Board of Directors

VERAM is governed by a Board of Directors, none of whom receive compensation for their service. Four of these board members are statutory: Director, Chief of Staff, Associate Chief of Staff (ACOS) for Research and Development, and ACOS for Education. The Board of Directors has appointed an Executive Director to develop and implement policy and manage the operations of VERAM.

Board Members
Carol A. Kauffman, M.D.
Chief Infectious Diseases
VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System

William Weitzel, M.D.
ACOS, Research
VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System

Christine Basmajian, PhD
Deputy Associate Chief Of Staff, Research
VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System

Ginny Creasman, Pharm.D., FACHE
Medical Center Director
VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System

Mark S. Hausman, Jr., M.D.
Chief of Staff
VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System

Craig Jaffe, M.D.
Associate Chief Of Staff, Education
VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System

Anna Frances Schott, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Associate Chair for Clinical Research, Rogel Cancer Center
University of Michigan

Vivian H. Lin, M.D.
Executive Director, Clinical Development
Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc

Cathy Radovich
Vice President, Clinical Operations
VasaraGen, Inc.

Sharon Watling, PharmD
Watling Independent Consulting

Birgit Roller, MA, CCRC (non-voting)
Executive Director
Veterans Education and Research Association of Michigan