Our Team

Office of Faculty Affairs Team


Dr. Jay Pinto, Dean for Basic Science

Dr. Marcelo Nobrega, Dean for Clinical Faculty

Kimberly L McGee, Associate Director

Kathy Jones, Program Coordinator


Dr. Jayant Pinto, MD | Dean for Faculty Affairs

Dr. Jayant Pinto, MD | Dean for Faculty Affairs

Professor of Surgery

Dr. Pinto focuses on faculty development, mentorship, and wellness with the goal of creating an environment that fosters excellence in all missions and allows faculty members to thrive.  As Professor of Surgery in the Section of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Dr. Pinto’s clinical practice centers on endoscopic approaches to the upper airway, including inflammatory disease and anterior skull base tumors. His research investigates risk factors for olfactory and airway disorders involving collaborations and approaches from multiple disciplines, including epidemiology, gerontology, environmental health, sociology, and genetics.
Dr. Pinto completed his MD at Stanford University and residency and fellowship training at the University of Chicago, joining our faculty in 2004.

Learn More About Dr. Pinto

·         Faculty Profile

·         Click here to view a selected list of Dr. Pinto’s publications

Contact Dr. Pinto at: officeoffacultyaffairs@bsd.uchicago.edu 

Dr. Marcelo Nobrega, MD, PhD | Dean for Faculty Affairs

Dr. Marcelo Nobrega, MD, PhD | Dean for Faculty Affairs

Professor of Human Genetics

Dr. Marcelo Nobrega focuses on faculty development, grantsmanship and mentorship for basic science faculty in BSD departments. Dr. Nobrega is a professor at the Department of Human Genetics. After obtaining his MD degree in Recife, Brazil, he pursued a PhD in physiology and genetics at the Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, WI), followed by a postdoctoral training in genomics at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, in Berkeley, CA. He became a faculty at the University of Chicago in 2005, where he has developed a research program focusing on the impact of noncoding genetic variation on human diseases and development.

Learn More About Dr. Nobrega:

·         Department of Human Genetics Profile

Contact Dr. Nobrega at: officeoffacultyaffairs@bsd.uchicago.edu

Kimberly L McGee

Associate Director, BSD Office of Faculty Affairs

Kathy Jones

Program Coordinator, BSD Office of Faculty Affairs