Board of Trustees

Xavier University of Louisiana

DR. GILDA A. BARABINO
Dean and Berg Professor, Grove School of Engineering
City College of New York

Dr. Barabino, a Xavier graduate, joined the Board July 1, 2016.  She currently serves as the Dean and Berg Professor at the Grove School of Engineering at the City College of New York (CCNY).  She has appointments in Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education/CUNY School of Medicine.

Prior to joining CCNY, she served as Associate Chair for Graduate Studies and Professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University.  She is a noted investigator in the areas of sickle cell disease, cellular and tissue engineering, and race/ethnicity and gender in science and engineering.  She consults nationally and internationally on STEM education and research.

Dr. Barabino earned her B.S. degree in Chemistry from Xavier University of Louisiana in 1978 and her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Rice University.  She is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering and the Biomedical Engineering Society.

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