Megan Cooper, MD, PhD, has been appointed the new chief of the Division of Rheumatology & Immunology as Anthony French, MD, PhD, takes on the new role of vice chair of Physician-Scientist Training. Both changes were effective Friday, Sept. 15.
Cooper is a board-certified pediatric rheumatologist and is an internationally recognized physician-scientist in the pediatric rheumatology and primary immunodeficiency communities. She has served as the director of the Clinical Immunology program since 2017 and has been the inaugural director of the Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic and research Center for Primary Immunodeficiencies at St. Louis Children’s Hospital since 2018.
French is a board-certified pediatric rheumatologist and a nationally recognized physician-scientist in the pediatric rheumatology and NK cell communities. He has served as the division chief of Rheumatology & Immunology since 2018. He founded and is co-director of the Pediatric Physician-Scientist Training Program (PSTP), which has inducted 37 trainees.
Please join us in congratulating Cooper and French on their new roles.