William R. Brody

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William R. Brody

American radiologist and academic administrator add

Category: Politics

Born in 1944.

Countries: United States (50%), California (25%), Pennsylvania (25%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Mark Twain, Johns Hopkins University

Linked to: Johns Hopkins University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Salk Institute, Stanford University

 

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William R. Brody was born in 1944 add something


1977

He continued his post-graduate training at the University of California, San Francisco where he completed a residency in diagnostic radiology in 1977 add something


1996

He is the President of the Salk Institute and former President of The Johns Hopkins University, a position which he had held from 1996 to 2009 add something


2001

Johns Hopkins University - In his 2001 undergraduate commencement address, university president William R. Brody said about the name: "In 1888, just 12 years after the university was founded, Mark Twain wrote about this university in a letter to a friend


2003

Brody was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2003 add something


2008

On March 10, 2008, he announced his intent to step down as president effective December 31, 2008 add something

 

On October 13, 2008, the Salk Institute announced that Brody would join their staff as president as of March 2009 add something


2009

This was postponed to March 3, 2009 upon Hopkins naming Ronald Daniels, the provost of the University of Pennsylvania its next President add something

 

On May 21, 2009, an honorary doctorate was conferred on him by The Johns Hopkins University add something