Chairs and Directors



Victor Ambros, PhD

The Silverman Chair in Natural Sciences; co-Director, RNA Therapeutics Institute

George Asdourian, MD

Interim Chair, Department of Ophthalmology

David Ayers, MD

Chair, Department of Orthopedics and Physical Rehabilitation and Director, MSK Center for Excellence

Robert Brown, MD, DPhil

Chair, Department of Neurology

Michael Czech, PhD

Isadore and Fannie Foxman Chair of Medical Research; Chair, Program in Molecular Medicine

Job Dekker, PhD

Professor, co-Director Program in Systems Biology

Mary Lee, MD

Interim Chair, Department of Pediatrics

Robert W. Finberg, MD

Chair, Department of Medicine

TJ Fitzgerald, MD

Professor & Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology

Guangping Gao, PhD

Penelope Booth Rockwell Chair of Biomedical Research; Director, Gene Therapy Center

Michael Green, MD, PhD

Director, Program in Gene Function & Expression

David Harlan, MD

William and Doris Krupp Professor of Medicine; co-Director, Diabetes Center of Excellence; Division Chief, Diabetes; Director, DERC

Stephen O. Heard, MD

Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology

Allan Jacobson, PhD

Chair, Microbiology and Physiological Systems

Julia Johnson, MD

Chair, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Catarina Kiefe, MD, PhD

Chair, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences

Daniel Kim, MD

Interim Chair, Department of Otolaryngology

Daniel Lasser, MD, MPH

Chair, Department of Family Medicine & Community Health

Jeanne Lawrence, PhD

Interim Chair, Department of Cell Biology

Demetrius Litwin, MD

Harry M. Haidak Distinguished Professor and Chairman, Chair, Department of Surgery

C. Robert Matthews, PhD

Chair, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology

Craig Mello, PhD

co-Director, RNA Therapeutics Institute; Blais University Chair in Molecular Medicine

Arthur M. Mercurio, PhD

Interim Chair, Department of Cancer Biology

Melissa J. Moore, PhD

co-Director, RNA Therapeutics Institute

Richard Moser, MD

Professor of Surgery and Radiation Oncology, Interim Chair , Department of Neurosurgery

Robert Phillips, MD, PhD

Senior Vice President and Director, Heart & Vascular Center

Steven Reppert, MD

Chair, Department of Neurobiology

Kenneth Rock, MD

Chair, Department of Pathology

Max Rosen, MD

Chair, Department of Radiology

Stephen Tosi, MD

Gregory Volturo, MD

Interim Chair, Department of Urology 

Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Marian Walhout, PhD

Professor, co-Director, Program in Systems Biology

Zhiping Weng, PhD

Director, Program in Bioinformatics and Integrative Biology

Giles Whalen, MD

Interim Director, Cancer Center of Excellence, Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology

Phillip Zamore, PhD

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, co-Director, RNA Therapeutics Institute

Douglas Ziedonis, MD, MPH

Chair, Department of Psychiatry