Shireen Jibril has been appointed to facilitate health outcomes at Arizona State University

September 19, 2022

Arizona State University has announced the appointment of Dr. Sherine Gabriel to the position of Professor of the Future of Health Outcomes and Medicine, and Chair of the Arizona State University Health Outcomes Design Board.

Reporting to ASU President Michael Crow, Gabriel will be responsible for facilitating the continued development of a focus on unified health and wellness outcomes at ASU.
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You will partner with faculty and staff across the university’s entire healthcare portfolio, leveraging existing assets to design new interdisciplinary approaches to education and forming collaborations to address some of the most complex challenges and opportunities in medical education facing our society today.

Gabrielle has dedicated her career to developing innovative educational training and equitable health outcomes as an epidemiologist and rheumatologist. I worked closely with teams and in collaboration with academic partners to conduct research, design and implement new educational models to better prepare future health scientists and health care providers to advance health equity and improve health.

She completed her medical training at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, where she was awarded the 2022 USask Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award, the highest honor awarded by the university. She completed her residency at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Internal Medicine and completed fellowships in rheumatology at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine and Wellesley Hospital in Toronto. She received her MA in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Gabriel’s resume includes an extensive list of leadership positions in medicine and academia, including: Numerous professorial appointments at Mayo Medical School, culminating in the William J. appointments of Professor, Dean, Distinguished Professor and Executive Director at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson College of Medicine and Medical Group; More recently, James A. Campbell, Distinguished Professor of Medicine and President of Rush University, as well as Academic Director of Rush University Health System. Rush University is a nationally ranked academic medical center in Chicago that includes the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, the School of Health Sciences, and the Graduate School. A defining feature of Gabriel’s time at Rush was the creation of the Rush BMO Institute for Health Equality, which now coordinates Rush’s health equity initiatives across all of the system’s hospitals.

Among her long history of service to professional associations, governmental and nongovernmental boards and committees, Gabrielle is the past president of the American College of Rheumatology, the world’s leading professional organization of rheumatologists and rheumatologists specializing in the development of research and training to improve health outcomes for individuals with rheumatic diseases. She has also served on numerous national committees, most notably as a member of the advisory board for the National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Dermatology at the National Institutes of Health, as chair of the FDA’s Drug Safety and Risk Management Committee, as chair of the Methodology Committee at the Office of Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute of the Office of US Government Accountability, an institute created through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. She is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine and an elected member of the Association of American Physicians, the association of eminent physicians and scientists in the United States.

Notably, Gabriel comes to ASU and has a history of building strong working relationships within the university. During her tenure as Dean at Mayo Clinic, she worked closely with the College of Health Solutions and EdPlus to develop and launch the new Mayo Medical College in Arizona and integrate MS/Certification and MD/MS programs in the science of healthcare delivery. These innovative programs introduce Mayo medical students to health systems design and engineering principles, as well as health economics, leadership, and management, with the goal of improving health care delivery and health outcomes for all.

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