Richard J. Barohn, MD
Executive Scientific Director, NextGen Precision Health Institute
Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs at MU Heallth Care
After a national search, Dr. Barohn was named Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs at MU in early 2020. As the executive scientific director of NextGen, Dr. Barohn works closely with the campus’ faculty research leads and other university leaders to coordinate research activity, including collaborative research and engagement plans.
Dr. Barohn remains involved in his own research studies for rare neuromuscular disorders, such as forms of muscular dystrophy and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. He will be moving one of his multicenter federally funded therapeutic trials to MU.
Faculty Research Leads
Kerry McDonald, PhD
Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders Research Lead
Margaret Proctor Mulligan Professor of Medical Pharmacology & Physiology, MU School of Medicine