Michal Schnaider Beeri Appointed Herbert and Jacqueline Krieger Klein Endowed Director’s Chair In Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research

Michel Beeri

The Board of Governors named Michal Schnaider Beeri, a global leader in Alzheimer’s disease clinical research and director of the Herbert and Jacqueline Krieger Klein Alzheimer’s Research Center, as its Endowed Chair in Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research.

Beeri came to Rutgers from the Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY, where she was a professor in psychiatry, in cognitive aging, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The recipient of numerous awards from the National Institutes of Health, Beeri has published more than 200 peer-reviewed articles in leading journals and serves on major health and medical editorial boards.

Throughout her career, Beeri has excelled in mentoring students, physician scientists and postdoctoral researchers. She played a pivotal role in establishing the Joseph Sagol Neuroscience Center at Sheba Medical Center in Israel, renowned for its Alzheimer’s and dementia research. Internationally recognized for her groundbreaking work on the link between metabolism, diabetes, obesity and dementia, Beeri is a leading figure in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia prevention research.

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New University Policy Library Approved

The Rutgers University Policy Library has been updated to provide faculty, staff, students and administrators quick and easy access to more than 300 policies. The Board of Governors approved the new policy library at its Oct. 5 meeting.

The new, more modernized and intuitive library website can be accessed at the same URL – policies.rutgers.edu. The library, which is managed by University Ethics and Compliance, will continue to be the official source for university policies that govern academic, administrative, financial, operational, and business affairs.

The primary functions of the library are to enhance the university mission and strategic goals; reduce institutional risks and enhance internal controls; establish delegation of authority and responsibility; promote compliance with federal, state and other applicable laws and regulations; and promote operational alignment, consistency and efficiency.

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