External Advisory Committee

The External Advisory Committee (EAC) is an essential asset to the Principal Investigator and Steering Committee. It is comprised of national experts in biomedical informatics, biostatistics, aging, community engagement, telehealth technologies and clinical and translational research..

The EAC provides feedback on the progress of scholars, KCA aims, pilot grants and other programs. In addition, the EAC is available to offer guidance on addressing potential problems and improving progress related to program development, pilot grant outcomes, and other areas of interest.

Associate Vice President for Clinical & Translational Science/Director, WVCTSI
West Virginia University, School of Medicine
Alice Ammerman Alice Ammerman, PhD
Director, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Gillings School of Global Public Health, School of Medicine
Sara Czaia Sara Czaja, PhD
Scientific Director, Miller School of Medicine Center on Aging
University of Miami
Robert P. Kimberly Robert Kimberly, MD
Director, UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science
University of Alabama Birmingham School of Medicine
Zhongming Zhao Zhongming Zhao, PhD, MS
Founding Director, Center for Precision Health
University of Texas Health Science Center