Kimberly Gaedeke

Director of Partnerships


Office of the Vice President for Research
1109 Geddes Ave., 1300 Ruthven Building
Ann Arbor MI 48109-1079 





Kim Gaedeke joined the Office of the Vice President for Research in 2022 and is responsible for building collaborative partnerships and strategies, internally and externally, to support efforts and best practices in addressing the opioid issues across the state.
Prior to joining the University, Kim held a number of leadership roles in the private and public sectors.  Most notably, she worked for the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) from 2012-2021, where she led the efforts to modernize the state’s prescription drug monitoring program.  She also worked with stakeholders and legislators on policies around the opioid issue.  Kim holds a Bachelors of Political Science/Public Policy from Western Michigan University.