Emergency BU Alert Boston University's Charles River and Medical Center Campuses will be closing today, Monday, January 26, 2015 at 5:00 PM and will be closed all day Tuesday, January 27, 2015. All normal academic and administrative activities (e.g. classes, seminars and meetings) that are scheduled to take place after 5:00 PM on Monday are cancelled. When classes resume, they will resume on the regular class schedule. Whether or how classes are to be made up is at the discretion of the faculty member. For detailed information about the Boston University Medical campus, please go to http://www.bu.edu/ehs/comm Please note: Employees in essential services must report as scheduled. Essential services include, but are not limited to, University Police, Public Safety, Emergency Patient Treatment, Facilities Management and Planning, Environmental Health & Safety, University Dining Services, Mail Services, Student Health Services and the University Switchboard. For the very latest information, please go to http://www.bu.edu/today

Wilkins Academy

Who was Robert Wilkins?

Academy Advisors
Advisors At-Large
Robert Beazley David Atkinson
Daniel Chen Susan Bergman
Eric Hardt Sheilah Bernard
Alexander Norbash Ellen Difiore
Daniel Remick Melissa Dipetrillo
Deborah Vaughan Robert Friedman
Carol Walsh Doug Hughes
J.R. Larrieux
Robert Lowe
David McAneny
Justin McCummings
Jennifer Mompoint
Stephanie Oberhaus
Benjamin Wolozin


Chief and Chairman, Department of Radiology
Professor of Radiology
Board Certification: Diagnostic Radiology; Diagnostic Neuroradiology
Medical School: University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO (1986)
Residency: St. Francis Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA (1990)
Additional Training: Fellowships in Neuroradiology and Endovascular Neurosurgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA (1994)
Special Interests: Intracranial Aneurysms; Carotid Stenting; Kyphoplasty

Advisors At Large:
Melissa DiPetrillo, M.D. (medicine)
Justin McCummings (Diversity/Minority Recruitment)


norbash, alexander


Professor of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Ph.D. Education: Boston University School of Medicine (1972)
Special Interests: Pharmacokinetics; Clinical pharmacology

Advisors At Large:
Ellen DiFiore (Office of the Registrar)


walsh, carol


Chair and Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Board Certification: Anatomic Pathology, National Board of Medical Examiners
Medical School: Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN (1982)
Residency: University of Michigan (1984)
Additional Training: Fellowship in Immunology, University of Michigan (1986)
Special Interests: Immunopathology of Sepsis; Regulation of Ongoing Inflammationl; Endotoxin; Allergens and Pollutants in Asthma

Advisors At Large:
Sheilah Bernard, M.D. (Cardiology)
Doug Hughes, M.D. (Psychiatry)


remick, daniel


Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Assistant Dean for Admissions

Ph.D. Education: Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Boston University School of Medicine (1971)
Additional Training: Post-doc training in Ultrastructure of the Nervous System, Boston University School of Medicine (1972)
Special Interests: Morphological Sciences; Education

Advisors At Large:
J.R. Larrieux, M.D., M.P.H. (Obstetrics/Gynecology)
Jennifer Mompoint (Academies/OSA)


vaughan, debbie


Assistant Professor of Medicine
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Board Certification: Internal Medicine
Medical School: New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY (2002)
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (2005)
Additional Training: Fellowship in General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center (2007); M.Sc in Health Services Research, Boston University School of Public Health (2007)
Special Interests: Medical student and resident attitudes; Medical Education; Evidence-based medicine

Advisors At Large:
Robert Lowe, M.D. (Medicine/Gastroenterology)
Benjamin Wolozin, M.D., Ph.D. (Pharmacology


chen, daniel


Emeritus Professor of Surgery and Endocrinology
Board Certification: General Surgery
Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD (1963)
Residency Training: University of Maryland Hospital, Baltimore, MD (1970); University of Edinburgh
Special Interests: Academic medicine; Medical Education; Surgical Oncology; Surgical Endocrinology

Advisors At Large:
Stephanie Oberhaus, Ph.D. (Microbiology)
Robert Friedman, Ph.D. (Medical Informatics)
David McAneny, M.D. (Surgery)


beazley, robert


Assistant Professor of Medicine
Clinical Director, Geriatrics Section

Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Geriatrics, Palliative Care
Medical School: Tufts Medical School (1974)
Residency: Internal Harlem Hospital Center (1977)
Additional Training:Fellowship – Hematology/Oncology, Columbia Presbyterian (1979)
Special Interests: Cultural competency, language barriers and medical interpretation, hospice and palliative care, home care, geriatrics, geriatric oncology

Advisors At Large:
Susan Bergman, M.D. (Cardiology)
David Atkinson, Ph.D. (Physiology)