Sherine Gabriel, MD, has been named dean of Mayo Medical School. She succeeded interim dean, Terrence Cascino, MD, on November 1, 2012. In her new post, she oversees undergraduate medical education activities on Mayo Medical School campuses.
Dr. Gabriel earned her MD from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada in 1982. She completed residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in rheumatology at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine 1988. In 1990, she earned a Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology from McMaster University. Dr. Gabriel became a physician in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, and the Department of Health Sciences Research, Division of Epidemiology at Mayo in 1993 and, in 2000, became a professor of medicine (rheumatology) and professor of epidemiology in the College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic. In 2005, she was named the William J. and Charles H. Mayo Professor.
Since joining Mayo, Dr. Gabriel has held many leadership positions. She has served as chair of the Department of Health Sciences Research, as a member of the Executive Board, and as medical director of the Office for Strategic Alliances and Business Development. Since 2006, she has served as co-principal investigator and director of education for the Mayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities and has been a professor in Clinical and Translational Science in Mayo Graduate School since 2007.
Dr. Gabriel is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. Her research interests center on understanding the risks, determinants and outcomes of the rheumatic diseases, and she has recently focused on illuminating the risks and factors contributing to heart disease among patients with rheumatoid arthritis. She has served on study sections of the National Institutes of Health and the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research …