Dean of the Medical School at the University of California Davis Is Leaving at the End of the Academic Year

Claire Pomeroy, vice chancellor for human health sciences and dean of the School of Medicine at the University of California at Davis, has announced that she will leave her post on June 30, 2013. She joined the faculty at the University of California at Davis in 2003 as executive associate dean of the School of Medicine. She was promoted to dean in 2005. She previously served on the faculty at the University of Kentucky and the University of Minnesota.

During her tenure as dean, she has helped raise nearly $300 million in support for the medical school. Over the past decade the dollar amount of research grants secured by the medical school has tripled.

Linda P.B. Katehi, chancellor of the university, said, “Under Claire’s leadership, UC Davis Health System has become a world-class institution, and we are grateful for her many contributions. She is a forceful advocate for the importance of translational research, a strong proponent of inter-professional approaches to education and clinical care, and a tireless leader in addressing the social determinants of health and reducing health disparities.”

Dr. Pomeroy received her bachelor’s and medical degrees from the University of Michigan. She completed her residency in internal medicine and infectious diseases at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Pomeroy also holds an MBA from the University of Kentucky.

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