Posted 8/7/2006 03:53 pm
Updated 2 years ago
The dean is the chief administrative and academic officer of the college and reports to the chancellor. Fiser will be responsible for 26 medical school departments with more than 1,000 full- and part-time faculty members, a central professional practice plan, 581 undergraduate medical students and more than 692 residents and fellows, the university said.
Fiser, a Newport native who grew up in West Memphis, will begin her duties as dean on Sept. 1. She succeeds Dr. E. Albert Reece, who is resigning to become vice president for medical affairs at the University of Maryland and dean of the School of Medicine.