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Steven WebberProgram Director

Steven Webber, MBChB
James C. Overall Professor and Chair of the Vanderbilt Universersity School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics.


Michael DeBaunCo-Training Director

Michael R. DeBaun, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor of Pediatrics (Hematology-Oncology), Vice Chair, Clinical and Translational Research, J.C. Peterson Endowed Chair in Pediatric Pulmonology, and member of the Institute of Medicine.


Mark Dennison MDCo-Training Director

Mark R. Denison, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases) and Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, and Craig-Weaver Chair in Pediatrics.


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Steering Committee

The steering committee is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of the program and will be chaired by the program director. The committe is Steven Webber MBChB, Michael DeBaun M.D., Mark Denison M.D., Scott Baldwin M.D., Jeffrey Reese, M.D. and Kecia Carroll M.D.

Senior Mentors

H. Scott Baldwin., M.D., Katrina Overall McDonald Chair in Pediatrics, Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology) and Cell and Developmental Biology, Chief of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology.  Current projects via NIH RePORT

James E. Crowe, Jr. M.D., Ann Scott Carell Chair, Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases), Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Director Vanderbilt Vaccine Center; and member of the Institute of Medicine. Current projects via NIH RePORT

Michael R. DeBaun, M.D., M.P.H., Professor of Pediatrics (Hematology and Oncology), Vice Chair, Clinical and Translational Research, J.C. Peterson Endowed Chair in Pediatric Pulmonology and member of the Institute of Medicine. Current projects via NIH RePORT

Mark R. Denison, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases), Craig-Weaver Chair in Pediatrics, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology. Current projects via NIH RePORT

Kathryn Edwards, M.D., Sarah H. Sell and Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair, Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases), and member of the Institute of Medicine.  Current projects via NIH RePORT

Kevin Ess, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Neurology), Neurology, Cell & Developmental Biology, and Division Chief of Pediatric Neurology.  Current projects via NIH RePORT

Susan Guttentag, M.D., Julia Carell Stadler Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology), Division Director Neonatology. Current projects via NIH RePORT

John Phillips III, M.D., David T. Karzon Professor of Pediatrics (Genetics and Genomic Medicine), Professor of Biochemistry, Medicine and Pathology, and Harvie Branscomb Distinguished University Professor. Current projects via NIH RePORT

Jeffrey Reese, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology) and Cell and Developmental Biology. Current projects via NIH RePORT

William E. Russell, M.D., Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Pediatrics (Endocrinology and Diabetes) and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism. Current projects via NIH RePORT


Pediatric Mentors-in-Training

Eric D. Austin, M.D. M.S.C.I., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonary Medicine).

Kecia Carroll, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics), and Director of Faculty Diversity, Department of Pediatrics Office of Faculty Development.

James Cassat, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Disease).

Rizwan Hamid, MBBS, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Genetics and Genomic Medicine) and Cancer Biology. 

Richard Ho, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Hematology-Oncology).

Prince Kannankeril, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology).

Daniel J. Moore, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Pediatrics (Endocrinology and Metabolism) and Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology.

Lisa Young, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Pulmonary Medicine).


Mentors from Other Departments including Basic Sciences

David Bader, Ph.D., Gladys P. Stahlman Professor of Medicine and Cell Biology. 

Tim Blackwell, M.D., Ralph and Lulu Owen Professor of Medicine and Cell and Developmental Biology and the Director, Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care.

Randy Blakely, Ph.D., Allan D. Bass Professor of Pharmacology and Psychiatry.

Nancy Brown, M.D., Hugh J. Morgan Professor of Medicine and Professor of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University, Chair of the Department of Medicine. 

Roger D. Cone, Ph.D., Joe C. Davis Chair in Biomedical Science and Professor and Chairman, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Director, Vanderbilt Institute for Obesity and Metabolism, Associate Director, Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center.

P. Jeffrey Conn, Ph.D., Lee E. Limbird Professor of Pharmacology; Director, Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery.

David Cortez, Ph.D., Ingram Professor of Cancer Research, Departments of Biochemistry and Cancer Biology. 

Nancy J. Cox, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine and Chief, Division of Genetics, and Mary Phillips Edmonds Gray Professor of Genetics.

Scott W. Hiebert, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry, Hortense B. Ingram Chair in Cancer Research.

Simon Mallal, M.D., E. B. Stahlman Professor Chair of Infectious Diseases.

R. Stokes Peebles, Jr., M.D., Professor of Medicine, the Elizabeth and John Murray Chair in Medicine.

Dan Roden, M.D., C.M., Professor of Medicine, Professor of Pharmacology, William Stokes Chair in Experimental Therapeutics, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Personalized Medicine and the Director of the Oates Institute for Experimental Therapeutics.

Erik Skaar, Ph.D., MPH, Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, Ernest W. Goodpasture Professor, Director of Division of Host Pathogen Interactions. 

Roy Zent, M.D., Ph.D., Thomas F. Frist Endowed Chair of Medicine, Vice Chairman of Research, Department of Medicine and Professor, Department of Medicine, Cancer Biology, Cell and Developmental Biology.



 
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