Chair, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis Yale University School of Medicine | New Haven, Connecticut Yale School of Medicine (YSM) has appointed Andrew Goodman, PhD, as Chair of the Department of Microbial Pathogenesis.Over the past year, Dr. Goodman has served as interim chair of the Department of Microbial Pathogenesis. He is C.N.H. Long Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis and Director of the Yale Microbial Sciences Institute. Dr. Goodman is a nationally and internationally renowned scientist and researcher. His contributions have been recognized by the National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award, the Pew Foundation, the Dupont Young Professors Award, the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Scholars Program, the ASPET John J. Abel Award, and the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. He was a finalist for the Yale Postdoc Mentoring Award in 2020 and was elected as a fellow to the American Academy of Microbiology in 2022.Dr. Goodman holds a Bachelor of Arts in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Princeton University and a Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from Harvard University. He completed his postdoctoral training at Washington University. Ariannah Mirick led this search with Alice Holland and Madeleine Ruth.Read the full press release here.