Gregory W. Dalack serves as the Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at University of Michigan, where he is an Associate Professor. He has served as Chief of the Mental Health Clinic at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS) and as Chief of the Psychiatry Service at VAAAHS. He is also currently Associate Chair for Education and Academic Affairs for the department. From 2006-2007, he was Vice Chair of the department until assuming the role of Interim Chair in 2007. Dr. Dalack has research interests in the treatment of chronic and persistent mental illnesses, particularly focusing on schizophrenia. He has conducted studies examining nicotine addiction and smoking cessation interventions in schizophrenia, health behaviors in schizophrenia, and metabolic effects of second-generation antipsychotic medications in schizophrenia. He serves as an advisor to the M-SPAN Project Team.