Jay Noren, M.D., M.P.H.
Executive Search Consultant

Jay Noren has served in several academic leadership roles including President of Wayne State University, Chancellor of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, President of the Texas A&M Health Sciences Center, Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Executive Vice President and Provost at the University of Nebraska, Provost at Khalifa University of Science, Technology, and Research in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Founding Dean of the College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and Associate Dean at the University of Illinois-Chicago College of Medicine.

He joined the faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1976 where he served until 1999 as a tenured faculty member and in several leadership roles. In addition to his faculty appointments at Wisconsin, he has held faculty appointments as Professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine, the University of Nebraska, the School of Government and the College of Medicine at Texas A&M University and Health Science Center, Biomedical Engineering at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, College of Medicine and School of Public Health at the University of Illinois Chicago, Visiting Professor at the University of Minnesota, University of Washington, and University of North Carolina School of Public Health, and Research Scholar at the National Institute of Health Policy.

International experiences, in addition to leadership roles in Abu Dhabi, include negotiated educational exchange agreements with universities in China and Lithuania and work in collaboration with educational enterprises in Africa and England.