Tim and Robin Damschroder are Ann Arborites who are committed to supporting the Ann Arbor community and research at the University of Michigan. Their involvement spans athletics, the arts, venture capital work, and medicine. They are particularly committed to palliative care and quality of care for memory loss patients given their insights into the health care, professionally and most recently as care givers for Joyce Damschroder, who suffered from Alzheimer’s Disease for more than a decade. They are dedicated to helping create systematic improvements in the care giving process, especially as it pertains to staff at long term care facilities who interact with patients on a daily basis.
Tim and Robin are both University of Michigan graduates. Tim received his bachelor’s degree in 1984, College of LSA, and his law degree from the University of Detroit in 1987. Robin received her bachelor’s degree in 1990, College of LSA, as well as a Master’s in Health Service Management and Policy from the School of Public Health in 1996. Their son, Christopher, is a senior at the Ross School of Business, working toward a BBA.
Tim is a lawyer at Bodman PLC, specializing in Mergers & Acquisitions and he works with start-up technology companies. He is the current Chair of the Michigan Health Endowment Fund.
Robin is currently the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Henry Ford Health System. She has more than 27 years of experience in health care particularly in executive financial and operation leadership roles. She founded a health care consulting and business advisory firm, Catalytic Focus, LLC.
Tim and Robin live in Ann Arbor and have two sons, Christopher and Benjamin.