Fichtenbaum Named to Position Within Research Cabinet
Carl Fichtenbaum, MD, professor in the division of infectious diseases, has recently been appointed associate chair for translational research in the department of internal medicine and assistant dean in the College of Medicine Research Cabinet.
Senior Associate Dean for Research Stephen Strakowski, MD, formed the Research Cabinet in 2011 to provide research strategic planning and implementation, review and oversight over the college’s research infrastructure, oversight over COM graduate education and to improve communications throughout the college. The cabinet meets twice monthly.
Other cabinet members include:
Jim Heubi, MD, associate dean for clinical & translational research/CCTST co-director
Joel Tsevat, MD – associate dean for clinical & translational research/CCTST co-director
Shuk-Mei Ho, PhD – associate dean for basic research, chair of environmental health
Chip Montrose, PhD – chair, department of physiology
Bob Highsmith, PhD – associate dean for graduate education
Melanie Cushion, PhD – liaison to the VAMC and vice-chair of research, internal medicine
Arnold Strauss, MD – liaison to CCHMC, chair of pediatrics and Director of Children’s Hospital Research Foundation