Steven M Rowe MD, MSPH

Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Dr. Rowe received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University and served as the CF research center director at the University of Alabama at Birmingham while treating people with CF as a med/peds trained pulmonologist. Dr. Rowe joined the Foundation in April 2022 to serve as the chief scientific officer. Dr. Rowe is an accomplished academic physician-scientist and a pioneer in personalized therapeutics for CF, cutting-edge discovery in airway disease biology, and translational research. He is a respected authority in the design and conduct of clinical trials targeting the basic CF defect and has made critical advances in interpreting CFTR function in humans and animals to foster therapeutic development.