Kurt J. Zimmerman

Credentials: M.S. in Public Policy

Position title: Senior Director of Biohealth Industry Partnerships
Director, Master of Science in Biotechnology Program
School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin - Madison

Email: kjzimmerman@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 262-0685 office
(608) 219-6425 cell

4110 Health Sciences Learning Center
750 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705-2221

Kurt Zimmerman

Kurt J. Zimmerman, (kjzimmerman@wisc.edu), Senior Director, Biohealth Industry Partnerships, leads industry engagement for the School of Medicine and Public Health at UW-Madison. Zimmerman’s portfolio includes management of Conflict of Interest for physicians and faculty and collaborations with UW-Madison’s academic health system, UW Health, in support of medical innovation.

Zimmerman also serves as director of the Master of Science in Biotechnology Program at UW-Madison, a cross-disciplinary program with nearly 500 alumni and students working across the biotechnology industry.

Zimmerman serves on the leadership team of the Site Accreditation and Standards Institute (SASI), which is affiliated with the Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES). In this role he leads the SASI Quality Accelerator Program, supporting clinical research sites as they move towards accreditation under the first global quality standard for clinical research.