February 06, 2012

Drexel University Names New Ombuds

David H. Flood, PhD, has been appointed as the next Ombuds for the private research university in Philadelphia. Flood has been a faculty member at Drexel since 1976. In addition to his primary appointment in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, Flood has a secondary appointment in Drexel’s College of Medicine. he teaches courses in medical and healthcare humanities and healthcare ethics. 

Flood received his bachelor’s and doctoral degrees in English Literature from the University of Pennsylvania and recently completed the Intensive Bioethics Course at Georgetown University’s Kennedy Institute. A website for the new office is now online. (Drexel Ombuds; Faculty Profile.) 


  1. Curious to know if this is truly the first ombuds for Drexel? I recall seeing an ombuds office in their library about two years ago, but perhaps it was defunct.

    1. Here's a link to the old office: http://www.drexel.edu/admin/ombudsman/