Dec. 19 Visiting Professor Lecture: Organization Structures for Biology and Medicine

COM Polonsky

Kenneth S. Polonsky, MD

Richard T. Crane Distinguished Service Professor;
Dean of the Division of the Biological Sciences and the Pritzker School of Medicine;
Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, University of Chicago


“Organization Structures for Biology and Medicine: The Experience at the University of Chicago”

A prominent diabetes researcher, physician and educator, Dr. Polonsky, as dean, oversees the University’s research and education programs in the biological sciences and medicine. As executive vice president, he oversees the University of Chicago Medicine, reporting directly to the University president. As a scientist, Dr. Polonsky studies factors that influence the health and function of pancreatic beta cells, which produce and secrete insulin.

Monday, Dec. 19
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge, 14th floor
Lecture 1:30-2:30 p.m., Reception 2:30-3 p.m.