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Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs Named at U-M

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Marschall S. Runge Photo courtesy of the University of Michigan Health System

Marschall S. Runge, MD, PhD, has been named as the Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs at the University of Michigan (U-M), effective March 1. He succeeds Michael M.E. Johns, MD, who served as interim executive vice president for medical affairs and interim chief executive officer of the U-M Health System since June of last year. Dr. Runge joins U-M from the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, where he was executive dean for the School of Medicine and chair of the Department of Medicine. He is also principal investigator and director of the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute at UNC.

Dr. Runge earned a bachelor’s degree in biology and a PhD in molecular biology from Vanderbilt University. He earned his MD and completed internship and residency in internal medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He completed a cardiology fellowship at Harvard’s Massachusetts General Hospital, where he served on the faculty prior to moving to Emory University as an associate professor of medicine in 1989. Prior to joining the UNC faculty in 2000, Dr. Runge was the John Sealy Distinguished Centennial Chair of Internal Medicine and director of the Division of Cardiology and the Sealy Center for Molecular Cardiology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

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