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MMRF Board Members

Paul Pentel, MD, President
Chief, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, HCMC; Professor of Medicine, U of MN Medical School

Jason Baker, MD, Vice President
Physician, Infectious Disease and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, HCMC; Associate Professor of Medicine, U of MN

Anne Murray, MD, MS, Secretary/Treasurer
Epidemiologist, Staff Geriatrician, Department of Medicine,  HCMC; Associate Medical Director of the Berman Center for Clinical Research; Professor of Medicine and Adjunct in Neurology, U of MN Medical School

Mary Emmons Bergaas, MMRF Vice President of Operations
Board of Directors, Association of Non-Smokers, Minnesota; Board of Directors, Center for Engaging Autism

William Heegaard, MD
Chief Clinical Officer, HCMC Administration

Ajay K. Israni, MD, MS
Staff Nephrologist, HCMC; Associate Professor of Medicine; Adjunct Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Community Health, University of Minnesota; Director of Molecular Epidemiology Laboratory, MMRF; Deputy Director of the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients

Larry Kryzaniak
Chief Financial Officer, HCMC

Janine Laird, JD
Executive Director Minnesota Justice Foundation

Mark LeSage, PhD
Senior Investigator, Division of Clinical Pharmacology / Toxicology, Department of Medicine, HCMC; Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Psychology, U of MN

James R. Miner, MD
Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine, HCMC; Professor of Emergency Medicine, U of MN Medical School

Raymond Sailer              
Director of Finance, HCMC Provider Services

Jana M. Stender              
President, J.M. Stender, Inc.

Mary Tambornino
Former Hennepin County Commissioner; League of Women Voters, Minnetonka Rotary, Literacy Program Wayzata Schools