine
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Elmquist, Joel K., Ph.D., DVM
Member until Nov. 2019
Professor
The University of Texas Southwestern
Medical Center
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Heller, Caren A., MBA, M.D.
Member until 2019
Chief Scientific Officer
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
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Kaplan, Lee M. Ph.D., M.D.
Member until Nov. 2018
Director
Obesity, Metabolism, & Nutrition Institute
Massachusetts General Hospital
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Klurfeld, David M., Ph.D.
Ex-Officio
National Program Leader, Human Nutrition
Human Nutrition Research Center
USDA- Agriculutral Research Service
Ellen Leake
Leake, Ellen, M.B.A.
Member until Nov. 2017
Vice Chair
JDRF Development Committee
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Peters, Craig A. M.D.
Member until Nov. 2017
Chief, Pediatric Urology 
University of Texas Southweatern
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Saltiel, Alan, R. Ph.D.
Member until Nov. 2018
Professor of Internal Medicine
& Physiology
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Dr. Jean Schaffer
Schaffer, Jean, M.D.
Member until Nov. 2017
Virginia Minnich Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Diabetic Cardiovascular Disease
Center
Washington University School of Medicine
Dr. Brent Stanfield
Stanfield, Brent B., Ph.D.
Executive Secretary
Director, Division of Extramural Activities 
NIDDK
Ian J. Stewart, M.D.
Stewart, Ian J., M.D.
Ex-Officio
Assistant Professor of Medicine/Air Force Major
David Grant Medical Center
Clinical Investigation Facility
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Taylor, Pamela A.
Member until Nov. 2018
Senior Communications Consultant 
Pratt Consulting
Beverly Torok-Storb, Ph.D.
Torok-Storb, Beverly, Ph.D.
Member until Nov. 2019
Clinical Research Division
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center