Chapter 2: Chairs

Departments, Research Centers & Research Facilities



Basic Science Departments

Department Chair
Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics Anindya Dutta, MD, PhD
Biomedical Engineering Frederick H. Esptein, PhD
Cell Biology
Douglas DeSimone, PhD
Microbiology Kodi S. Ravichandran, BVSc, PhD
Molecular Physiology & Biological Physics Mark Yeager, MD, PhD
Neuroscience Kevin S. Lee, PhD
Douglas A. Bayliss, PhD
Public Health Sciences
Ruth Gaare Bernheim, JD, MPH

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Clinical Departments

Department Chair
Anesthesiology George F. Rich, MD, PhD
Dentistry Thomas E. Leinbach, DDS
Dermatology Thomas G. Cropley, MD
Emergency Medicine Robert E. O’Connor, MD
Family Medicine M. Norman Oliver, MD
Medicine Mitchell H. Rosner, MD
Neurology Karen C. Johnston, MD, MSc
Neurosurgery Mark E. Shaffrey, MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology James E. Ferguson, II, MD
Ophthalmology Peter A. Netland, MD, PhD
Orthopaedic Surgery A. Bobby Chhabra, MD
Otolaryngology Paul A. Levine, MD
Pathology Christopher A. Moskaluk, MD, PhD
Pediatrics James P. Nataro, MD, PhD, MBA
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Robert P. Wilder, MD
Plastic Surgery Raymond F. Morgan, MD
Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral Sciences Anita Clayton, MD
Radiation Oncology James M. Larner, MD
Radiology & Medical Imaging Alan H. Matsumoto, MD
Surgery Irving L. Kron, MD
Urology Raymond A. Costabile, MD

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Research Centers & Other Centers

Research Centers & Directors
Asthma and Allergic Diseases Center Thomas A. E. Platts-Mills, MD, PhD
Cancer Center Thomas Loughran, Jr., MD
Carter Immunology Center Thomas J. Braciale, MD, PhD
Center for Biomedical Ethics & Humanities Daniel M. Becker, MD
Center for Cell Signaling David L. Brautigan, PhD
Center for Global Health Richard L. Guerrant, MD
Center for Immunity, Inflammation, and Regenerative Medicine Mark D. Okusa, MD
Center for Public Health Genomics Stephen S. Rich, PhD
Center for Research in Contraceptive & Reproductive Health John C. Herr, PhD
Center for Research in Reproduction John C. Marshall, MD, PhD
Center for the Study of Neurodegenerative Diseases
Center on Health Disparities M. Norman Oliver, MD
Diabetes Center Eugene J. Barrett, MD, PhD
Human Immune Therapy Center Craig  L.  Slingluff, MD
International Health Care Worker Safety Center Janine C. Jagger, PhD, MPH
Medical Automation Research Center Robin A. Felder, PhD
Morphogenesis and Regenerative Medicine Institute Barry  M.  Gumbiner, PhD
Myles H. Thaler Center for AIDS and Human Retrovirus Research David M. Rekosh, PhD
O’Brien Urologic Research Center William D. Steers, MD
Paul Mellon Prostate Cancer Research Institute vacant
Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center Gary K. Owens, PhD

Centers of Excellence & Directors

Diabetes and Hormone Center of Excellence Alan C. Dalkin, MD
Digestive Health Center of Excellence Steven M. Cohn, MD, PhD; Carl L. Berg, MD (Interim Co-Directors)

Other Centers, Programs & Directors

Center for the Advancement of Generalist Medicine Susan M. Pollart, MD
Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy Richard Bonnie, LLB
Center for Telehealth Karen S. Rheuban, MD

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Institutional Shared Research Facilities

Institutional Shared Research Facilities & Directors
Biomolecular Research Facility Jay W. Fox, PhD
Biorepository and Tissue Research Facility Christopher A. Moskaluk, MD,PhD
Center for Comparative Medicine Sanford H. Feldman, DVM, PhD
Advanced Microscopy Facility Jeffrey Corwin, PhD
Clinical Trials Office Lori J. Elder, RN
Flow Cytometry Core Facility Timothy P. Bender, PhD
Bioinformatics Core Jason A. Papin, PhD
Gene Targeting & Transgenic Facility J. Thomas Parsons, PhD
W.M. Keck Center for Cellular Imaging Ammasi Periasamy, PhD
Lymphocyte Culture Center John C. Herr, PhD
Molecular Imaging Center Brent A. French, PhD
Research Histology Core Kenneth S. Tung, MD
Tissue Culture Facility
PTAI: Preclinical Tumor Analysis and Imaging Jay W. Fox, PhD

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