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Academic Departments & Programs

Explore academic departments, programs and centers below. Visit the admissions page to see degree programs.

Departments and department heads

Anesthesiology
Michael S. Avidan, MBBCh

Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
John A. Cooper, MD, PhD

Cell Biology and Physiology
David W. Piston, PhD

Developmental Biology, Edward Mallinckrodt Dept. of
Lilianna Solnica-Krezel, PhD

Genetics, James S. McDonnell Dept. of 
Jeffrey D. Milbrandt, MD, PhD

Medicine, John T. Milliken Dept. of
Victoria J. Fraser, MD

Molecular Microbiology
Shabaana Khader, PhD (Interim)

Neurology
David M. Holtzman, MD

Neuroscience
Paul Taghert, PhD (Interim)

Neurosurgery
Gregory J. Zipfel, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology
D. Michael Nelson, MD, PhD (Interim)

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, John F. Hardesty, MD, Dept. of 
Todd P. Margolis, MD, PhD

Orthopaedic Surgery
Regis James O’Keefe, MD, PhD

Otolaryngology
Craig A. Buchman, MD

Pathology and Immunology
Richard J. Cote, MD

Pediatrics, Edward Mallinckrodt Dept. of
Gary A. Silverman, MD, PhD

Psychiatry
Charles F. Zorumski, MD

Radiation Oncology
Dennis E. Hallahan, MD

Radiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of
Richard L. Wahl, MD

Surgery, Mary Culver Dept. of
Timothy J. Eberlein, MD

Standalone divisions

Biostatistics

Emergency Medicine
Brent Ruoff, MD

Academic programs

Research and education centers