Clinical Research Executive Committee

The Clinical Research Executive Committee (CREC) assesses how a specific protocol fits within the overall clinical research priorities of the cystic fibrosis community and assigns it a rating.

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The Clinical Research Executive Committee (CREC) includes senior CF researchers, members of the Therapeutics Development Network (TDN) Coordinating Center, and the CF community.

George Retsch-Bogart Headshot

George Retsch-Bogart, MD, Chair
Professor, Division of Pediatric Pulmonology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Christopher Goss Headshot
Christopher H. Goss, MD, MSc 
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Washington

Co-Executive Director, Therapeutics Development Network (TDN) Coordinating Center, Seattle Children's Research Institute 
Nicole Hamblett Headshot
Nicole Mayer Hamblett, PhD 
Professor, Pediatrics, Adjunct Associate Professor, Biostatistics, University of Washington

Co-Executive Director, TDN Coordinating Center, Seattle Children's Research Institute
Raksha Jain Headshot

Raksha Jain, MD, MSc, ATSF
Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care

Director of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis and Bronchiectasis Program
University of Texas Southwestern

Michael Konstan Headshot
Michael Konstan, MD
Vice Dean for Translational Research, Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Vice Chair for Clinical Research, University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
Joseph Pilewski Headshot

Joseph Pilewski, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Cell Biology, University of Pittsburgh

Associate Chief for Clinical Affairs, Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine Division, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC); Co-Director, Cystic Fibrosis Center, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Richard Simon Headshot

Richard Simon, MD
Professor and Associate Chair for Faculty Affairs, Department of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division, Medical Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program

Associate Chair, Data Safety Monitoring Board, University of Michigan Medical School 

Jennifer Taylor-Cousar Headshot

Jennifer L. Taylor-Cousar, MD, MSCS, ATSF
Co-Director and CF TDN Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program, National Jewish Health, Denver

Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Divisions of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, and Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, National Jewish Health

Headshot of Will Corcoran, MD from the Clinical Research Executive Committee.

Will Corcoran, MS 
Environmental Sustainability, University of Michigan

Fundraiser for environmental nonprofits
CF Foundation Adult Advisory Council member
Adult with cystic fibrosis 

Headshot of Tré LaRosa, member of the Clinical Research Executive Committee.

Tré LaRosa, BS
Biochemistry, University of Kentucky

Writer, consultant, and patient advocate
Former member, CF Foundation Adult Advisory Council
Adult with cystic fibrosis

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