A native of the Washington, D.C. area, John Czajkowski came to Boston in 2013 to become the Executive Dean for Administration at Harvard Medical School (HMS). As Executive Dean, he managed the day-to-day operations of the medical school, and was responsible for finance, human resources, information technology, buildings and facilities, and other central support functions. Year after year, HMS is rated the top medical school in the world, and its 110-year-old campus is the hub of the Boston's Longwood Medical Area. Mr. Czajkowski brings considerable operational expertise, and years of practical experience that will be valuable to the Board and the Institute as a whole.
Prior to that, he had a 27-year career in the Federal government. Most recently, he was the Deputy Director for Management of the National Cancer Institute, the largest of NIH's institutes and centers. He also held executive positions in the Treasury Department and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. He is an active musician and an ordained minister, and he and his wife Jenny have four adult children.