Associate Chairs for Research (ACR)


Karl Jepsen, Ph.D., Henry Ruppenthal Family Professor; Associate Dean for Research, U-M Medical School; Chair, Laboratory and Research Safety Committee; Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical School


  • James E. Aikens, Ph.D., Professor of Family Medicine
  • Stephanie Bielas, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Human Genetics
  • Chad Brummett, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
  • Rodica Busui, M.D., Ph.D., Larry D. Soderquist Professor of Diabetes
  • Vernon B. Carruthers, Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
  • Eugene Chen, M.D., Ph.D., Frederick Huetwell Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cynthia Chestek, Ph.D., Associate Chair for Research in Biomedical Engineering (College of Engineering); Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • James Quentin Clemens, M.D., Edward J. McGuire Professor of Urology
  • Gabriel Corfas, Ph.D., Professor of Otolaryngology
  • Vanessa Dalton, M.D., Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Andrzej Dlugosz, M.D., Poth Professor of Cutaneous Oncology
  • Katherine Gallagher, M.D., Pfiefer Professor of Surgery; Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Kurt Hankenson, DVM, M.S., Ph.D., Associate Chair for Research; Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Claire Kalpakjian, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Richard Keep, Ph.D., Crosby-Kahn Collegiate Professor of Neurosurgery and Neuroanatomy
  • Amy Kilbourne, Ph.D., Professor of Learning Health Sciences
  • Frederick Korley, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • Vibha N. Lama, M.D., M.S., Henry Sewall Research Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  • Jun Li, Ph.D., Professor of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics
  • Gary Luker, M.D., Professor of Radiology, Biomedical Engineering, and Microbiology and Immunology
  • Michelle Mierzwa, M.D., Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology
  • Richard Miller, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Pathology
  • Suzanne Moenter, PhD., Fred J. Karsch Collegiate Professor of Physiology
  • Paula Anne Newman-Casey, M.D., Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
  • Asma Nusrat, M.D., F. Peyton Rous Professor of Pathology
  • Patrick O’Brien, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biological Chemistry
  • David Olson, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Pediatrics
  • Stephan Taylor, M.D., Professor, Department of Psychiatry
  • Peter Todd, M.D., Ph.D., Bucky and Patti Harris Professor of Neurology; Associate Professor, Neurology
  • John R. Traynor, Ph.D., Edward F Domino Research Professor of Pharmacology; Professor of Pharmacology; Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
  • Kristen Verhey, Ph.D., A. Kent Christensen Collegiate Professor; Professor, Cell & Developmental Biology; Professor, Biophysics
  • Maureen Walton, M.P.H., Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry
  • James Weiland, Ph.D., Associate Chair for Research in Biomedical Engineering (Medical School); Professor, Biomedical Engineering; Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences



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