Dr. Frederick C. de Beer, longtime University of Kentucky faculty member and current chair of the Department of Internal Medicine, has accepted the position of dean of the College of Medicine and vice president for Clinical Academic Affairs, effective July 1, 2011, pending UK Board of Trustees approval.  Photo by Bill Straus.  Copyright 2005.
Dr. Frederick C. de Beer, longtime University of Kentucky faculty member and current chair of the Department of Internal Medicine, has accepted the position of dean of the College of Medicine and vice president for Clinical Academic Affairs, effective July 1, 2011, pending UK Board of Trustees approval. Photo by Bill Straus. Copyright 2005.
Dr. Frederick C. de Beer, longtime University of Kentucky faculty member and current chair of the Department of Internal Medicine, has accepted the position of dean of the College of Medicine and vice president for Clinical Academic Affairs, effective July 1, 2011, pending UK Board of Trustees approval. Photo by Bill Straus. Copyright 2005.

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