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Founding Director, Center for Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship Associate Clinical Professor

Health Sciences Campus

Michael Bloom
  • I have extensive experience leading major innovation, partnership, and research initiatives in biotech and healthcare for higher education and industry.

    Before joining Loyola, I fostered innovation and partnerships at the University of South Florida, Kent State University, Notre Dame College, and the Downtown Cleveland Partnership, as well as in my marketing communications consulting for biotech and healthcare clients. My areas of interest are research, innovation, and entrepreneurship.


    BA, Cleveland State University

    MA, McGill University

    PhD, McGill University

    What prompted you to pursue your field?

    The common theme that runs through my career is a passion for leveraging higher education for a positive impact on students and communities. In my career, I have advised executive leadership of universities, companies, and communities, helping to launch and lead major innovative healthcare and biotech collaborative projects for impact.

    What called you to or attracted you to Loyola?

    Loyola’s emphasis on Jesuit Catholic intellectual tradition, which includes serving the underserved and social justice, matches my own tradition of Tikkun Olam or repairing the world.