Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta has announced the appointment of three African American faculty members to department chairs.
Janice Herbert-Carter was appointed chair of medical education. She is an associate professor of medical education.
Dr. Carter is a graduate of Princeton University, where she majored in biochemistry and African American studies. She earned her medical degree at Howard University in Washington, D.C.
Winston E. Thompson was named chair of the department of physiology. He is a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the medical school and his research is focused on reproductive health and infertility.
Dr. Thompson is a graduate of Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, where he majored in biology. He earned a master’s degree in endocrinology and a Ph.D. in cell and developmental biology from Rutgers University.
Yasmin Tyler-Hill was appointed chair of department of pediatrics at the medical school. She has been on the faculty at Morehouse since 2001 and previously served as interim department chair.
A native of South Carolina, Dr. Tyler-Hill is a graduate of Princeton University, where she majored in biology. She earned her medical degree at the Medical University of South Carolina and completed her internship and residency at the Boston University Medical Center.