Dr. Glesby Appointed as WDOM’s Vice Chair for Mentoring and Faculty Development

Dr. Marshall Glesby

Marshall Glesby, M.D., Ph.D. has been appointed as Vice Chair for Mentoring and Faculty Development in the Weill Department of Medicine (WDOM). In his new position, Dr. Glesby will build on the mentorship programs already present in the Department and Weill Cornell Medicine and develop innovative new efforts to enhance the professional growth of faculty at all levels. Additionally, he will focus on positioning faculty for promotion and play a critical role in the integration of faculty from our other campuses.

Dr. Glesby is a Professor of Medicine and Population Health Sciences, Director of the HIV Clinical Trials Unit, and Associate Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Weill Department of Medicine. He is also the Director of the Participant Clinical Interaction component of the Weill Cornell Clinical and Translational Science Center and Regional Clinical Director of the federally-funded Northeast Caribbean AIDS Education and Training Center. Dr. Glesby received his undergraduate education at McGill University and earned his M.D. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine and subspecialty training in infectious diseases at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. As part of his infectious diseases fellowship, he enrolled in a graduate program designed to train physicians rigorously in clinical research methods. This training culminated in a Ph.D. in Clinical Investigation from the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health. He is board certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases. His research program focuses on metabolic and cardiopulmonary complications and co-morbidities in people with HIV infection.

Dr. Glesby has extensive experience as a mentor of pre- and post-doctoral trainees and junior faculty. His funding has included a past K24 award from NIAID and service as co-program director of a T32 training grant for the Division of Infectious Diseases. He also has a broad knowledge of the WCM promotions process, including service as a member and Chair of the WDOM Faculty Promotion and Appointment Review Committee (PARC) and member of the WCM Committee of Review.