New associate dean for medical education named at med school


CharlesGulloDr. Charles A. Gullo has been named associate dean for medical education at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, according to Dr. Joseph I. Shapiro, dean of the school.

Gullo, who most recently was in Singapore with the Duke/NUS Medical School and the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, will be responsible for oversight of the medical education program including curriculum improvement, development and implementation, as well as assessment and improvement of medical education evaluation methods. Additionally, he will assist in faculty development and student assessment.

“I am very happy to be here at Marshall after eleven years in Singapore,” Gullo said.  “It is very apparent how strong the ties are between the medical school and the community and I’m very happy with the close-knit, family friendly atmosphere that exists here.”

Gullo was deputy director for curriculum development at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine and also served as an assistant professor in immunology at the Duke/NUS Graduate Medical School.  Prior to his affiliation with the schools in Singapore, Gullo was a scientist/investigator with the Cancer Immunology Laboratory and the Multiple Myeloma Research Laboratory at Singapore General Hospital.

He holds a doctorate in microbiology/immunology from the University of Virginia and completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess/Harvard Medical Center in 2003.

Gullo officially joined the School of Medicine Oct. 14.