Willard Dere

Associate Vice President for Research, University of Utah Health Sciences

University of Utah

Dr. Dere serves as the AVP for Research and Professor of Medicine at the University of Utah Health Sciences. Prior to re-joining academia in 2014, he spent 25 years in the biopharmaceutical industry. He retired from Amgen in 2014 where he was SVP for global development and chief medical officer. He currently serves on four public company board of directors – Biomarin, Mersana, Radius, and Seres.