Board of Directors

DDRF Board of Directors

James Aisenberg, MD (President & DDRF Mentor in NY) is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He has published more than 100 articles and abstracts on digestive health with a focus on gastrointestinal endoscopy.

Neville D. Bamji, MD is a Clinical Instructor of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. A graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College, he is a frequent speaker & co-author of several research paper on the topic of digestive disease.

Arnold Manheimer is currently President of Phocal Point Consulting. Prior to Phocal, Arnold spent many years running a family flavor & fragrance manufacturing business before it was acquired by Kerry Ingredients and Flavours.

Kenneth Miller, MD (Secretary & DDRF Mentor) is a Clinical Instructor of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. A graduate of NYU School of Medicine, he has authored numerous publications & presentations on gastrointestinal endoscopy.

Paul Segal is President of Luminus Management LLC an investment management company focused on the power sector.

Michael Silverstein has spent more than 30 years helping individuals and foundations manage their assets. He is currently a Senior Vice President at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.

Derek Strum is a Partner at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC, a private equity investment firm based in New York. He previously worked in the investment banking division of Morgan Stanley.

Maurice Toueg is a partner & leads the Corporate Strategy and Business Development practice at Capstone.  Captone Partnership is a leading provider of executive search services.