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Dr. Lloyd B Minor

Stanford University

Dr. Minor is the Carl and Elizabeth Naumann Dean of the Stanford University School of Medicine, a position he has held since 1 December 2012. He is also a professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and a professor of Bioengineering and of Neurobiology, by courtesy, at Stanford University.

An advocate for innovation, Dr. Minor has provided significant support for fundamental science and for clinical and translational research at Stanford. He led the development and implementation of an innovative model for cancer research and patient care delivery at Stanford Medicine and has launched an initiative in biomedical science to harness the power of big data and create a learning healthcare system.

Before joining Stanford University, Dr. Minor was provost and senior vice president for academic affairs of The Johns Hopkins University. During his time as provost, he 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 PhD education. Prior to his appointment as provost in 2009, he served as the Andelot Professor and director (chair) of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery in The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and otolaryngologist-in-chief of The Johns Hopkins Hospital. In 2012, Dr. Minor was elected to the National Academy of Medicine, formerly the Institute of Medicine.