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Yoav Gilad, PhD, Appointed Dean for Biomedical and Health Informatics

By September 7, 2021September 29th, 2021News

Yoav Gilad, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Vice Chair for Research and Chief of the Section of Genetic Medicine, has been appointed as Dean for Biomedical and Health Informatics in the Biological Science Division effective July 1, 2021.  The creation of this new position by Dean Kenneth Polonsky recognizes the essential contributions that data, information, and computer sciences make in the  understanding of biology, medicine and the enhanced delivery of health care services.

Working closely with group leaders in the Center for Research Informatics (CRI) and with faculty throughout the BSD and University, Dr. Gilad will focus initially on the development of a plan to update and repurpose (as necessary) the CRI as a state-of-the-art research-informatics support facility whose staff and resources are strategically focused to support our division’s highest priorities.

Read more about Dr. Gilad’s new role here.