Walsh named new chief of Genetics
After an extensive national search, Christopher A. Walsh, MD, PhD, has been appointed chief of the Division of Genetics at Children's Hospital Boston.
Walsh received both his PhD and MD degrees from the University of Chicago and then trained in Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital, including a year as Chief Resident. Since 1995, he has directed the Division of Neurogenetics at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). He is currently the Bullard Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator. Walsh will continue to maintain his laboratory presence and HHMI affiliation at BIDMC.