Grumbach to serve as Interim Chair of Internal Medicine

The below is a lightly edited version of a message sent from outgoing Chair & DEO E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD, to the department.

By now you have heard the news that Isabella Grumbach, MD, PhD, will serve as Interim Chair and DEO for the Department of Internal Medicine. This is a tremendous piece of news. The department is extremely fortunate that Dr. Grumbach has accepted this role. You can read about some of her accomplishments at the story on The Loop, but those of you who have followed the department’s news channels and my posts will already know just how eminently qualified Dr. Grumbach is for this role. Her service as Vice Chair for Research has been exemplary and of critical importance for me throughout my tenure as Chair. She has been a motivating force in creating new initiatives to spur discovery, to increase our ability to submit more and successful grant applications, and to communicate our achievements both to each other in the search for new collaborations and to the world.

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