Kathy Gillam, PhD

Executive Director, Emerita

Kathryn Gillam joined the Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute in December 2013. As Executive Director she works closely with the Founding Director, other Stanford faculty and external advisors to develop the vision and mission of the program and to execute the results of strategic planning efforts. She manages and directs the program’s activities and supervises the staff, and she coordinates fund-raising and grant writing activities.

Before coming to the DCI, Kathy served as Director of the University Conflict of Interest Program and Associate Director of Population Health Sciences. Prior to that she served for 10 years as Senior Advisor to the Dean of the School of Medicine, and from 1990-2002 she was Senior Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and Foundation Relations. Kathy began her Stanford career as Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs in the School of Humanities and Sciences after having served on the faculty at the University of Redlands. She holds a BS degree from Allegheny College, a PhD from the University of South Florida, and an MLA from Stanford University.


Crown Building
Room 38
Stanford, California 94305