Newswise — Jaya Satagopan, professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology and Director of the Center for South Asian Quantitative Health and Education at the Rutgers School of Public Health will be serving as the Interim Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, effective September 1, 2020.
In the short time that Dr. Satagopan has been a faculty member at our School, she has proven to be an exemplary teacher, researcher, and colleague by naturally mentoring and supporting both her students and peers. As the Interim Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Dr. Satagopan will oversee a rigorous, deliberate, and well-defined mentoring program for junior faculty on both clinical and tenure tracks.
She will work closely with the School’s leadership and Dean, Perry N. Halkitis, to continue to grow and diversify the Rutgers School of Public Health, ensuring the success of all faculty and creating an academic workforce that is representative of the people and populations of the United States.
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