Melody Goodman to serve as Interim Dean at the School of Public Health, NYU

Melody GoodmanBiostats alumna Melody Goodman  has agreed to take on the assignment of Interim Dean of the School of Global Public Health at NYU. Goodman, a leading biostatistician, has been a member of the  faculty there since 2017.  She has served as interim chair of the Department of Biostatistics, Associate Dean for Research, Vice Dean for Research, and, most recently, Senior Executive Vice Dean. In addition, she is the director of the Center for Anti-racism, Social Justice, & Public Health. She came to NYU from the Washington University School of Medicine. Active in her field, widely published, and the recipient of numerous honors, she received her undergraduate degree summa cum laude from SUNY Stony Brook, her master’s degree from Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and her PhD from Harvard University.  Congratulations Melody!