Research Organizational Chart

  • Vice President for Research: Stephen M. Lanier, Ph.D.

  • Assistant VP - Research Admin & Operations; Business Affairs Officer: Antonio Yancey, Ph.D.

  • Executive Assistant: Anne-Marie-Poltorak

  • Assistant VP - Integrative Biosciences: Terrence Monks, Ph.D.

  • Assistant VP - Research Enhancement and Development: Denise Figlewicz, Ph.D.

  • Assistant VP - Translational Sciences and Clinical Research Innovation: Philip Levy, M.D.

  • Associate VP - Sponsored Programs: Gail Ryan

  • Associate VP - Tech Commercialization: Joan Dunbar, Ph.D.

  • Associate VP - Research Integrity: Phil Cunningham, Ph.D.

  • Assistant VP - Vivarium Program: Gerald Hish, DVM

  • Assistant VP - Human Research Protection Program: Manuel Tancer, M.D.

  • Director - Communications: Julie O'Connor

Centers, Institutes and Thematic Initiatives

  • Director - Center for Molecular Medicine & Genetics: Lawrence Grossman, Ph.D.

  • Director - Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute: Peter Lichtenberg, Ph.D.

  • Director - Institute of Gerontology: Peter Lichtenberg, Ph.D. 

  • Director - Center for Urban Responses to Urban Stressors (Institute of Environmental Health Sciences): Melissa Runge-Morris, M.D.

  • Healthy Urban Waters: Carol Miller, Ph.D.

  • Translational Neurosciences: David Rosenberg, M.D.

  • Translational Sciences and Clinical Research Innovation: Phil Levy, M.D.

research organization chart