Department of Research

Director of Research

   David Gemmel, PhD
Sr. Director Medical Education and Research, Mercy Health - Youngstown
David Gemmel is a graduate of Youngstown State University (YSU) and the University of Akron. Dr. Gemmel has worked closely with local agencies and physicians on a diverse list of topics including, the epidemiology of pediatric lead poisoning. He has served as an instructor and adjunct professor at YSU and Kent State University (KSU) for courses in gerontology, medical sociology, statistics, research design and methods, social theory and evaluation. He has also served as community medicine clerkship director and instructor in biostatistics for Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine (NEOUCOM) in the MPH program.

Dr. Gemmel earned his doctorate at KSU in 2002 in medical sociology. He’s currently director of research for Mercy Health - Youngstown (2000-present), with oversight responsibilities for the Medical Research Committee, the Institutional Review Board, and clinical trials in the department.

For more information about research opportunities at Mercy Health please contact 
David Gemmel, PhD, at 330.480.3610.