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Executive Director of the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Thompson Endowed Chair in Child Health Search

The nationwide search for the Executive Director of the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Thompson Endowed Chair in Child Health has begun.  Reporting to the Executive Vice Chancellor of Health Affairs the Executive Director will build on the existing world-class programs, expand upon continued growth and broad impact for families, professionals, and trainees, and will provide visionary leadership to the Center’s interdisciplinary programs and oversee faculty, staff, and programs.

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The following members agreed to serve on the search committee:

Dr. Richard Barohn
Dr. Richard Barohn
Chair
Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

Search Committee Members:

  • Ron Ashworth, Foundation Board Member 
  • Jonathan Curtright, Chief Executive Officer, MU Health Care
  • Sarah DeMarchena, Graduate Student, College of Education 
  • David Gozal, Marie M. and Harry L. Smith Endowed Chair & Professor, Child Health
  • Kristofer Hagglund, Dean, School of Health Professions
  • Erica Lembke, Interim Dean, College of Education
  • Laura Schopp, Chair, Health Psychology
  • David Schulz, Director & Professor, Biological Sciences
  • Laine Young-Walker, Associate Dean for Student Programs, School of Medicine & Chair, Psychiatry
  • Steve Zweig, Dean, School of Medicine

Search Timeline

  • September 2020: Search Launch 
  • September / October 2020: Candidate Pool Development 
  • December 2020 / January 2021: Candidate Interviews

Please send any additional inquiries or feedback to umhrexecutivesearch@umsystem.edu.

 

Reviewed 2020-09-14