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Office of Research Names Eaton Interim Vice Provost for Research

Aug 5, 2010 at 8:19am
Professor Dave Eaton

Professor Dave Eaton has agreed to serve as Interim Vice Provost for Research as Mary Lidstrom moves into her new role as Interim Provost. Dave has served as an Associate Vice Provost for the Office of Research since 2005.

Dr. Eaton received his Ph.D. in pharmacology from the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) in 1978, and joined the University of Washington faculty in 1979.  He is currently Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, and also holds adjunct appointments in Public Health Genetics and Medicinal Chemistry.  He served as Associate Dean for Research in the School of Public Health from 2000-2005.  In addition to his academic titles, he is founding Director of the NIH/NIEHS Core Center of Excellence, the Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health at the University of Washington.   He has published over 150 scientific articles and book chapters in the field of molecular toxicology and chemical carcinogenesis, and is author of several key textbook chapters on the principles of toxicology. Dr. Eaton is an Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Academy of Toxicological Sciences, and is a Lifetime National Associate of the National Academies of Sciences.