Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Lead Schools of Public Health

Leslie McClure is the newly appointed dean of the College for Public Health and Social Justice at Saint Louis University. She will take office on November 15. Dr. McClure has been serving as the associate dean for faculty affairs at the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University in Philadelphia, she has been the chair of the school’s department of epidemiology and biostatistics since 2015.

Dr. McClure holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Kansas. She earned a master’s degree in preventive medicine and environmental health from the University of Iowa and a doctorate in biostatistics from the University of Michigan.

Cathy J. Bradley was appointed dean of the Colorado School of Public Health in Aurora. The school is a collaboration between the University of Colorado, Colorado State University, and the University of Northern Colorado. Dr. Bradley had been the associate dean of research for the school and the deputy director of the University of Colorado Cancer Center. Earlier, she was the founding chair of the department of healthcare policy and research and associate director of cancer prevention and control at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine.

Dr. Bradley is a graduate of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, where she majored in political science. She holds a master of public administration degree and a Ph.D. in health policy and administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Elizabeth Dolan has been named dean of the College of Health at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. She has served as interim dean since 2020 and is a professor of English and health, medicine, and society at the university. A specialist in health humanities, Dr. Dolan studies the expression of suffering in literature and in life from the eighteenth century to today. She has taught at Lehigh since 2001.

Dr. Dolan is a graduate of Davidson College in North Carolina, where she majored in English. She earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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