Dr. Greengard is a member of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Among his many awards and honors are the Gold Medal of the Karolinska Institute, the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, the 1997 Charles A. Dana Award for Pioneering Achievements in Health and the 1991 NAS Award in the Neurosciences. Dr. Greengard has authored over 1000 scientific publications.
Princess Grazia Borghese –Trustee, is married to Pierfrancesco Borghese, a leading member of the noble Borghese family. She designs jewelry for a high profile jewelry shop in Rome. She is very active in charitable affairs, including the religious foundation of Nostra Signora del Buon Consiglio for the construction of hospitals for the poor.
Hon. Betsy Gotbaum – Trustee, is Public Advocate of New York City. Elected first in 2001 and then again in 2005, she has been a longtime civic leader, and an advisor to three mayors. She is a trained teacher, has been the commissioner of the Dept. of Parks & Recreation and president of the New York Historical Society. In the 1980s she served as the Executive Director of the New York Police Foundation. She received a B.A. from George Washington University, and a Master’s from Columbia University’s Teacher’s College.
Hon. Carolyn Maloney – Trustee, has served the City of New York since 1982; for ten years on the New York City Council, and as of 1993, in the U.S. House of Representatives for New York’s 14th district, as the first woman to ever represent that district. She is chair of the Committee on Financial Services’ Financial Institutions Subcommittee; vice-chair of the Joint Economic Committee; founding member and co-chair of the Bicameral Congressional Caucus on Parkinson’s Disease, and is a senior member of the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight. Some of Rep. Maloney’s top priorities include campaign finance and government reform and support of women and families.