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Yale School of Medicine names dean

Nancy J. Brown, MD, has been named dean of Yale School of Medicine, effective Feb. 1. She will succeed Robert Alpern, MD.

Dr. Brown is currently the Hugh Jackson Morgan Professor and chair of the Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt University. She earned her BA in molecular biophysics and biochemistry from Yale University and her MD from Harvard Medical School. After completing her internship and residency at Vanderbilt University, she joined the faculty and has played vital roles in clinical care and research.