Mu Dean Of Medicine Resigns

The dean of the University of Missouri School of Medicine will resign at the end of the month.

MU announced today [Friday] Patrick Delafontaine is taking a job with another institution.

Delafontaine was the chief of cardiology at Tulane University before coming to MU in 2014. He resigned from his position less than a year later, but returned after R. Bowen Loftin stepped down as chancellor.

Professor Steven Zweig, chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine, will act as interim dean.

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