Dr. Ana V. Diez Roux will be the new dean of the Drexel University School of Public Health beginning in February 2014. Dr. Diez Roux is a physician and epidemiologist known worldwide for seminal research on multilevel approaches to population health. Her work has had a major impact on public health research and practice. She has also proved to be an innovative academic leader at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, where she chairs the department of epidemiology and heads two distinguished research and training centers. Dr. John Rich will continue to serve as interim dean of the School of Public Health until February.