Recruitment of the Inaugural Henry Rutgers Professor of Bioethics for Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

Dear RBHS Colleagues:

Chancellor Brian L. Strom, MD, MPH has recently appointed a faculty search committee for the recruitment of the first Henry Rutgers Professor of Bioethics.

We invite you to submit nominations to and encourage you to nominate individuals whom you believe will be strong candidates, whether or not you are aware they are open to considering a new opportunity. At this point, we need only the name of the individual you wish to nominate and his/her affiliation. The search committee will contact all nominees and ask them to submit their CV if they are interested in the position. All nominations and submissions will be treated with confidentiality.

If you have any questions or comments during the search process, please feel free to contact me or any member of the search committee.


John L. Colaizzi, PhD, RPh 
Bioethics Director Search Committee Chair 
University Professor 
Professor of Pharmaceutics 
Professor of Pharmacy 
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy

Inaugural Henry Rutgers Professor of Bioethics Search Committee

Vicente Gracias, MD
RBHS Global Health Search Committee Chair
Interim Dean
CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group
Professor of Surgery

Mark Aakhus, PhD
Associate Professor of Communications
School of Communication and Information

Jasjit S. Ahluwalia, MD, MPH, MS
Dean and Professor, School of Public Health

David Alland, MD
Associate Dean, Clinical Research
Professor of Medicine
New Jersey Medical School

Debabrata Banerjee, PhD
Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Francis Barchi, MBE, PhD
Assistant Professor of Social Work
School of Social Work; Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research

Charlotte Bunch
Board of Governor’s Distinguished Professor in Women’s and Gender Studies
School of Arts and Sciences; Center for Women’s Global Leadership

Carlos Decena, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, School of Arts and Sciences

Javier Escobar, MD
Associate Dean for Global Health
Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine
Global Health Affairs, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Nancy Fiedler, PhD
Clinical Research and Occupational Medicine Division, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute
Professor of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Tefera Gezmu, PhD, MPH
Assistant Research Professor
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

Carol Goldin, PhD
Associate Dean for Assessment
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy

Gary Heir, DMD
Clinical Professor
Director, Division of Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain, Department of Diagnostic Sciences
School of Dental Medicine

Daniel Hoffman, PhD
Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences

Edmund Lattime, PhD
Professor of Surgery, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Deputy Director, Cancer Institute of New Jersey

James Millonig, PhD
Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine; Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Judy Postmus, PhD
Associate Professor
Director, Center on Violence against Women and Children
School of Social Work

Joanna Regulska, PhD
Vice President for International and Global Affairs, Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs
Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies
School of Arts and Sciences

Lee Reichman, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Executive Director, Global Tuberculosis Institute
New Jersey Medical School

Stephan Schwander, MD, PhD
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
Director, Center for Public Global Health
School of Public Health

Riva Touger-Decker, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Nutritional Sciences
School of Health Related Professions

Suzanne Willard, PhD, RN
Clinical Professor
School of Nursing