Chair, Foundational Sciences Discipline, CMU College of Medicine
Professor, Pathology, CMU College of Medicine

Robert Petersen, Ph.D., has broad training and expertise that spans the fields of neuroscience, genetics and pathology. He was the founding director of the Department of Pathology’s Master’s program at Case Western Reserve University. His combination of expertise and student-centric mode of teaching instills a love of learning within our students and fosters skills they will need to evolve throughout their careers.

Education:
Postdoctoral Research, 1991: Fellow, Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, The University of Chicago; 1986, Fellow, Human Genetics Institute, University of Minnesota
Ph.D., 1985: Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Minnesota
Bachelor of Science, 1981: Biochemistry, University of Minnesota, Magna Cum Laude

Specialty Interests:
Neuroscience, Genetics, Pathology

Contact:
1280 S. East Campus Drive
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859