Vice Dean of Faculty Affairs
1213 Scott Hall
Phone: 313-577 -2378 |
Assistant's Name: Kate Laimbeer

Virginia Delaney-Black, M.D., M.P.H., professor of pediatrics, is associate dean of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development.

Dr. Delaney-Black received her medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in 1973 and a master’s of public health degree from Harvard University in 1998. She completed an internship in medicine and a pediatrics residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. She has completed fellowships in pulmonary medicine and neonatal-perinatal medicine.

A member of the WSU pediatrics faculty since 1980, the Charles H. Gershenson Distinguished Faculty Fellow (2010) has served as a member of the Academic Senate, the university Promotion and Tenure Committee and the Distinguished Faculty Award Committee. She chairs and serves on a number of Institutional Review Board committees and is a member of the Stem Cell Research Oversight Committee. She also is vice president and president-elect of the Executive Committee, as well as the Promotion and Tenure Committee for the Department of Pediatrics.

Her early service to the university and School of Medicine included membership on the Curriculum Committee, the Internal Review Committee for the Elinore Hutzel Center, the School of Medicine’s Executive Committee and chairing the Subcommittee for Factors and Guidelines for Research Scholars, and the School of Medicine Promotion and Tenure Committee.

The associate director of the Children’s Research Center of Michigan, her extensive research experience, includes serving on a number of national and state advisory committees.

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