Mira Irons, MD
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dr. Irons is the ABMS Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. In this position she oversees core ABMS programs and staff that serve to advance improved standards and methods for certification, continuing certification and lifelong assessment, expand ABMS International programs and develop ABMS research initiatives and collaborations.
Dr. Irons has extensive experience in academic medicine, clinical practice, medeical professional leadership and scientific research. She is active in leadership positions with numerous professional societies related to her specialty focus in Medical Genetics, is an invited presenter at regional, national and international teaching and medical events, and is a widely published researcher. Prior to ABMS, Dr. Irons oversaw clinical operations of the Division of Genetics at Boston Children's Hospital and served as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Irons received her bachelor's degree in medical science from Northwestern University and her medical degree from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is ABMS Member Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Medical Genetics, and is participating in the MOC programs of both Boards.