by Vishnuprasad on  January 21, 2015 at 9:00 PM Press Release
Rutgers Appoints Jasjit Ahluwalia as Dean of School of Public Health
Jasjit Ahluwalia, an eminent Indian-origin researcher has been appointed as dean of the public health school at the prestigious Rutgers University in the US state of New Jersey.

He will assume his new role as dean of the Rutgers School of Public Health from April 2015.

Ahluwalia is a nationally recognised researcher in the field of health disparities and minority health, and nicotine addiction.

He is also engaged in global health work with two active research projects in Mumbai and New Delhi.

"Ahluwalia's, an alumnus of New York University and Harvard, exceptional experience, expertise, and energy will build on the existing strengths of the School of Public Health, develop new areas of study and exploration, and foster the growth of junior-level researchers," said Brian Strom, the Chancellor.

Ahluwalia is currently a professor of internal medicine and epidemiology at the University of Minnesota Academic Health Center. He joined with the University as an executive director of the Office of Clinical Research in 2005.

Source: Medindia

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