The primary goal of the Internal Advisory Board (IAB) is to be the Center’s advocate and to communicate the resources of AR3T to our local community and institution.

The IAB make up ensures that AR3T has the flexible support needed to achieve its goals, and to assist in setting and achieving its long-term priorities. The AR3T Executive Committee (EC) submits quarterly reports to the IAB, and the IAB meets via teleconference twice yearly to make recommendations and identify opportunities for advancing the Center at the community level.

IAB members include:

  • Steven Reis, MD (Chair)
    Director of the University of Pittsburgh Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

  • Arthur Levine, MD
    Senior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences and the John and Gertrude Petersen Dean, Pitt Schools of the Health Sciences

  • Michael Longaker, MD, MBA, FACS
    Director of the Regenerative Medicine program in the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine at Stanford University

  • Kimberly Topp, PT, PhD, FAA
    Professor and Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science and the Sexton Sutherland Endowed Chair in Human Anatomy, Department of Anatomy, University of California, San Francisco

  • Gregory Gores, MD, FACP
    Kinney Executive Dean for Research at the Mayo Clinic