December 18, 2014

Department hosts leadership celebration event

Drs. Schacht and Corfas were honored during this historical event. To see the full gallery of event photos, visit the SmugMug page.

Event celebrates Dr. Jochen Schacht's 14 years of services as KHRI director and welcomes Dr. Gabriel Corfas as new director

The U-M Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery celebrated and thanked Jochen Schacht, Ph.D., for his 14 years of services as director of the KHRI and welcome Gabriel Corfas, Ph.D., as the new Institute director during an event on Dec. 16. The event, "KHRI Leadership: A Tradition of Excellence," was held at the Biomedical Science Research Biuilding on the U-M medical campus. During the ceremony, speakers, which included U-M Medical School Dean James O. Wolliscroft, M.D.; U-M medical School Associate Dean for Research Steve Kunkel, M.D., and department chair Carol R. Bradford, M.D., highlighted Dr. Schacht's many accomplishments as director and the impact his leadership had on both the Institute at the University as a whole. Speakers also welcome Dr. Corfas, highlighting his breadth of experience, as well.

Both Drs. Schacht and Corfas presented their own personal reflections, which made for a very entertaining evening. To see the full gallery of event photos, visit the SmugMug page.