Joe Leigh Simpson, USA
Department(s): Obstetrics and Gynecology, Human and Molecular Genetics; Florida International University (FIU); March of Dimes(MOD)
Joe Leigh Simpson, M.D., FACOG, FACMG, FRCOG, received his undergraduate and medical education at Duke University (M.D., 1968) and post graduate training at Cornell University Medical College (New York City). Academic positions have included: Professor at Northwestern University (1975-1986), Professor and Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Tennessee Memphis (1986-1994), Professor and Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine (1994-2006), and Professor and Founding Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Florida International University, College of Medicine (2007-2011). He served as Senior Vice President for Research and Global programs, March of Dimes, (MOD) (2012-2018). He remained Professor of Human and Molecular Genetics/ Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Florida International University throughout time at March of Dimes.