Randy R. Brutkiewicz

Randy R. Brutkiewicz, PhD

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies


Randy R. Brutkiewicz, PhD, has been the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies at Indiana University School of Medicine since 2013 and oversees the IU School of Medicine Graduate Division. The Graduate Division is responsible for graduate and postdoctoral programming in the IU School of Medicine, with oversight of PhD, MS, graduate certificate, dual degree programs and the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. The dual MD/PhD program (known as MSTP) is administered by the Graduate Division in coordination with the office of the Executive Associate Dean for Educational Affairs. An important professional development focus for the Graduate Division at IU School of Medicine is the pursuit of nonacademic career paths for trainees.

From 2007 – 2013, Randy Brutkiewicz was an Assistant Dean in the IU School of Medicine Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development and a member of the AAMC Group on Faculty Affairs; in 2009, the Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development received the AAMC Women in Medicine Leadership Award. Dr. Brutkiewicz’s office was the first of its kind and focused exclusively on research faculty development. His office was responsible for the development, coordination, implementation and oversight of programs aimed at enhancing the development and success of tenure-track and non-tenure track research faculty, and research associates in the School of Medicine.

Dr. Brutkiewicz earned his PhD degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School and received postdoctoral training at the National Institutes of Health. He is also a Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at IU School of Medicine, with an NIH-funded laboratory studying innate immunity, immune evasion and signal transduction pathways.



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Titles & Appointments

  • Professor of Microbiology & Immunology