Presenter: Hannah Valantine, M.D., M.R.C.P.
Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, National Institutes of Health
In 2014, Hannah Valantine, MD, left Stanford for a newly created position at the National Institutes of Health: chief officer of scientific workforce diversity. She will present strategies to create inclusive cultures.
Speaker Bio: Hannah Valantine received her M.B.B.S. degree from St. George’s Hospital, London University in 1978. After that, she moved to the University of Hong Kong Medical School for specialty training in elective surgery before returning to the U.K. She completed postgraduate training and numerous fellowships, serving as senior house officer in Cardiology at Brompton Hospital and Registrar in Cardiology and General Medicine at Hammersmith Hospital. In 1985, Dr. Valantine moved to the United States for postdoctoral training in cardiology at Stanford University. Dr. Valantine became a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Cardiology Division at Stanford and rose through the academic ranks to become a full Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Director of Heart Transplantation Research. She came to the NHLBI in 2014 to continue her research while also serving as the first NIH Chief Officer of Scientific Workforce Diversity.