The IHP is pleased to announce the successful completion of a $2M campaign to establish the endowed Matina Souretis Horner Professorship. Named in honor of the school’s 27-year member of the Board of Trustees who led its governing body from 1995–2005, this faculty position will promote and enhance interdisciplinary health and rehabilitation research at the MGH Institute by recruiting and supporting a leading clinical scientist whose interdisciplinary research contributes critical new knowledge about the development, identification, and treatment of selected health conditions and disabilities, leading to improved treatment and rehabilitation outcomes for affected individuals. The incumbent will also serve as a research mentor for junior faculty and for students.
The Matina Souretis Horner Professorship will directly support key aspects of the Institute’ mission as an interprofessional graduate school, a cause about which Dr. Horner is very passionate; specifically, to advance the school’s strategic commitment to “create and translate knowledge to improve health through distinctive programs of research. This endowed professorship will help the Institute further realize its commitment to train the next generation of scientists to conduct high-quality, interdisciplinary clinical research, thus ensuring that improvements in health care and rehabilitation care continue to advance.