About the Next Speaker

Holzman1.jpgTimothy Collier, Ph.D., is a professor in the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Department of Translational Science & Molecular Medicine, Edwin A. Brophy Endowed Chair in Central Nervous System Disorders and Director of the Morris K. Udall Center for Excellence in Parkinson’s Disease Research. More than 10 years ago he became a member of a four principal investigator collaborative team that has been studying issues of dopamine neuron biology as they apply to aging, Parkinson’s disease and experimental therapeutics.







Holzman1.jpgGregory S. Holzman, MD, MPH, is the associate chair of preventive medicine and medical director of the Family Medicine Network at MSU College of Human Medicine. Dr. Holzman was previously chief medical executive for the Michigan Department of Community Health where worked on several public health policy issues, ranging from smoke-free legislation to funding for a state-wide trauma system. He has special interests in social determinants of health, health promotion and disease prevention, elimination of health disparities and building better integration between clinical medicine, public health, and community-based organizations.