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Three named to endowed professorships

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2005 - Spring


The university named three members of the faculty at the medical school to endowed professorships in 2004.

Robert J. Alpern, M.D., who became the 16th dean of the medical school in June, was named Ensign Professor of Medicine. Alpern came to Yale from the University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine, where he was dean. He studied medicine at the University of Chicago and trained in internal medicine at Columbia University and in nephrology at the University of California, San Francisco.

Roberta L. Hines, M.D., HS ’77, was named the Nicholas M. Greene Professor of Anesthesiology. She joined the faculty in 1982 and became chair of anesthesiology in 1995.

Margaret K. Hostetter, M.D., was named the Jean McLean Wallace Professor of Pediatrics. She also serves as chair of pediatrics and is a professor of microbial pathogenesis. From 1998, when she joined the faculty, until 2002, when she was named department chair, she directed the Yale Child Health Research Center.

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