Marschall Runge, M.D., Ph.D., Reappointed

Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D., was reappointed in June as executive vice president for medical affairs (EVPMA) and dean of the U-M Medical School for a six-year term. His new term was approved by the Board of Regents and will last until June 30, 2025.

Runge began serving as EVPMA in 2015 and was also appointed dean of the medical school in 2016. He has implemented transformative change and has positioned the organization for continued success. Notable achievements during this period include: an expansion of Michigan Medicine's clinical statewide network, including an affiliation with Metro Health and joint ventures with Trinity Health and Sparrow Health System; launch of the Precision Health Initiative; overseeing the conclusion of the Victors for Michigan campaign, which raised nearly $1.5 billion for health system priorities; and development and implementation of Michigan Medicine's first strategic plan for diversity, equity, and inclusion.


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