Scientific Advisory Board

Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board has been established to advise the organization on medically related issues regarding pediatric liver disease and transplantation.

Join the Advisory

Are you a doctor or a member of the medical profession and would like to serve as a member of the C.L.A.S.S. Advisory Board?

If so, please contact Diane Sumner at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Board Members

Several prominent members of the medical community have volunteered their time and expertise to help:

  • William E. Berquist, MD, Chairman
  • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford
  • Ronald W. Busuttil, MD, PhD
  • The Dumont-UCLA Transplant Center
  • Robert Cannon, MD
  • Kasier Permanente of Sacramento
  • Kenneth Cox, MD
  • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford
  • Jean Emond, MD
  • Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Carlos Esquivel, MD
  • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford
  • Melvin Heyman, MD, MPH
  • University of California-San Francisco
  • Jeffrey Punch, MD Medical Editor C.L.A.S.S. Notes
  • University of Michigan Medical Center
  • Jorge Reyes, MD
  • University of Washington Medical Center
  • Philip Rosenthal, MD
  • UCSF Children's Hospital
  • Frank Sinatra, MD
  • Children's Hospital-Los Angeles
  • Sam So, MD
  • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford
  • Jorge Vargas, MD
  • UCLA Medial Center