HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- The dean of Marshall University's medical school has appointed a chairman of the department of family and community health.
Dean Joseph I. Shapiro of the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine announced the selection Monday of Stephen M. Petrany. He succeeds John Walden, who served as chairman for five years. Marshall said Walden is taking a new position with the school.
Petrany has been a professor in the department and a full-time faculty member since 1989. He had served in the post on an interim basis.