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.

Meet the Research Administration Team

Gene Tunik

Eugene Tunik

Professor and Associate Dean of Research


George Balaconis - Bouvé College of Health Sciences

George Balaconis

Grants Manager


Virginia Casey

Senior Grants Administrator


Alfredo Perez Hidalgo - Bouvé College of Health Sciences

Alfredo Perez Hidalgo

Associate Dean of Administration and Finance


Robert Henry - Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University

Robert Henry

Associate Director, College Research Administration


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

Philippe Sommer

Entrepreneur in Residence