The Office of Faculty Affairs & Development, College of Medicine and Life Sciences

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The Office of Faculty Affairs & Development in the College of Medicine and Life Sciences provides services to the faculty, academic departments and administration to support and facilitate the mission of The University of Toledo.

Faculty Affairs & Development maintains the faculty databases and personnel records for the College of Medicine and Life Sciences. It also serves as a resource for general faculty affairs issues such as appointment, promotion and tenure processes, questions concerning the Faculty Rules and Regulations, UT policies, benefits and faculty development.

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Researchers publish study in the journal Cell

Dr. Vishal Singh, center, a Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation Fellow at the University, recently authored a study published in the journal Cell that found a link between highly refined soluble fibers and liver cancer. He is pictured with fellow researchers Beng San Yeoh, left, a PhD student, and Dr. Matam Vijay-Kumar, director of the UT Microbiome Consortium and associate professor of physiology and pharmacology.

Dr. Vijay Kumar and the Kumar Team on their publication in the journal Cell. This is a terrific accomplishment for Dr. Kuman, his team, the Department Physiology and Pharmacology and The University of Toledo.

The article, “Dysregulated Microbial Fermentation of Soluble Fiber Induces Cholestatic Liver Cancer,” is now onlineRead more about the research in UT News

$2.64 Million NIH Research Grant awarded to the Center for Hypertension and Precision Medicine

Headshots of Dr. Bina Joe, Dr. Matam Vijay-Kumar and Dr. Ritu Chakravarti

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute awarded Dr. Bina Joe, Distinguished University Professor and Chair of the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology and Director of the Center for Hypertension and Precision Medicine, a major, $2.64 million grant to study the role of gut microbiota in hypertension. Read more. 

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Faculty member invited to join Harvard Macy Institute program

Dr. Jeremy Laukka

Dr. Jeremy Laukka, Associate Dean for Foundational Sciences, was recently invites to join the Harvard Macy Institute as faculty for the Program for Educators in Health Professions.
"This is a well-respected international program in educating health professionals who will be involved in training the next generation of healthcare providers, "Dr. Laukka reports.  "I am excited to continue my own faculty development as a contributor to a program that focuses on major themes that include the science of learning, teaching skills & strategies, inquiry and evidence in education, curricular design and innovation in education."
Established in 1994, The Harvard Macy Institute is an interprofessional international incubator, bringing together health care professionals, educators, and leaders in a collegial "think tank" approach to continuing professional development.
"This is a big deal and a first for the College of Medicine and Life Sciences," said Dr. Imran Ali, Vice Dean and Chair of the Department of Medical Education.



Last Updated: 3/14/19