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William F. Gabrielli, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.

Chair of Psychiatry and Professor of Psychiatry and Internal Medicine

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. William Gabrielli's career at Kansas University Medical Center has spanned nearly two decades.

In 1983, he entered KUMC as both a medical student and part-time assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Pharmacology. A native Californian, Dr. Gabrielli received his undergraduate degree from California State University, Sacramento and his MA and Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Southern California. Before arriving at KUMC, he completed a postdoctoral training program at the University of Colorado's Institute for Behavioral Genetics and Department of Pharmacology. Following his graduation from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1987, Dr. Gabrielli completed his combined residency training program in internal medicine and psychiatry at KUMC.

From 1989-95, Dr. Gabrielli served as Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry. For the past eight years he has served as an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine. In 1994, Dr. Gabrielli was appointed Vice Chairman for Clinical Affairs, Director of Education, Acting Director of Research, and in 1995 was appointed Professor for the Department of Psychiatry.

Over the past several years, Dr. Gabrielli has served as a courtesy Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Kansas, Lawrence campus. Dr. Gabrielli served as the Acting Chair for the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Kansas Medical Center from 1996 until 1999, at which time, he was named Chair of Psychiatry.

Throughout his career, Dr. Gabrielli has been a principal investigator and consultant for numerous research projects sponsored by governmental agencies and the pharmaceutical industry. This involvement along with his twenty years of experience in presenting at professional meetings and conferences has led to Dr. Gabrielli becoming an internationally recognized expert for his research on familial factors in addictions, alcoholism, psychiatric disorders. Several honors have been bestowed on Dr. Gabrielli including induction into the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society and the Psi Chi Honor Society in Psychology.

Dr. Gabrielli is a published author of numerous social science and medical publications and holds membership in local, state and national professional medical organizations. Dr. Gabrielli is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Psychiatry) and the National Board of Medical Examiners.

For more information, visit Dr. Gabrielli's University of Kansas Health System bio.

Last modified: Mar 09, 2020



William F. Gabrielli, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.
Chair of Psychiatry and Professor of Psychiatry and Internal Medicine

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