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Leadership

 

 

 

 

 

VITA Director

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Kathy Gould, PhD

Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology
Louise B. McGavock Chair
Senior Associate Dean, Biomedical Research Education and Career Development


VITA Administration

Faith Bishop

Program Manager, School of Medicine Postdoctoral Affairs


VITA Steering Committee

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Ray Blind, PhD

Assistant Professor, Medicine
Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
Assistant Professor, Pharmacology

Former IRACDA Scholar (UCSF)


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Vivian Gama, PhD

Assistant Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology
Vanderbilt Center for Stem Cell Biology
Vanderbilt Brain Institute

MARC program mentor; Leadership Alliance mentor and PREP (R25) Advisory Board Member


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Ken Lau, PhD

Assistant Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology
Vanderbilt Epithelial Biology Center

SACNAS conference faculty mentor, chair, and judge


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Carlos Lopez, PhD

Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Informatics
Assistant Professor, Pharmacology


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Marjan Rafat, PhD

Assistant Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology

MARC program mentor; VICC CURE mentor; MVTCP mentor; Cancer Biology D&I committee; BMES Diversity Committee; AIChE WIC


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Lauren Woodard, PhD

Assistant Professor, Medicine, Division of Nephrology
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Vanderbilt Center for Kidney Disease
Vanderbilt Center for Stem Cell Biology

IRACDA program participant at BCM; BCM PREP program mentor; Stanford SEED Program co-educator at Costano Elementary


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Marija Zanic, PhD

Assistant Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology
Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Assistant Professor, Biochemistry