Board of Directors

EDI’s Board of Directors is comprised of two senior level member appointments from each of EDI’s founding institutions who provide corporate governance and represent the pillars of organizational solidarity among its founding members to the mission of EDI. 

Satish K. Tripathi, PhD

Chairman of the Board and President, University at Buffalo

Venu Govindaraju, PhD 

Vice President for Research & Economic Development, University at Buffalo

Candace S. Johnson, PhD

Chief Executive Officer, 

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Thomas Schwaab

Chief of Strategy, Business Development and Outreach, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Mark Taubman, MD

Chief Executive Officer, University of Rochester Medical Center and Dean, School of Medicine & Dentistry

Peter G. Robinson, MPH

Vice President, Government & Community Relations, University of Rochester

Martin Graham PhD

Chief Executive Officer of Empire Discovery Institute

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601 Elmwood Ave, Box EDI

Rochester, NY 14642

(585) 276-3150