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December 05, 2012

Faculty installed to endowed professorships

Faculty support is one of the priorities of The Meliora Challenge: The Campaign for the University of Rochester, which aims to create 80 new endowed professorships to enhance the University’s ability to attract and retain outstanding faculty. The Campaign was launched in October 2011 and will run through June 30, 2016.

From left: Roger Friedlander ’56, Elizabeth McAnarney ’70M (Flw), Richard Kreipe ’81M (Flw), and Carolyn Friedlander ’68 PNP.
From left: Roger Friedlander ’56, Elizabeth McAnarney ’70M (Flw), Richard Kreipe ’81M (Flw), and Carolyn Friedlander ’68 PNP.

 From left: Paul Levy ’86M (Res), David Bushinsky, School of Medicine and Dentistry Dean Mark Taubman, and John Kuiper ’65M (Res).
From left: Paul Levy ’86M (Res), David Bushinsky, School of Medicine and Dentistry Dean Mark Taubman, and John Kuiper ’65M (Res).

From left: Ron Goettler, Allie Doyle, James Doyle Sr., and James Doyle Jr.
From left: Ron Goettler, Allie Doyle, James Doyle Sr., and James Doyle Jr.

From left: Mark Gabrellian ’79, David Primo, and Ani Gabrellian ’84.
From left: Mark Gabrellian ’79, David Primo, and Ani Gabrellian ’84.

Richard Kreipe ’81M (Flw), founding director of the Child and Adolescent Eating Disorder Program at Golisano Children’s Hospital, was installed as the inaugural Dr. Elizabeth R. McAnarney Professor in Pediatrics Funded by Roger and Carolyn Friedlander. Kreipe has received guidance and counsel from McAnarney throughout his career. He has become one of the most knowledgeable eating disorder specialists in the country. University trustees, leadership, friends, and family gathered to celebrate Kreipe’s work and to recognize the philanthropy of University Trustee Roger Friedlander ’56 and his wife, Carolyn Friedlander ’68 PNP.

David Bushinsky was installed as the inaugural John J. Kuiper Distinguished Professor. Bushinsky, chief of nephrology at the Medical Center, is a nationally recognized expert in kidney disease whose cutting-edge research on bone mineral metabolism has helped advance the understanding and treatment of a broad range of renal disorders, including chronic kidney disease-mineral and bone disorder. Guests at the installation celebrated Bushinsky’s service and accomplishments and honored the philanthropic support of John J. Kuiper ’65M (Res).

The Simon School commemorated its third professorship in the field of entrepreneurship with the installation of Ronald Goettler as the James N. Doyle, Sr. Professor in Entrepreneurship. Goettler, associate professor of business administration at the Simon School, has done wide-ranging research covering topics such as quantitative marketing, industrial organization, and finance. Guests at Goettler’s installation also recognized James Doyle Jr. for his philanthropy and his father, James Doyle Sr., the man who inspired it.

David Primo, associate professor of political science and business administration, is the inaugural holder of the Ani and Mark Gabrellian Professorship. Established in the fall of 2011 by alumni Ani Gabrellian ’84 and Mark Gabrellian ’79, the endowed position recognizes a multidisciplinary scholar and teacher whose work bridges two or more academic fields. Through the professorship, Primo, who holds a joint appointment at the School of Arts & Sciences and the Simon School, will serve as an intellectual connection between the schools. The Gabrellians were also honored at Primo’s installation for their commitment to the University.

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