Linda Boxer, M.D., Ph.D.
Stanford University School of Medicine
Vice Dean for Stanford University School of Medicine
An executive officer from a California University
Appointed by Controller

Dr. Linda M. Boxer is the Vice Dean of Stanford University School of Medicine and the Stanley McCormick Memorial Professor in the School of Medicine.  Dr. Boxer obtained her M.D. and Ph.D. degrees at Stanford University.  She was an intern and resident in internal medicine at Stanford and then did a hematology/oncology fellowship at Stanford.  She joined the faculty at Stanford in the Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, and also had a position at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System.  Dr. Boxer’s laboratory investigated the mechanisms of deregulated expression of oncogenes by translocation into the immunoglobulin locus in B cells lymphomas.  She has a clinical practice in hematology with an interest in hematologic malignancies.  From 2004 to 2017 she was the Chief of the Division of Hematology.  She was the director of the Clinical Investigator Pathway (the ABIM research pathway) in the Department of Medicine and the hematology fellowship director for eight years.  She has trained and mentored many physicians and physician scientists during this time and helped with their development into independent investigators.  Dr. Boxer was the Interim Chair of the Department of Medicine for two years, and she was the Senior Vice Chair of the Department of Medicine for one year.  She has been the Vice Dean of the School of Medicine since September 2013.