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After 30 years of contribution, UNC CFAR Associate Director Myron “Mike” Cohen, MD will step down from his position as Chief of UNC Division of Infectious Diseases. Learn more about Cohen’s influential career, including his recent appointment to the National Institute of Health Fogarty Advisory Board, where he will join other researchers and policymakers providing oversight to global research projects. Cohen will continue directing the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases (IGHID), serving as Associate Vice Chancellor for Global Health, and working with UNC CFAR.

The incoming Chief of UNC Division of Infectious Diseases is Joseph Eron, MD, who also serves as director of the UNC CFAR Clinical Core, professor of medicine, and adjunct professor of epidemiology.