J. Carmel Egan, PhD

  • Assistant Vice Chancellor for Special Projects, Health Sciences
  • Director, Hazelwood Green Project

J. Carmel Egan, PhD, is assistant vice chancellor for special projects, health sciences. Dr. Egan joined Pitt’s leadership team in October 2020 from the Indiana University School of Medicine, where she was a project leader of the Indiana University Precision Health Initiative, chief operations officer of the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, and associate dean of research affairs. At Pitt, she will focus on advancing the commercialization of research, manage the University’s participation in the NIH-funded clinical trial of blood thinner usage in the treatment of COVID-19 (ACTIV-4), and direct University projects related to the redevelopment of Hazelwood Green.

Dr. Egan formerly held a variety of leadership positions at Eli Lilly and Co., most recently serving as vice president of the Medicines Development Unit. She previously was vice president of special Alzheimer’s disease initiatives in Lilly’s Biomedicines Business Unit and vice president of the Portfolio and Project Management group within Lilly research laboratories.

Dr. Egan graduated from University College Cork, Ireland, and earned her PhD in physical organic chemistry from University College Dublin.