From Bassano AB
Joseph Boyd Martin is the Edward R. and Anne G. Lefler Professor Emeritus of Neurobiology at Harvard Medical School. He served as Dean of the Harvard Faculty of Medicine from 1997 to 2007.
Born in 1938 in Bassano, Alberta
Alfalfa to Ivy: Memoir of a Harvard Medical School DeanHe was then Chancellor of UCSF for four years, until returning to Harvard Medical School in 1997. During his tenure as Dean of the UCSF School of Medicine, he established the W.M. Keck Foundation Center for Integrative Neurosciences dedicated to combining studies of the brain and behaviour, the Gladstone Institute for Virology and Immunology dedicated to AIDS research, and began planning for a Comprehensive Cancer Center.