Stephen J. Gange, Ph.D. was appointed executive vice provost for academic affairs in 2015 to facilitate and advance strategic academic priorities and initiatives. In this role, Dr. Gange collaborates with vice provosts, deans, and university leadership to inform and advance the direction of our institution’s academic affairs.
Dr. Gange’s responsibilities include providing leadership to academic affairs committees, enhancing the educational experience for Johns Hopkins students, and fostering innovations in teaching and learning. He oversees the Student Services Excellence Initiative (SSEI) and established the Office of the University Registrar and the Office of Student Enrollment and Accounts Management (SEAM). He also coordinates university-wide initiatives in online education, including the Provost’s Digital Education & Learning Technology Acceleration (DELTA) grant program and annual symposium.
Prior to joining the Office of the Provost, Dr. Gange was the senior associate dean for academic affairs at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. He joined the faculty in the Department of Epidemiology after receiving his Ph.D. in statistics in 1994 and was appointed professor in 2007 before serving as a deputy chair and director of the doctoral program.
As part of his research portfolio, Dr. Gange has directed several large data analysis centers, including the MACS/WIHS Combined Cohort Study (MWCCS), the North American AIDS Cohort Collaboration on Research and Design (NA-ACCORD), and the Johns Hopkins Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Biostatistics and Epidemiology Methods Core. He has been the primary instructor for a spectrum of onsite and online methods courses.
In 2015, Dr. Gange received the School of Public Health’s Ernest Lyman Stebbins Medal recognizing outstanding contribution to the school’s teaching programs. He is also an elected member of the American Epidemiological Society, a Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology, an elected member of the Delta Omega Honorary Public Health Society, and recipient of a Mentoring, and Teaching Recognition Award (AMTRA) award from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Student Assembly.