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Huggett Elected President of Research and Medical Education Executive Committee

Kathryn Dey Huggett, Ph.D., assistant dean for medical education for Creighton University School of Medicine, has been elected president of the Society of Directors of Research in Medical Education Executive Committee.

Huggett, who also serves as Creighton’s director of medical education development and assessment and associate professor of medicine, is the co-author of 23 articles on medical and dental school curriculum, collaborative research in medical education and more. She is co-editor of a book, “An Introduction to Medical Education” (2010).

The Society of Directors of Research in Medical Education is a national organization that provides leadership in medical education. It is a member academic society of the Council of Academic Societies, one of three leadership councils of the Association of American Medical Colleges.

About Creighton University: Creighton University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution located in Omaha, Neb., enrolls more than 4,100 undergraduate and 3,200 professional school and graduate students. Nationally recognized for providing a balanced educational experience, the University offers a rigorous academic agenda with a broad range of disciplines, providing undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs that emphasize educating the whole person: academically, socially and spiritually. Creighton has been a top-ranked Midwestern university in the college edition of U.S. News & World Report magazine for more than 20 years. For more information, visit our website at: www.creighton.edu.