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Five UCSF Scientists Named to Institute of Medicine

By Kate Schoen, UCSF News Office | October 12, 2009

Five UCSF faculty scientists are among the 65 newly elected members to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), part of the National Academy of Sciences.

Election to IOM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. The new members were announced today (Oct. 12, 2009) at the IOM annual meeting.

The new UCSF members are:



  • Deborah Grady, MD, MPH, professor of medicine and associate dean for clinical and translational research; and director, UCSF Women's Health Clinical Research Center


  • Lawrence W. Green, DrPH, professor, UCSF Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics; and co-leader, Society, Diversity & Disparities Program, UCSF School of Medicine and UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center


  • Michael R. Harrison, MD, professor emeritus of clinical surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences; and director emeritus, Fetal Treatment Center, UCSF Children's Hospital


  • Sam Hawgood, MBBS, dean and vice chancellor for medical affairs, UCSF School of Medicine


  • Roger Nicoll, MD, professor of cellular and molecular pharmacology and physiology


The election brings to 71 the number of UCSF faculty who are members of the prestigious Institute. Election to the Institute recognizes those who have made major contributions to the advancement of the medical sciences, health care and public health.

Read more at Kate Schoen, UCSF News Office