Our Team

Johns Hopkins Project Leadership Structure

Project Leadership

Daniel Ford, MD, MPH
External Advisor, JHU-SYSU Collaboration
Professor of Medicine
Vice Dean for Clinical Investigation
Director of the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Core Faculty, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research
The Johns Hopkins University

Adrian Dobs, MD, MHS
Director, JHU-SYSU Collaboration
Professor of Medicine and Oncology
Director of the Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Sanford Wu, MIA
Co-Director, JHU-SYSU Collaboration
Managing Director, Global Services
Johns Hopkins Medicine International

David Friedman, MD, MPH, PhD
Co-Director, JHU-SYSU Collaboration
Alfred Sommer Professor of Ophthalmology
Director of Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology
The Wilmer Eye Institute
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Professor, Department of International Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Project Associate Directors

Zhiping Li, MD
Associate Program Director Research, JHU-SYSU Collaboration
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of Hepatology
Assistant Director of International Medical Education
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Edgar (Pete) Miller, MD, PhD
Associate Program Director Education and Training, JHU-SYSU Collaboration
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Core Faculty, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research
The Johns Hopkins University

Frances (Fran) Stillman, EdD
Associate Program Director Assessment, JHU-SYSU Collaboration
Co-Director, Institute for Global Tobacco Control
Associate Professor, Department of Health, Behavior and Society
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Project Management

Chengda Zhang, MBBS
Project Engagement Manager, JHU-SYSU Collaboration
Senior Associate, Global Services
Johns Hopkins Medicine International

Shivali Naik, MPA
Course Administrator, JHU-SYSU Collaboration
Associate, Global Services
Johns Hopkins Medicine International

Xiaotong Zhang, MSPH
Project Assistant and Translator, JHU-SYSU Collaboration
Associate, Global Services
Johns Hopkins Medicine International

Assessment and Course Content Experts

Michael Boland, MD, PhD
Assessment Expert and Course Instructor in Medical Informatics, JHU-SYSU Collaboration
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Director of Information Technology
The Wilmer Eye Institute
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Judith Carrithers, JD, MPA, CIP
Assessment Expert and Course Instructor in Institutional Review Board, JHU-SYSU Collaboration
Assistant Dean for Human Research Protection
Director, Human Research Protection Program
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 

Edward (Ed) Fuchs, PA-C, MBA
Assessment Expert and Course Instructor in Research Coordination, JHU-SYSU Collaboration
Associate Director of the Drug Development Unit
Division of Clinical Pharmacology
Research Associate, Department of Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Nancy Kass, ScD
Assessment Expert and Course Instructor in Research Integrity, JHU-SYSU Collaboration
Phoebe R. Berman Professor of Bioethics and Public Health
Berman Institute of Bioethics and
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 

Hongxia Li, MBBS, MS
Assessment Expert and Course Instructor in Research Coordination, JHU-SYSU Collaboration
Senior Research Program Coordinator
Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

James (Jim) Potter, BS
Assessment Expert and Course Instructor in Medical Informatics, Biobanking and Biological Specimen, JHU-SYSU Collaboration
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director of Technology and Information Systems
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine  

Elizabeth Selvin, PhD, MPH
Course Instructor, JHU-SYSU Collaboration
Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Medicine
Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
The Johns Hopkins University

Gerald (Gerry) Stacy
Assessment Expert in Finance and Research Management, JHU-SYSU Collaboration
Administrative Director, Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Holly Taylor, PhD, MPH
Assessment Expert and Course Instructor in Research Ethics, JHU-SYSU Collaboration
Associate Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Core Faculty, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics
The Johns Hopkins University

Nae-Yuh Wang, PhD
Assessment Expert and Course Instructor in Biostatistics and Clinical Research Methods, JHU-SYSU Collaboration
Associate Professor of Medicine, Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Division of General Internal Medicine
Director, Biostatistics Core, Clinical Research Unit at Bayview, Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Director, Biostatistics SubCore and Clinical Trials SubCore, Health Care and Population Science Core, Diabetes Research Center
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Core Faculty, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research
The Johns Hopkins University

Andre Hackman
Online Module Instructor in Bioinformatics, JHU-SYSU Collaboration

Fred Lufthardt
Online Module Instructor in Research Coordination, JHU-SYSU Collaboration

Liz Martinez
Online Module Instructor in Research Coordination, JHU-SYSU Collaboration

Stephanie Swords
Online Module Instructor in Research Coordination, JHU-SYSU Collaboration

Former Faculty

Joan Pettit, JD, MA
Assessment Expert and Course Instructor in Institutional Review Board, JHU-SYSU Collaboration
Director, Institutional Review Board
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Jodi Segal, MD, MPH
Course Instructor in Clinical Research Methods, JHU-SYSU Collaboration
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine
Co-Director, Center Drug Safety and Effectiveness
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Other Contributors

James Held
Multimedia Specialist
Johns Hopkins Medicine International

Tamara Kravitz
Program Administrator
Interactive, Telehealth

Jason Stern
Multimedia Specialist
Johns Hopkins Medicine International


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