Dr Ashok Balasubramanyam named vice president for academic integration at Baylor College of Medicine

Friday, November 11, 2016

Houston (US): Dr Ashok Balasubramanyam has been named vice president for academic integration at Baylor College of Medicine and senior associate dean for academic affairs. His initial focus will be at Baylor St Luke’s Medical Centre.

Dr Ashok Balasubramanyam

Dr Ashok Balasubramanyam

Balasubramanyam currently serves as interim chair of medicine, as well as professor of medicine and molecular and cellular biology. The appointment as vice president and senior associate dean is effective immediately.

“Dr Balasubramanyam has an excellent record of achievement in academic medicine,” said Dr Paul Klotman, president, CEO and executive dean at Baylor. “He understands the importance of fully involving the education mission into our clinical locations, and will specifically work to make Baylor St Luke’s Medical Centre an exemplary academic institution.”

In this role, he will work closely with department chairs at Baylor, as well as executive leadership at Baylor St Luke’s Medical Centre and Catholic Health Initiatives. Baylor St Luke’s Medical Centre is part of the CHI St Luke’s Health system, which includes clinical locations throughout Houston and East Texas.

Balasubramanyam’s faculty appointment in medicine is in the Section of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism. He served for many years as director of the Endocrine Fellowship Programme at Baylor and currently directs the Baylor Clinical Scientist Training Programme.

He has been a member of the Baylor faculty since 1994 and has served in education roles for the School of Medicine and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. He is an NIH-funded translational researcher within the Diabetes Research Centre and is chief of the Endocrine Service at Ben Taub Hospital.

He received his bachelor’s degree from Yale University and medical degree from St John’s Medical College in Bangalore, India. He was a resident and chief resident in internal medicine at Baylor, after which he completed a fellowship and post-doctoral fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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