Dean Richard Clover, the founding dean of the SPHIS, is stepping down after 10 years of establishing, developing, and securing accreditation for the School of Public Health and Information Sciences. The Dean’s Search Committee has been established and met on May 23, 2012 when the committee received its charge from the Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, David L. Dunn, M.D, Ph.D. They will meet a number of times over the next several months. The Search Committee and Search Timeline are listed below.
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|Late May 2012||Meeting 1: Organizational meeting|
|Early June||Meeting 2: Committee meets for final review of ad and position profile including key objectives, advertising and outreach plans and other related material|
|Early June||Active recruiting begins|
|Mid August||Meeting 3: Committee meets to identify candidates to reference check|
|Early September||Meeting 4: Committee meets to discuss reference check results and selects candidates for initial, off campus interviews|
|Late September||Meeting 5: Committee conducts initial interviews and selects 3 to 4 candidates for on campus interviews|
|Early October||Committee and SPHIS host on campus interviews|
|Mid October||Meeting 6: Committee meets to develop report of candidate strengths and weaknesses to be sent to Dr. David L. Dunn, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, and Dr. Shirley Willihnganz, Executive Vice President and University Provost|
Chair, Kathy B. Baumgartner, Ph.D., Associate Dean and Professor of Epidemiology & Population Health
Guy Brock, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Bioinformatics & Biostatistics
Robert Esterhay M.D., Associate Professor of Health Management & Systems Sciences
LaQuandra S. Nesbitt, M.D., Assistant Professor of Health Management & Systems Sciences
Irma N. Ramos, M.D., Assistant Professor of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
Richard W. Wilson, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Susi D. Walsh, Staff Representative
Robin Weiss, M.P.H., Student Representative
Jessica Simpson, Alternate Student Representative
John J. Sauk, D.D.S., Dean, School of Dentistry