Professor and Chair, Nancy Rusch, has accepted appointment as Interim Executive Associate Dean for Research. Dr. Rusch was appointed by COM Dean Christopher Westfall to serve in this position beginning January 1, 2021 following the retirement of professor Richard Morrison, who currently holds the position. Dr. Rusch will fulfill this role until a permanent replacement is selected. She will continue to serve as Professor and Chair of the department during this time. Congratulations Dr. Rusch on accepting this important leadership position in the College of Medicine!