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Jacqueline Slavik, PhD
Associate Research Associate, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Instructor in Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Executive Director, Brigham Research Institute

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Neurology
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115

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Jacqueline Slavik is the executive director of the Brigham Research Institute (BRI) at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Slavik received her Masters in Medical Science and her PhD in Immunology from Harvard. Dr. Slavik did her postdoctoral fellowship in the Center for Neurologic Diseases at BWH, and was promoted to Instructor in Neurology at Harvard Medical School. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society supported Dr. Slavik’s post-doctoral work and selected her as a Boehringer Ingelheim Fellow. Dr. Slavik became a founding senior program manager at the BRI when it was launched in and later that year took on her current leadership role. As BRI Executive Director, she shapes and implements the BRI’s overarching mission to accelerate discoveries that improve human health by fostering groundbreaking, interdepartmental, and interdisciplinary research, ranging from basic fundamental studies to clinical innovations. Dr Slavik manages a team who works to provide a clear voice for the entire BWH research community, raise the profile of research at BWH, develop mission-centric collaborations with external entities and engage the scientific community in fundraising.

Harvard University, PhD