Medical Research Program

Betsy Myers, Ph.D.
Program Director for Medical Research
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Sindy Escobar-Alvarez, Ph.D.
Senior Program Officer for Medical Research
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Katrina Bandong
Program Associate for Medical Research
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Scientific Advisory Council Members

The Scientific Advisory Council provides general advice and guidance to the Medical Research Program on its Clinical Research Career Ladder and Innovations in Clinical Research programs.

Chair- Helen H. Hobbs, M.D.
Director of Eugene McDermott Center for 
Human Growth and Development
Center Director of Internal Medicine Molecular Genetics
University of Texas Southwestern 
Medical Center at Dallas
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Barry Bloom, Ph.D.
Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor and Joan L. and 
Julius H. Jacobson Professor of Public Health 

Talmadge E. King, Jr., M.D.
Dean, Department of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Dianna Milewicz. M.D., Ph.D.
President George H.W. Bush Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine
Division Director, Professor, Vice-Chair-Medical Genetics 
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Andrew Schafer, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College 

Alan L. Schwartz, Ph.D., M.D.
Harriet B. Spoehrer Professor 
Alumni Endowed Professor of Pediatrics
Washington University School of Medicine 

Rochelle Walensky, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School