Joanna Groden, PhD
Joanna Groden, PhD, is vice dean for Research in Ohio State's College of Medicine. She is a nationally renowned authority on inherited cancers, has been a distinguished member of the Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics faculty since 2005, has served as the College of Medicine's associate dean for Basic Science Research from 2007 until 2011 and associate dean for Graduate Studies since August 2011. She also co-directs our Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Med Into Grad Scholars Program.
Phone: (614) 688-4301
Peter Mohler, PhD, is the associate dean for basic research. His responsibilities include building teams to promote high impact and translational science and strengthening mentoring. Dr. Mohler is also the director of the Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute, where his lab focuses on the role played by the ankyrin polypeptides in ion channels and transporters in cardiac cells.
Phone: (614) 247-8610
Rebecca Jackson, MD, is the associate dean for clinical research and the director of The Ohio State University Medical Center’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science. In addition to her responsibilities in oversight of clinical research, Dr. Jackson is a leader in the research of women’s health, specializing in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism disorders.
Phone: (614) 293-4041
James King, PhD, is the assistant dean for research and interdisciplinary graduate studies. Dr. King’s area of research expertise is the role of corticotrophin releasing factor in the mediation of the stress response and development of the cerebellum.
Phone: (614) 688-8792
Deborah Larsen, PT, PhD, is the associate dean, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, and associate vice president. Dr. Larsen’s research centers on the recovery of function following neurologic injury, measurement of recovery of function, and nervous system changes during recovery.
Phone: (614) 292-5645
Michael Para, MD, is the associate dean for outcomes research. He is in charge of regulatory affairs. Dr. Para’s research interests are HIV therapeutics, management, and drug resistance.
Phone: (614) 293-8732
Chandan Sen, PhD, is the associate dean for translational and applied research. He also leads the College of Medicine’s technology transfer efforts. Dr. Sen’s research focuses on wound healing and redox control of biological events, as well as the role of oxygen- and nitrogen-derived species in signal transduction and gene expression.
Phone: (614) 247-7786