University of Memphis names Ashish Joshi as School of Public Health dean

University of Memphis announced Wednesday that Ashish Joshi will begin Aug. 1 as the new dean of the School of Public Health

Joshi, 46, hails from New York where he currently works as City University of New York’s Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy’s senior associate dean of Academic and Student Affairs and professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, a U of M news release said.

He succeeds James Gurney, who returned to faculty after about three years as dean. Currently, Marian Levy sits as interim dean.

“The U of M is a top-tier research institute that is driven by a commitment to inclusion as a core value and diversity as one of its strengths,” Joshi said.

“I hope to build upon it and advance knowledge through educational excellence, innovative research and preparing a community of learners and leaders to improve the health and well-being of populations of the state and worldwide through the lens of inclusivity, diversity, equity, accessibility and sustainability.”

Joshi, born in India, joined CUNY in 2014 and was appointed to his current position in 2018.

Ashish Joshi will begin Aug. 1 as the University of Memphis's new dean of the School of Public Health.
Joshi, 46, as of March 3, 2022 works as City University of New York's Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy's senior associate dean of Academic and Student Affairs and professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, the U of M press release said.

He received a bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery from Punjabi University in India, a Master of Public Health from Boston University and a Ph.D. in health informatics from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, the release said.

Before CUNY, Joshi held an associate professor position at the Department of Health Services Research and Administration at the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s College of Public Health.

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