Associate Chairs for Research (ACR)


  • Steven L. Kunkel, Ph.D., Executive Vice Dean for Research, Medical School, Chief Scientific Officer, Michigan Medicine, 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., 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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