ACA­DEMICS

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Dr. Car­rie By­ing­ton has been named vice chan­cel­lor for health ser­vices, dean of the col­lege of medicine and se­nior VP for the Health Sci­ence Cen­ter at Texas A&M Univer­sity, ef­fec­tive in Jan­uary.

Since 2012, By­ing­ton has served as vice dean for aca­demic af­fairs and fac­ulty de­vel­op­ment for the Univer­sity of Utah School of Medicine. In 2013, she took on the ad­di­tional role of as­so­ciate vice pres­i­dent for fac­ulty and aca­demic af­fairs for the Health Sciences campus, which in­cludes the schools of medicine and den­tistry, and the col­leges of health, nurs­ing and phar­macy.

A fed­er­ally funded re­searcher, By­ing­ton has con­ducted stud­ies fo­cused on bac­te­rial and vi­ral res­pi­ra­tory pathogens in chil­dren. She also served ear­lier this year as chair of the Infectious Dis­eases Ad­vi­sory Group for the U.S. Olympic Com­mit­tee.

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