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Timothy M. Block, PhD
President, Hepatitis B Foundation, Baruch S. Blumberg Institute and Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center

T Block Headshot 2015Dr. Block is Co-Founder and President of the Baruch S. Blumberg Institute, and the Hepatitis B Foundation, which established the Institute in 2003 to advance its research mission. He has been involved in hepatitis research for more than 20 years and is internationally recognized for his scholarship and scientific contributions to the field. Dr. Block was a tenured Professor at Thomas Jefferson University for 20 years and at Drexel University College of Medicine for 10 years.


Board of Directors

Timothy M. Block, PhD (President)
Wayne Yetter (Chair)
Elizabeth "Betsy" Seeber, MBA, CPA, FHFMA (Treasurer)
Louis P. Kassa (Secretary)
Loren Danzis, Esq.
Joel Rosen, Esq.
Thomas Shenk, PhD

Honorary Directors

Anne Blumberg Dorfman

Jane Blumberg



Timothy M. Block, PhD

Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer
Louis P. Kassa, III 

Senior Vice President
Ju-Tao Guo, MD

Vice President, Institutional Advancement
Jean Holmes, MBA

Director of Accounting
Patti McAloon, MBA