University of California, Riverside

School of Medicine

About the School of Medicine


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Meet Dean Deborah Deas and the SOM Leadership Team

The UC Riverside School of Medicine is led by Dean Deborah Deas, M.D., M.P.H., who joined the school in the Spring of 2016.

The individuals who make up the School of Medicine leadership team are well-respected leaders in the field of medical education, united in the goal of improving health care for the residents of Inland Southern California.

Our Location and Facilities

The headquarters and primary teaching space for the School of Medicine are located in the recently renovated School of Medicine Education Building on the northeast side of campus, next to the Orbach Science Library. In addition to the Education Building, facilities also include the LEED Gold certified School of Medicine Research Building, which houses faculty laboratory space and additional administrative space. The School of Medicine Research Building is located on the southeast side of the campus, near the School of Business Administration. Future expansion plans include instructional and research facilities on West Campus near Martin Luther King Boulevard and Iowa Avenue.

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