John M. Carethers, MD
Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences, University of California San Diego
John M. Carethers, MD is the Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences at UC San Diego. As Vice Chancellor, he oversees UC San Diego Health along with the School of Medicine, School of Public Health and School of Pharmaceutical Sciences to integrate, grow, and expand the missions of clinical excellence, education, discovery, and community engagement. Dr. Carethers is a trained gastroenterologist and physician-scientist who focuses his research in the area of hereditary colon cancer genetics and colon cancer disparities.