Van Andel Institute Graduate School Board of Directors
James B. Fahner, M.D
Division Chief of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology & Senior Administrative Physician for Philanthropy & Community Relations at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital
Peter A. Jones, Ph.D., D.Sc. (hon)
Chief Scientific Officer, Van Andel Institute
Karen Klomparens, Ph.D.,
Vice Chair; Dean of the Graduate School & Associate Provost for Graduate Education, Michigan State University
Juan R. Olivarez, Ph.D.
Chairman of the Board; Distinguished Scholar in Residence for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, Grand Valley State University; President Emeritus, Aquinas College
Mary O’Riordan, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies and Frederick C. Neidhardt Collegiate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School (not pictured)
Candace T. Smith-King, M.D.
Vice President, Spectrum Health Academic Affairs, Spectrum Health System; Pediatric Specialist, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital
Danny R. Welch, Ph.D.
Founding Chair, Department of Cancer Biology, University of Kansas Cancer Center