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Seton Hall, HackensackUHN Name Dr. Bonita Stanton as First Medical School Dean

Bonita Stanton Seton Hall med schHackettstown, NJ, February 24, 2016 ― Anjalee Khemlani reports in NJBIZ that Seton Hall University and Hackensack University Health Network announced Dr. Bonita Stanton will be the founding dean of their school of medicine, starting next month.

Dr. Stanton will lead the school, slated to open in fall 2018, with a global view of the medical world.

Dr. Stanton is leaving Michigan, where she was vice dean of research at Wayne State University School of Medicine.

In her years in the industry, Dr. Stanton has worked with many populations in the U.S. and countries such as Bangladesh, China or Egypt, as well as sits on the editorial board of a number of journals.

“Whether working with low-income populations in the United States, women and children in Bangladesh, migrant workers in China or rural youth in Africa, Dean Stanton’s calling has been to bring the healing and compassion of health care to the world’s most vulnerable peoples,” Seton Hall President A. Gabriel Esteban said in a statement.

“Working with major universities and hospitals, as well as the World Bank, the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization, she exemplifies the servant leadership spirit that is a profound part of our mission at Seton Hall,” Esteban continued.

Dr. Stanton’s work has continuously been funded by the National Institutes of Health, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Fogarty Foundation, the World AIDS Foundation, Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation and the Commonwealth Fund, according to Wayne State.

She has also consulted with numerous groups, including the World Bank, World Health Organization, UNICEF, PATH and the International Vaccine Institute.

For Khemlani’s full NJBIZ story, click here.