May 12, 2022

Jan Ching Chun Hu, to serve as Dentistry Interim Dean

Jan Ching Chun Hu will serve as interim dean of the School of Dentistry starting May 16.

Hu, the Samuel D. Harris Collegiate Professor of Dentistry and professor of dentistry, is a distinguished scholar with much of her research focused on pediatric dentistry, genetic etiology and the disease mechanism of inherited disorders involving teeth.

Hu will succeed Laurie K. McCauley, current dean of the School of Dentistry, who was recently named the university’s next provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. She begins her term May 16.