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Division of General Internal Medicine Newsletter

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  • Donna L. Bishop, Editor
  • Next issue:
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    April 20th, 2018
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Doris Rubio, PhD, Becomes Associate Vice Provost for Faculty

Doris Rubio, PhD, accepted an offer to become Associate Vice Provost for Faculty, effective September 1. Her work in this capacity, which will be part-time, will be instrumental in designing and implementing professional development opportunities for faculty, as well as helping the Office of the Provost ensure a strong and productive work environment and climate for all faculty.

Dr. Rubio is a professor of medicine, biostatistics, nursing, and clinical and translational science, as well as the director of the Center for Research on Health Care (CRHC) Data Center, which provides Web design, database development, data management, and statistical analysis across the University. She is also the co-director of the Institute for Clinical Research Education (ICRE), which provides training in clinical and translational research and offers multiple programs for career development. Dr. Rubio directs the Evaluation & Tracking Core in the Clinical and Translational Science Institute. Her research focuses on the co-occurrence of alcohol use and depression in women and, in particular, on how life events impact alcohol use and depression. She has published on topics such as psychometrics, structural equation modeling, quality-of-life indicators, aging, and alcoholism.

Dr. Rubio earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work at Florida Atlantic University, her Master of Social Work at Florida International University, and a PhD in Social Work at Washington University. She joined the Pitt Faculty in 2002 after spending time on the faculty at Washington University in St. Louis, the University of Missouri, and Saint Louis University.