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10-01-2016 LSU Pregame

Wash U School Of Medicine Names New Dean

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Wash U School Of Medicine Names New Dean

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  Washington University School of Medicine will soon have a new leader. It was announced that Dr. David Perlmutter has been named as dean of the prestigious university. Perlmutter currently serves as physician-in-chief and scientific director at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. He previously spent fifteen years as a pediatrics faculty member at […]

Wash U School Of Medicine Names New Dean

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  Washington University School of Medicine will soon have a new leader.

It was announced that Dr. David Perlmutter has been named as dean of the prestigious university. Perlmutter currently serves as physician-in-chief and scientific director at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

He previously spent fifteen years as a pediatrics faculty member at Washington University before moving to Pittsburgh. Perlmutter will begin his new position on December 1st.

In addition to his role at Children’s Hospital, he’s been a distinguished professor and the endowed pediatrics chair at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Perlmutter succeeds Dr. Larry Shapiro, who led the School of Medicine for 12 years. He’ll also serve as the school’s executive vice chancellor for medical affairs.

Perlmutter’s wife, Pitt professor Dr. Barbara Cohlan, is also joining Washington’s faculty as a professor of pediatrics.

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