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Augustine Choi Named Dean of Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi has been named the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell University's provost for medical affairs. He has served as interim dean of Weill Cornell Medicine since June 1, 2016. An internationally recognized expert in the field of lung disease, Dr. Choi researches the regulation and function of stress response genes in response to oxidative stress.

Dr. Choi has served as the Sanford I. Weill Chairman and Professor of Medicine in the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine and as physician-in-chief of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center starting in 2013 until his appointment as dean. He was previously the Parker B. Francis Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and chief of pulmonary and critical care medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

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