Robert Califf, MD

Duke University
Human Biology

Dr. Califf has led some of the best-known clinical trials and health outcomes studies in cardiovascular medicine and is considered a leader in the fields of quality of care, technology development and health policy. He has served on numerous committees and panels assisting in the development of health policy including the Cardiorenal Panel of the FDA and multiple Institute of Medicine Committees, including the Committee on Identifying and Preventing Medication Errors, the Forum on Drug Discovery and Translation and the Science Board of the FDA. He has also served as Director of the coordinating center for the Centers for Education & Research in Therapeutics and is currently co-Chair of the Clinical and Translational Science Award Consortium Oversight Committee, which is guiding the largest effort in U.S. history to develop the disciplines of clinical and translational research.