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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigansort icon Position

John R. Griffith

Andrew Pattullo Professor of Hospital Administration
Professor of Health Management & Policy

Christopher Gregg Parnall

1898 - 1905
Professor of Administrative Medicine
Director of the University Hospital

Albert Carl Furstenberg

1919 - 1960
Professor of Otolaryngology
Chair Department of Otolaryngology 1932-1958
Dean of Medicine 1935-1959

Richard Jelinek

1964 - 1971
Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering
Associate Professor of Hospital Administration

John A. Gronvall

1968 - 1982
Professor of Pathology
Dean of Medical School
Director of the Medical Center

David Michael Warner

Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering
Assistant Professor of Hospital Administration 1971-1974

Robert Kelch

1972 - 1994
2003 - 2009
Professor of Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases
Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs 2003-2009