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Visiting Committee

The Harvard University Board of Overseers appoints a Visiting Committee to report on each school, department or administrative unit at the University. Each committee is typically chaired by an Overseer, and includes as members alumni active in the field and experts from outside Harvard.

Dr. Nancy Brown
Hugh J. Morgan Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology; Chair, Department of Medicine; Physician in Chief, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

The Honorable Susan L. Carney (Overseer)
U.S. Circuit Court Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Dr. P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale (Overseer)
Professor, Human Development and Social Policy, School of Education and Social Policy; Faculty Fellow, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University

Dr. Walter Clair
Executive Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer, Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Justice Mariano-Florentino ("Tino") Cuéllar (Overseer)
Justice, Supreme Court of California

Dr. Henri R. Ford
Vice Chair of Surgery and Vice-Dean of Medical Education, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California; Senior Vice President and Surgeon-in-Chief, Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Dr. Allan J. Formicola
Professor Emeritus of Dentistry and Dean Emeritus of the College of Dental Medicine, College of Dental Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center

Dr. Raúl I. García
Professor and Chair, Health Policy and Health Services Research, Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston University

Professor David L. Heymann
Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Dr. David D. Ho
Scientific Director and Chief Executive Officer, Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center

Dr. Beth Karlan (Overseer)
Director, Women’s Cancer Program and Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles

Professor W. Carl Kester
George Fisher Baker Jr. Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

Professor Cato T. Laurencin
Albert and Wilda Van Dusen Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery; Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Professor of Biomedical Engineering, The University of Connecticut

Dr. Linda C. Niessen
Dean and Professor, Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine

Dr. Gilbert S. Omenn (Chair)
Professor of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, University of Michigan

Dr. David C. Page
Director, Whitehead Institute; Professor of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Professor Judith Wasserheit
William H. Foege Chair, Department of Global Heal; Professor of Global Health and Medicine, and Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology, University of Washington

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