Chyke Doubeni has been appointed the second Presidential Term Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. He will serve as Presidential Term Associate Professor-Clinician Educator in the department of family medicine and community health at the university’s Perelman School of Medicine. Presidential term professors are supported by a grant from the Pew Charitable Trusts and are awarded to scholars of any rank who contribute to the academic quality and diversity of the faculty.
Doubeni was an associate professor of family medicine and community health at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He recently served as interim associate provost for diversity. He is a graduate of the University of Lagos in Nigeria and holds a master of public health degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.