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Clinical Research Center Leadership



Gordon R. Bernard, MD

VU Associate Vice Chancellor for Research

Principal Investigator, Clinical and Translational Science Award


Kevin Niswender, MD

Medical Director, CRC


Italo Biaggioni, MD

Associate Director, CRC


Maciej Buchowski, MD

Scientific Director, Metabolic Kitchen & Research Nutrition;

Exercise Physiology Core


Michael DeBaun, MD

Pediatric Medical Director, CRC


Lana Howard, BSN, RN, CCRP

Nurse Manager


Beth Malow, MD

Associate Director, CRC