Mission Statement

Faculty Affairs and Professional Development (FAPD) works with the leadership, faculty and administrators of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Health System to support an overarching goal of PENN Medicine - the implementation of the highest standards of excellence in academic medicine.  The mission of FAPD is to support this goal by facilitating the recruitment and appointment, promotion, and retention of distinguished faculty. Read more

Recently Promoted Faculty

Lin Z. Li, PhD

Research Associate Professor of Radiology

Dr. Li is making important contributions in cancer research imaging. He uses magnetic resonance imaging and optical imaging for identifying new cancer biomarkers, assessing cancer metabolism and predicting tumor progression and metastatic potential. His publications are in leading journals including Clinical Cancer Research, Academic Radiology and Cancer Biology and Therapy. He is an editorial board member of the Journal of Innovative Optical Health Sciences. He is a grant reviewer for Cancer Research UK. He is President-Elect of the International Society of Oxygen Transport to Tissue.