Dr. Mulholland received his Bachelor degree from the Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois and a medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. Postgraduate training in General Surgery was received at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. Dr. Mulholland also received a PhD from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Mulholland joined the faculty at the University of Michigan in 1988 and became Chair of the Department of Surgery in 2002, serving in this capacity until 2019. In 2004 he was elected as member of the Institutes of Medicine of the National Academies. Dr. Mulholland's clinical interests are expressed in the area of gastrointestinal surgery. He has a special expertise in the treatment of pancreatic and biliary cancer, neoplastic diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, biliary reconstruction, and advanced laparoscopic surgery. He is a member of the Multidisciplinary Pancreatic Cancer Program of the University of Michigan Cancer Center, has NIH-funded laboratory studies basic mechanisms of metabolic control.