Program Director and Training Faculty

Program Director and Training Faculty

Dr. Katya Ravid (, Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry and an Established Investigator with the American Heart Association, serves as the Program Director.  Dr. Ravid has taught graduate courses including, Mechanisms of Cardiovascular Diseases, Basic Biochemistry / Molecular Biology and Gene Targeting (with emphasis on Cardiovascular Disease). Among other related experience, she has served as a Chairperson of the M.D./Ph.D. committee at the Department of Biochemistry, as a member of the Student Affair Committee, and has trained in her own lab several predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees.  Dr. Ravid and the training faculty are highly committed to mentoring students during their research experience.  Training faculty members, including Dr. Ravid, have been recognized by students at BUSM as “Special Educator” (in competing for Educator of the Year Award).

Training Faculty and Links to BU profiles: 

Ravid, Katya, DSc/Ph.D,

Benjamin, Emelia, M.D., Sc.M.,

Bolotina, Victoria, Ph.D.,

Cohen, Richard A., M.D.,

Colucci, Wilson, M.D.,

Corkey, Barbara, Ph.D,

Costello, Catherine, Ph.D.,

Farber, Harrison, M.D.,

Farrer, Lindsay, Ph.D.,

Fried, Susan K., Ph.D.,

Genco, Caroline, Ph.D.,

Gokce, Noyan, M.D.,

Gursky, Olga, Ph.D.,

Hamburg, Naomi, M.D.,

Hamilton, James, Ph.D.,

Kandror, Konstantin, Ph.D.,

Kotton, Darrell, M.D.,

Layne, Matthew, Ph.D,

Lehman, William J., Ph.D.,

Moore, Jeffrey R., Ph.D.,

Morgan, Kathleen G., Ph.D.,

Murphy, George, Ph.D.,

Ruderman, Neil, M.D.,

Shiriahi, Orian, M.D., Ph.D.,

Smith, Michael, Ph.D.,

Stearns-Kurosawa, Deborah, Ph.D.,

Vita, Joseph A, M.D.,

Wainford, Richard, Ph.D.,

Walsh, Kenneth, Ph.D.,

Wong, Joyce Y., Ph.D.,

Zhang, Katherine Yanhang, Ph.D,


January 19, 2014
Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine