Newman, Anesthesiology chair, to become next president of PDC

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Mark F. Newman, MD, the Merel H. Harmel Professor of Anesthesiology and chair of the Department of Anesthesiology, will step down from his position as chair on April 1, 2014, to become president of the Duke Private Diagnostic Clinic, LLC (PDC). He will succeed Carl Ravin, MD, who has served as the PDC’s first president since October 2008.

"As the first president of the PDC, Dr. Ravin was instrumental in positioning this as a major leadership position in Duke Medicine," said Mary Klotman, MD, chair of the Department of Medicine. "I look forward to Mark Newman's transition to this important position. He has a track record of strong  leadership in Anesthesiology and the PDC as well as a forward-looking vision for the PDC."

Read more about Dr. Newman in this announcement on the new School of Medicine blog.