Steering Committee Members

Bick, David, MD

David Bick, MD, PhD

Chief Medical Officer and Faculty Investigator at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology

David Bick is the Chief Medical Officer and a faculty investigator at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology.  Dr. Bick also serves as the Medical Director of the Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine, LLC located on the campus of HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and the Laboratory Director in the HudsonAlpha Clinical Services Laboratory, LLC.

He came to HudsonAlpha from the Medical College of Wisconsin where he was Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology.  At the Medical College of Wisconsin he was the Director of the Clinical Sequencing Laboratory, Director of the Advanced Genomics Laboratory at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Medical Director of the Genetics Clinic at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and Chief of the Division of Genetics in the Department of Pediatrics at Medical College of Wisconsin.

Dr. Bick received his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine in 1981 and completed his residency in Pediatrics at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT.  At the Yale University School of Medicine, Dr. Bick completed a fellowship in Human Genetics and Pediatrics in 1986, followed by a post-doctoral research fellowship in Human Genetics in 1987.  Dr. Bick is board certified in pediatrics, clinical genetics, and clinical molecular genetics.

He is a leader in the field of genomic medicine and has published numerous peer-reviewed articles, chapters, and reviews.  Dr. Bick’s laboratories at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin were the first in the world to offer whole genome sequencing as a clinical test.  He also developed the first Genomic Medicine Clinic in the United States.

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