Chicago Medical School
Office of CMS Research
  Ronald S. Kaplan, BA, MS, Ph.D.
Vice Dean for Research, CMS 
Executive Vice President for Research, RFUMS
Phone: 847-578-8840

As the Vice Dean for Research, Dr. Ronald Kaplan provides leadership for research activities within the Chicago Medical School, and liaisons with research activities throughout RFUMS. In collaboration with the Dean, the Vice Dean assists in the development of research strategies, faculty and Chair recruitment, oversight of Basic Science Department research operations, procurement of capital equipment, and acts as a steward for the research objectives encompassed within the strategic plan of CMS.

Kenneth E. Neet, MS, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research, CMS
Phone: 847-578-3220

The Associate Dean for Research, Dr. Kenneth Neet assists the Vice Dean with the coordination of research activities within the Chicago Medical School, encourages and advises medical students on research opportunities, oversees the MDDR program, manages the Summer Research Program, and helps provide other liaison with research activities throughout RFUMS.

The Office of Research promotes high quality biomedical research at Chicago Medical School and bridges between basic, translational, and clinical research activities on the main campus and affiliated sites.