Derek M. Griffith was named associate professor of medicine, health, and society at The Center for Medicine, Health and Society at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. The multidisciplinary center links the social sciences and humanities to Vanderbilt’s academic medical center in undergraduate and graduate education.
Dr. Griffith was an assistant professor at the School of Public Health and director of the Center on Men’s Health Disparities at the University of Michigan. A graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park, Dr. Griffith earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in clinical/community psychology at DePaul University in Chicago.
Thomas H. Epps III was appointed to the Thomas and Kipp Gutshall Chair of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Delaware. Dr. Epps joined the faculty at the University of Delaware as an assistant professor in 2006.
Professor Epps holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He earned Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota.