Michelle S. Broido, PhD

  • Associate Vice Chancellor for Biomedical Research, Health Sciences
  • Associate Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health, Graduate School of Public Health

Michelle S. Broido, PhD, is associate vice chancellor for biomedical research, health sciences, and associate professor of environmental and occupational health, Graduate School of Public Health. Her responsibilities at the University include expanding the scientific research enterprise in the health sciences, such as developing new research foci; fostering new, interdisciplinary, and cross-institutional collaborations; and building the research infrastructure needed to support the University's expanding activities in biomedical research.

Dr. Broido served in a number of positions before coming to the University of Pittsburgh. She received her doctorate in chemistry from the University of California, San Diego, and completed postdoctoral fellowships at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel and the University of California, San Francisco. She joined the faculty of Hunter College and the chemistry and biochemistry faculties of the City University of New York before joining the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, NIH, as a health-scientist administrator. She was later recruited to the Office of Biological and Environmental Research of the U.S. Department of Energy to work on the Human Genome Program.