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Dr. Timothy Gilbert recently was named assistant dean of accreditation and planning at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine.
In his new position, Dr. Gilbert will oversee the continuous quality improvement relevant to accreditation of educational programs in the USA College of Medicine. He will maintain current documentation relevant to accreditation, monitor compliance with accreditation standards and analyze trends and outcomes of key metrics related to accreditation.
“We are excited to welcome Dr. Gilbert to the USA College of Medicine. He is a seasoned administrator who has a wealth of knowledge and experiences in education and academic medicine,” said Dr. John V. Marymont, vice president for medical affairs and dean of the USA College of Medicine. “In this new position, Dr. Gilbert will work with leadership throughout our organization to improve and maximize our planning processes with the ultimate goal of providing ongoing data to support quality improvement efforts.”
Dr. Gilbert previously served as director of quality enhancement plan and faculty development at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, La. From 2011 to 2013 he served as simulation coordinator at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. From 2009 to 2011, he served as director of special projects at Comprehensive Neurosurgery in Shreveport, La.
Prior to serving in higher education development and health care, Dr. Gilbert worked as a teacher and then principal for 20 years. He was selected as the Louisiana Principal of the Year in 1996.
Dr. Gilbert earned his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree of arts in social studies education at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, La. In 1999, he earned his Ed.D. in educational leadership from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Dr. Gilbert currently serves on the Association of Standardized Patient Educators. He is certified as a consultant and visiting committee chair for the Southern Association of College and Schools and has been a consultant to schools and districts at the local, state and national levels.
Dr. Gilbert and his wife, Marie -- a retired college administrator -- enjoy outdoor activities, family and time spent with their four dogs.
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