SPH names Associate Dean for Research, announces other promotions


Published: September 18, 2015

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Dr. Sharon Homan, new Associate Dean of Research

Sharon Homan, MS, PhD, has been named as Associate Dean for Research for the UNT Health Science Center School of Public Health (SPH).

She had previously served as Biostatistics and Epidemiology Chair for the school.

Serving as Interim Chair of Biostatistics and Epidemiology is Associate Professor Sumihiro (Sumi) Suzuki, PhD.

Dr. Homan has a substantial background in research and research administration.  In this new role, she will lead the efforts of the school’s Research Committee to advance and further develop faculty research efforts and collaborations.

Dr. Suzuki’s background includes leadership of the school’s MPH program in Biostatistics.

SPH professors moving from assistant to associate professor are Hsueh-Fen Chen, PhD, Health Management and Policy; Joon-Hak Lee, PhD, Environmental and Occupational Health; and Rajesh Nandy, PhD, Biostatistics and Epidemiology.