HSPH Dean Julio Frenk reviewed the School's strengths, reiterated his ambitions for HSPH, and outlined his strategic priorities as dean at an event on June 9 in Snyder Auditorium marking his first 100 days as dean.
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- David Hunter to be Dean for Academic Affairs
- Michael Grusby is Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
- Karen Emmons is Associate Dean for Research
- Linda McDonald is Director of the Office for Strategic Priority Management
Victor DeGruttola, HSPH professor of biostatistics, will chair the Department of Biostatistics. In addition, Giovanni Parmigiani, a noted leader in applying bioinformatics tools to cancer studies and medical decisionmaking, and Francesca Dominici, whose work has affected air pollution regulation, have been appointed professors of biostatistics.
Marianne Wessling-Resnick, professor of nutritional biochemistry in the Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases at HSPH, has become the director of the Biological Sciences in Public Health (BPH) Program.
Building on last year's highly successful campaign to encourage managers to conduct performance conversations with their employees, HSPH Human Resources is providing new tools to help with performance management for the current year.
Jeremiah (Jere) Mead, architect of the field of respiratory mechanics and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Environmental Health at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), passed away on July 4, 2009, at a health care facility in Ellsworth, ME. He was 88 years old.
Armen H. Tashjian, Jr., Professor of Toxicology, Emeritus, and former chair of the then-named Department of Molecular and Cellular Toxicology at HSPH, passed away on Friday, July 3, 2009, at a hospice center in Massachusetts at the age of 77.