Dr. Patricia Kokotailo named Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Affairs

Patricia Kokotailo, MD, MPH, professor of pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH), has been named the SMPH Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Affairs, effective April 1, 2008. This important new position will focus on the development of the School’s most valuable and precious resource: our faculty. Dr. Kokotailo will create, direct, and coordinate programs aimed at helping all of our faculty, across our missions and at all levels of experience, achieve their full professional potential. An important aspect will include the school’s commitment to recruiting, retaining, and promoting a diverse faculty within a supportive environment.