Janice Savage

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Assistant Dean, Office of Research, Columbia Climate School

Affiliated with: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

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Janice Savage is the Assistant Dean of Research for the Columbia Climate School. As the leader of the School's Office of Research ("OOR"), she and her team work to build, manage, evaluate, and constantly improve the Columbia Climate School’s research infrastructure, providing administrative and strategic support services to 450+ PhD-level researchers. Janice and the Office of Research team foster an adaptive, efficient, and innovative research community that thrives and endures. As the Climate School’s most senior research administrator, Janice manages a cross-functional team to provide operational, strategic, and customer-focused support for internal clients, and represents transdisciplinary and high-impact researchers to a heterogeneous range of external clients, including federal program officers, donors, peer universities, non-profit organizations, the press media, and more.

Janice has worked for over 20 years in research and healthcare administration, with experience in leadership positions at Columbia University, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Janice received her MS in Health Policy and Management from The New School, and her BA in Psychology from Boston College.