Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D., became dean of the Medical School on Jan. 1, 2016. He also serves the University of Michigan as executive vice president for medical affairs, a position he has held since coming to Ann Arbor in March 2015.
Before coming to Michigan, Dr. Runge was executive dean for the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine, the Charles Addison and Elizabeth Ann Sanders Distinguished Professor of Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), chair of the UNC-CH Department of Medicine, and principal investigator and director of the National Institutes of Health-funded North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute.
Dr. Runge earned his M.D. from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where he was an intern and resident in internal medicine. He then completed a cardiology fellowship at Harvard’s Massachusetts General Hospital and was a faculty member there prior to moving to Emory University as an associate professor of medicine in 1989. Before joining the UNC faculty in 2000, he held the John Sealy Distinguished Centennial Chair in Internal Medicine and was Director of the Division of Cardiology and the Sealy Center for Molecular Cardiology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.