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

Zissimos Mourelatos, MD

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Mourelatos is an internationally prominent academic neuropathologist whose research contributions are at the forefront of RNA processing and its role in neurodegeneration. In 2012, he was elected to membership in the American Association of University Pathologists (The Pluto Society). He is a reviewer for Science, Nature, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and The Journal of Clinical Investigation. He is a permanent member of the MGB Study Section of the NIH and an ad hoc member of numerous additional NIH study sections. He directs the neuropathology fellowship program. He is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Association of Neuropathologists.