Leadership

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Managing Director Bharat Krishna

Bharat Krishna, MSc, MBA

Senior Vice President & Managing Director

Bharat S. Krishna serves as Senior Vice President and Managing Director of CITI Program, a worldw...

Team Member Jaime Arango

Jaime A. Arango, EdD, CIP

Director, Content and Education

Dr. Arango serves as the Director of Content and Education and chairs the Program Advisory Committee...

Team Member Adiper Bello

Adiper Bello, BS

Director, Operations and Support

Adiper Bello, BS, is the Operations and Support Director of CITI Program. She oversees the office op...

Reid Cushman, PhD

Reid Cushman, PhD

Director, Information Technology

Reid Cushman directs CITI Program’s Systems group, supervising the infrastructure and programming ...

Team Member Dee Joseph

Dee Joseph, BS

Manager, Support

Dee Joseph is the Support Manager for CITI Program. With over 15 years of customer service and suppo...

Team member Pierre Lavalard

Pierre Lavalard, MBA

Director, Continuing Professional Education

Pierre held sales management responsibilities nationally for Montreal-based Nordic Laboratories' Tea...

Team member Maria Ojeda

Maria Ojeda, BBA

Director, Revenue Management

Maria joined CITI Program in 2011, where she has held various financial roles. Currently she serves ...

Team Member Margaret Rankovic

Margaret Rankovic, MEd, CIP

Associate Director, Content and Education

Margaret Rankovic is an Associate Director for Content and Education and a member of the Program Adv...

Team Member Daniel Smith

Daniel Smith, BA

Associate Director, Content and Education

Daniel Smith is an Associate Director of Content and Education and a member of the Program Advisory ...

Team Member Gina Sullivan

Gina Sullivan, BS

Director, Sales

Gina is the Director, Sales of CITI Program. She joined CITI Program in 2016 with twenty years of n...

External Advisory Board

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Our External Advisory Board (EAB), led by Susan M. Miller, MD, MPH, includes industry experts and representatives of CITI Program and BRANY executive leadership team. The EAB provides program review and oversight services for the CITI Program.
Content contributor Susan Miller

Susan M. Miller, MD, MPH

The Methodist Hospital and EAB Chairwoman

Susan M. Miller is the John S. Dunn Sr. Research Chair in General Internal Medicine at Houston Metho...

EAB Member Paul Braunschweiger

Paul Braunschweiger, PhD

Senior Advisor; Emeritus Professor, University of Miami

Dr. Paul Braunschweiger, Professor Emeritus at the University of Miami, conducted basic cancer resea...

Jerry J. Castellano, PharmD, CIP

Jerry J. Castellano, PharmD, CIP

Christiana Care Health System
Content Contributor Curt Civin

Curt Civin, MD, ScD (hon)

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Dr. Civin is Professor, Pediatrics and Physiology; Director, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenera...

EAB Member Brian Currie

Brian Currie, MD, MPH

Montefiore Medical Center (RETIRED), Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Brian P. Currie MD, MPH previously held the position of VP and Medical Director for Research at Mont...

Content Contributor Cindy Gates

Cindy Gates, RN, JD, CIP

University of Miami

Ms. Gates obtained her JD from Seattle University School of Law. She served as Vice President at Wes...

EAB member Karen Hansen

Karen Hansen, BA

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Karen Hansen served as the Institutional Review Office Director at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Resear...

EAB Member Dushyantha Jayaweera

Dushyantha Jayaweera, MD,MRCOG (UK), FACP

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Dr. Dushyantha Jayaweera is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Miami. He is the former Ass...

EAB member Ernest Prentice

Ernest D. Prentice, PhD

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Dr. Prentice is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy, the Univ...

EAB member Ada Sue Selwitz

Ada Sue Selwitz, MA

University of Kentucky

Ada Sue Selwitz MA, Executive Integrity/Compliance Advisor, assists the University of Kentucky in de...

Program Advisory Committee

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Our Program Advisory Committee (PAC), led by Jaime Arango, EdD, CIP, includes expert writers, editors, reviewers, and members of the CITI Program leadership team. The PAC creates and manages research education materials for a broad range of subjects.
PAC Member Karen Arts

Karen Arts, MSN, BSN, RN, CRCC

Works of Arts, Network of Networks

Karen's 36 years of professional experience, includes a variety of positions, with a focus on Oncolo...

Jason Borenstein, PhD

Jason Borenstein, PhD

Georgia Institute of Technology
Content Contributor Wendy Epley

Wendy Epley, MSc-RTC, ECoP®-EAR & ITAR

Epley Consulting, LLC

Wendy Epley is certified as an Export Compliance Professional (ECoP®) in both the EAR and ITAR and ...

Content Contributor Benjamin Fontes

Benjamin Fontes, MPH, CBSP

Yale University

Ben has an undergraduate degree in Biology from Wesleyan University (1986) and a MPH in Industrial H...

PAC Member Lory Hayes

Lory Hayes, PhD, CHRC

University of Miami

Within the University of Miami’s (UM) Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Scholarship (OVP...

PAC member Ross Hickey

Ross Hickey, JD, CIP, CPIA

University of Southern Maine

Ross Hickey is the Assistant Provost for Research Integrity at the University of Southern Maine (USM...

PAC Member Sally Mann

Sally L. Mann, MS

Consultant

Sally Mann has been active in the CITI Program since it began in 2000. She serves as a consultant fo...

PAC member Alejandro Martinez

Alejandro Martinez, MPA, CIP

Duke University

Alejandro Martinez is the Associate Director for the Duke University Campus Institutional Review Boa...

Content Contributor Randall Nelson

Randall J. Nelson, PhD

University of Tennessee - Health Science Center

Dr. Nelson is Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology at UTHSC. He did postdoctoral work at UCSF and N...

PAC member Andy Perkins

Andrew Perkins, BA

CITI Program

Andy has served in numerous research administration, compliance, and IACUC roles at multiple academi...

Content Contributor Mark Suckow

Mark A. Suckow, DVM

University of Kentucky

Mark Suckow DVM, DACLAM has over 30 years of experience and expertise in rodent biology, research et...

Former Committee Members

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Juan Pablo Uribe, MD

Juan Pablo Uribe, MD

(Former EAB Member)
Fundación Santa Fe de Bogotá

Our Team

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Team Member Ryan Bliss

Ryan Bliss, BS

Help Desk Technician
Team Member David Cuadra

David Cuadra

Senior Help Desk Technician
Team Member Corina Dobinda

Corina Dobinda-Dzwill, BS

Marketing Associate
Team Member Jon Fineout

Jonathan Fineout, BS

Programmer
Team member Kim Foley

Kim Foley, BS

Operations & Support Project Manager
Team Member Evelyn Fornell

Evelyn Fornell, BBA

Database Marketing Specialist
Team member Viviane Francis

Viviane Francis, BSc, PMP

E-Learning Production Manager
Team Member Alex Golden

Alex Golden

Help Desk Technician
Team Member Nicolas Lagueruela

Nicolas Lagueruela, BS

E-Learning Production Specialist
Team Member Raymond Longaray

Raymond Longaray, BA

Senior Communications Specialist
Team Member Cornelius McCray

Cornelius McCray

Operations Coordinator
Team Member Orin Mcdougall

Orin McDougall, BA

Help Desk Technician
Julius Mclean Std

Julius McLean

Senior Help Desk Technician
Team Member Will Rivera

William Rivera, BS, MP, MDiv

Senior Help Desk Technician
Team Member Chris Rodriguez

Chris Rodriguez, BBA

Help Desk Supervisor and Product Manager
Team Member Cenna Skulsky

Cenna Skulsky, PMP

IT Project Manager
Team Member Pablo Vasconcelos

Pablo Vasconcelos, BA

IT Project Manager
Team Member Pamela Walker

Pam Walker

Senior Financial Assistant
Team Member Chris Zelaya

Cristian Zelaya, BS

Senior Help Desk Technician