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  • David Hummels (co-chair), dean, Krannert School of Management
  • Willie M. Reed (co-chair), dean, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Lisa Mauer, professor of food science; director, Center for Food Safety Engineering
  • Arvind Raman, senior associate dean of the faculty, College of Engineering; the Robert V. Adams Professor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Pamela Karagory, interim head, School of Nursing
  • Gerry McCartney, executive vice president, Purdue Online
  • Beth McCuskey, vice provost, Student Life
  • Bill Bell, vice president, Human Resources
  • Gail Walenga, director, Purdue University Student Health Center
  • Carol Shelby, senior director, Environmental Health and Public Safety
  • Keith Gehres, registrar
  • Jay Wasson, associate vice president, Physical Facilities
  • Rita Clifford, executive director, Information Technology Enterprise Relationship Management
  • Richard Kuhn, Trent and Judith Anderson Distinguished Professor in Science and Krenicki Family Director, Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease
  • Phil Low, Presidential Scholar for Drug Discovery and Ralph C. Corley Distinguished Professor of Chemistry-Biochemistry
  • Richard D. Mattes, Distinguished Professor of Nutrition Science, head of the Department of Public Health and director of the Ingestive
  • PROTECT PURDUE IMPLEMENTATION TEAM LEADER: David Broecker, chief innovation and collaboration officer, Purdue Research Foundation
  • LEARNING AND INSTRUCTION: Jenna Rickus, vice provost for teaching and learning
  • STUDENT EXPERIENCE: Beth McCuskey, vice provost, Student Life
  • RESEARCH: Theresa Mayer, executive vice president for research and partnerships; Michelle Dennis, lead proposal coordinator, Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships
  • BUILDINGS AND INFRASTRUCTURE: Michael B. Cline, senior vice president for administrative operations
  • HEALTH MONITORING AND SURVEILLANCE: Eric Barker, dean, College of Pharmacy
  • HUMAN RESOURCES: Bill Bell, vice president, Human Resources
  • COMMUNICATIONS: R. Ethan Braden, senior vice president, Marketing and Communications
  • DATA ANALYTICS: Cherise Hall, associate provost, Finance and Administration
  • Willie M. Reed (chair), dean, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • R. Ethan Braden, senior vice president, Marketing and Communications
  • Jen Hodges, executive vice president of operations, One to One Health
  • Harm HogenEsch, professor of immunopathology and associate dean for research, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Richard Kuhn, Trent and Judith Anderson Distinguished Professor in Science and Krenicki Family Director, Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease
  • Richard D. Mattes, Distinguished Professorof Nutrition Science, head of the Department of Public Health and director of the Ingestive Behavior Research Center
  • Nicole Noel, director, Purdue University Pharmacy
  • Candace Shaffer, senior director of benefits, Human Resources
  • Lisa Smith, medical director, One to One Health
  • Scott Stienecker, medical director for infection prevention and co-director for antimicrobial stewardship, Parkview Regional Medical Hospital and Affiliates
  • Gail Walenga, director, Purdue University Student Health Center
  • Eric Barker, dean, College of Pharmacy
  • Marion Underwood, dean, College of Health and Human Sciences
  • Willie M. Reed, dean, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Carol Shelby, senior director, Environmental Health and Public Safety
  • Gail Walenga, director, Purdue University Student Health Service (PUSH)
  • Candace Shaffer, senior director, Purdue Benefits
  • Kenitra Hendrix, director, Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory
  • Trent Klingerman, deputy general counsel and chief privacy officer
  • Cherise Hall, associate vice provost, Finance and Administration

Three external medical experts provide Purdue leaders with a breadth of expertise and experience across a variety of disciplines including infectious disease, epidemiology, laboratory science, cardiology and clinical science. Importantly, these medical experts work together as part of the Parkview Hospital COVID-19 response team.

  • Michael Mirro, MD, FACC, FHRS, FAHA, senior executive vice president, Parkview Hospital System
  • Scott Stienecker, MD, FACP, FSHEA, FIDSA, CIC: medical director of epidemiology and infection prevention, Parkview Hospital System
  • Karen Wan, MD, USCAP, CAP: Allied Hospital pathologist, Fort Wayne Medical Laboratory