The DOM Research Development Group (RDG) is now the DREAM (DOM Research Excellence Advancement and Mentoring) Council. The DOM DREAM Council’s mission is to recognize and reward research excellence in the Department of Medicine, to foster mentorship, and to facilitate the career development of junior research faculty.

Department of Medicine DREAM Council Leaders

Chair - Lynn Matthews, M.D., Division of Infectious Diseases
Vice Chair - Jarrod Barnes, Ph.D., Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care 
Ex Officio - Timmy Lee, M.D., Vice Chair of Research

Department of Medicine DREAM Council Committee Members

Katie Alexander Ph.D., of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 
Gretchen Wells, M.D., of Cardiovascular Disease 
Susan Birkett, Ph.D., of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine 
Ellen Eaton, M.D., of Infectious Diseases 
James Kobie, Ph.D., of Infectious Diseases 
Javier Neyra, M.D., of Nephrology
Carmen De Miguel, Ph.D., of Nephrology 
David LaFon, M.D., of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine 
Gregory Payne, M.D., Ph.D., of Cardiovascular Disease
Lisa Zubkoff, Ph.D., of Preventive Medicine
James Shikany, Ph.D., of Preventive Medicine
Jasvinder Singh, M.D., of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology
Robert Welner, Ph.D., of Hematology and Oncology
Pran Datta, Ph.D., of Hematology and Oncology