Neurologist Yo-El Ju, MD, a physician-scientist whose discoveries have illuminated the complex relationship between sleep and neurodegenerative disease, has been named an inaugural Barbara Burton and Reuben M. Morriss III Professor at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Geet Vanaik has been appointed executive director of the Office for International Students and Scholars, effective March 12, announced Beverly Wendland, provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs.
Mark S. Wrighton, chancellor emeritus and the James and Mary Wertsch Distinguished University Professor, has been appointed chair of the Saint Louis Science Center’s board of commissioners.
Nandini Raghuraman, MD, a physician-scientist who specializes in caring for patients with complex high-risk pregnancies, has been named director of the Division of Clinical Research in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the School of Medicine.
Kristy Guffey has been appointed associate vice chancellor and chief of staff to Anna Gonzalez, vice chancellor for student affairs, effective. Feb. 1, Gonzalez announced.
At the university’s Board of Trustees meeting Dec. 1, numerous faculty members were appointed or promoted with tenure or granted tenure.
The School of Law welcomes its new dean July 1. Stefanie A. Lindquist, a nationally recognized constitutional law and U.S. Supreme Court expert, previously served at Arizona State University.
The Brown School’s Paz Galupo, whose research focuses on the intersection of sexual orientation and gender identity, has been installed as the Audre Lorde Distinguished Professor in Sexual Health & Education.
Tarsha Moore, a project manager for the Office of the Provost, has been named director of TRiO Student Support Services at Washington University in St. Louis. She began the role Dec. 4.
A committee comprised of WashU faculty and staff, along with key community partners, is working to identify the Confluence Collaborative’s inaugural faculty executive director.