Jerome I. Rotter MD
Director, Research and Co-Director, Medical Genetics Institute
Director, Division of Medical Genetics
Board of Governors Chair in Medical Genetics
Jerome I. Rotter, MD, FACP, FACMG is Director of Research and Co-Director of the Medical Genetics Institute, Director of the Division of Medical Genetics (Department of Medicine) and Director of the Common Diseases Genetics Program at Cedars-Sinai. He also is a member of the F. Widjaja Foundation Inflammatory Bowel and Immunobiology Research Institute. He holds the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Chair in Medical Genetics.
Dr. Rotter is also Principal Investigator of the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute's (NHLBI) MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis) Family Study and Associate Director of National Institutes of Health (NIH) projects and center grants on inflammatory bowel diseases, coronary artery diseases and treatment of lipid disorders.
Dr. Rotter earned his bachelor's and medical degrees from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He completed his internship in medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, followed by a residency in internal medicine at Wadsworth VA Hospital in Los Angeles and a fellowship in medical genetics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.