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Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Former Brigham doctor to head NJ medical school

Dr. William F. Owen Jr., formerly of Brigham and Women's Hospital, has been named president of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, the school said today.

Owen is the chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis and vice president for health affairs at the University of Tennessee. Before that he had been chief scientist for Baxter Healthcare Corp.'s renal division while an adjunct professor at Duke University School of Medicine.

Owen graduated from Brown University and Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in medicine as well as fellowships in nephrology, transplantation and immunology at Brigham and Women's.

Posted by Elizabeth Cooney at 07:40 PM
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