Faculty Advisory Committee

Twenty-five top U-M scientist and researchers serve on the Faculty Advisory Committee for University of Michigan Precision Health (PH). 

The committee makes recommendations to the co-directors and Executive Committee for the overall scientific direction, strategies, and investments in PH research programs and infrastructure.  By bringing together researchers from a range of interest areas, the Committee creates opportunities for collaborative research among faculty from different schools, Michigan Medicine, and health care organizations throughout Michigan. The committee also provides review support and helps establish the objectives for the PH competitive grants program.   

The committee is chaired by John Ayanian, M.D., M.P.P.  Ayanian is the director of U-M’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation (IHPI) and the Alice Hamilton Professor of Medicine,U-M Medical School, as well as a professor of Health Management and Policy, U-M School of Public Health, and professor of Public Policy, U-M Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.  

Regular members include:

  • Brian Denton, Professor, Industrial & Operations Engineering, College of Engineering, and Professor, Urology, Medical School
  • Karen Farris, Charles R. Walgreen III Professor of Pharmacy Administration and Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy; and Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health
  • Eric Fearon, Professor, Human Genetics; Professor, Internal Medicine; Professor, Pathology; Director, U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center; Chief, Division of Molecular Medicine & Genetics; and Emanuel N. Maisel Professor of Oncology, Medical School
  • Betsy Foxman, Professor, Epidemiology; Director, Center for Molecular and Clinical Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, School of Public Health
  • Janean Holden, Barbara A. Therrien Collegiate Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, and Associate Dean, Research and Rackham Graduate Studies
  • Wallace Hopp, C.K. Prahalad Distinguished University Professor of Business and Engineering, Professor of Technology and Operations, Associate Dean for Part-Time MBA, Stephen M Ross School of Business; Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering, College of Engineering
  • H.V. Jagadish, Bernard A. Galler Collegiate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering; Director, Michigan Institute for Data Science
  • Matthias Kretzler, Professor, Internal Medicine,and Research Professor, Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics, Medical School
  • Donna Martin, Donita B. Sullivan Research Professor in Pediatrics; Professor, Pediatrics; and Professor, Human Genetics, Medical School
  • Doug Noll, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Professor of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering; Professor, Radiology, Medical School; and Co-Director, Functional MRI Laboratory
  • Trivellore Raghunathan, Professor of Biostatistics, School of Public Health; Director and Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research
  • Elizabeth Speliotes, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, and Associate Professor, Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, Medical School
  • Brian Zikmund-Fisher, Associate Professor, Health Behavior & Health Education, School of Public Health, and Research Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, Medical School

Ex-Officio members include:

  • Michael Boehnke,  PH Co-Director; Richard G. Cornell Distinguished University Professor of Biostatistics, School of Public Health; and Director, U-M Center for Statistical Genetics and Genome Science Training Program
  • Steve Ceccio, Professor, Engineering; Professor, Mechanical Engineering; and Associate Dean for Research, College of Engineering
  • Roger Cone, Vice Provost and Director, Biosciences Initiative
  • Rebecca Cunningham, Associate Vice President, Research, Health Sciences, UMOR, and Professor, Emergency Medicine, Medical School
  • Al Hero, Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, College of Engineering, and Co-Director, Michigan Institute for Data Science
  • Sachin Kheterpal, PH Co-Director; Associate Professor, Anesthesiology, and Associate Dean for Research Information Technology, Medical School
  • Steven L. Kunkel, Senior Associate Dean for Research, Endowed Professor of Pathology Research, Professor of Pathology, Co-Director, Division of General Pathology, Medical School
  • John Meeker, Professor, Environmental Health Sciences, and Senior Associate Dean, Research, School of Public Health
  • Jenna Wiens, PH Co-Director; Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, College of Engineering; and head of MLD3 research group