Raj Uthamanthil DVM, PhD is currently the Chief Medical Office at Seattle Children’s Research Institute leading preclinical and translational research. Prior to this, Raj served as an Associate Vice President at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Raj’s expertise is in providing collaborative administrative leadership to biomedical research programs, especially in preclinical/translational research with a focus on cancer and related diseases. Raj also served as a faculty member at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Raj lives in Seattle with his wife and two children.