WINSTON-SALEM, NC: Porrino named to Wake Forest Medical School post
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, June 8, 2009
Linda J. Porrino has been named chair of the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, effective July 1. Porrino joined the medical school faculty in 1990 and has been professor of physiology and pharmacology since 1997. She was named interim chair of the department in 2008. She follows James E. Smith, now chair emeritus, who headed the department for almost 20 years.