Dr. Jeanette Mladenovic has 27 years of experience in academic administration, having held positions as chair or chief of the Department of Medicine, dean for education, faculty and hospital affiliations, and director of research education and career development. Nationally, she has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Internal Medicine and is an active member of the American Board of Medical Specialties, the Association of Professors of Medicine and its Board, the American Society of Hematology, and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. Mladenovic said, “WOU is one of OHSU’s nursing campuses, and as such, has provided me the opportunity to learn about the university’s unique mission and programs. Its history of commitment to diverse communities of students makes it essential in the Oregon landscape of higher education. I would eagerly embrace the opportunity to participate in Western’s future.” Mladenovic obtained both her bachelor’s degree and her medical degree from the University of Washington and earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Miami, School of Business.