Global health and HIV-prevention expert is named next dean of the School of Public Health

Dr. Sten H. Vermund, a professor of pediatrics, medicine, health policy, and obstetrics and gynecology at Vanderbilt University, has been named by President Peter Salovey and School of Medicine Dean Dr. Robert J. Alpern as the next dean of the Yale School of Public Health. His term will begin Feb. 1, 2017.

At Vanderbilt, Vermund has also been the Amos Christie Chair in Global Health, director of the university-wide Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health since 2005, and, more recently, the vice president for global health of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center.