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Ronald Lindahl, Ph.D.

Ron LindahlExecutive Dean of Sanford School of Medicine
Dean of Division of Basic Biomedical Sciences
 
Biography
  • Native of Detroit
  • He and his wife, Josette, live near Vermillion
Education
  • Undergraduate degree in biology from Wayne State University-Detroit
  • Ph.D. in Genetics-Biology from Wayne State University-Detroit
  • Post-doctoral work at Argonne National Laboratory
Career Highlights
  • Professor of biology and biochemistry, The University of Alabama, 1975-1989
  • Professor and chair, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of South Dakota, 1989-1998
  • Interim Dean, School of Health Sciences, The University of South Dakota, 2007-2008
  • Dean, Division of Basic Biomedical Sciences, Sanford School of Medicine, The University of South Dakota, 1998 to present
  • Executive Dean, Sanford School of Medicine, The University of South Dakota, 2004 to present
Service Highlights
  • Member and Chair of Biochemistry, Physiology and Medicine Study Section, National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 1991-1996
  • Member, Variety of Special Emphasis Panels, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 1996-2005
  • Chair, Special Emphasis Panel, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 1997
 Honor Highlights
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Henry H. Lardy Distinguished Lecturer, South Dakota State University, 1995
  • Distinguished Lecturer, Louisiana State University Medical Center, Alcohol Research Center, 1999
  • More than 130 scientific articles published
  • Research funded by NIH for more than 20 years