Associate Chairs for Research (ACR)


  • Steven L. Kunkel, Ph.D., Interim Chief Scientific Officer, Michigan Medicine, Interim Executive Vice Dean and Senior Associate Dean for Research, Medical School, Peter A. Ward Distinguished University Professor, Endowed Professor in Pathology Research


  • Ruma Banerjee, Ph.D., Vincent Massey Collegiate Professor of Biological Chemistry
  • Y. Eugene Chen, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Chair, Frederick G.L. Huetwell Collegiate Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, and Professor of Internal Medicine
  • James Quentin Clemens, M.D., Edward J. McGuire Professor of Urology
  • Gabriel Corfas, Ph.D., Associate Chair and Professor of Otolaryngology and Director, Kresge Hearing Research Institute
  • Vanessa Dalton, M.D., Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • A. Andrzej A. Dlugosz, M.D., Poth Professor of Cutaneous Oncology and Professor in the Departments of Dermatology and Cell & Developmental Biology
  • Thomas Gardner, M.D., M.S., Taubman Scholar, Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology
  • Michael Imperiale , Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
  • Karl Jepsen, Ph.D., Glancy Family Scholar, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Sundeep Kalantry, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Human Genetics
  • Richard Keep, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology; Crosby-Kahn Collegiate Professor of Neurosurgery and Neuroanatomy; Director of the Crosby Neurosurgical Laboratories
  • Jun Li, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Human Genetics and Research Associate Professor, Center for Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics
  • Anna Lok, M.D., Assistant Dean for Clinical Research, Alice Lohrman Andrews Research Professor of Hepatology
  • Gary Luker, M.D., Associate Professor of Radiology
  • Julie Lumeng, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Benjamin Margolis, M.D., Professor of Biological Chemistry and Professor of Internal Medicine
  • George A. Mashour, M.D., Ph.D., Bert N. La Du Professor of Anesthesiology Research
  • B. Richard Miller, M.D., Professor of Pathology at the University of Michigan, and the Director of Michigan's Paul F. Glenn Center for Aging
  • Suzanne Moenter, Ph.D., Fred J. Karsch Collegiate Professor of Physiology, Professor of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Professor of Internal Medicine, Research Professor of the Reproductive Sciences Program
  • Doug Noll, Ph.D., Ann and Robert H. Lurie Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Professor of Radiology
  • Asma Nusrat, M.D., Director of Experimental Pathology and Professor of Pathology
  • Marina Pasca di Magliano, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Surgery, Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Rodica Pop-Busui, M.D., Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine in the Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes (MEND)
  • Caroline Richardson, M.D., Associate Professor of Family Medicine
  • Phillip Scott, M.D., Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
  • Srijan Sen, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
  • Vikram Shakkottai, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurology
  • Daniel Spratt, M.D., Assistant Professor, Chair of the Genitourinary Division of Clinical Research, Director of the U-M Spine Oncology Program
  • Denise Tate, Ph.D., Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Stephan F. Taylor, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry
  • John R. Traynor, Ph.D., Professor of Pharmacology
  • Kristen Verhey, Ph.D., A. Kent Christensen Collegiate Professor, Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Professor of Biophysics


  • Teri Grieb, Ph.D., Chief of Staff for the Research Enterprise for Michigan Medicine, Senior Director for Research in the Office of Research
  • Raymond J. Hutchinson, M.D., Associate Dean for Regulatory Affairs, Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
  • Heather Offhaus, Director, Grant Services & Analysis, Medical School Office of Research
  • Patricia Ward, M.P.A., Director of Regulatory Affairs


  • Michele Pushies, Executive Assistant Senior for Dr. Steven Kunkel and Dr. Samuel Silver, Medical School Office of Research



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