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

Daniel Weintraub, MD 

Professor of Psychiatry—Clinician-Educator 

Dr. Weintraub is recognized internationally for his investigations in the field of neuropsychiatric and cognitive complications in Parkinson’s disease (PD) and other neurodegenerative disorders. His research interests include the epidemiology of neuropsychiatric symptoms and cognitive impairment in PD, the impact of PD treatments on non-motor symptoms, the neurobiology of neuropsychiatric symptoms in PD, the development and validation of assessment tools and diagnostic criteria for non-motor symptoms in PD, and the management of psychiatric disorders and cognitive impairment in PD and Alzheimer’s disease. He has a history of sustained funding for his research. He lists peer-reviewed publications in premier journals. He is associate editor of Movement Disorders. Dr. Weintraub chairs the Cognitive/ Behavioral Working Group of the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.