- Associated Press - Saturday, February 11, 2017

URBANA, Ill. (AP) - The new acting regional dean of the University of Illinois College of Medicine will take over later this month, pending approval from trustees.

The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports (https://bit.ly/2l5omKS ) that Janet Jokela is set to take over on Feb. 16, replacing Michele Mariscalco, who’s been the Urbana regional dean for the past there years. Mariscalco is starting a new position at the university’s Chicago campus.

Jokela joined the faculty in 2000 and has served as the director of the internal-medicine resident program, among other positions.

She graduated from the University of Minnesota, worked at Massachusetts General Hospital and served on Harvard Medical School’s faculty.

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Information from: The News-Gazette, https://www.news-gazette.com


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