Michael JosephMICHAEL A. JOSEPH has been named vice dean of academic and student affairs at SUNY Downstate Medical Center School of Public Health. He previously served as vice chair of SUNY Downstate’s Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Joseph received a bachelor’s in health science from Brooklyn College, a master’s in chronic disease epidemiology from Yale University and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan School of Public Health.