M. Bishr Omary has been appointed as the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences senior vice chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research. He will join Rutgers in August. Currently, he is the special advisor on Research to the Dean, professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, H. Marvin Pollard Professor of Gastroenterology, and professor of Internal Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology at the University of Michigan