Ronald Tompkins, MD, ScD
Ronald Tompkins, MD, ScD, is the Sumner Redstone Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and the chief of the division of Surgery, Science & Bioengineering at Massachusetts General Hospital. He provides clinical leadership for MicroMedicine’s product lines and is widely recognized for his work in translational science and engineering. He earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Tulane University, an MD from Tulane Medical School, and an ScD in medical and chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Ron has contributed new paradigms in the understanding of human systems biology and has led advances in microarrays, high-throughput databases for human proteomics, novel cell separation technologies, and advanced bioinformatics methods and algorithms. He has published more than 460 research contributions, delivered over 1,000 keynote and meeting presentations, and received numerous honors and awards.