ChicagoCHEC Role: Planning & Evaluation Core Co-Leader
Organization: Northeastern Illinois University
Michael Stern is the Dean of the College of Graduate Studies and Research at NEIU where he provides leadership and oversight for research, creative activities, grant projects, and compliance related to Human Subjects Research and Laboratory Animal Care and Use. He has been a professor of Biology or Genetics for more than twenty years and is a developmental biologist with extensive background in basic cancer research. Prior to joining NEIU, Michael was Director of Admissions and Director of Graduate Studies of the Genetics Graduate Program at Yale University School of Medicine, and Associate Dean of the College of Graduate Studies at the University of Central Florida. Michael is committed to equity in education and cancer health outcomes, and to strengthening and expanding the research enterprise at NEIU through effective collaboration.