Four faculty from the Perelman
School of Medicine have been elected members of the Institute of Medicine, one
of the nation’s highest honors in biomedicine. The new members bring Penn
Medicine’s total to 61. Established in 1970 by the National Academy of
Sciences, the IOM is a national resource for independent, scientifically
informed analysis and recommendations on health issues.
The new Penn Medicine members are:
Shelley Burger, PhD, director of the
Penn Epigenetics Program.
Carl June, MD, director of Translational Research in Penn’s Abramson
Mitchell Schnall, MD, PhD, chair of
Kevin Volpp, PhD, founding director of
the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics and co-director of
the Penn Medicine Center for Innovation.