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 Health
    University of California, San Francisco
  • Susan Carter, MMHC
    Administrative Director, Osher Center for Integrative Health
    Vanderbilt University
  • Sian Cotton, PhD
    Director, Osher Center for Integrative Health
    University of Cincinnati 
  • Isra Hassan, BS BA
    Director of Program Development, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
    Northwestern University
  • Martin Ingvar, MD, PhD
    Director, Osher Center for Integrative Health
    Karolinska Institutet
  • Karen Koffler, MD
    Medical Director, Osher Center for Integrative Health
    University of Miami
  • Greta Kuphal, MD
    Medical Director, Osher Center for Integrative Health
    University of Madison–Wisconsin
  • Mats Lekander, PhD
    Research Team Leader, Osher Center for Integrative Health
    Karolinska Institutet
  • Iman Majd, MD, LAc
    Interim Director, Osher Center for Integrative Health
    University of Washington
  • Melinda Ring, MD
    Executive Director, Osher Center for Integrative Health
    Northwestern University
  • E. Robert Schwartz, MD, FAAFP
    Director, Osher Center for Integrative Health
    University of Miami
  • Angela Sutkaitis, MBA
    Chief Administrative Officer, Osher Center for Integrative Health
    University of California, San Francisco
  • Rachel Ward, MHA
    Clinical Program Manager, Osher Center for Integrative Health
    University of Washington
  • Peter Wayne, PhD
    Director, Osher Center for Integrative Health
    Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Ruth Wolever, PhD
    Interim Director, Osher Center for Integrative Health
    Vanderbilt University

Coordinating Center for Osher Collaborative

Coordinating Center Manager
Lisa Howard

Osher Collaborative Communications Specialist
Julia Burns

Osher Collaborative Education Program Manager
Nico Henderson

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 health centers.