Welcome to the Office of the Vice Dean of Research!

Our mission is to foster and promote a collaborative environment that encourages innovative approaches to tackle contemporary challenges in biomedicine, addressing health and disease across the spectrum of age, gender and ethnicities, with an eye to promoting a healthier tomorrow.

Office of the VDR Vision Statement

Our vision is to be the resource for Stritch School of Medicine (SSOM) faculty, staff, students and administration on all aspects of research administration and support.

Administrative Research Leadership Team   

Meharvan Singh, PhD
Vice Provost for Research
Loyola University of Chicago

Vice Dean of Research
Professor in Dept of Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Stritch School of Medicine

Tina Rutschman
Executive Assistant to the Vice Dean of Research and Vice Provost for Research


Tina Rutschman Photo

Samantha Bynum, MS
Program Manager - Office of the Vice Dean of Research and Vice Provost for Research






Last Updated 01/26/2022