Kreisle named interim director at IU School of Medicine-Lafayette

December 4, 2014

Regina A. Kreisle, M.D., Ph.D., has been named interim associate dean and director of the IU School of Medicine-Lafayette, effective Jan. 1.

Regina A. Kreisle, M.D., Ph.D., has been named interim associate dean and director of the IU School of Medicine-Lafayette.  | Photo By IUSM-Lafayette

Dr. Kreisle, an adjunct professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at both the IU School of Medicine-Lafayette and IU School of Medicine-Northwest, has served as assistant director for curriculum development at the IU School of Medicine-Lafayette since 1994 and as executive associate director for the campus since 2014. She is also a professor of pathobiology at Purdue University.

A dedicated educator, Dr. Kreisle has been competency director at the IU School of Medicine-Lafayette since 1998 and statewide director of the medical knowledge competency since 2011. All IU School of Medicine students must demonstrate competencies in six categories defined by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education as part of their training.

She is a five-time winner of the IU Trustee Teaching Award and recipient of the 2010 IU School of Medicine Faculty Teaching Award, the school's highest honor for teaching.

A member of the IU faculty since 1989, Dr. Kreisle holds both a medical degree and a doctorate in cellular, developmental and systemic biology from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

The IU School of Medicine-Lafayette, on the campus of Purdue University, is one of the nine campuses where IU medical students are taught basic and clinical sciences. Other medical education campuses are in Bloomington, Evansville, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Muncie, Northwest (Gary), South Bend and Terre Haute.

Dr. Kreisle succeeds Gordon L. Coppoc, DVM, Ph.D., who will retire after 16 years of service as associate dean and director of the IU School of Medicine-Lafayette at the end of this year.