Match Day 2013

Photo by Sarah Morean

It’s the night before Match Day and Nora Sadek is feeling humbled by the requisite patience of being a match participant.

“On Monday you know that you’ve matched but you still don’t know where until Friday. To be okay with that uncertainty is a really big deal,” she admits. “Up to now, there’s been a lot more control.”

Center for Immunology names new director

Marc Jenkins, Ph.D., has been named director for the University of Minnesota’s Center for Immunology. He will assume the role on March 1, 2013. The appointment is a three-year position.

Jenkins has been a member of the Center for Immunology since it was founded in 1995 and currently serves as its associate director. He has been a researcher at the University of Minnesota since 1988.

Medical School names new associate dean of admissions

Dimple Patel has been named associate dean of admissions for the University of Minnesota Medical School. She will assume the role on May 13, 2013.

Patel is currently director of admissions for the University of Colorado School of Medicine; she is also completing her Ph.D. in Higher Education Policy at Colorado State University. Her master’s degree in higher education comes from Illinois State and she attended Michigan State for her undergraduate degree.