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Arriola joins Dean's office

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Kimberly Jacob Arriola 01MPH, professor of behavioral sciences and health education (BSHE), was appointed associate dean for academic affairs. Arriola is best known for her work developing and evaluating interventions that improve access to transplantation and improve public commitment to organ and tissue donations among African Americans. In addition to her research, she will focus on activities in faculty development and advancement and administration of the school’s doctoral programs. Arriola is a 2010 alumnus of the Woodruff Leadership Academy and a 2012 graduate of the American Psychological Association Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology. In 2014, she received the Emory Williams Distinguished Teaching Award. She will maintain her commitment to teaching courses and mentoring MPH and doctoral students in BSHE and to her funded program of research. Her appointment will broaden the engagement of faculty in school administration.


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