Assistant Director
(217) 300-3223
901 W University Ave, Suite 100, Urbana, IL

Dr. Ruth Franklin Sosnoff is the assistant director of the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Initiative (IHSI). She is responsible for the day-to-day IHSI operations, including oversight of communications, human resources, information technology and all office support staff. In this role, she works closely with the IHSI director, Dr. Neal Cohen, and the IHSI faculty advisory committee to assess long-term needs and resources to provide guidance in long-term planning. Additionally, she advises the director on the establishment and implementation of effective and efficient policies and procedures regarding IHSI function. She also serves as a liaison between the director and both University of Illinois campus and external research communities.