Feinberg has named two new associate deans: Kathryn Hufmeyer, MD, has been named associate dean for curriculum, and Linda Suleiman, MD, has been promoted to associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion.
Brian Mustanski, PhD, has been named director of the Third Coast Center for AIDS Research.
After 28 years of leadership, M. Marsel Mesulam, MD, has announced that he will be stepping down as director of the Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease; he will be succeeded by Robert Vassar, PhD.
Rinad S. Beidas, PhD, professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy and of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, has been named chair of Medical Social Sciences.
The Department of Medicine’s Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics officially become two divisions: the Division of Geriatrics and the Division of General Internal Medicine.
Tameka Brannon, previously senior program administrator for the Northwestern University Center for Outcomes Research and Education, has been named director of Feinberg’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
James Gunn, MMS, PA-C, has been appointed director of the Physician Assistant (PA) Program, effective July 1.
Sara Becker, PhD, of the Brown University School of Public Health and the Warren Alpert Medical School, has been named the Alice Hamilton Professor of Psychiatry and inaugural director of the newly formed Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science, which is part of the Institute for Public Health and Medicine, effective August 1st.
William Lowe, Jr., MD, the Thomas D. Spies Professor of Genetic Metabolism, has announced that he will be stepping down as vice dean for Academic Affairs effective September 1.
Frank Palella, MD, is working towards increasing the lifespan and “healthspan” of people living with HIV through research, education and patient care as director of the new Potocsnak Center for Aging and HIV.