WashU new School of Public Health founding dean position and candidate specification

Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) seeks nominations for and confidential expressions of interest in the position of founding dean for a new School of Public Health. WashU is home to a top ranked accredited MPH program and is now seeking accreditation as a School of Public Health (SPH) in 2025. The founding dean will carry forward one of the signature priorities of WashU’s ten-year ambitious strategic plan, Here and Next.  The new school will align with additional Here and Next priorities, including new platforms to strengthen community-engaged research, teaching and practice, digital transformation, and environmental research. The new SPH will serve as a center-point for existing strengths and collaborations in public health research, education and practice at the Brown School of Social Work, School of Medicine, Arts & Sciences, and other schools within WashU. read more