Professor, Medical Genetics and Molecular Biochemistry Joseph and Rebecca Goodfriend Endowed Chair in Genetics Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Lewis Katz School of Medicine Department of Medical Genetics and Molecular Biochemistry
Glenn S. Gerhard, MD, has been appointed Chair of the new Department of Medical Genetics and Molecular Biochemistry, and the inaugural holder of the Joseph and Rebecca Goodfriend Endowed Chair in Genetics at Temple University School of Medicine, effective December 1. Dr. Gerhard previously served as Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine & Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Penn State College of Medicine. He also served as Co-Director of the Penn State College of Medicine Institute for Personalized Medicine.
Dr. Gerhard’s appointment as its Chair, and the establishment of a newly-endowed Chair in Genetics create a vibrant research infrastructure at Temple University School of Medicine that is focused specifically on understanding how genetics play a role in disease development.