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President and CEO, Burroughs Wellcome Fund, University of Cincinnati

I am currently President and CEO of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, a non-profit biomedical research funding organization in North Carolina and Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Prior to this appointment in January 2020, I had been Director of Human Genetics, Vice Chair for Research and Co-Director of the Perinatal Institute at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. I have more than 260 peer reviewed publications and am a Fellow of the AAAS and member of the National Academy of Medicine.

Experience

  • 2020–present
    Adjunct Professor, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • 2020–present
    President and CEO, Burroughs Wellcome Fund
  • 2012–2019
    Professor of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Education

  • 1988 
    University of Chicago, MD, PhD Medicine and Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology

Honours

ASCI, Association of American Physicians, Fellow AAAS, National Academy of Medicine