appointments

Bernard J. Costello, professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery, has been named dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, effective April 1. Costello has been serving as interim dean since February 2018.
James R. Martin II, professor and chair of the Department of Civil Engineering at Clemson University, has been named dean of the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering, effective Aug. 15.
Wildermuth in a blue and white blazer in front of a tan background
Amy J. Wildermuth, associate vice president for faculty and academic affairs at the University of Utah, has been named dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She will begin her deanship on July 1.
In honor of Minking Chyu’s significant contributions to Pitt, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher has named him a Distinguished Service...
Robert L. Ferris, a 15-year veteran of the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, head and neck cancer specialist and a leading voice in immunotherapy, begins July 1.
Kiersten Todt
Kiersten Todt, the former executive director of the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, will be representing Pitt’s Cyber Institute in Washington, D.C.
Jean Truman
Jean Truman will become assistant dean of academic affairs at Pitt-Bradford at the end of the spring term. A faculty member in...
Rory Cooper
The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences recently appointed Rory Cooper as its associate dean for inclusion. Cooper,...
Pamela Smithburger
Pharmacy’s Pamela Smithburger has been appointed liaison between the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the National Quality...
Guangyong Li
Guangyong Li, faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Swanson School of Engineering, has...