Alhassid, Grutzendler, and Lee appointed to endowed chairs
Three Yale faculty members — Yoram Alhassid, Dr. Jaime Grutzendler, and Dr. Francis Lee — were appointed to endowed professorships.
Alhassid, named as the Frederick Phineas Rose Professor of Physics, is a renowned theoretical physicist who leads a broad research program focused on correlated quantum many-body systems in nuclear, cold atom, and condensed matter physics. Read the announcement.
Grutzendler, appointed as the Dr. Harry M. Zimmerman and Dr. Nicholas and Viola Spinelli Professor of Neurology, focuses his research on neurodegenerative disorders with special emphasis on dementias such as Alzheimer's disease. Read the announcement.
Lee, designated as the Wayne O. Southwick Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, is an orthopaedic surgeon in active clinical practice and a scientist fostering research experience for future clinician scholars and clinically relevant translational research scientists. Read the announcement.