Leadership

Overview

Leadership

Osher Collaborative Steering Committee

The Steering Committee includes representatives of each Osher Center and guides the efforts of the Collaborative. 

  • Shelley Adler, PhD
    Director, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
    University of California, San Francisco
  • Susan Carter, MMHC
    Administrative Director, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
    Vanderbilt University
  • Donna Franklin, BA
    Business Operations, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • Nancy Heap, MSW, LCSW
    Director of Program Development, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
    Northwestern University
  • Martin Ingvar, MD, PhD
    Director, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
    Karolinska Institutet
  • Helene Langevin, MD
    Director, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
    Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Mats Lekander, PhD
    Research Team Leader, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
    Karolinska Institutet
  • Linda Manning, PhD
    Interim Director, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
    Vanderbilt University
  • Aterah Nusrat, MSc DIC
    Program Manager, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
    Harvard Medical School & Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Melinda Ring, MD
    Executive Director, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
    Northwestern University
  • E. Robert Schwartz, MD, FAAFP
    Director, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • Angela Sutkaitis, MBA
    Director of Finance & Administration, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
    University of California, San Francisco

Coordinating Center

Coordinating Center Director
Nicole Bloom, MA, PMP

Coordinating Center Administrator
Christine Milentis, BS

The Foundation

The Bernard Osher Foundation, headquartered in San Francisco, was founded in 1977 by Bernard Osher, a respected businessperson and community leader. The Foundation seeks to improve quality of life through support for the arts and higher education.  Within the realm of higher education, the Foundation provides grants for scholarships, lifelong learning institutes, and integrative medicine centers.