Dr. Abisambra named Assistant Dean

Dr. Abisambra working in the lab

Dr. Joe Abisambra, Associate Professor in the Center for Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Disease (CTRND), has been appointed Assistant Dean of Diversity & Health Equity within the College of Medicine’s Office for Diversity & Health Equity. Dr. Abisambra is passionate about enhancing opportunities for and expanding recruitment of individuals from underrepresented backgrounds, such as himself, and is excited about this new role. His main objective is to build a stronger community via new initiatives of inclusion and to offer support to students and trainees who identify as belonging to underrepresented groups in science. The CTRND is proud to have formal representation in this important college and university mission!