Christopher S. Williams, M.D., Ph.D.

Christopher S. Williams, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, Medical Scientist Training Program

Associate Dean for Physician-Scientist Education and Training

Associate Professor, Medicine and Cancer Biology

Director, Harrison Society, ABIM Research Residency in Medicine

Chancellor's Faculty Fellow

Dr. Christopher S. Williams, Associate Dean for Physician-Scientist Education and Training, Associate Professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology, and Director of the Harrison Society, serves as Director of the Vanderbilt MSTP. Dr. Williams is an alumnus of the Vanderbilt MSTP and obtained his residency in internal medicine at Vanderbilt School of Medicine followed by a fellowship in gastroenterology. Dr. Williams is a physician-scientist with clinical interests in epithelial biology, intestinal wound healing and carcinogenesis. Dr. Williams has served as an MSTP Advising College Leader since 2011 and was named Director in May 2016.