Meet the Candidates for Vice President for Research

The search for NEOMED’s first-ever Vice President for Research to focus solely on leading basic and translational science continues. Two additional finalists have been selected to showcase their vision for the position.

Research is essential to NEOMED’s ability to improve health and health care, and a dedicated leader for high impact studies is needed for significant discovery and innovation. In seeking a new leader of our research enterprise, the University wants faculty, staff, students and community members to be present and engaged at each candidate’s presentation.

The 45-minute sessions will conclude with opportunities for questions as well as a chance to submit feedback to no later than 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19.

Candidates will be onsite to present their vision of the Vice President for Research role at Cook Alumni Hall.

Finalists’ names, CVs and presentation dates follow:

Thursday, October 13 – noon to 1 p.m.


Interim Vice President for Research
Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Northeast Ohio Medical University

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Tuesday, October 18 – noon to 1 p.m.


John J. Kopchick, Ph.D. Eminent Research Chair
Osteopathic Heritage Foundations

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More information

Contact Nancy Mikos ( with questions.

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