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Faculty & Staff Honors

Temple University Dean Selected as Diamond Jubilee Fellow

Dr. Laura A. Siminoff, dean of Temple University’s College of Public Health, has been selected to be a Diamond Jubilee Visiting Fellow at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom.

This prestigious three-year international fellowship encourages international research and collaboration to “enable world-leading and world-changing research.”  In her role, Siminoff will work on a transnational approach to improving the organ and tissue donation process.

Dean Siminoff is a nationally recognized public health social scientist whose research is focused on cancer treatment decision-making, informed consent, health communication, health disparities, bioethics, and issues of organ and tissue donation. She is a leader in multimethod research, applying empirical social science methods to bioethics-related issues.  For more than 20 years, Siminoff’sresearch has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health. She joined Temple University in 2014 with a funding record that is among the most outstanding in the nation. She is the author of more than 150 articles and is the coauthor of a textbook on the use of empirical methods in bioethics.

Dean Siminoff was nominated and chosen for the Diamond Jubilee Fellowship by the health sciences faculty at the University of Southampton.