Academic Merit Plan

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    Merit Plan Executive Committee

    • Leslie Bernstein, Ph.D., Professor of Neuroscience, 2021 (Oversight Committee Chair)
    • John Greenfield, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Neurology, 2022 (Clinical Department Chair)
    • Santhanan Lakshminarayanan, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, 2022 (Oversight Committee Representative)
    • Pooja Luthra, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, 2021 (Clinical Council Representative)
    • Annabelle Rodriguez-Oquendo, M.D., Professor of Cell Biology, ex officio (Delegate of Anthony Vella, M.D., Senior Associate Dean of Research Planning and Coordination)
    • Melinda Sanders, M.D., ex officio (Delegate of Denis Lafreniere, M.D., Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs)
    • Howard Tennen, Ph.D., Professor of Community Medicine and Health Care, 2022 (Basic Science Faculty)
    • Ruchir Trivedi, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, 2023 (Clinical Department Faculty)
    • Scott Wetstone, M.D., Director of Health Affairs Policy and Planning, ex officio (Delegate of Bruce Liang, M.D., Dean of Education)
    • Riqiang Yan, Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Neuroscience, 2023 (Basic Science Department Chair)

    Plan Administrator (Non-voting)

    • Richard Simon, M.D., ex officio (Chair)