Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2016

Following is a list of fixed-term faculty promotions at Penn State, effective July 1, 2016.

The following individuals have been promoted to professor:

Istvan Albert, biochemistry and molecular biology, Eberly College of Science

Maria J. Baker, medicine, College of Medicine

Joseph B. Clark, pediatrics and surgery, College of Medicine

Christopher J. DeFlitch, emergency medicine, College of Medicine

Eileen F. Hennrikus, medicine, College of Medicine

Antolin Llorente, psychiatry, College of Medicine

Scott A. Lynch, orthopaedics and rehabilitation, College of Medicine

James McInerney, neurosurgery, College of Medicine

Jay Raman, surgery, College of Medicine

Peter Seidenberg, orthopaedics and rehabilitation and family and community medicine, College of Medicine

Yakov Vorobeychik, anesthesiology and neurology, College of Medicine

The following individual has been promoted to librarian:

Dace I. Freivalds, Department for Libraries' Information Technology, University Park

The following individuals have been promoted to senior scientist:

Jun Miao, entomology, College of Agricultural Sciences

ShunLi Shang, materials science and engineering, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

Yi Wang, materials science and engineering, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

Timothy White, Earth and Environmental Systems Institute, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

The following individuals have been promoted to senior lecturer/senior instructor:

Robert Belsterling, accounting, economics, and finance, Penn State Altoona

Stacey Corle, mathematics education, Penn State Altoona

Robert Eric Doerfler, nursing, College of Nursing, Harrisburg campus

Michele L. Duffey, kinesiology, College of Health and Human Development

David Dzikowski, communication arts and sciences, College of the Liberal Arts

Mark Fisher, philosophy, College of the Liberal Arts

JoAnn Foley-DeFiore, biobehavioral health, College of Health and Human Development

William Gardner, business administration, Penn State Fayette

Amber Walker Jackson, communication arts and sciences, College of the Liberal Arts

Michelle Kaschak, English, Penn State Lehigh Valley

Farah Kauffman, public health sciences, College of Medicine

Shawnee M. Shelly, nutritional sciences, College of Health and Human Development

Margaret Kertis, nursing, College of Nursing, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

Dean Lewis, mechanical engineering, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

Jennelle Malcos, biology, Eberly College of Science

Nikki L. Mattson, applied linguistics, College of the Liberal Arts

Ines Meyer-Hoess, communication arts and sciences, College of the Liberal Arts

Adam W. Nye, political science, College of the Liberal Arts

Douglas Page, history, Penn State Altoona

Kristen Pearson, education, Penn State Altoona

Sally Sue Richmond, information science, Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies

James Shankweiler, business, Penn State Berks

Jeffrey Stone, information sciences and technology, Penn State Schuylkill

Mingjie Sun, surgery, College of Medicine

Gina Tarud, physical therapy, Penn State Hazleton

John Waters, biology, Eberly College of Science

Jason Williams, plastics engineering technology, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

The following individuals have been promoted to clinical professor:

Arthur Hattel, veterinary and biomedical sciences, College of Agricultural Sciences

Subhashinie Kariyawasam, veterinary and biomedical sciences, College of Agricultural Sciences

The following individuals have been promoted to associate professor:

Amit M. Agarwal, radiology, College of Medicine

Umur Aydogan, orthopaedics and rehabilitation, College of Medicine

Sankar Bandyopadhyay, neurology, College of Medicine

Carolina Candotti, medicine, College of Medicine

Kun-Ming Chen, biochemistry and molecular biology, College of Medicine

Tonya Crook, medicine, College of Medicine

Aman Dhawan, orthopaedics and rehabilitation, College of Medicine

Ping Du, medicine and public health sciences, College of Medicine

Melissa R. George, pathology, College of Medicine

David M. Giampetro, anesthesiology and neurology, College of Medicine

Robert J. Greiner, pediatrics, College of Medicine

Bing Han, pathology, College of Medicine

Everett C. Hills, physical medicine and rehabilitation and orthopaedics and rehabilitation, College of Medicine

Mechelle Lewis, neurology and pharmacology, College of Medicine

Max Lowden, neurology, College of Medicine

Jozef Malysz, pathology, College of Medicine

Marsha B. Novick, pediatrics and family and community medicine, College of Medicine

Sean Oser, family and community medicine, College of Medicine

Tamara K. Oser, family and community medicine, College of Medicine

Eric Pauli, surgery, College of Medicine

Jaimey Pauli, obstetrics and gynecology, College of Medicine

Jansie Prozesky, anesthesiology, College of Medicine

Shyamsunder Sabat, radiology, College of Medicine

Michael D. Sather, neurosurgery, College of Medicine

Elizabeth A. Smolcic, curriculum and instruction, College of Education

Annemarie Ward, curriculum and instruction, College of Education

Emmanuelle Williams, medicine, College of Medicine

Tiffany Whitcomb, comparative medicine, College of Medicine

Zhaohai Yang, pathology, College of Medicine

The following individuals have been promoted to associate librarian:

Mary Lou Patrick, reference librarian, Penn State Altoona

Shannon G. Richie, reference and instruction librarian, Penn State Hazleton

The following individual has been promoted to senior research associate:

Bethany C. Bray, The Methodology Center, College of Health and Human Development

The following individuals have been promoted to assistant professor:

Stacey Duryea, anesthesiology, College of Medicine

Ashwani Garg, medicine, College of Medicine

Justin Pachuski, anesthesiology, College of Medicine

The following individual has been promoted to senior research assistant:

Jennifer Williams, Earth and Environmental Systems Institute, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

For a full list of tenured and tenure-line faculty promotions at Penn State, click here.

Last Updated May 18, 2017