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Richard W. Besdine Is Named Interim Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences at Brown University

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Richard W. Besdine, MD, FACP, AGSF (photo by Jesse Nemerofsky)

Richard W. Besdine, MD, FACP, AGSF, was appointed interim dean of medicine and biological sciences at Brown University in June. Dr. Besdine was previously the David S. Greer Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Brown University and director of the university's Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research. As interim dean, Besdine will oversee the university's programs of instruction in the biological sciences for undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. He will lead a research enterprise that attracts more than $100 million annually in support, and he will be responsible for the oversight of the research and clinical …

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