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Management Team

CITI Program’s leadership and course contributors include affiliates from universities and research organizations around the world.

Leadership Team

Paul Braunschweiger, PhD

Senior VP & Managing Director

Jaime Arango, EdD, CIP

Director, Education Initiatives

Reid Cushman, PhD

Director, Systems and Support

Margaret Rankovic, MEd, CIP

Associate Director, Educational Initiatives

Adiper Bello, BS

Manager, Operations

Dee Joseph

Manager, Help Desk

Pierre Lavalard, MBA

Senior Manager, Continuing Education Services

Maria Ojeda

Manager, Finance

Gina Sullivan, BS

Manager, Sales and Marketing

External Advisory Board

CITI Program’s External Advisory Board (EAB), led by Ernest Prentice, PhD, includes representatives of stakeholder organizations and BRANY. The EAB provides program review and oversight services for the CITI Program.

Jerry J. Castellano, PharmD, CIP

Christiana Care Health System

Brian Currie, MD, MPH

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

Cindy Gates, RN, JD, CIP

University of California, Davis

Karen Hansen

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Dushyantha T Jayaweera, MD

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Susan M. Miller, MD, MPH

The Methodist Hospital

Ernest D. Prentice, PhD

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Ada Sue Selwitz, MA

University of Kentucky

Juan Pablo Uribe, MD

Fundación Santa Fe de Bogotá

Program Advisory Committee

CITI Program’s Program Advisory Committee (PAC), led by Jaime Arango, EdD, CIP, includes the leaders of teams of expert writers, editors, and reviewers who create and manage research education materials for a broad range of subjects.

Jaime Arango, EdD, CIP

CITI Program

Karen Arts, BSN (Hons), RN , CCRC

Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

Jason Borenstein, PhD

Georgia Institute of Technology

Reid Cushman, PhD

CITI Program

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

University of Arizona

Benjamin Fontes, MPH, CBSP

Yale University

Cynthia S. Gillett, DVM, DACLAM, CPIA

CITI Program

Lorna Hicks, MS, CIP

Duke University

Sergio Litewka, MD, MPH

University of Miami

Sally L. Mann, MS


Randall J. Nelson, PhD

University of Tennessee - Health Science Center

Andrew Perkins, BA

CITI Program

Margaret Rankovic, MEd, CIP

CITI Program

Daniel R. Vasgird, PhD

West Virginia University