Integration Across the Lifespan Domain Task Force

Translational science is integrated across its multiple phases and disciplines within complex populations and across the individual lifespan. This Domain Task Force focuses on:
  • Integrating translational science across the entire lifespan to attain improvements in health for all.
  • Launching efforts to study special population differences in the progress and treatment of disease processes.
  • Developing a seamless integrated approach to translational science across all phases of research.


Name (CTSA Hub / Institution)
Shari Barkin (Vanderbilt) Co-Lead
Tom Shanley (Northwestern) Co-Lead (Steering Committee Appointee)
Jonathan Davis (Tufts) Lead Team
James Heubi (Cincinnati) Lead Team
Peter Szilagyi (UCLA) Lead Team
Mary Purucker (NCATS) NCATS/DCI Representative


Last Name
First Name
Alcorn Michael Scripps Research Institute
Allison Jeroan University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester
Atkins Marc University of Illinois at Chicago
Bandeen Karen Johns Hopkins University
Biggio Joseph The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Bubeck Wardenburg Juliane University of Chicago
Burnett Jason University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Cardarelli Roberto University of Kentucky Research Foundations
Chambers Christina University of California, San Diego
Cody Jannine The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio
Cooper Dan University of California, Irvine
Davis Sonia The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
deBerardinis Ralph University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Denne Scott Indiana University School of Medicine
Dozier Ann University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Drezner Marc University of Wisconsin - Madison
Garten Larry Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Giardina Patricia Weill Cornell Medical College
Gleason Christine March of Dimes
Goodman Elizabeth Harvard University
Green Nancy Columbia University
Guay-Woodford Lisa Children's National Medical Center
Hay Bill University of Colorado Denver
Hughes-Halbert Chanita Medical University of South Carolina
Huskins Charles Mayo Clinic
James Laura University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Kaiser Jim FDA/CDER Office of Translational Science
Karagas Margaret Dartmouth College
Kaskel Frederick Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Kipke Michele University of Southern California
Kobetz Erin University of Miami
Konstan Michael Case Western Reserve University
Leonard Mary Stanford University
Leuenberger Urs Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Li Jennifer Duke University
Lubin Bertram University of California, San Francisco
Marcus Carole University of Pennsylvania
McColley Susanna Northwestern University
Mellman Thomas Georgetown University with Howard University
Peschin Susan Alliance for Aging Research
Reis Steven University of Pittsburgh
Samuels Mary Oregon Health and Science University
Schleiss Mark University of Minnesota
Schultz Susan University of Iowa
Shapiro Eugene Yale University
Sehgal Lota Kanchan University of Michigan
Shenkman Elizabeth University of Florida
Sherman Scott New York University School of Medicine
Silverstein Michael Boston University
Smoyer William The Ohio State University
Stark Susan Washington University
Tobin Jonathan The Rockefeller University
Truog William University of Kansas Medical Center
Verbsky James Medical College of Wisconsin
Volpi Elena University of Texas Medical Branch
Wetmore Cynthia Emory University
Wilfond Benjamin University of Washington
Winter Stuart University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
Wun Ted University of California, Davis