Jacqueline S. Jeruss, M.D., Ph.D., FACS, appointed associate dean for regulatory affairs
On Thursday, the board of regents approved the appointment of Jacqueline S. Jeruss, M.D., Ph.D., FACS, as associate dean for regulatory affairs in the U-M Medical School, effective May 1.
Jeruss is an associate professor of surgery, pathology and biomedical engineering. She serves as director of the Breast Cancer Center, the Polly Suk-Yee Cheung Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship, and the Cancer Genetics and Breast Health Fellowship. She also is co-director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Surgical Oncology T32 Training Program, and is a member of the Department of Surgery Executive Committee.
As associate dean, Jeruss will assist faculty and staff in understanding relevant regulations, institutional policies and other professionally-accepted standards that impact the activities and reputation of the medical school. Further, she will work with faculty to address concerns in the regulatory realm, mitigate noncompliance risks and resolve noncompliance when it occurs, and bring faculty/staff authorship and research grant disputes to resolution.
Please congratulate Jeruss on her leadership appointment and also thank Raymond J. Hutchinson, M.D., for his outstanding leadership and service as associate dean for regulatory affairs since 2008.