Chiadi Ndumele, MD, MHS, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology and a PhD candidate in Epidemiology, was installed as the Robert Meyerhoff Professor last Thursday, October 4, 2012. Dr. Ndumele is a trainee in the cardiovascular epidemiology program that the Welch Center’s Josef Coresh, MD, PhD, MHS, directs.
The Robert Meyerhoff Professorship was established in 2007 for the recruitment and retention of rising minority faculty members who have demonstrated excellence in their field of study and who have been identified as future leaders. Two assistant professorships are awarded every five years. Mr, Meyerhoff is a native of Baltimore who has earned a reputation for notable philanthropy in the arts and in higher education.
The Welch Center congratulates Dr. Ndumele on this exceptional honor!
Below see a photo from the installation celebration picturing, from left, Meyerhoff Professor Dr. Michael Chattergoon (Medicine/Infectious Diseases); Paul Rothman, MD, Dean of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine; Mr. Robert E. Meyerhoff, the generous donor of the professorships; and Meyerhoff Professor Dr. Chiadi Ndumele (Medicine/Cardiology).