Emina Huang, M.D., is the executive vice-chair of research. She is a world-class researcher and clinician from the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, where she served as a professor of surgery.
Dr. Huang is a graduate of the Stanford University School of Medicine, performed a residency in general surgery at the Ohio State University, and completed a colorectal surgery fellowship at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. In addition to her clinical training, Dr. Huang has also earned a master’s degree in business administration from the Case Western Reserve Weatherhead School of Management. 
Dr. Huang is a nationally and internationally renowned surgical scientist. Her research findings in colorectal cancer genesis have been published in high-impact journals such as Nature Communications and Nature Biotechnology, and she has had consistent NIH funding over the past two decades.
In her role as executive vice-chair of research, she oversees a rapidly expanding portfolio of intramural- and extramural-funded research that spans the clinical, health services, and basic and translational science domains. As a faculty member in the Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery, Dr. Huang provides cutting-edge colorectal care at the Parkland Health & Hospital System. She specializes in treating benign and colorectal diseases and can receive referrals at the multidisciplinary colorectal clinic at Parkland. 


Medical School
Stanford University School of Medicine (1989)
Research Fellowship
Ohio State University Hospital (1995), Transplant Surgery
Ohio State University Hospital (1997), General Surgery
Grant Medical Center (1998), Colon & Rectal Surgery