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Endowed Chairs and Professorships

The University of Maryland School of Medicine has 76 endowed chairs, distinguished professorships, and professorships. These vital positions support our faculty who advance medical education, discovery, and clinical innovation.

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Mathew Frieman, PhS

Alicia and Yaya Viral Pathogen Research Professor of Microbiology & Immunology

Matthew B. Frieman, PhD

Investiture Ceremony


Dr. Bizhan Aarabi Professor of Neurotrauma

J. Marc Simard, MD, PhD

Konstantin G. Birukov, MD, PhD

Anesthesiology Endowed Professor of Entrepreneurial Research

Konstantin G. Birukov, MD, PhD


Anesthesiology Endowed Professor of Translational Research

Wei Chao, MD, PhD, FAHA

Zhongjun Jon Wu, PhD

Peter Angelos Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurial Surgical Science

Zhongjun Jon Wu, PhD

Alexander Krupnick

Peter Angelos Distinguished Professor of Surgery

Alexander S. Krupnick, MD

Investiture Ceremony

Jeffrey D. Hasday, MD

Dr. Herbert Berger Professor of Medicine 

Jeffrey D. Hasday, MD

Dean Mark T. Gladwin, MD

John Z. and Akiko K. Bowers Distinguished Professor and Dean

Mark T. Gladwin, MD

Lisa M. Shulman, MD

Eugenia Brin Endowed Professor of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders

Lisa M. Shulman, MD

Stuart Martin

Drs. Angela and Harry Brodie Professor of Translational Cancer Research

Stuart S. Martin, PhD

Investiture Ceremony

Alan Faden, MD

David S. Brown Professor of Trauma

Alan I. Faden, MD

Thomas Hornyak

Dr. Joseph Warren Burnett Professor of Dermatology

Thomas J. Hornyak, MD, PhD

Christine Lau, MD, MBA

Dr. Robert W. Buxton Chair of Surgery

Christine L. Lau, MD, MBA

Investiture Ceremony

Wilbur Chen, MD

Frank M. Calia, MD Endowed Professor

Wilbur H. Chen, MD, MS

Investiture Medal

Dr. William and Carol Carpenter Endowed Professor of Psychiatry for Schizophrenia Research

Dr. Rodney Taylor

Bruce and Isobel Cleland Chair of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Rodney J. Taylor, MD, MPH

Investiture Ceremony

Dina El-Metwally, MD, PhD

Mary Gray Cobey Professor of Neonatology

Dina E. El-Metwally, MB, BCh, MS, PhD

Investiture Ceremony

R Adams Cowley, MD Professor of Shock and Trauma

Deborah M. Stein, MD, MPH


Ozhan Turan, MD, PhD

M. Carlyle Crenshaw, Jr., MD and Lillian Ruth Blackmon, MD Professor of Maternal Fetal Medicine

Ozhan Mehmet Turan, MD, PhD

Investiture Ceremony

Elias Melhem

Dean John M. Dennis Chair of Radiology

Elias R. Melhem, MD

Rajabrata Sarkar

Barbara Baur Dunlap Professor of Surgery

Rajabrata Sarkar, MD, PhD

Jonathan Bromberg, MD, PhD

Charles Reid Edwards, MD Professor of Surgery

Johnathan S. Bromberg, MD, PhD

Investiture Ceremony

Graeme F. Woodworth, MD

Howard M. Eisenberg, MD Distinguished Professor of Neurosurgery

Graeme F. Woodworth, MD

Investiture Ceremony

William Regine, MD, FACR, FACRO

Isadore & Fannie Schneider Foxman Chair of Radiation Oncology

William F. Regine, MD, FACR, FACRO

Margaret McCarthy

James and Carolyn Frenkil Dean's Professor

Margaret M. McCarthy, PhD

James Kaper, PhD

James and Carolyn Frenkil Distinguished Dean's Professor

James B. Kaper, PhD

Irina Burd

Sylvan Frieman, MD Endowed Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Irina Burd, MD, PhD

Investiture Ceremony

George Lewis

Robert C. Gallo, MD Endowed Professor of Translational Medicine

George K. Lewis, PhD


Marlene & Stewart Greenebaum Distinguished Professor of Oncology

Kevin J. Cullen, MD

Mohan Suntha

Marlene & Stewart Greenebaum Professor of Radiation Oncology

Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA

Investiture Medal

Marlene & Stewart Greenebaum Professor of Radiation Oncology

Seemant Chaturvedi, MD

Stewart J. Greenebaum Endowed Professor of Stroke Neurology

Seemant Chaturvedi, MD


Simon and Bessie Grollman Distinguished Professor

Myron M. Levine, MD, DTPH

Robert C. Gallo, MD

Homer & Martha Gudelsky Distinguished Professor of Medicine

Robert C. Gallo, MD


Bartley P. Griffith, MD

Thomas E. and Alice Marie Hales Distinguished Professor of Transplant Surgery

Bartley P. Griffith, MD

Investiture Medal

Dr. Martin A. Helrich Chair of Anesthesiology


Masahiro Iwamoto, PhD

Maxwell Hurston, MD Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedics

Masahiro Iwamoto, PhD

Steven Czinn

Drs. Rouben and Violet Jiji Endowed Professor

Steven J. Czinn, MD

Aaron Rapoport

Gary Jobson Professor of Medical Oncology

Aaron P. Rapoport, MD

Thomas M. Scalea, MD, FACS, MCCM

The Honorable Francis X. Kelly Distinguished Professor of Trauma Surgery 

Thomas M. Scalea, MD

Andrew N. Pollak, MD

James Lawrence Kernan Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedics

Andrew N. Pollak, MD

Kathleen Neuzil, MD, MPH, FIDSA

Myron M. Levine, MD, DTPH Professor of Vaccinology

Kathleen M. Neuzil, MD, MPH, FIDSA

Investiture Medal

Carl M. Mansfield, MD Endowed Professor of Radiation Oncology

Paul N. Manson, MD Distinguished Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Michael P. Grant, MD, PhD


Matjasko Professor of Anesthesiology Education

Mary J. Njoku, MD

Gary M. Fiskum, PhD

Matjasko Professor of Anesthesiology Research

Gary M. Fiskum, PhD


Dr. Joseph S. McLaughlin Professor of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

Bradley S. Taylor, MD, MPH

Investiture Ceremony

Investiture Medal

Hamish S. and Christine C. Osborne Distinguished Professor of Advanced Pulmonary Care 

Nader M. Habashi, MD, FACP, FCCP

Investiture Ceremony

Jean-Pierre Raufman, MD

Moses Paulson, MD and Helen Golden Paulson Chair of the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Jean-Pierre Raufman, MD

Investiture Medal

Professor of Pediatric Cardiology

Investiture Medal

Campbell and Jeanette Plugge Professor of Surgery

Stephen G. Reich, MD

Frederick Henry Prince Distinguished Professor of Neurology

Stephen G. Reich, MD


Dean E. Albert Reece Endowed Professor

Claire M. Fraser, PhD

Terry Watnick, MD

Joan B. and John H. Sadler, MD Professor of Nephrology

Terry J. Watnick, MD


Tori Marchese, PhD, PT

Jane Kroh Satterfield Endowed Professor of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Victoria G. Marchese, PhD, PT

Investiture Ceremony

Investiture Medal

Elijah B. Saunders, MD Professor of Hypertension

Sharon Henry, MD

Anne Scalea Professor of Trauma

Sharon M. Henry, MD

David T. Efron, MD

Thomas M. Scalea, MD Distinguished Professor of Trauma

David T. Efron, MD

Karen Kotloff, MD

John A. Scholl, MD and Mary Louise Scholl, MD Professor of Pediatrics

Karen Kotloff, MD

Investiture Ceremony


Joseph and Corinne Schwartz Professor of Surgery

Jian-Ying Wang, MD, PhD

Investiture Medal

Albert Shapiro, MD Professor of Dermatology

Charles Hong, MD, PhD

Melvin Sharoky, MD Professor of Medicine

Charles C. Hong, MD, PhD


Lishan Su, PhD

Charles Gordon Smith Endowed Professor of HIV Research

Lishan Su, PhD


Jill Rachbeisel

Dr. Irving J. Taylor Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry

Jill RachBeisel, MD

Investiture Ceremony

Peter Crino

Dr. Richard and Kathryn Taylor Endowed Professor of Neurology 

Peter B. Crino, MD, PhD

Investiture Ceremony


R.K. Thompson, MD Professor of Neurosurgery

Howard M. Eisenberg, MD

Investiture Medal

Thompson-Hevey Professor of Neurosurgery

Investiture Medal

Elizabeth L. Tso, MD Professor of Emergency Medicine


John F.B. Weaver Professor

Richard L. Eckert, PhD

Alan Shuldiner

John L. Whitehurst Professor of Medicine

Alan R. Shuldiner, MD

Asaf Keller, PhD

Donald E. Wilson, MD, MACP Distinguished Professor

Asaf Keller, PhD

Investiture Ceremony


Celeste Lauve Woodward, MD Professor of Humanism and Ethical Medical Practice

Susan D. Wolfsthal, MD

Stephen Davis, MBBS

Theodore E. Woodward Chair of Medicine

Stephen N. Davis, MBBS

Robert V. O'Toole, MD

Hansjörg Wyss Medical Foundation Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma

Robert V. O'Toole, MD

Michael J. Naslund, MD

John D. Young, Jr. Professor of Urology 

Michael J. Naslund, MD

Investiture Ceremony

Curt I. Civin, MD

Philip A. Zaffere Distinguished Professor of Regenerative Medicine

Curt I. Civin, MD

Investiture Ceremony