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College of Medicine Leadership Change 

Wiley W. “Chip” Souba, MD, ScD, vice president and executive dean for Health Sciences and dean, OSU College of Medicine, will be leaving his position here to become dean of Dartmouth Medical School and vice president for Health Affairs of Dartmouth College.

OSU’s College of Medicine has flourished under Souba’s leadership the past four years. The College has increased the number of medical student scholarships dramatically, has recruited several new department chairs and many accomplished faculty members, and has seen growth in new programs including graduating the first class of Biomedical Sciences students. The Medical Center is grateful to Souba for his contributions during his tenure as dean.

Catherine Lucey, MD, FACP, will serve as interim dean, effective Sept. 9. Lucey, vice dean of Education, is a nationally recognized leader in graduate medical education. She received her medical degree from Northwestern University, completed her residency at University of California, San Francisco, and is certified in geriatric medicine. Before coming to Ohio State, Lucey was a clinical instructor at Harvard University School of Medicine, assistant professor of Medicine at the University of Texas, San Antonio and associate professor of Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine. She is chair-elect of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Board of Directors.

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Posted on 9-Sep-10 by Basford, Michael
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