Career Awards for Medical Scientists

Advisory Committee

Derek Abbott, MD, PhD (Co-Chair)
Arline H. and Curtis F. Gavin Professor of Medicine
Department of Pathology
Case Western Reserve University
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences - 2006

Leslie J. Berg, PhD
Professor, Department of Pathology
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Chester W. Brown, MD, PhD
St. Jude Chair of Excellence in Genetics
Professor of Division Chief of Genetics
Department of Pediatrics
University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Paul Buckmaster, DVM, PhD
Professor
Dept. of Comparative Medicine
Stanford University
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences – 1996

Kathleen H. Burns, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology and Oncology
Director, Physician Scientist Training Program
Deputy Director for Research and Programs, Department of Pathology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
BWF Career Awardee for Medical Scientists - 2008

Kathleen Caron, Ph.D. (Co-Chair)
Professor of Cell Biology & Physiology and Genetics
Chair, Dept. of Cell Biology & Physiology
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill 
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences - 2001

Seth Field, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine,
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
University of California – San Diego
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences - 2004

Sarah H. Lisanby, MD
Director, Division of Translational Research
Director, Noninvasive Neuromodulation Unit, Experimental Therapeutics and Pathophysiology Branch
National Institute of Mental Health

Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD
Elizabeth J Ward Chair and Director,
Center for Genetic Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
BWF Clinical Scientist Awardee in Translational Research – 2001

Heather C. Mefford, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Genetic Medicine
University of Washington
BWF Career Awardee for Medical Scientists – 2008

Upinder Singh, MD
Division Chief, Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine
Associate Professor, Depts. of Internal Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology
Stanford University School of Medicine
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences – 1998

Barry Sleckman, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences – 1996

John York, PhD
Natalie Overall Warren Professor and Chair
Department. of Biochemistry
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences – 1995

Additional members may be added to the committee.