Our Team

Our Team 2018-10-17T14:44:35+00:00

Leadership Team

Dara P. Schuster, MD
CEO, T1D Exchange

Dr. Schuster comes to T1D Exchange from Eli Lilly and Company, where she launched the company’s diabetes real-world evidence partnership development program. She has held several leadership roles with Lilly, most recently as Senior Medical Director of Diabetes Medical Affairs for the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

Roy Beck, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, T1D Exchange Clinic Coordinating Center, Executive Director, Jaeb Center for Health Research

Dr. Beck, a physician and epidemiologist, is the director of the Jaeb Center for Health Research in Tampa, FL. In the midst of his more than 25 years’ experience directing and coordinating multi-center clinical trials, type 1 diabetes became a major focus of his research after one of his children developed T1D, starting with the Diabetes Research in Children Network (DirecNet). In addition he has directed the coordinating center for the JDRF Continuous Glucose Monitoring trials and the JDRF Artificial Pancreas Project as well as two type 1 diabetes registries: the Pediatric Diabetes Consortium and the T1D Exchange, funded by the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust. Dr. Beck has been an author or co-author of more than 200 manuscripts in scientific journals. He has been a member of numerous committees of the National Institutes of Health and has served on several journal editorial boards.

Board of Directors

Dana Ball, Co-Founder, T1D Exchange

Abbie Celniker, Ph.D., Partner, Third Rock Ventures

Haydon Keitner, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP

Jennifer McCabe, Member, Outside GC

Jay Mohr, President, CEO and Co-founder, Dirigo Therapeutics, LLC

Marijane Norris-Geary, President, Yozell Associates

Kim R. Pemble, M.S., CPHIMS, FHIMSS, Vice President, Enterprise Applications and Data Solutions, Marshfield Clinic Health System, University of Minnesota

Deborah Pine, Executive Director, Center for Women and Business, Bentley University

Keith Ryan, President, Geneous Biomedical Advisors, Inc.

Shannon Anderson
Marketing Manager

Jeoffrey Bispham
Research Assistant

Alyssa Cabrera
Quality Improvement Specialist

Linda Crasco
Executive Assistant

Nick D’Alfonso
Technical Project Manager

Lily Fuller
Research Coordinator

Sarah Gabbey
Administrative Assistant

Colleen Garey
Data Analyst Coordinator

Elda Gautschi
Director, Patient Center Research Operations

Trisha Gura
Director, Marketing and Communications

Lisa Hanley
Staff Accountant/Payroll Administrator

Larry Hall
IT Support

Mie Hashimoto
Development Coordinator

Allyson Hughes
Research Scientist

Shahd Husein
Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Craig Idlebrook
Community Engagement and Content Manager

Lydje Lahens
Contracts and Grants Manager

Sara Landry
Director of Human Resources

Jingwen Liu
Data Analyst

Robin M. Lord
Associate Director, Strategic Initiatives

Alicia McAuliffe-Fogarty
Vice President, Patient-Centered Research

Haley Oh
Associate Director, Clinical Research

Kara Page
Biobank Project Manager

Rebecca Parkes
Chief Advancement Officer

Jaya Plmanabhan
Chief Technology Officer

Nicole Rioles
Director of Quality Care and Clinical Innovation

Caitlin Rooke
Lead Research Study Coordinator 

Rupa Shah
Associate Director of Development and Management

Pilar Williams
Project Manager, Quality Care and Clinical Innovation

Anton Wirsch
Data Integration Manager

Wendy Wolf
Director, Science Program


Claire Boyle
Biostatisician


Crystal Connor
Biostatisician


Stephanie DuBose
Epidemiologist/Statistician


Nicole Foster
Biostatistician


Robin Gal
Epidemiologist


Russell Guzzetta
Web Developer

Karalyn Hadley
Research Operations Manager

Craig Kollman
Director of Biostatistics


Kate Longergan
Administrative Assistant


David McNabb
Data Manager


Kellee Miller
Epidemiologist/Statistician


Nicole Reese
Database Manager


Jonathan Rohena
Research Assistant


Jeffrey Saunders
Statistician Assistant/Manuscript Manager

Elizabeth Smith
Protocol Monitor


Heidi Strayer
Senior Web Developer


Ruth Thomas
Research Assistant


Alandra Verdejo
Protocol Manager

Mengdi Wu
Statistician