The National Institutes of Health's Center for Scientific Review Director Toni Scarpa will be leaving his post come September. Blogger Writedit at Medical Writing, Editing, and Granstmanship first reported Scarpa's departure, which CSR has confirmed to Daily Scan.
In an e-mail Scarpa sent to his colleagues last week, Writedit says the outgoing director noted:
Writedit adds that Scarpa, who left his professorship at Case Western Reserve University to lead CSR in 2005, will return to Ohio to be closer to his wife, Meredith Bond, who is the new dean of the College of Sciences and Health Professions at the nearby Cleveland State University.
According to Writedit, Scarpa also noted some of the highlights of his term as CSR director in his e-mail:
CSR's Director of Communications Don Luckett tells Daily Scan that "since Dr. Scarpa is leaving in September, we expect the official announcement will go out sometime this month."