Brian K. Gibbs was appointed an assistant professor in the department of family and community medicine at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. He was an assistant professor in the department of general internal medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. At the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Dr. Gibbs will also serve as associate chancellor for the Office of Diversity.
Dr. Gibbs is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti. He holds a Master of Public Administration degree from California State University, Dominguez Hills and a Ph.D. from Brandeis University.
Laricka R. Wingate was named director of the Center for Africana Studies at Oklahoma State University. She will continue in her role as associate professor of psychology and director of the Laboratory for the Study of Suicide Risk and Resilience at the university.
Dr. Wingate has been on the faculty at Oklahoma State University since 2006. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Florida State University. She also holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Florida State University.