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Endowed Chairs and Professorships

The University of Maryland School of Medicine has more than 65 fully endowed chairs, distinguished professorships, and professorships. These vital positions support our faculty who advance medical education, discovery, and clinical innovation.

Click on any of the images below to learn more about an endowed position and the UMSOM faculty member who now holds it.


Dr. Bizhan Aarabi Professor in Neurotrauma

J. Marc Simard, MD, PhD

Konstantin G. Birukov, MD, PhD

Anesthesiology Endowed Professor in Entrepreneurial Research

Konstantin G. Birukov, MD, PhD


Anesthesiology Endowed Professor in Translational Research

Wei Chao, MD, PhD, FAHA

Zhongjun Jon Wu, PhD

Peter Angelos Distinguished Professor in Entrepreneurial Surgical Science

Zhongjun Jon Wu, PhD

Investiture Medal

Peter Angelos Distinguished Professor in Surgery

Jeffrey D. Hasday, MD

Dr. Herbert Berger Professor in Medicine 

Jeffrey D. Hasday, MD

E. Albert Reece

John Z. and Akiko K. Bowers Distinguished Professor and Dean University of Maryland School of Medicine

E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA

Lisa M. Shulman, MD

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

Lisa M. Shulman, MD

Stuart Martin

Drs. Angela and Harry Brodie Professor in Translational Cancer Research

Stuart S. Martin, PhD

Alan Faden, MD

David S. Brown Professor in Trauma

Alan I. Faden, MD

Thomas Hornyak

Dr. Joseph Warren Burnett Professor in Dermatology

Thomas J. Hornyak, MD, PhD

Christine Lau, MD, MBA

Dr. Robert W. Buxton Chair of Surgery

Christine L. Lau, MD, MBA

Investiture Medal

Frank M. Calia, MD Professor

Investiture Medal

Mary Gray Cobey Professor in Neonatology

Investiture Medal

R Adams Cowley, MD Professor in Shock and Trauma

Claire M. Fraser, PhD

Dean's Endowed Professor

Claire M. Fraser, PhD

Elias Melhem

Dean John M. Dennis Chair in Radiology

Elias R. Melhem, MD

Rajabrata Sarkar

Barbara Baur Dunlap Professor in Surgery

Rajabrata Sarkar, MD, PhD


Charles Reid Edwards, MD Professor in Surgery

Joseph S. Friedberg, MD

William Regine, MD, FACR, FACRO

Isadore & Fannie Schneider Foxman Chair in 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

Chris Harman

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

Christopher Harman, MD

George Lewis

Robert C. Gallo, MD Endowed Professor in Translational Medicine

George K. Lewis, PhD


Marlene & Stewart Greenebaum Distinguished Professor in Oncology

Kevin J. Cullen, MD

Marlene & Stewart Greenebaum Professor in Radiation Oncology

Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA


Marlene & Stewart Greenebaum Professor in Radiation Oncology

Isabel L. Jackson, PhD

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 in Medicine

Robert C. Gallo, MD

Bartley P. Griffith, MD

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

Bartley P. Griffith, MD


Peter Rock, MD, MBA

Dr. Martin A. Helrich Chair for Anesthesiology

Peter Rock, MD, MBA

Masahiro Iwamoto, PhD

Maxwell Hurston, MD Distinguished Professor in Orthopaedics

Masahiro Iwamoto, PhD

Steven Czinn

Drs. Rouben and Violet Jiji Endowed Professor

Steven J. Czinn, MD

Aaron Rapoport

Gary Jobson Professor in 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 in Vaccinology

Kathleen M. Neuzil, MD, MPH, FIDSA


Carl M. Mansfield, MD Endowed Professor in Radiation Oncology

Cedric X. Yu, DSc, FAAPM

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

Michael P. Grant, MD, PhD


Matjasko Professor in Anesthesiology Education

Mary J. Njoku, MD

Gary M. Fiskum, PhD

Matjasko Professor in Anesthesiology Research

Gary M. Fiskum, PhD

Aldoo Iacono

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

Aldo T. Iacono, MD

Jean-Pierre Raufman, MD

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

Jean-Pierre Raufman, MD

Investiture Medal

Professor in Pediatric Cardiology


Campbell and Jeanette Plugge Professor in Surgery

John A. Olson, MD, PhD

Stephen G. Reich, MD

Frederick Henry Prince Distinguished Professor in Neurology

Stephen G. Reich, MD


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

Terry J. Watnick, MD

Investiture Medal

Jane Kroh Satterfield Endowed Professor in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Investiture Medal

Elijah B. Saunders, MD Professor in Hypertension

Sharon Henry, MD

Anne Scalea Professor in Trauma

Sharon M. Henry, MD

Maureen Black, PhD

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

Maureen M. Black, PhD


Joseph and Corinne Schwartz Professor in Surgery

Jian-Ying Wang, MD, PhD

Investiture Medal

Albert Shapiro, MD Professor in Dermatology

Charles Hong, MD, PhD

Melvin Sharoky, MD Professor in Medicine

Charles C. Hong, MD, PhD

Investiture Medal

Charles Gordon Smith Endowed Professor in IHV Research

Jill Rachbeisel

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

Jill RachBeisel, MD


R. K. Thompson, MD Professor in Neurosurgery

Howard M. Eisenberg, MD

Investiture Medal

Thompson-Hevey Professor in Neurosurgery

Investiture Medal

Elizabeth L. Tso, MD Professor in Emergency Medicine


John F.B. Weaver Professor

Richard L. Eckert, PhD

Alan Shuldiner

John L. Whitehurst Professor of Medicine

Alan R. Shuldiner, MD



Investiture Medal

Donald E. Wilson, MD, MACP Distinguished Professor



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

Susan D. Wolfsthal, MD


Theodore E. Woodward Chair in Medicine

Stephen N. Davis, MBBS

Robert V. O'Toole, MD

Hansjörg Wyss Medical Foundation Professor in Orthopaedic Trauma

Robert V. O'Toole, MD

Mike Naslund

John D. Young, Jr. Professor in Urology 

Michael J. Naslund, MD

More Information

To learn how you can invest in faculty excellence through an endowed chair or professorship, contact the Office of Development at 410-706-8503.