WashU appoints inaugural Ryan Dean of public health for planned school

“One of the world’s most influential public health leaders” is named the inaugural Margaret C. Ryan Dean of WashU’s planned School of Public Health, beginning Jan. 1. Sandro Galea, MD, DrPH, who was the keynote speaker at the annual Public Health at WashU Annual Conference last year, will helm the university’s first new school in 100 years.

Galea’s wife and another public health speaker at WashU in the recent past, will join the School of Medicine as a distinguished professor in health systems and medicine in the Department of Medicine and as director of the universitywide QuEST Center.

Read more about these distinguished new faculty.