Dr. Krishnan is the second ever CEO of the Rush University System for Health as of May 2019. He previously was dean of Rush Medical College from October 2015 to May 2019.a pProfessor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Rush Medical College. He will help with the cooperation between science and innovation, where he has previously driven various ventures between academia and indus is try. . Dr. Krishnan has conducted research primarily in the area of late life depression, bipolar disorder and dementia. He is an authority on the use of imaging in the diagnosis and treatment of mood disorders. Dr. KrishnanHe is well recognized for his work establishing the interplay between vascular disease and depression. He has previously spearheaded ventures between academia and industry and will help with the cooperation between science and innovation.