Wayne C. Glasgow

Wayne C. GlasgowB.S., Ph.D.
Senior Vice Provost and
Dean of Graduate Studies

Wayne C. Glasgow, Ph.D. was appointed as Senior Vice Provost for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies in the Office of the Provost effective January 1, 2012.  In this position, Dr. Glasgow will supervise the Office of Sponsored Research and Graduate Studies and the Institutional Review Board and have administrative responsibility for all graduate degree programs and research initiatives across the University, including policies and practices. He will continue to promote the development of undergraduate-graduate collaborations and facilitate the development of interdisciplinary cross-college research projects. Additionally, Dr. Glasgow will serve as chair of the Graduate Council and promote the recruitment, admission and retention of graduate students..the Associate Dean for Research at Mercer University School of Medicine. Dr. Glasgow will continue serving in the School of Medicine as Chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences on the Savannah campus and the Director of the Department of Laboratory Oncology Research, Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute, Memorial University Medical Center.  Dr. Glasgow joined the faculty of Mercer School of Medicine in 1996 as an Assistant Professor.  He was promoted, with tenure, to Associate Professor in 2002 and to full Professor in 2006.  While at Mercer, he has served as Chair of the Medical School Curriculum and Instruction Committee and as Chair of the University Faculty House of Delegates.

Dr. Glasgow is the author of more than 50 research publications and is a member of the American Association for Cancer Research.  He is also a member of the Executive Advisory Committee for the Distinguished Cancer Clinicians and Scientists program of the Georgia Cancer Coalition. His research program is focused on the discovery of new therapeutic approaches in the treatment of breast, prostate, and colon cancer.  He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry, graduating with highest honor from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.  He also completed a post-doctoral research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health.