People

Board Members

Amy Yasbeck
Chairman and Founder

Laura Derr

Adam Dinkes

Kent Johnson

Dianna Milewicz

Nancy Petrera

Bridget Porter (Metz)

Cindy Retterer

Carly Ritter Rappold

Jason Ritter

Noah Ritter

Tyler Ritter

Donald Schwartz

Whitney Strauss

Jenn Vacirca

Carolyn Wang

Gregory Weaver

Professional Advisory

Dianna Milewicz, MD, PhD
Chairman
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Ali Azizzadeh, MD
Cedars Sinai

Anthony Estrera, MD
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

John Elefteriades, MD
Yale School of Medicine

Kim Eagle, MD
University of Michigan Health Center
Stanford University

Loren Hiratzka, MD
Retired

David Liang, MD, PhD
Hoag Medical Group
Stanford University

Robert Ohle, MD
Health Science North-Ontario

Maral Ouzounian, MD, PhD
Toronto General Hospital

Siddharth Prakash, MD, PhD
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Sherene Shalhub, MD, MPH
University of Washington

Lars Svensson, MD, PhD
Cleveland Clinic

Staff

Amy Yasbeck
Founder and Chairman of the board

Meredith Ford O’Neal
Chief Executive Officer

Ellen Hostetler
ellen.hostetler@johnritterfoundation.org
Chief Science Officer

Jenn Vacirca
Executive Assistant