The people driving CCS forward...

We believe that empathy, respect, humility, and optimism push us all forward.
We empower each other to hone our respective skills and to do great work in advancing human health.
Most of all, we are nerds and dreamers who believe in the awesome possibilities of science.

Our Team

Aysha Akhtar

M.D., M.P.H., Co-Founder, C.E.O. and Ex Officio Board Member

Florina Gobel


Molly Flynn

B.A., A.A.S., Operations Manager

Mikalah Singer

J.D., L.L.M., Public Policy Manager

Sara Feld

J.D., Policy Associate

Sankalpa Ghose

Biomedical Associate

Board of Directors

Jessica McDonough

Ph.D., Board Clerk

Damon Isaacs

MSOM, Chair

Aysha Akhtar

M.D., M.P.H., Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Ex Officio Board Member

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Brian Cooley

Board Member


Warren Casey

Ph.D., Board Member

Pamela Spencer

P.h.D., Board Treasurer

Advisory Council

Paul A. Locke

J.D., M.P.H., DrPH

Sean C. Gehen

P.h.D., D.A.B.T.


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