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

Vivian Cheung, M.D.
Frederick G.L. Huetwell Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Division of Neurology
Professor, Department of Human Genetics
University of Michigan

Benjamin L. Ebert, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair, Medical Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Jose C. Florez, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

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

Christopher V. Plowe, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.S.T.M.H.
Director, Duke Global Health Institute
Professor of Medicine and Global Health
Duke University

Daniel J. Rader, M.D.
Seymour Gray Professor of Molecular Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

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