David M. Svinarich, PhD


Vice President of Research, Ascension Southeast Michigan
Director, Biomedical Research and SJP Research and Development
Ascension Providence 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, Ascension St. John Providence Scientific Advisory Board
  • Chairman, Ascension 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