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APCR Board of Trustees

The Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research Board of Trustees has the responsibility to support the organization’s mission and vision, serve as strategic decision-makers, and holds the legal authority of its organization. The Board governs the objectives and purposes of APCR which include (i) enhancing further the organization’s value proposition to its members through advocacy, competency and exchange, (ii) representing physicians directly or indirectly involved in clinical research endeavors, (iii) enhancing the proficiency of physicians directly or indirectly involved in clinical research endeavors, (iv) promoting the acquisition and dissemination of knowledge concerning therapeutic action, investigation, and development of pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices, and diagnostics, and (v) protecting the welfare of patients and study subjects. Trustees are elected from the APCR membership and the APCR Nominating Committee is charged, by the APCR Board, with leading the recruitment process for qualified candidates.

Leonard Weather, Jr., R.Ph., M.D., FAPCR
Vice President
Raj Shah, MD, FAPCR
Peter H. Rheinstein, MD, JD, MS
Immediate Past President
Chaitanya Mamillapalli, MD, MRCP, FAPCR
Ex-Officio Member
Michael Koren, MD, FACC, FAPCR, CPI
Member of the Board of Trustees
Naveen Prasath Baskaran, MD, MSHI
Member of the Board of Trustees
Nitesh Kumar Jain, MBBS, FAPCR
Member of the Board of Trustees
Thejaswi Poonacha, MD, MBA, SFHM, FAPCR