Public health school names associate professor as senior associate dean

The Milken Institute School of Public Health hired an associate professor of health policy and management as its senior associate dean, according to a release Monday.

Jane Hyatt Thorpe began serving as senior associate dean for academic, student and faculty affairs Monday, according to the release.

“I look forward to working with our remarkable faculty and brilliant students to advance our school’s commitment to improving public health on a local, national and global level,” Thorpe said in the release.

Thorpe, who began lecturing at the public health school in 2004, is currently the director of the Healthcare Corporate Compliance Program – a partnership between the public health school and the College of Professional Studies. She previously served as the interim chair of the school’s Department of Health Policy and Management.

“Her astute insights, passion, attention to detail and warm heart have been a true gift to our school, and I know she will be an invaluable resource to all of the students and faculty in our community,” Lynn Goldman, the public health school dean, said in the release.

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