Research

Research from Cells to Society

Research lies at the heart of the Bouvé educational experience. The breadth of Bouvé research is extensive, encompassing study at the cellular level to the global systems that impact health across communities. Its position as the hub of renowned Northeastern engineering, business, law, and science institutions facilitates interdisciplinary research from discovery to implementation. Its extensive strategic partnerships and co-op network with the world’s leading health care systems and research centers in Boston and beyond advancing innovation and ground-breaking outcomes.

Students, as early as their first year, actively participate in the field, labs, and other clinical settings learning front row as discovery happens. Graduate students broaden and deepen their interests and experiences, preparing them for the professional rigors of their respective fields.

Centers and Affiliations

Because hands-on research and real-world experience are at the heart of the health professions, Bouvé students are offered an array of learning opportunities through our partnership with centers which focus on topics as diverse as pharmaceutical biotechnology and urban health. Applying theory to real world issues in conjunction with industry and University faculty, our students are well-equipped to meet the professional demands of their respective careers.

Entrepreneur in Residence

Philippe Sommer - Entrepreneur in Residence, Bouvé College of Health Sciences Northeastern University

Prior to coming to Northeastern, Philippe Sommer acted as a Mentor and Angel investor to startups in the Charlottesville and Boston areas. Previously, he had been Director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at the University of Virginia’s Darden Business School, where he oversaw entrepreneurship programs, and managed broader educational efforts around innovation and entrepreneurship, including the Incubator and i.Lab. He was a founding partner of WestMed Venture Funds, publicly registered life-sciences venture-capital funds affiliated with CIBC/Oppenheimer, Inc…

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Meet the Research Administration Team

Gene Tunik

Eugene Tunik

Professor and Associate Dean of Research

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Robert Henry - Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University

Robert Henry

Associate Director, College Research Administration

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Virginia Casey

Senior Grants Administrator

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George Balaconis - Bouvé College of Health Sciences

George Balaconis

Grants Manager

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David Figueroa-Lopez

David Figueroa Lopez

Grants Administrator

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