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Steven Glenn Gabbe, American Physician, educator. Diplomate American Board Ob-Gyn (examiner since 1980), American Board Maternal-Fetal Medicine (examiner 1979-1989). Recipient Senior Resident's award for Excellence in Training, Los Angeles County Women's Hospital, 1976; grantee Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 1981, Department of Health and Human Services, 1984,1985, Diabetes Treatment Centers American, 1986.


Gabbe, Steven Glenn was born on December 1, 1944 in Newark. Son of Charles Paul and Marcia May Gabbe.


Bachelor, Princeton University, 1965; Doctor of Medicine, Cornell Univercity, 1969; Master of Arts (honorary), University Pennsylvania, 1983.


Intern in medicine New York Hospital, New York City, 1969-1970. Research fellow reproductive medicine Boston Hospital for Women, 1970-1971, resident in obstetrics-gynecology, 1972-1974. Research fellow in biological chemistry Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1970-1971, clinical fellow obstetrics-gynecology, 1972-1974.

Assistant professor obstetrics-gynecology University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1975-1977. Associate professor University Colorado School Medicine, Denver, 1977-1978. Associate professor obstetrics-gynecology and pediatrics University Pennsylvania School Medicine, Philadelphia, 1978-1987, professor radiology, 1987.

Member staff Hospital of University Pennsylvania, 1978-1987, director Jerrold R. Golding division fetal medicine, 1978-1987, member medical board and numerous committees, 1984-1987. Professor University Pennsylvania School Nursing, 1982-1987. Professor, chairman department obstetrics-gynecology Ohio State University College Medicine, Columbus, 1987-1996.

Professor, chairman department ob/gynecology University Washington School Medicine, Seattle, 1996—2001. Director Jerrold R. Golding division fetal medicine Hospital of University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1978-1987, member medical board and numerous committees, 1984-1987. Dean School of Medicine Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 2001—2007.

Senior vice president health science Ohio State University, since 2007. Chief Executive Officer Ohio State University Medical Center, since 2007. Visiting professor obstetrics-gynecology King's College Hospital, London, 1985-1986.

Director maternal and infant care program Philadelphia Department Health, Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 1982-1987. Member maternal and infant care advisory council Department Public Health, Philadelphia, 1983-1987. Member subcommittee on pregnancy and weight gain National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, 1981.

Member international science board Reproductive Toxicology Center, since 1984. Board directors, medical advisory board Diabetes Treatment Centers American, 1984, others. Member Council University Chairs of Ob-Gyn., since 1996.

Chair Maternal Fetal Medicine Research Network National Institute Child and Human Development.


  • Diplomate American Board Ob-Gyn (examiner since 1980), American Board Maternal-Fetal Medicine (examiner 1979-1989).


Member Pennsylvania Diabetes Task Force, 1981-1987, Ohio Diabetes Task Force, since 1987. Board directors UNITE, Jeanes Hospital, 1980-1987. Fellow American College Obstetricians and Gynecologists (member PROLOG self assessment program task force 1981-1982, chairman 1986, member PROLOG subcommittee since 1986).

Member American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society, American Institute Ultrasound in Medicine, Perinatal Research Society, Society Gynecologic Investigation, Society Perinatal Obstetricians (vice president 1986, president 1987-1988, board directors 1983-1988, chairman credentials, constitution and by-laws committee 1983-1987), American Diabetes Association (member of national research board 1981-1983, chairman county on diabetes in pregnancy 1985, commission on food and nutrition 1976-1980), Juvenile Diabetes Foundation(member medical science review committee, medical science advisory board 1981-1983), Philadelphia Neonatal Society, Obstetrical Society Philadelphia (program chairman 1986-1987), Philadelphia Perinatal Society (president 1982-1984), Columbus Ob-Gyn Society, Pennsylvania Diabetes Academy (academic steering committee since 1986, editorial review committee since 1986), Union League (Philadelphia), Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Omega Alpha.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sports, running.


Married Jessica Gabbe, June 26, 1966 (divorced 1980). Children: Amanda, Daniel. Married Patricia Temple, July 26, 1981.

Charles Paul

Marcia May Gabbe

Jessica Gabbe

Patricia Temple

Amanda Gabbe

Daniel Gabbe