David M. Svinarich, PhD


Vice President of Research, St. John Providence health system
Director, Biomedical Research and SJP Research and Development
Providence-Providence Park Hospital
16001 West Nine Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48075
Phone: 248-849-3966
Fax: 248-849-5366
E-mail:  David.Svinarich@ascension.org



  • Ph.D.: (1989) Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
  • M.S.: (1984) Biology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
  • B.S.: (1983) Microbiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI

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  • Over 30 years of experience in university and hospital research
  • Over 80 published manuscripts, abstracts and citations
  • Ad hoc reviewer for numerous internationally recognized journals
  • Scientific Advisory Board Member for biotechnology companies
  • Co-Chairman, Research Committee
  • Chairman, St. John Providence Scientific Advisory Board
  • Chairman, St. John Providence Research Leaders Committee
  • Adjunct appointments with Michigan State University and the Departments of Immunology and Microbiology and the Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Wayne State University
  • Oakland Health Education Program (OHEP) Member
  • Familiar with FDA compliance in human research studies


  • Research project identification and feasibility study
  • Preparation or evaluation of informed consent forms
  • Preparation or evaluation of research request forms
  • Preparation or evaluation of grants (federal, state and private)
  • Literature database searches
  • Grant database searches
  • Experimental design
  • Clinical research database searches
  • Data analysis
  • Statistical analysis and power analysis
  • Manuscript and abstract preparation or editing
  • Graphic arts and color poster preparation
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