Officers, Trustees, and Staff
History of Board and Trustees


Uwe Siebert, MD, MPH, MSc, ScD

UMIT - University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall i.T, Austria

Heather Taffet Gold, PhD

Associate Professor of Population Health, Medicine, and Health Policy
New York University School of Medicine, USA

Angie Fagerlin, PhD

Past President
Chair of Population Health Sciences, Research Scientist
University of Utah, Salt Lake City VA, USA

James Stahl, MD, MPH

Vice President
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, USA

Beate Sander, PhD

Vice President-Elect
General Hospital Research Institute, Director, PHER
Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment collaborative (THETA), Canada

Natasha Stout, PhD

Assistant Professor in Population Medicine
Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, USA

J. Robert Beck, MD

Deputy Director, Chief Academic and Administrative Officer
Fox Chase Cancer Center, USA


Beate Jahn, PhD

Senior Scientist and Head of Program of Personalized Medicine
University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Austria

Ava John-Baptiste, PhD

Assistant Professor
Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, Canada

Jane J. Kim, PhD

Associate Professor of Health Decision Science
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, USA

Hilary Bekker, PhD

Chair in Medical Decision Making
Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Eva Enns, MS, PhD

Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management
University of Minnesota, USA

Ellen Lipstein, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, USA

Joanna Siegel, SM, ScD

Director, Dissemination and Implementation
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), USA

Torbjørn Wisløff, PhD

Senior Researcher
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway

Holly Witteman, PhD

Associate Professor
Université Laval (Laval University), Canada

Editorial Office

Alan Schwartz, PhD

Editor in Chief, Medical Decision Making
Associate Professor, Clinical Decision Making and Director of Research
University of Illinois, Chicago, USA

Rebecca J. Fiala

Editorial Manager, Medical Decision Making
University of Illinois, Chicago, USA

Brian Zikmund-Fisher, PhD

Editor in Chief, SMDM e-newsletter
Associate Professor of Health Behavior & Health Education and Internal Medicine
University of Michigan, USA

Ellen G. Engelhardt, PhD

Deputy Editor, SMDM e-newsletter
Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology and Division of Molecular Pathology
Netherlands Cancer Institute, The Netherlands


Jill Metcalf, MBA

Executive Director
Society for Medical Decision Making, USA

Lori Battista, CMP

Director, Conferences and Meetings
Society for Medical Decision Making, USA

Trevor Scholl

Association Manager
Society for Medical Decision Making, USA

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