43330-Francis, Heather

Heather Francis, PhD

Professor of Medicine

Rotary Building - Room 013C
702 Rotary Circle

Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Dr. Heather Francis joined the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in January, 2019 as the Scientific Director of the Indiana Center for Liver Research (ICLR) and a Professor of Medicine. Dr. Francis recently was an Associate Professor of Medical Physiology at Texas A&M College of Medicine.

Education and Post-Graduate Training

PhD, 2010, Texas A&M University Health Sciences College

BS, Biology, 1990, Sul Ross State University

Titles & Appointments

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Adjunct Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology
  • Adjunct Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Adjunct Professor of Biochemistry
  • Scientific Director Indiana Liver Research Center (ICLR)

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