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Lloyd B. Minor
The Carl and Elizabeth Naumann Professor for Dean of the School of Medicine
Stanford University

Lloyd B. Minor, MD, became the Carl and Elizabeth Naumann Dean of the Stanford University School of Medicine on December 1, 2012. As dean, Minor is leading the Campaign for Stanford Medicine, which seeks to Fuel Innovation, Transform Patient Care, and Empower Future Leaders at the school and at Stanford Hospital and Clinics and the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. Among his early accomplishments, Minor has led the development of an innovative model for cancer research and patient care delivery at Stanford Medicine and has launched a big data in biomedicine initiative in collaboration with Oxford University. Minor is also a professor of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery and a professor of Bioengineering and of Neurobiology, by courtesy, at Stanford University.

Before coming to Stanford, Minor was provost and senior vice president of academic affairs of The Johns Hopkins University. During his time as provost, Minor launched many university-wide initiatives such as the Gateway Sciences Initiative to support pedagogical innovation and the Doctor of Philosophy Board to promote excellence in Ph.D. education. He worked with others around the university and health system to coordinate the Individualized Health Initiative, which aimed to use genetic information to transform health care.