Internal Medicine

Abel named director of the UI Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center

Abel, Dale - UI/FOE Director

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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