Gregory A. Poland, M.D. - Consultant, Division of General Internal Medicine, and Director, Vaccine Research Group, Mayo Clinic

Gregory Poland, M.D.

Consultant, Division of General Internal Medicine, and Director, Vaccine Research Group, Mayo Clinic

Gregory A. Poland, M.D., is the director of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, a state-of-the-art research group and laboratory that investigates issues surrounding vaccine response, vaccine policy and novel vaccines important to public health.

Dr. Poland is a professor of medicine in the College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic; director of the Immunization Clinic; and director of the Program in Translational Immunovirology and Biodefense at Mayo Clinic. He is the editor-in-chief for the journal Vaccine.

Additionally, Dr. Poland participates on many national and academic review committees and actively peer reviews journal articles for more than 26 different scientific and medical journals. A prolific writer, Dr. Poland has published more than 400 peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters. His articles have been published in journals such as The Lancet, Annals of Internal Medicine and New England Journal of Medicine.

Dr. Poland received his medical degree from the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Ill., and completed his residency and advanced postgraduate work at the University of Minnesota-Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.