Vice President for Research

Position Details

Dr. Erin Rothwell has been appointed as the new Vice President for Research at the University of Utah (the U). She will begin her role on April 17, 2023. Dr. Rothwell has been with the University since 2000 and has been a tenured professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology since 2019. She has held multiple roles related to the oversight of research, including Associate Vice President for Research Integrity and Compliance, Interim President for University of Utah Research Foundation, and, most recently, Interim Vice President for Research. Prior to postdoctoral training in Public Health and Clinical Trials, Dr. Rothwell received a B.S. in Recreation Therapy and an M.S. in Parks and Recreation Management from University of South Alabama and Ph.D. in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism from the University of Utah. Read more here.