Norberto Fas, M.D. Named Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at the Veterans Affairs for Morehouse School of Medicine
ATLANTA, July 2, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Norberto Fas, M.D., joined Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) as Associate Dean for Clinical Services at the Veterans Affairs on July 1. He brings to MSM extensive experience in medicine and health care administration. Most recently, he served as Deputy Chief of Staff, Inpatient for the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Decatur, Georgia where he was recently deployed to Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. In this new role, Dr. Fas will provide leadership, oversight, and management for MSM within the Veterans Affairs Health System and ensure effective health care to our veterans.
"Dr. Fas' comprehensive experience both in medicine and U.S. Veterans Affairs is a welcomed addition to our team," explains Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, president and dean of Morehouse School of Medicine. "His commitment to communities, including veterans, is much like the MSM mission, and we look forward to his leadership in optimizing our Veterans Affairs programs."
Since 2011, Dr. Fas has served as an adjunct professor of preventive medicine at MSM. He also worked as an assistant professor at Emory University School of Medicine. The Consumer's Council of America has named him one of America's Top Physicians in 2003, 2006, and 2008.
Dr. Fas earned his medical degree from University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and a Master in Business Administration from Auburn University.
About Morehouse School of Medicine
Founded in 1975, Morehouse School of Medicine is among the nation's leading educators of primary care physicians, biomedical scientists, and public health professionals. In 2011, MSM was recognized by Annals of Internal Medicine as the nation's No. 1 medical school in fulfilling a social mission.
MSM faculty and alumni are noted for excellence in teaching, research and public policy, as well as exceptional patient care. Morehouse School of Medicine is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award doctoral and master's degrees. To learn more about programs and donate today, please visit www.msm.edu or call 404-752-1500.
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