The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) has named Raymond N. DuBois, MD, PhD, as the next Dean of the College of Medicine. Dr. DuBois will assume his new role effective March 1, 2016, with an academic appointment as Professor in the College of Medicine while also holding an appointment in the Hollings Cancer Center.
Dr. DuBois currently serves as Executive Director of the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, which focuses on health solutions and biomedical science through 14 research centers conducting broad-based interdisciplinary research. Prior to his appointment at Arizona State, Dr. DuBois was Provost and Executive Vice President at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, overseeing all research, education, training, and faculty development, including collaborative agreements with more than 25 institutions globally.
Prior to joining MD Anderson, Dr. DuBois was Professor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, in the departments of Internal Medicine and Cancer Biology, Director of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, and, prior to that, Chief of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition.
He also currently serves on the Executive Management Committee for the Stand Up to Cancer Foundation and is the President and Chair of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Foundation Board.
An active cancer researcher with more than 25 years of continuous funding from the National Institutes of Health, Dr. DuBois has an extensive list of scientific publications and has received numerous national and international honors.
He has served in many leadership roles, among them as Past President of the AACR and the International Society for Gastrointestinal Cancer. Dr. DuBois will continue his leadership in cancer discovery through his ongoing research, engagement with the National Cancer Institute, and through partnership with the Hollings Cancer Center.
Dr. DuBois received his PhD in biochemistry from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas and his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He completed his internship, residency, and fellowship training in gastroenterology at Johns Hopkins University Hospital. ■