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Named Deanships, Directorships, and Professorships

Endowed professorships have a personal and lasting impact.

  1. G. Sayeed Choudury

    Mr. Choudhury, who holds the Hodson Directorship in Digital Research, was appointed associate director of the Sheridan Libraries digital programs in 2003.

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  2. Natalia Trayanova, Biomedical Engineering

    Dr. Trayanova’s research centers around understanding the normal and pathological electrophysiological and electromechanical behavior of the heart. She is the Murray B. Sachs Professor.

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  3. Arturo Casadevall, Bloomberg School of Public Health

    Dr. Casadevall’s groundbreaking work on infectious diseases is widely known. He has received several of the highest honors in medicine and health, and holds the Alfred and Jill Sommer Professorship and Chairmanship.

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  4. Erin Aeran Chung, Department of Political Science

    Dr. Chung, the inaugural Charles D. Miller Professor, joined the Hopkins faculty in the Department of Political Science in 2004, where she teaches courses in comparative politics and East Asian politics.

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  5. Ko Wang, Carey Business School

    Professor Wang, the R. Clayton Emory Chair in Real Estate and Infrastructure, joined the Carey Business School in 2014 and leads the Edward St. John Real Estate Program.

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  6. Ashani T. Weeraratna, Bloomberg School of Public Health and School of Medicine

    Ashani T. Weeraratna, Ph.D., is the E.V. McCollum Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, and co-leader of the Cancer Invasion and Metastasis Program at the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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  7. Federico M. Bandi, Carey Business School

    Federico M. Bandi is the inaugural appointee to the James Carey Endowed Professorship in Business at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

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Shruti Mehta

SHRUTI MEHTA, PhD, MPH, is a Professor and the Deputy Chair of the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  She received a Master’s in Public Health (1997) and a PhD (2002) in Epidemiology also from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her…

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Elizabeth Stuart

ELIZABETH STUART, PhD, is chair of the Department of Biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Trained as a statistician, her primary research interests are in the development and use of methodology to better design and analyze the causal effects of public health and educational interventions. In…

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Judd L. Walson

Dr. JUDD L. WALSON is the Chair of the Department of International Health and a Professor of International Health and Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Walson has extensive experience conducting research to define approaches to improve childhood survival, growth and development. In addition, he has experience with public health…

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O. Joseph Bienvenu

O. JOSEPH BIENVENU, MD, PhD, studied psychology at Tulane University before completing his medical degree at Louisiana State University in Shreveport. He came to Johns Hopkins for internship in 1992, and he has been here ever since. He completed his psychiatry residency in 1996 then started a research fellowship in…

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Frederick Streeter Barrett

FREDERICK STREETER BARRETT, PH.D., is the director of the Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research. He earned a Ph.D. in psychology with a focus in cognitive neuroscience and quantitative methods from the University of California, Davis in 2013. In 2015, he completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the behavioral psychopharmacology of…

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Ralph Etienne-Cummings

Ralph Etienne-Cummings, PhD, assumed the position of Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs in July 2022. In this role, Dr. Etienne-Cummings is a key contributor to the development and execution of the long-term vision of the Office of the Provost. Specifically, he works closely with schools across the university to address…

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Bonnielin K. Swenor

BONNIELIN K. SWENOR, PHD, MPH, BS, is founder and director of the Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center (DHRC). An associate professor at Johns Hopkins University since June 2019, Dr. Swenor holds joint faculty appointments in the Departments of Epidemiology and Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of…

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Robert Atkins

ROBERT ATKINS, PhD, MSN, BSN, BA, RN, FAAN, is the executive vice dean at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. He has spent most of his career working to improve the health and well-being of marginalized children and families living in distressed neighborhoods. Early in his career, he worked as…

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Jon Weingart

JON WEINGART, M.D., is the inaugural Reza Khatib, M.D. Professor in Neurosurgery. After completing his residency training in Neurological Surgery and also a Fellowship in Neurosurgical Oncology at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Weingart joined the neurosurgery faculty in 1995. He is now Professor of Neurosurgery and Oncology, Vice­Chairman of the Department…

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Richard Burkhart

RICHARD BURKHART, M.D., is the Paul K. Neumann Professor of Pancreatic Surgery and an Associate Professor of Surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital with a focus on complex minimally-invasive surgery and research for cancers of the pancreas, liver and bile ducts. Dr. Burkhart received his medical degree from Boston University…

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Jin He

JIN HE, M.D., Ph.D., is the John L. Cameron, M.D., Professor for Alimentary Tract Diseases and an Associate Professor of Surgery and Oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. As a surgical oncologist, he specializes in treating cancers and diseases of the liver, gallbladder, biliary system, pancreas, and…

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Daniel Warren

DANIEL WARREN, Ph.D. is the inaugural recipient of the Charles T. Bauer Professorship in Transplant Surgery and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery. Dr. Warren is a highly valued and productive member of the faculty and an integral member of the Division of Transplantation. Since 2009, he has…

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