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Tufts University School of Medicine Announces Three New Professorships

Ndidiamaka Amutah-Onukagha, Linden Hu, and Karl Munger
Left to right: Ndidiamaka Amutah-Onukagha, Linden Hu, and Karl Munger
Friday, June 25, 2021

Three Tufts University School of Medicine faculty members in the vanguard of efforts to combat Lyme disease, cancers caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV), and disparities in Black maternal health are the inaugural recipients of donor-funded professorships that will support continued discovery while also honoring those for whom the professorships are named.

Ndidiamaka Amutah-Onukagha, associate professor and assistant dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, is the Julia A. Okoro Professor in Black Maternal Health; Linden Hu, vice dean for research at the school and a professor of molecular biology and microbiology, is the Paul and Elaine Chervinsky Professor in Immunology; and Karl Munger, chair of the Department of Developmental, Molecular and Chemical Biology, is the Dorothy Todd Bishop Research Professor.

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