Evan Dale Abel
Professor and DEO of the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Iowa
Evan Dale Abel, MD, PhD is the Chair and Department Executive Officer of the Department of Internal Medicine, Director of the Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism in the Department of Internal Medicine, and Director of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOEDRC) at the University of Iowa. He is a Professor of Medicine, of Biochemistry, and of Biomedical Engineering, and holds the John B. Stokes III Chair in Diabetes Research and the François M. Abboud Chair in Internal Medicine.
Dr. Abel received his medical degree (MB.BS) with Distinction from the University of the West Indies –U.W.I. (first in the history of the U.W.I.), then went to Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar where he obtained his D.Phil (Ph.D.) under the mentorship of Professor John Ledingham in the Nuffield Department of Medicine. Following his doctoral studies, he completed his internal medicine residency training at Northwestern University in Chicago where he served as Chief Medical Resident. Dr. Abel was recruited to the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center as an endocrinology fellow in the Harvard Medical School Longwood Area Endocrinology Program. While there, he served with distinction and received a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Minority Faculty Development Fellowship. He subsequently remained on the faculty of Harvard and became the co-director of the Endocrinology Fellowship Program at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In 2000, he was recruited to the University of Utah initially as an Assistant Professor but was promoted within 3 years to Associate Professor with tenure in the Department of Medicine and Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes.
Visit website: https://abel.lab.uiowa.edu/
See also: The University of Iowa - Public Research university.