Richard J. Barohn, MD
Executive Director, NextGen Precision Health
Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs at MU Health Care
After a national search, Dr. Barohn was named Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs at MU in early 2020. As the executive director of NextGen, Dr. Barohn works closely with the campus’ faculty research leads and other university leaders to coordinate research activity, including collaborative research and engagement plans.
Dr. Barohn remains involved in his own research studies for rare neuromuscular disorders, such as forms of muscular dystrophy and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. He will be moving one of his multicenter federally funded therapeutic trials to MU.
Faculty Research Leads
Luis Martinez-Lemus, DVM, PhD
Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders Research Lead
Director, Center for Precision Medicine
Professor of Medical Pharmacology & Physiology, MU School of Medicine