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Class of 2021

Morten Andersen

Vera Ehrenstein
Department of Clinical Medicine, Department of Clinical Epidemiology
Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

Wan-Ting Huang

Sengwee Darren Toh, FISPE
Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School & Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute
Boston, USA

Vincent Lo Re

Chieko Ishiguro
Pharmaceuticals and Medicals Devices Agency
Tokyo, Japan

Malcolm Maclure

Malcolm Maclure
Professor and BC Academic Chair In Patient Safety
University of British Columbia
Victoria, Canada

Sabine Straus

Pia Caduff-Janosa
Uppsala, Sweden

Class of 2022

Ursula Kirchmayer

Ursula Kirchmayer, FISPE
Department of Epidemiology, ASL Roma1,
Lazio Regional Health Service
Rome, Italy

Fredrik Nyberg

Fredrik Nyberg, FISPE
Professor of Register Epidemiology
School of Public Health and Community Medicine,
Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg
Gothenburg, Sweden


Lisa Pont

Lisa Pont, FISPE
Associate Professor & Team Lead Medicines Use Research in
Aged Care (MURAC)
Discipline of Pharmacy, Graduate School of Health
University of Technology Sydney (UTS)
Sydney, Australia

Jennita Reefhuis

Jennita Reefhuis
Branch Chief, Birth Defects Branch
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, USA

Mary Beth Ritchey

Mary Beth Ritchey, FISPE 
Principal & Owner, Med Tech Epi, LLC, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Associate Research Professor, Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and Treatment Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

Class of 2023

Tomoko Kobayashi

Tomoko Kobayashi
Epidemiologist, Real World Evidence, Science & Data Analytics Division, Research & Development, Astrazeneca K.K.
Osaka, Japan

Mette Nørgaard

Mette Nørgaard
Professor in Epidemiology of Urinary Tract Diseases, Department of Clinical Epidemiology
Aarhus University

Jeremy Rassen

Jeremy Rassen, FISPE
Co-Founder, President and Chief Science Officer at Aetion, Inc.,
New York, NY

Montse Soriano Gabarro

Montse Soriano Gabarro, FISPE
Head of Epidemiology
Bayer AG
Berlin, Germany

Shirley Wang

Shirley Wang
Assistant Professor, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, USA

Lifetime Emeritus

Stanley A. Edlavitch

Stanley A. Edlavitch, FISPE
University of Missouri School of Medicine
Kansas City, USA

ISPE Strategic Liaisons

International Network for Epidemiology in Policy (INEP): Lisa Pont, FISPE: Meredith Smith
Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS): Stella Blackburn, FISPE
European Network of Centres for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance (ENCePP): Arnold Chan, FISPE
US Food and Drug Administration: Christian Hampp, FISPE