Medical Advisory Committee
The NORD Medical Advisory Committee is comprised of physician/researchers who share their experience and expertise on behalf of patients and families affected by rare diseases.
Sami I. Said, M.D. (Chair of MAC)
Professor, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
State University of New York
Stony Brook Health Science Center
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Health Science Center
Specialty: Pulmonary & Critical Care
Frederick Askari, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
University of Michigan Medical Center
Specialty: Internal Medicine & Gastroenterology
Garrett E. Bergman, M.D.
Sr. Director, Medical Affairs
Specialty: Hematological Disorders
Robert M. Campbell, Jr., M.D.
Division of Orthopaedics
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
James F. Leckman, M.D.
Neison Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology
Yale Child Study Center
Specialty: Neuropsychiatric Disorders
Mary Jean Sawey, Ph.D.
Senior VP/Medical Director
Specialty: Rare Cancers
Mendel Tuchman, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Mary Elizabeth McGehee Joyce Chair for Genetic Research
Children's National Medical Center
The George Washington University
Specialty: Inborn Errors of Metabolism
Susan Winter, M.D.
Medical Director of Medical
Valley Children’s Hospital
Specialty: Medical Genetics/Metabolism
Doris T. Zallen, Ph.D.
Professor of Science and Technology Studies and Humanities