Abel elected to National Academy of Medicine

Abel elected to National Academy of Medicine

E. Dale Abel

E. Dale Abel

Dr. E. Dale Abel, the John B. Stokes III professor in diabetes research, professor of internal medicine and biochemistry, director of the Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, and director of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), effective Oct. 19, 2015. 

 Abel, a world-renowned leader in diabetes research and a national leader and mentor in the endocrine and diabetes community, has been a faculty member of the UI and Carver College of Medicine since 2013. 

The NAM elects no more than 70 national and 10 international members annually; membership reflects the height of professional achievement and commitment to service. 

 Abel earned an MBBS at the University of the West Indies, and his doctorate in physiology at Oxford University. He completed his internship in surgery, medicine, OB/GYN, pediatrics, and emergency medicine at University of the West Indies and his residency in internal medicine at Northwestern University. He then completed a fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Harvard Medical School. 

Abel joins the following UI faculty and administrators who have been elected members of the NAM: 

  • François Abboud
  • Nancy Andreasen
  • Joseph (Jody) Buckwalter
  • Kathleen Buckwalter
  • Kevin Campbell
  • John Colloton
  • Susan Curry
  • Bruce Gantz
  • James Merchant
  • Jeff Murray
  • Jennifer Niebyl
  • Debra Schwinn
  • Val Sheffield
  • Richard Smith
  • Robert Wallace
  • Michael Welsh
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