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

Geoffrey Aguirre, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Department of Neurology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences – 2004

Leslie J. Berg, PhD
Professor and Chair
Immunology and Microbiology Deparment
University of Colorado School of Medicine

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
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences – 2000

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

Jeanine D'Armiento, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine in Anesthesiology
Director of the Center for Molecular Pulmonary Disease
in Anesthesiology and Physiology and Cellular Biophysics
Director, Center for LAM and Rare Lung Disease
Chair, University Senate
Columbia University
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences – 1996

Seth Field, MD, PhD
Harrington Discovery Institute
Case Western Reserve University
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

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

W. Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD
Cornelius Abernathy Craig Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry
Director, Division of Hematology and Oncology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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

Additional members may be added to the committee.