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Editorial Board

The Pharos

Richard L. Byyny, MD, Editor
Dee Martinez, Managing Editor
Laurie Goss, Art Director

Editorial Board of The Pharos
May 2021

Jeremiah A. Barondess, MD
(AΩA, Johns Hopkins University, 1949)
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
William T. Foley Distinguished Professor Emeritus in Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
President Emeritus New York Academy of Medicine
New York, New York

David A. Bennahum, MD
(AΩA, University of New Mexico, 1984, Faculty)
Professor Emeritus, Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Albuquerque, New Mexico

John A. Benson, Jr., MD
(AΩA, Oregon Health & Science University
School of Medicine, 1968, Faculty)
Dean and Professor of Medicine, Emeritus
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon
Professor of Internal Medicine, Emeritus
University of Nebraska
Omaha, Nebraska
President, Emeritus
American Board of Internal Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Jonathan Frederick Borus, MD
(AΩA, University of Illinois, 1964)
Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Chairman Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Richard Bronson, MD
(AΩA, New York University, 1965)
Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Pathology
Vice Chairman for Education
Director of Reproductive Endocrinology
Stony Brook University Medical Center
Stony Brook, New York

John C. M. Brust, MD
(AΩA, Columbia University, 1961)
Professor of Neurology, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, New York

Charles S. Bryan, MD, MACP, FRCP
(AΩA, University of South Carolina, 1992, Faculty)
Distinguished Professor of Internal Medicine Emeritus, University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina

Lynn Cleary, MD
(AΩA, Ohio State University, 1978)
Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor of Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, New York

Jack Coulehan, MD
(AΩA, University of Pittsburgh, 1969)
Emeritus Professor of Medicine,
Senior Fellow, Center for Medical Humanities, Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, New York

Gregory Davis, MD
(AΩA, University of Kentucky, 2005, Faculty)
Professor, Medical Director - Forensic Consultation Service, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Lexington, Kentucky

Lawrence L. Faltz, MD
(AΩA, New York University, 1971)
Senior Physician Advisor for Medical Staff Affairs, Phelps Hospital/Northwell Health
Larchmont, New York
Professor of Medicine, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
East Garden City, New York

Joseph J. Fins, MD, MACP, FRCP
(AΩA, Weill Cornell Medical College, 2011, Faculty)
The E. William Davis, Jr., M.D. Professor of Medical Ethics,
Chief, Division of Medical Ethics & Professor of Medicine,Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, New York

Faith T. Fitzgerald, MD
(AΩA, University of California, San Francisco, 1969)
Professor, Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, and Bioethics, University of California, Davis Hospital and School of Medicine
Sacramento, California

Lester Friedman, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Media and Society Program, Hobard and William Smith Colleges
Geneva, New York

James G. Gamble, MD, PhD
(AΩA, University of Maryland, 1974)
Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University Hospital and Clinics,
Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California

Michael Gerber, MD
(AΩA, University of Colorado, 1979)
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine (Retired), University of Colorado School of Medicine
Boulder, Colorado

Dean G. Gianakos, MD
Director of Medical Education, Centra Health
Lynchburg, Virginia

Jean D. Gray, MD
(AΩA, University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, 1966)
Professor Emeritus in Medical Education, Medicine and Pharmacology, Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Atul Grover, MD, PhD
(AΩA, George Washington University, 1995)
Executive Director, Association of American Medical Colleges Research and Action Institute

Richard Gunderman, MD, PhD
(AΩA, University of Chicago, 1992)
Chancellor's Professor
Bicentennial Professor, Radiology, Pediatrics, Medical Education Philosophy, Liberal Arts, Philanthropy and Medical Humanities and Health Studies, John A. Campbell Professor of Radiology, Indiana University
Indianapolis, Indiana

Lara Hazelton, MD
Director of Academic Faculty Development,
Associate Professor & Director of CPD, Department of Psychiatry
Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

David B. Hellmann, MD, MACP
(AΩA, Johns Hopkins University, 1998, Faculty)
Aliki Perroti Professor of Medicine
Chairman, Department of Medicine
Vice Dean, The Johns Hopkins
University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Pascal J. Imperato, MD
(AΩA, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, 1976, Alumnus)
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer, Founding Dean and Distinguished Service Professor, School of Public Health, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Brooklyn, New York

Therese Jones, PhD
Associate Director, Center for Bioethics and Humanities,
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Aurora, Colorado

Elizabeth Lahti, MD
(AΩA, Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine, 2019)
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Oregon Health
and Sciences University School of Medicine
Portland, Oregon

Henry Langhorne, MD
(AΩA, Tulane University, 1957)
Professor Emeritus, Cardiology, Cardiology Consultants
Pensacola, Florida

Jenna Le, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Lebanon, New Hampshire

Michael D. Lockshin, MD
(AΩA, Weill Cornell Medical College, 1979, Faculty)
Director, Barbara Volcker Center for Women and Rheumatic Disease
Hospital for Special Surgery, Professor of Medicine
and Obstetrics-Gynecology, Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York

Jerome Lowenstein, MD
(AΩA, New York University, 1957)
Professor of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine
New York, New York

Kenneth M. Ludmerer, MD, MACP
(AΩA, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, 1986, Faculty)
Professor of Medicine and the Mabel Dorn Reeder
Distinguished Professor of the History of Medicine,
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri

Philip A. Mackowiak, MD, MBA, MACP
Emeritus Professor of Medicine,
Carolyn Frenkil and Selvin Passen History of Medicine Scholar in Residence
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
Senior Lecturer, Department of History,
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland

Ashley Mann, MD
(AΩA, University of Missouri - Kansas City, 2011)
Cardiothoracic surgeon, The University of Kansas Physicians
Kansas City, Kansas

Aaron McGuffin, MD
(AΩA, Marshall University School of Medicine, 2002, Resident)
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Lewisburg, West Virginia

Stephen J. McPhee, MD
(AΩA, University of California, San Francisco, 1984, Faculty)
Professor of Medicine, Emeritus,
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine,
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Janice Townley Moore
Professor Emerita of English, Young Harris College
Young Harris, Georgia

Francis A. Neelon, MD
(AΩA, Duke University School of Medicine, 2002, Faculty)
Associate Professor Emeritus of Medicine,
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina

Douglas S. Paauw, MD, MACP
(AΩA, University of Michigan, 1983)
Rathmann Family Foundation Endowed Chair in
Patient-Centered Clinical Education, Professor
of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, Washington

John S. Sergent, MD
(AΩA, Vanderbilt University, 1966)
Professor of Medicine and Vice Chair for
Education, Emeritus, Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee

Audrey Shafer, MD
(AΩA, Stanford University School of Medicine, Alumni, 2018)
Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University
School of Medicine/Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System
Director, Medicine & the Muse, Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics
Stanford, California

Ye Kyung Song, MD, PhD
(AΩA, University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, 2020)
Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina

Jan Van Eys, PhD, MD
(AΩA, University of Washington, 1966)
Emeritus, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics, and American College of Nutrition
Nashville, Tennessee

Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP
(AΩA, James H. Quillen College of Medicine of East Tennessee State University, 1989, Faculty)
Professor of Medicine, Member of the Cardiovascular Institute,
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California

Steven A. Wartman, MD, PhD
(AΩA, Johns Hopkins University, 1970)
President Emeritus, Association of Academic Health Centers
Lexington, Massachusetts

Editorial Board Member Selection

Editorial Board members are selected based on their subject matter expertise, publication history, and tanding within the medical, humanities, and educational communities.

The Pharos is committed to having a diverse group of editors based on race, gender, medical specialty, and geographic location.

Updated on May 4, 2021.