Abel named director of the UI Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center
Monday, July 15, 2013
The University of Iowa has appointed E. Dale Abel, M.D., D.Phil., as the new director of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center
in the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. Abel will
also hold the John B. Stokes III Chair in Diabetes Research. His
appointment was effective June 30.
The center was established through a $25 million gift commitment from
the Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) in 2008, and will be housed within
the UI Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building, which is currently under
construction on the UI health sciences campus. As director of the FOE
Diabetes Research Center, Abel will be responsible for recruiting and
mentoring world-class faculty, and developing clinical, research, and
academic programs of excellence.
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