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Serge Uzan, VP Health and Medicine

Serge Uzan received his medical degree from UPMC. Starting as an intern at the Public Hospitals of Paris to become the head of the clinical faculty, he is a professor at the Pierre and Marie Curie Faculty of Medicine and a surgeon of the Public Hospitals of Paris. He is also a member of the Academy of Surgery and Commander of the Legion of Honor.

His main area of practice is cancer, particularly breast cancer. He was Dean of St. Anthony Medical School in 2002 and supervised the unification of Medicine Faculties at UPMC, becoming Dean of the single medical school of UPMC from 2005 to 2015.

Serge Uzan was heavily involved in the structuring of medical activities within UPMC and participated in the implementation of the various institutes: the Vision Institute, the IHU-A-ICM in Neurosciences, the IHU ICAN on Cardio-Metabolism, and the Institute for Longevity. He also created and directs the UPMC University Institute of Oncology.

Serge Uzan participated in the expansion of university training areas, particularly by bringing the education of allied health professionals within the university. Thus, 12 nursing training institutes are attached to UPMC. He also developed a partnership with Paris-Est Creteil University called the Galileo Collegium, which he chaired for two years. He participated in the creation of the UPMC University Institute of Health Engineering.

As Vice President of Health and Medicine, he will pursue the strategic reorganization of medical activities. Furthermore, he will host the Golden Jubilee (50th anniversary) of the first two university hospitals created at UPMC: Saint-Antoine and the Pitié-Salpêtrière. He also works to establish a strong alumni community of physicians and paramedical graduates from UPMC.