Two Deans at State Universities Announced Their Retirements

Mary Nettleman, dean of the Sanford School of Medicine and vice president for health affairs at the University of South Dakota, will retire in July after eight years of leading the South Dakota medical school. Nettleman took the helm at the Sanford School of Medicine in 2012 after serving as chair of the department of medicine at Michigan State University. Dr. Nettleman was named the 2019-2020 recipient of the Elizabeth and Emily Blackwell Award for Outstanding Contributions to Advancing the Careers of Women in Medicine. Dr. Nettleman is a graduate of Ohio University. She earned her medical degree at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and holds a master’s degree in preventive medicine/epidemiology from the University of Iowa.

Miriam Chaiken, dean of the William Conroy Honors College at New Mexico State University, will retire at the end of the academic year. She was selected to head the Honors College in 2014. Dr. Chaiken is a nutritional anthropologist and served as a professor and chair of the anthropology department at the university. Before coming to New Mexico State University in 2009, she taught at Indiana University of Pennsylvania for more than two decades. Professor Chaiken is a graduate of Arizona State University. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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