Van Andel Institute Graduate School Board of Directors
From left: Maria Cimitile, Ph.D., James B. Fahner, M.D., Mary O’Riordan, Ph.D., Juan R. Olivarez, Ph.D.,
Candace T. Smith-King, M.D., Peggy Farnham, Ph.D., Peter A. Jones, Ph.D., D.Sc. (hon)
Maria Cimitile, Ph.D.
Professor of Philosophy, Frederik Meijer Honors College Grand Valley State University
James B. Fahner, M.D.
Division Chief of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital and Spectrum Health Medical Group Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics Michigan State University
Peggy Farnham, Ph.D.
William M. Keck Professor of Biochemistry and Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Keck School of Medicine University of Southern California Vice Dean for Health and Biomedical Science Education, Keck School of Medicine University of Southern California
Peter A. Jones, Ph.D., D.Sc. (hon)
Chief Scientific Officer Van Andel Institute Professor, Department of Epigenetics Van Andel Institute
Juan R. Olivarez, Ph.D. (Chair)
President Emeritus Aquinas College
Mary O’Riordan, Ph.D. (Vice Chair)
Associate Dean of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies University of Michigan Medical School Frederick C. Neidhardt Collegiate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology University of Michigan Medical School
Candace T. Smith-King, M.D.
Vice President, Corewell Health Academic Affairs Corewell Health Pediatric Specialist Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital