Dr. Kimberly Jacob Arriola has been appointed dean of Emory University’s Laney Graduate School. She also will serve as vice provost for graduate affairs.
Arriola is executive associate dean for academic affairs in the Rollins School of Public Health and is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Behavioral, Social and Health Education Sciences at Emory.
Arriola is chair of the Healthcare and Health Disparities Study Section of the National Institutes of Health and associate editor of the American Journal of Transplantation.
Arriola holds a Ph.D. in social psychology from Northeastern University and a Master of Public Health (MPH) in epidemiology from Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health.