Dr. Summer Johnson McGee, an alumna of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, has been named the first dean of New Haven University’s new School of Health Sciences. Dr. McGee received her PhD from the School in 2007, is a health policy, management and bioethics scholar who joined New Haven University in 2013.
The mission of the School of Health Sciences is to deliver innovative and interdisciplinary allied health and health sciences education that draws on the distinctive identity of the University and its partnerships with hospitals and other healthcare institutions across Connecticut and New England.
Developed by more than two dozen faculty members over the past three years, the School of Health Sciences will comprise the departments of allied health, nutrition sciences, and health administration and policy, and the University’s programs in dental hygiene, healthcare administration, health sciences, nutrition and dietetics, human nutrition, and paramedicine.
The School will include 12 full-time faculty, 30 clinical faculty members, and more than 400 students.