Speaker's BiographyPaul Rothman
Dean of the Medical Faculty, CEO, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Paul Rothman is the dean of the medical faculty and vice president for medicine of the Johns Hopkins University as well as CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine. He oversees the Johns Hopkins Health System and school of medicine. A rheumatologist and molecular immunologist, Rothman came to Hopkins in July 2012 after serving as dean of the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa and leader of its clinical practice plan. Previously, he was head of internal medicine at Iowa as well as vice chairman for research and founding director of the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. During his tenure at Iowa, Rothman stabilized the medical college's finances and initiated an overhaul of the curriculum. At Columbia, he built new clinical programs, expanded the faculty and increased clinical revenue and research funding 15-fold. A graduate of MIT, Rothman earned his medical degree from Yale University.