Jeffrey S. Flier MD has served as a member of our board of directors since October 2016. Since August 2016, Dr. Flier has served as the Higginson Professor of Physiology and Medicine and Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, and from 2007 to August 2016 served as the twenty-first Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Harvard University. Previously, from 2002 to 2007, Dr. Flier served as Chief Academic Officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and served as Harvard Medical School Faculty Dean for Academic Programs. An elected member of the National Academy of Medicine and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, his many honors include the Eli Lilly Award of the American Diabetes Association, and the Berson Lecture of the American Physiological Society. He was the recipient of the 2005 Banting Medal from the American Diabetes Association, its highest scientific honor. Dr. Flier received his BS from City College of New York and his MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine with highest academic honors, and he completed his residency training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Jeffrey Flier, MD
Higginson Professor of Physiology and Medicine and Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor; Former Dean of Harvard Medical School