Dr. Gary S. Firestein Will Be New Dean for Translational Medicine at UC San Diego

Gary S. Firestein, M.D.Gary S. Firestein, M.D., Professor and Chief in the Division of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology, has accepted the position of Dean for Translational Medicine at UC San Diego.Dr. Firestein is founding Director of the UC San Diego Health Sciences Clinical Investigation Institute (CII).

His appointment as Dean for Translational Medicine is effective May 1, 2008, when Gordon Gill, M.D., Professor Emeritus in the Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, steps down.

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