Dr. Washington, who holds doctoral degrees in philosophy and neuroscience, comes to us from Michigan State University, where he served as Director of Analytics and Special Projects in the Office for Research & Innovation for the past seven years. Dr. Washington also has significant experience in management consulting and startup ventures. We look forward to the leadership and energy he will bring to this position and to the Institute in general. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Washington.
Dorene Markel, MS, MHSA, will remain with the Institute for the next 14 months in the new role of Director of Strategy and Special Projects as she begins her phased transition to retirement. She will also continue as the Brehm Center Director during this time.