Clarkson University has appointed Dr. Lennart D. Johns as founding dean of its Earl R. and Barbara D. Lewis School of Health Sciences. In his role as Director of General Education for Quinnipiac University, he oversaw the development of a first-year seminar and a senior-level integrative capstone experience. The primary focus of his academic research has been centered on autoimmunity and injury repair. Dr. Johns has an undergraduate degree from Lock Haven University, a master of science degree in biology from Bucknell University, and a Ph.D. in cellular and molecular biology from the University of Vermont. He has held many previous positions in his career and served 18 years in academic leadership roles. Johns will officially begin his new position on January 1, 2021. Read more here.