Anca Parvulescu, a professor of English in Arts & Sciences, was installed as the university’s Liselotte Dieckmann Professor in Comparative Literature Nov. 2.
Nichol L. Luoma, vice president of University Business Services at Arizona State University, has been named executive vice chancellor for administration and chief administrative officer at Washington University in St. Louis, announced Chancellor Andrew D. Martin. Her appointment is effective Feb. 5.
Megan A. Cooper, MD, PhD, an internationally recognized physician-scientist in pediatric immunodeficiencies and immune dysregulation, has been named director of the Division of Rheumatology & Immunology in the Department of Pediatrics at the School of Medicine.
Jose Moron-Concepcion, a professor of anesthesiology, of neuroscience and of psychiatry, was installed recently as the Henry Elliot Mallinckrodt Professor of Anesthesiology at the School of Medicine.
Kenneth Olsen, a professor of biology in Arts & Sciences, was installed as a George William and Irene Koechig Freiberg Professor of Biology in a Sept. 27 ceremony held in Holmes Lounge. His installation address was titled “Plants, evolution and living in clover.”
Rohit V. Pappu, an internationally renowned researcher in biomolecular condensates and intrinsically disordered proteins, was installed Oct. 9 as the Gene K. Beare Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering.
Shripad Bhagwat, a drug development expert with decades of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, has been named the inaugural senior director of the university’s Needleman Program for Innovation and Commercialization.
The university’s Cordell Institute for Policy in Medicine & Law announced the appointment of a new faculty co-director from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Richard Cote, MD, the Edward Mallinckrodt Professor of Pathology.
David A. Hunstad, MD, a respected pediatric infectious diseases specialist and a national leader in pediatric research training, has been named the inaugural Arnold W. Strauss, MD, Endowed Professor for Mentoring at the School of Medicine.
The university has started the process to identify the inaugural dean of the new School of Public Health, planned its annual public health conference and announced a new Assembly Series speaker.