KGI is the fastest-growing member of the renowned Claremont Colleges. Who are we? We are leaders, innovators, and problem solvers. The Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences (Riggs School) curriculum transforms the student experience by merging science and business.

In team projects, we deliver breakthroughs for corporate partners. By the time you graduate, you’ll be ready to enter the workforce and change the world. Join us to launch your career in the life science industry.

Riggs School Dean

martin zdanowicz at white coat ceremony

Dr. Martin Zdanowicz

Martin Zdanowicz serves as the Dean of the KGI School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences. 

Meet the Dean

Riggs School Administration and Program Directors

Name
Position
Department
Phone
Email
Location
Sue Behrens headshot
George B. and Joy Rathmann Professor in Bioprocessing and Director, Amgen Bioprocessing Center
Administration/Program Directors, Full-Time Faculty, Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences
Casper
Henry E. Riggs Professor of Management
Administration/Program Directors, Full-Time Faculty, Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences
Grill
Dean of Research and Research Professor
Administration/Program Directors, Full-Time Faculty, Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences, President’s Cabinet, Research/ORSP
Hickerson
Assistant Professor; Program Director, Master of Science in Medical Device Engineering
Administration/Program Directors, Full-Time Faculty, Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences
Kim
Senior Director and Instructor of Postbaccalaureate Programs
Administration/Program Directors, Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences, Instructional Staff, Staff
Levitin
Professor of Practice in Translational Medicine
Administration/Program Directors, Full-Time Faculty, Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences
Rosenthal
Assistant Dean of Applied Life Sciences
Administration/Program Directors, Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences, Staff
Sterling
Professor
Administration/Program Directors, Full-Time Faculty, Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences
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Professor, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, and Program Director, Master of Business and Science
Administration/Program Directors, Full-Time Faculty, Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences
Martin Zdanowicz
Dean, KGI School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences
Administration, Administration/Program Directors, Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences, Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences, President’s Cabinet, School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Staff