Joseph Hacia, PhD
Los Angeles, California

Dr. Joseph G. Hacia is an associate professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine. He is also vice chair for medical education at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC).

Earning his PhD in Biology from the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, CA. He subsequently completed his postdoctoral work in medical genetics at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.

Dr. Hacia has a long-term commitment to identify therapeutic interventions for peroxisomal disorders by participating in multi-institutional research collaborations. He also maintains an independent laboratory at USC.

He is active on advisory boards for the United Leukodystrophy Foundation, RhizoKids International, Global Foundation for Peroxisomal Disorders, and Global DARE Foundation.