Dr. Ralph Snyderman
Dr. Ralph Snyderman, MD is Chancellor Emeritus and James B. Duke Professor Medicine at Duke University. He served as Chancellor for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine at from 1989 to July 2004 and led its transition into an internationally recognized leader of academic medicine. He oversaw the development of the Duke University Health System and served as its first President and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Snyderman has played a leading role in the conception and development of personalized health care, an evolving model of national health care delivery. The Association of American Medical Colleges has referred to him as the “father of personalized medicine”.
Dr. Snyderman has played a prominent role in the leadership of the Association of American Physicians, the National Academy of Medicine and the Association of American Medical Colleges. He is also a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Dr. Snyderman is the recipient of numerous scientific and leadership awards. His bibliography exceeds 380 manuscripts as well as numerous books.
Snyderman has served on several public boards, including Procter & Gamble, SAIC, Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), Press Ganey, and he currently serves on the board of CareDx, Inc.