Jay Vadgama, PhD
Dr. Vadgama is the Vice President for Research and Health Affairs at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU). He is Professor of Medicine at CDU and the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine in the Department(s) of Internal Medicine. Dr. Vadgama has provided significant leadership in growing and sustaining research at CDU over the last two decades. Dr. Vadgama has several additional administrative responsibilities that include Chair of the Institutional Space Committee, Chair of the Ph.D. Planning Committee, establishing the Intellectual Property/Patent Committee at CDU, Institutional Official for IACUC, and chairing several Task Force committees. He will serve as a liaison to the CTSI and CDU AxIS center on the EC.