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2015 Visiting Professorships

Beginning in 2002, Alpha Omega Alpha’s board of directors offered every chapter and association the opportunity to host a visiting professor. Sixty-five chapters took advantage of the opportunity during the 2014/2015 academic year to invite eminent persons in American medicine to share their varied perspectives on medicine and its practice. Following are the participating chapters and their visitors.

ALABAMA

University of Alabama School of Medicine
Richard B. Gunderman, MD, PhD (AΩA, University of Chicago, 1992)
Professor and Vice Chair of Radiology, Indiana University School of Medicine; member at large of the AΩA Board of Directors; author

CALIFORNIA

Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Janet C. Lindemann, MD, MBA (AΩA, University of South Dakota, 2003, Faculty)
Dean of Medical Student Education, the University of South Dakota

University of California, Davis, School of Medicine
Diana W. Bianchi, MD
Executive Director, Mother Infant Research Institute, Vice Chair for Research and Academic Affairs, Natalie V. Zucker Professor of Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine

University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
Patrick Walsh, MD (AΩA, Case Western Reserve, 1964)
University Distinguished Service Professor of Urology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

COLORADO

University of Colorado School of Medicine
Kristen Slesar, LCSW
Director of Veterans Affairs and Associate Faculty for the Program in Narrative Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Peter Jay Hotez, MD, PhD (AΩA, George Washington University, 2008, Faculty)
Dean for the National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine

FLORIDA

Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
John R. Potts III, MD (AΩA, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 2004, Faculty)
Senior Vice-President, Surgical Accreditation ACGME

Florida State University College of Medicine
Robert Phillips, Jr., MD, MSPH
Vice President for Research and Policy, American Board of Family Medicine

University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
Maryellen E. Gusic, MD (AΩA, Pennsylvania State University, 2009, Faculty)
Chief Medical Officer, Association of American Medical Colleges

USF Health Morsani College of Medicine
Capt. Eric A. Elster, MD (AΩA, University of South Florida, 2014, Alumnus)
Professor and Chairman Norman M. Rich Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

GEORGIA

Emory University School of Medicine
David Hackam, MD, PhD (AΩA, University of Western Ontario, 1992)
Surgeon-in-Chief, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, and Robert Garrett Professor of Pediatric Surgery

Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University
LaMar McGinnis, MD, FACS
2010 President of the American College of Surgeons

ILLINOIS

Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
Peter Angelos, MD, PhD (AΩA, University of Chicago, 2014, Faculty)
Linda Kohler Anderson Professor of Surgery, Chief of Endocrine Surgery, and Associate Director ofthe MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago Medicine

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Edward Garrity, MD (AΩA, Loyola University, 1989)
Professor of medicine, Vice Chair of Clinical Operations, and Associate Director of Transplantation Services, University of Chicago Medicine

Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
Holly J. Humphrey, MD (AΩA, University of Chicago, 1983)
Dean of Medical Student Education and Ralph W. Gerard Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, and member at large of the AΩA Board of Directors

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Michael LaCombe, MD
Associate Editor, Annals of Internal Medicine, cardiologist, poet, author

University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine
Rita Redberg, MD, MSc
Professor and Director, Women’s Cardiovascular Services, University of California, San Francisco, and Chief Editor of JAMA Internal Medicine

INDIANA

Indiana University School of Medicine
Jaishri Blakeley, MD (AΩA, Baylor College of Medicine, 2001)
Director, The Johns Hopkins School Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center

IOWA

University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
Christopher Buresh, MD (AΩA, University of Iowa, 2012, Faculty)
Ambassador to Haiti, American College of Emergency Medicine, Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

KANSAS

University of Kansas School of Medicine
William Neaves, PhD (AΩA, University of Texas Southwestern, 1990, Faculty)
President Emeritus, Stowers Institute for Medical Research

LOUISIANA

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Deborah Driscoll, MD (AΩA, New York University, 1983)
Luigi Mastroianni, Jr. Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport
Martha Cole McGrew, MD (AΩA, University of New Mexico, 2010, Faculty)
Executive Vice Dean, University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Tulane University School of Medicine
Larry Kaiser, MD, FACS (AΩA, Tulane University, 1976)
Dean, Temple University School of Medicine, and CEO, Temple University Health System

MARYLAND

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Philip A. Mackowiak, MD (AΩA, University of Maryland, 1992, Alumnus)
Professor Emeritus and Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland; Chief of the Medical Care Clinical Center, VA Maryland Health Care System; member of the Pharos editorial board; author

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Frank R. Lewis, Jr. MD (AΩA, University of California, San Francisco, 1991)
Executive Director, American Board of Surgery

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston University School of Medicine
James O’Connell, MD
President, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

Tufts University School of Medicine
Richard B. Gunderman, MD, PhD (AΩA, University of Chicago, 1992)
Professor and Vice Chair of Radiology, Indiana University School of Medicine; member at large of the AΩA Board of Directors; author

MICHIGAN

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Ruth-Marie Fincher, MD, MACP (AΩA, Medical College of Georgia, 1976, Faculty)
Vice Dean for Academic Affairs Emerita, Medical College of Georgia of Georgia Regents University; 2012 Abraham Flexner Distinguished Service to Medical Education Award

University of Michigan Medical School
Mark Schlissel, MD, PhD (AΩA, Johns Hopkins University, 1986)
President, University of Michigan

MINNESOTA

University of Minnesota Medical School
Samuel Finlayson, MD, MPH
Chair, Department of Surgery, University of Utah Health Care

MISSOURI

Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Rita Charon, MD, PhD
Professor of Clinical Medicine and Director of the Program in Narrative Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

University of Missouri—Columbia School of Medicine
Eric Holmboe, MD (AΩA, University of Rochester, 1985)
Senior Vice President for Milestones Development and Evaluation, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

NEBRASKA

University of Nebraska College of Medicine
John Tooker, MD, MBA, MACP (AΩA, University of Colorado, 1970)
Emeritus Executive Vice President and CEO, American College of Physicians; Immediate Past President of the AΩA Board of Directors

NEW JERSEY

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Rear Admiral Kenneth Moritsugu, MD, MPH
Deputy Surgeon General of the United States

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Harvey Rubin, MD, PhD (AΩA, University of Pennsylvania, 2001, Faculty)
Professor of Medicine and Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania

NEW YORK

Albany Medical College
Lee S. Cohen, MD (AΩA, Albany Medical College, 2015, Alumnus)
Edmund N. and Carroll M. Carpenter Professorship in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Curt Civin, MD
Associate Dean for Research, Director of the Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine, and Professor of Pediatrics and Physiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine

New York Medical College
Andrew Schafer, MD
Professor of Medicine in Hematology-Oncology and Director of the Richard T. Silver Center for Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, Weill Cornell Medical College

New York University School of Medicine
Richard L. Cruess, MD CC OQ FRSC
Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and core member of the Centre for Medical Education, McGill University
Sylvia R. Cruess, MD
Professor of Medicine and member of the Centre for Medical Education, McGill University

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Eli A. Friedman, MD, MACP, FRCP (AΩA, SUNY Downstate, 1956)
Distinguished Teaching Professor of Medicine, Deputy Chair, Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate

State University of New York Upstate Medical University
Molly Cooke, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine and inaugural Director of Education for Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco

Stony Brook University School of Medicine
John Carethers, MD (AΩA, Wayne State University, 1988)
John G. Searle Professor and Chair, Department of Internal Medicine University of Michigan Health System

NORTH CAROLINA

Wake Forest School of Medicine of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Richard B. Gunderman, MD, PhD (AΩA, University of Chicago, 1992)
Professor and Vice Chair of Radiology, Indiana University School of Medicine; member at large of the AΩA Board of Directors; author

OHIO

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Peter C. Neligan, MD
Professor, Department of Surgery, and Director of the Center for Reconstructive Surgery, University of Washington

Ohio State University College of Medicine
George Thibault, MD (AΩA, Harvard Medical School, 1968)
President, Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation

PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Stuart Malina
Music Director, Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra and Principal Guest Conductor of the Florida Orchestra; Tony Award winning orchestrator and Music Supervisor for the Broadway musical Movin’ Out

Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Patrick Ryan McGarry, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College; director of feature-length documentary Code Black

Temple University School of Medicine
Steven Rosenberg, MD, PhD (AΩA, Johns Hopkins University, 1963)
Chief, Surgery Branch, National Cancer Institute, Center for Cancer Research at the National Institutes of Health

PUERTO RICO

Ponce School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Melvin Bonilla-Felix, MD (AΩA, University of Puerto Rico, 2006)
Chair, Department of Pediatrics, University of Puerto Rico Medical Center

University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Lisa Moreno-Walton, MD
Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans

RHODE ISLAND

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Richard Besser, MD
Chief Health and Medical editor, ABC News; former acting director, CDC

SOUTH CAROLINA

Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
Robert F. Siliciano, MD, PhD (AΩA, Johns Hopkins University, 2003, Alumnus)
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Don W. Powell, MD (AΩA, University of Alabama, 1961)
Director, Institute for Translational Sciences-Clinical Research Center and Director, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Department of Internal Medicine at The University of Texas Medical Branch

TENNESSEE

East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine
Fred Ralston, Jr., MD
Fayetteville Medical Associates, President Emeritus of the American College of Physicians

University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine
M. Douglas Jones, Jr., MD
Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital Colorado

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Ian Crozier, MD (AΩA, Vanderbilt University, 1997)
Ebola Patient No. 3, Nashville, Tennessee

TEXAS

Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
Darrell Kirch, MD (AΩA, University of Colorado, 1976)
President and CEO, Association of American Medical Colleges

The University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio
Richard B. Gunderman, MD, PhD (AΩA, University of Chicago, 1992)
Professor and Vice Chair of Radiology, Indiana University School of Medicine; member at large of the AΩA Board of Directors; author

University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
Robert Tausend, MD
Dermatology private practice, Pasadena, Texas

University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Guy Alonso, MD (AΩA, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 2006)
Assistant Professor, Department of Endocrinology, Children’s Hospital Colorado

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Southwestern Medical School
Amit Shah, MD, FACP (AΩA, University of Texas Southwestern, 2014, Faculty)
Mayo Clinic Arizona; Distinguished Teaching Professor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Academy of Teachers; Editor-in-Chief, Portal of Online Geriatrics Education

WASHINGTON

University of Washington School of Medicine
Ruth-Marie Fincher, MD, MACP (AΩA, Medical College of Georgia, 1976, Faculty)
Vice Dean for Academic Affairs Emerita, Medical College of Georgia of Georgia Regents University; 2012 Abraham Flexner Distinguished Service to Medical Education Award

WEST VIRGINIA

Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Tejas Desai, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, East Carolina University; founder and lead developer of Nephrology OnDemand, an evidence-based teaching website for health care providers who care for kidney patients

West Virginia University School of Medicine
Michael B. Edmond, MD, MPH, MPA (AΩA, West Virginia University, 1988)
Chief Quality Officer and Associate Chief Medical Officer, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

WISCONSIN

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Leon E. Rosenberg, MD (AΩA, University of Wisconsin, 1955)
Professor Emeritus, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University; Dean Emeritus, Yale University School of Medicine

Updated on September 30, 2015.


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