Heidi van Rooyen named chair of Department of Global Health

UW School of Public Health

Heidi van Rooyen, an internationally recognized executive leader, social scientist and clinical psychologist, has been named the next chair of the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington. Van Rooyen is scheduled to begin her appointment as chair October 1, 2024, pending Board of Regents approval. She succeeds Professor of Global Health and Epidemiology Carey Farquhar, who served as interim chair of the department since 2022.