Jonathan is a Program Director for Faculty Appointments at Harvard Medical School after serving as a faculty member and running a research laboratory in the Department of Neuroscience at Pomona College in Claremont, CA. He facilitates the appointments and promotions of senior faculty members by providing critical input and guidance to search and evaluation committees and individuals being considered for promotion.
Throughout his academic career, he has been invested in promoting HIV and LGBTQ health-related research. Jonathan formerly served as a member and Chair of the Fenway Institute’s Institutional Review Board (IRB); the committee that formally approves, monitors and reviews biomedical and behavioral research involving humans. He also served on the Fenway Institute’s Biosafety Committee. He previously served as Vice-Chair of the AIDS Research Alliance IRB in Los Angeles, CA.
Jonathan received a B.S. from the University of Washington and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Washington University in St. Louis. He completed post-doctoral fellowships in the Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Enhancement at Boston Children’s Hospital and in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard University where he also taught.