Carnegie Mellon University
September 14, 2022

D'Antonio Named President-elect of Organization for Health Professions Advisers

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Jason D'Antonio, director of Carnegie Mellon University's Health Professions Program and an assistant teaching professor of biological sciences, was elected president-elect of the Northeast Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NEAAHP) at the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP) conference held in June in Denver.

The NAAHP is an organization of health professions advisers at colleges and universities in the United States and comprises four regional associations.

In 2024, D'Antonio will begin his two-year term as the president of NEAAHP. In 2026, he will serve an additional two years as past president.

Prior to joining CMU in 2013, D'Antonio was a lecturer at American University and a Postdoctoral fellow in Oncology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He earned his doctoral degree in cellular and molecular pathology from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and his bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado Boulder. He also serves on the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) Advisory Committee and is the primary advisor for the new additional major in health humanities in collaboration with Andreea Ritivoi, a professor and head of the Department of English.

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