Leland Deeds, associate university librarian at Washington University in St. Louis, has been appointed interim vice provost and university librarian, Provost Beverly Wendland announced.
Dolores B. Njoku, MD, a noted clinician, researcher and mentor, has been named director of pediatric anesthesiology at the School of Medicine and anesthesiologist-in-chief at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. She also will be the new Rudolph L. and Mary Frances Wise Endowed Chair in Pediatric Anesthesiology.
Anthony Odibo, MD, an internationally respected maternal-fetal medicine expert, has been named director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine & Ultrasound in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the School of Medicine.
Scott Markowitz, MD, has been named inaugural vice chair for professional development and diversity, equity and inclusion in the Department of Anesthesiology at the School of Medicine.
At the Washington University in St. Louis Board of Trustees meeting in March, numerous faculty members were appointed or promoted with tenure or granted tenure, effective July 1 unless otherwise indicated.
Abby L. Spencer, MD, has been named vice chair of education and professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine at the School of Medicine; director of the School of Medicine’s Academy of Educators; and to the editorial board of the Journal of General Internal Medicine.
Justin M. Sacks, MD, a highly respected microvascular surgeon with expertise in complex surgeries involving cancer and trauma, has been named director of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the School of Medicine. Sacks also has been installed as the Sydney M. Shoenberg Jr. and Robert H. Shoenberg Endowed Chair in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, an endowment supported through The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
Ryan P. Calfee, MD, associate professor of orthopedic surgery and medical director of the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital Orthopedic Center, has been named director of the Hand and Microsurgery Service in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the School of Medicine.
Julie Hail Flory, interim vice chancellor for public affairs at Washington University in St. Louis, has been appointed vice chancellor for marketing and communications, effective April 1, according to Chancellor Andrew D. Martin.
The Danforth Staff Council, which works with the administration to address staff concerns, is accepting applications for new members to serve a two-year term beginning July 1.