Leadership

Assistant Director
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The Director of CBHI is Lin Mei M.D., Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosciences, CWRU School of Medicine and the Allen C. Holmes Professor of Neurological Diseases. Dr. Mei received his Diploma of Medicine from Jiangxi Medical College Nanchang, China, and his Ph.D in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Tuscon, Tuscon AZ. He joined CWRU from the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta, where he was professor and inaugural chair of the Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine. He studies the pathophysiology of genetic disorders in the nervous system.

CBHI's Assistant Director for Scientific Programs is Eleni A. Markakis Ph.D., Department of Neurosciences, CWRU School of Medicine. Dr. Markakis earned her A.B. and M.A. from Bryn Mawr College (Margaret Hollyday) and her Ph.D. from the University of Southern California (Larry W. Swanson Ph.D.). She completed postdoctoral fellowships at the Salk Institute (Fred H. Gage Ph.D.) and Yale University School of Medicine (Pasko Rakic M.D. Ph.D.) where she became Assistant Professor in Psychiatry. She studies adult neurogenesis, neurodegeneration, and neural stem cell biology.  


CBHI Internal Advisory Board

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Pamela B. Davis M.D., Ph.D.

Dean, School of Medicine CWRU 
Professor, General Medical Sciences, CWRU School of Medicine


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Bernard Boulanger M.D., M.B.A.

Professor, Surgery, CWRU School of Medicine
Executive Vice President and C.F.O. MetroHealth


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Mark R. Chance Ph.D.

Vice Dean, Research, School of Medicine CWRU
Professor, Nutrition, CWRU School of Medicine


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Brian L. Cmolik M.D.

Associate Professor Surgery, CWRU School of Medicine
Chief of Staff, Louis Stokes Cleveland VAMC


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Mukesh Jain M.D.

Professor, Medicine CWRU School of Medicine
Chief Academic Officer, University Hospitals


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James B. Young M.D.

Executive Dean, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University 
Chief Academic Officer, Cleveland Clinic


 

CBHI Executive Committee

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Anthony J. Furlan, M.D.

Professor, Neurology
University Hospitals


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Mark Griswold, Ph.D.

Professor, Radiology 
University Hospitals


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Jonathan L. Haines, Ph.D.

Mary W. Sheldon Professor of Genomic Sciences and Chair, Population & Quantitative Health Sciences  
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


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Robert F. Kirsch, Ph.D.

Allen H. and Constance T. Ford Professor and Chair, Biomedical Engineering 
Case School of Engineering, Case Western Reserve University


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Michael N. Lehman, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and Director Brain Health Research Institute, Kent State University


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Alan J. Lerner, M.D.

Professor, Neurology, and Neurological Institute Chair, Memory and Cognition
University Hospitals


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Neal Peachey, Ph.D.

Professor, Ophthalmology, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University 

Associate Chief of Staff/Research Office, Louis Stokes Cleveland VAMC


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Ben Z. Roitberg, M.D.

Professor, Neurological Surgery, and Chair, Neurosurgery

MetroHealth Medical Center


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Martha SajatovicM.D.

Professor, Psychiatry, and Willard Brown Chair in Neurological Outcomes Research

University Hospitals


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Warren R. Selman, M.D.

Professor Neurological Surgery, and Harvey Huntington Brown Jr. Chair, Neurosurgery 
University Hospitals


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Cathy Sila, M.D.

Gilbert W. Humphrey Professor and Chair, Neurology

University Hospitals


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Anthony Wynshaw-Boris, M.D., Ph.D.

James H. Jewell MD '34 Professor and Chair, Genetics and Genome Sciences

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


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James B. Young M.D.

Executive Dean, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University 

Chief Academic Officer, Cleveland Clinic


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Xiongwei Zhu, Ph.D.

Professor, Pathology 
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine