Sam Volchenboum, MD, PhD, MS
Dean, Office of Master's Education
Dr. Sam Volchenboum is an associate professor of pediatrics and the associate chief research informatics officer for the Biological Sciences Division at the University of Chicago. In addition to serving as the Dean of Master’s Education, he also directs a program in health sciences informatics.
Samantha Fan, PhD
Director of Academic Affairs
Dr. Samantha Fan works with faculty and University partners on program creation, development and implementation of Masters degrees and other educational offerings. Prior to this, she was an Associate Instructional Professor in Psychology and Assistant Director in the Social Sciences Division.
Becky Plunkett, MS
Director, Master's Education
Becky oversees the development and implementation of new degree programs in the Biological Sciences Division.
Alexandra Laguna, MA
Training Program Manager
Alex manages and supports all the certificate programs offered by the Office of Master’s Education. She is bilingual in English and Spanish.