Dr. Rocky Tuan Appointed Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Associate Director Rocky Tuan, PhD, has been appointed Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery in the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine effective September 1, 2014. Dr. Tuan’s appointment was recommended by Dean Arthur Levine and Provost Patricia Beeson and approved by Chancellor Mark Nordenberg.
Appointment to a distinguished professorship “constitutes the highest honor that the University can accord a number of the professoriate.” This special category honors extraordinary, internationally recognized scholarly attainment. The official notification letter was sent to Dr. Tuan by Chancellor Mark Nordenberg.
Dr. Tuan is the Director of the Cellular and Molecular Engineering Lab. He is also the Executive Vice Chairman for Orthopaedic Research and serves as the Arthur J. Rooney, Sr. Chair Professor in Sports Medicine. He is the Director for the Center for Military Research. He also holds a secondary appointment as a Professor within the Department of Bioengineering.
Congratulations, Dr. Tuan!