John Langell, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., M.B.A.
Northeast Ohio Medical University
John Langell, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., was appointed by the Northeast Ohio Medical University Board of Trustees on July 24, 2019 to become the Northeast Ohio Medical University’s seventh president, effective October 1, 2019. He has more than twenty years of experience in higher education and has served in senior leadership positions in academic healthcare, industry, nonprofit organizations, and the federal government. In his most recent position, Dr. Langell served as vice dean for the School of Medicine as well as founder and executive director of the Center for Medical Innovation, both at the University of Utah. He was recruited to the University of Utah’s Department of Surgery in 2006 as its director of acute care surgery and not long afterward also served as chief of general surgery at the George E. Wahlen VA Medical Center.