Professor of Biochemistry and Medicine, John G. Coniglio Chair in Biochemistry
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Neil Osheroff received his PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Northwestern University and was a Helen Hay Whitney Foundation Fellow at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He currently is Professor of Biochemistry and Medicine at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and holds the John G. Coniglio Chair in Biochemistry.In addition to directing his research laboratory,he is committed to educating future generations of health professionals and to the professional development of medical science educators. He has been a School of Medicine course director since 1990 and was one of four faculty members tasked with developing and implementing the pre-clerkshipphase of themedical curriculum as part of a major revision in 2013. He currently co-leads the pre-clerkship phase and chairs the phase’s teaching team.He also directs the School of Medicine Academy for Excellence in Education and chairs the Master Science Teacher group. Internationally, he is a Past-President of the Association of Biochemistry Educators and currently serves as the Treasurer and member of the Executive Committee of the International Association of Medical Science Educators. He also is a founding member of the Steering Committee of the Asia Pacific Biomedical Science Educators Association. He has received awards for mentoring, teaching, curricular design, educational leadership and service, and affirmative action, and he is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has published more than 250 papers and has presented more than 300 scientific and educational talks in 32 different countries.