Corey Lohnes, PhD

Managing Director

Corey Lohnes, PhD is a Managing Director in the Healthcare Services practice of Diversified Search Group. He joined the firm in 2019, following The Diversified Search Group’s acquisition of Grant Cooper.

Lohnes’s executive search experience includes clinical and scientific leaders for clients ranging from academic medical centers and integrated delivery systems to cancer centers, children’s hospitals, and scientific institutes. His specific knowledge and expertise regarding grant mechanisms, translational and clinical research, multi-disciplinary team science, and academic medicine adds unique value to The Diversified Search Group’s physician, physician-investigator, and scientist leadership recruitment.

Lohnes joined Grant Cooper following six years of experience in clinical research and business development with Washington University in St. Louis. After earning his PhD in Biocontrol, Lohnes served as a Licensing Associate with Washington University’s Office of Technology Management. His licensing and intellectual property expertise centered on biomedical and pharmaceutical partnerships with companies ranging from start-ups to multinational biotechs.

Lohnes has successfully led a portfolio of successful searches for key clinician, clinician-scientist, and scientific leaders including Deans, Department Chairs, Department Vice-Chairs, Division Chiefs, Institute Directors, and research Program Leaders.