Jay L. Hess, MD, PhD, MHSA, is the 10th dean of Indiana University School of Medicine. A graduate of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Hess is a hematopathologist and one of the nation’s leading researchers in the epigenetics of leukemia. As dean, he has led the nine-campus medical school through a curriculum overhaul and made strategic investments in research that have resulted in a dramatic increase in NIH funding and the availability of advanced therapies for residents of Indiana.
Direct from the Dean
Through his regular columns, Dean Hess shares his thoughts about some of the most important priorities and pressing challenges for IU School of Medicine, the profession and the health of Indiana.