Boston Children’s hires a chief scientific officer
November 04, 2016
Boston Children’s Hospital named
David A. Williams, MD, president of Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s, to be its
first chief scientific officer, Boston Business Journal reports. Williams also
serves as Boston Children’s chief of hematology and oncology and director of
clinical and translational research.
Williams’ first role will be to build
out the pediatric hospital’s precision medicine capabilities. He will also advocate for the hospital’s research community
on key committees about the hospital’s research efforts. Research is a critical part of
our hospital's mission,” said Boston Children’s President Sandra Fenwick.
passion, and one goal in his new position, is to help drive innovation through
translation of Boston Children's outstanding biomedical discovery research to
benefit patients and, in turn, to use our unique patient populations to drive