March 23, 2017

Omenn Distinguished University Professor lecture to focus on bridging science and policy world

Titled “Proteins, Policy, and Paths Less Travel'd: My Career as a Physician-Scientist,” the talk will begin at 4 p.m. March 28 in the Amphitheatre on the second floor of the Rackham Building

Gilbert S. Omenn, M.D., Ph.D.

The future of federal science funding and the role of scientific evidence in policymaking has rocketed into the public spotlight in recent weeks. Many who work in science, medicine and engineering may find themselves pondering whether and how to enter the fray.

Gilbert S. Omenn’s lecture March 28 as a Distinguished University Professor, the highest professorial honor bestowed on U-M faculty, may provide some inspiration.