Board of Trustees Biographies:
John R. Raymond, Sr., MD
Dr. John R. Raymond, Sr. is President and CEO of the Medical College of Wisconsin. He assumed his position as the College’s sixth president on July 1, 2010. Dr. Raymond joined the Medical College from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), where he served as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost.
Previously, Dr. Raymond held the position of Chief Academic and Research Officer for the public, freestanding Medical University in South Carolina. MUSC is an academic medical center comprised of six health sciences colleges and a university-owned hospital and medical practice with an annual budget exceeding $2 billion. The university conducts more than $200 million in funded research.
A practicing nephrologist who plays active roles in clinical care, teaching and faculty mentorship, Dr. Raymond is also a medical researcher studying the basic mechanisms of kidney cell function. He has published more than 100 full-length manuscripts and has received greater than $38 million in competitive extramural funding.
Dr. Raymond received his undergraduate and medical degrees with honors from the Ohio State University and performed his internship, residency, chief residency and nephrology fellowship training at Duke University Medical Center. After completing his training, he joined Duke’s faculty, where he rose through the ranks to attain tenure.