Stem Cell Researcher, ‘Adept Bridge-Builder’ To Take Helm Of Harvard Medical School
Dr. George Q. Daley says he wants to focus on increasing connectivity across the community of powerful hospitals that train Harvard med students.
Harvard Medical School Picks Stem Cell Scientist As New Dean
Dr. George Q. Daley, a prominent stem cell researcher and crimson-dyed Harvard man, will be the new dean of Harvard Medical School, the university announced Tuesday. Daley, who led dozens of international colleagues to unite around ethical guidelines for stem cell research, is taking on a new challenge: unifying the powerful hospitals that train Harvard’s medical students. The 55-year-old will take on the job effective Jan. 1. He will succeed Dr. Jeffrey Flier, who stepped down on July 31. Dr. Barbara McNeil has been filling in in the interim. (Bailey, 8/9)
Stem Cell Scientist George Q. Daley To Lead Harvard Medical School
Prominent stem-cell scientist George Q. Daley will assume the helm of Harvard Medical School this January, Harvard announced Tuesday. Daley, an expert on the biology of blood stem cells, is "an eminent scientist, a dedicated educator, an adept bridge-builder, a compelling advocate for scientific discovery, and a person of remarkable leadership qualities and thoughtful judgment,” Harvard president Drew Faust said in the announcement. (Goldberg, 8/9)