Feinberg reaffirmed its commitment to informatics and precision medicine by appointing Firas Wehbe, MD, PhD, as its first chief research informatics officer.
In recognition of their continued contribution to the mission of the medical school during a period of unprecedented growth, three of Feinberg’s leaders have been elevated to the position of associate dean.
Robert Kalb, MD, has been named to lead the Les Turner ALS Research and Patient Center at Northwestern Medicine, as the center’s inaugural director.
Meet Jeffrey Linder, ’97 MD, MPH, Feinberg’s chief of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics in the Department of Medicine.
Hossein Ardehali, MD, PhD, has been named the new director of Feinberg’s Medical Scientist Training Program; Melissa Brown, PhD, has been named associate director of advising and Xunrong Luo, MD, PhD, the associate director of admissions for the program.
Dane Chetkovich, MD, PhD, professor of Neurology and director of the Medical Scientist Training Program, will be chair of Neurology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Daniel Brat, MD, PhD, will join Feinberg as the new chair of Pathology.
Kelly Michelson, MD, MPH, ’04 GME, applies her clinical experience to research and education as the director of Northwestern’s Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities.
As a leader and a surgeon-scientists, alumna Melina Kibbe, MD, ’03 GME, is no stranger to breaking glass ceilings.
Lori Post, PhD, has been appointed as the inaugural director of the Buehler Center for Health Policy and Economics.