Diane Hoffman-Kim, PhD

Associate Professor of Medical Science, Associate Professor of Engineering


Diane Hoffman-Kim, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Medical Science and Engineering in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biotechnology, Brown Institute for Brain Science, the Center for Biomedical Engineering, and the Center to Advance Predictive Biology at Brown University. Her interdisciplinary research program includes projects with collaborators in campus-based departments – Chemistry, Engineering, Pathobiology—as well as hospital-based departments – Cardiology, Neurology. Through past experience as Director of Graduate Studies for Biomedical Engineering, member of the Research Advisory Board, and member of the Academic Priorities Committee; and present service as advisory board member for the Office of Women in Medicine and Science, and Chair of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Dr. Hoffman-Kim has gained valuable perspectives on the complexities of the education and research processes at campus-wide and campus-hospital levels. Since starting with Brown in 2001, Dr. Hoffman-Kim has successfully mentored 19 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, who have since taken positions in industry, government, and academia.