Kathryn M. Spink

  • Director of Pre-Health Professions Programs
  • Senior Lecturer


B.S. Michigan Technological University
Ph.D. Michigan State University

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

  • National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions
  • Central Association of¬†Advisors for the Health Professions - Vice President


  • 2016 IIT BOT Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award
  • 2009 Excellence in Teaching Award from the National Society of Leadership and Success


  • Kathryn M. Spink and Laimonis A. Laimins, "Induction of the human papillomavirus type 31 late promoter requires differentiation but not DNA amplification", Journal of Virology79 (2005), 4918-4926.
  • Kathryn M. Spink and Michele Fluck, "Polyomavirus hr-t mutant-specific induction of a G2/M cell-cycle arrest that is not overcome by the expression of middle T and/or small T", Virology307 (2003), 191-203.

Community Service

Professional Activities

Director of Pre-Health Professions Programs

Kathryn Spink

Contact Information

312.567.3441 312.567.3494 248A Robert A. Pritzker Science Center