The Board of Trustees gave approval June 13, between regular meetings, to appointments or promotions of several faculty members.
Yongseok Shin, an expert on macroeconomics and economic growth, was installed as the inaugural Douglass C. North Distinguished Professor in Economics at Washington University in St. Louis during a recent ceremony.
Limor Golan, an expert in labor economics in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, was installed as the inaugural Laurence H. Meyer Professor at a ceremony in Holmes Lounge in March.
Srikanth Singamaneni, an internationally renowned materials scientist, has been named the Lilyan and E. Lisle Hughes Professor in the McKelvey School of Engineering.
Quing Zhu, a renowned biomedical engineer who has developed advanced imaging techniques to diagnose cancers of the reproductive system and in other areas, has been named the Edwin H. Murty Professor of Engineering in the McKelvey School of Engineering.
Philip R.O. Payne has been named an inaugural Janet and Bernard Becker Professor at the School of Medicine. He was installed by Chancellor Andrew D. Martin and David Perlmutter, MD, executive vice chancellor for medical affairs.
Dolores B. Njoku, MD, the director of pediatric anesthesiology at the School of Medicine and anesthesiologist-in-chief at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, has been installed as the new Rudolph L. and Mary Frances Wise Endowed Chair in Pediatric Anesthesiology.
Chancellor Andrew D. Martin and Provost Beverly Wendland have appointed a 10-member committee to identify candidates for the position of dean of the School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis.
Mark E. Lowe, MD, PhD, an academic leader and accomplished pediatric physician-scientist at the School of Medicine, has been appointed the university’s vice chancellor for research, effective July 1.
Kathy Gaytan, director of internal audit, has been promoted to executive director of compliance and audit at Washington University in St. Louis, announced Chancellor Andrew D. Martin.