Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Giving

Named Professorships

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, like many other medical schools, honors outstanding faculty members by appointing them to named professorships. These professorships are established with an endowment, and the generated interest helps support the faculty member's research or educational activities. Feinberg named professorships are listed below.

Feinberg Named Professorships (and Incumbents)

Abbott Laboratories Duane and Susan Burnham Research Professorship in Genetic and Molecular Medicine

Edmund Andrews Professorship in Urology
held by Edward M. Schaeffer, MD, PhD

Dr. John Sherman Appleman Professorship in Medical Education
held by Diane Wayne, MD

Leslie B. Arey Professorship in Cell, Molecular, and Anatomical Sciences
held by Vladimir I. Gelfand, PhD

Norman and Helen Asher Professorship in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
held by Katherine L. Wisner, MD

Violet R. and Charles A. Baldwin Professorship in Vascular Surgery
held by William H. Pearce, MD

Clifford Joseph Barborka Professorship in Medicine
held by Stephen B. Hanauer, MD

Dr. Marjorie C. Barnett Professorship in Hematology/Oncology
held by Hau C. Kwaan, MD

Ernest S. Bazley Professorship in Asthma and Related Disorders
held by Jacob I. Sznajder, MD

Ernest S. Bazley Professorship in Airway Diseases
held by G.R. Scott Budinger, MD

Raymond and Hazel Speck Berry Professorship in Neonatology
held by Aaron Hamvas, MD

Bluhm Family Professorship in Cancer Research
held by Seema Khan, MD

Robert Bonow, MD, Professorship
held by Neil J. Stone, MD

Benjamin and Virginia T. Boshes Professorship in Neurology
held by Phyllis C. Zee, MD, PhD

Drs. Frederick John Bradd and William Kennedy Professorship in Radiology
held by Eric J. Russell, MD

Betsy Bramsen Professorship in Breast Oncology
held by William J. Gradishar, MD

William N. Brand, MD, Professorship in Radiation Oncology
held by Bharat B. Mittal, MD

John and Ruth Brewer Professorship in Gynecology and Cancer Research
held by Shohreh Shahabi, MD

Buehler Professorship in Geriatric Medicine
held by Lori Ann Post, PhD

Joseph C. Calandra Research Professorship in Pathology and Toxicology
held by Guang-Yu Yang, MD, PhD

Chang-Lee Professorship in Preventive Rheumatology
held by Leena Sharma, MD

Chez Family Professorship in Myeloma Research
held by Jayesh Mehta, MD, and Seema Singhal, MD

Children's Research Fund Professorship in Basic Science
held by Patrick C. Seed, MD, PhD

Chester C. and Deborah M. Cooley Distinguished Professorship in Cardiology
held by Bradley P. Knight, MD

Owen L. Coon Professorship in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
held by Linda A. Teplin, PhD

Lillian Sherman Cowen Reiger and Harold L.S. Cowen Research Professorship in Pediatric Ophthalmology
held by Marilyn B. Mets, MD

Crown Family Professorship in Pediatrics
held by Michael D. Kelleher, MD

David W. Cugell, MD, Professorship in Medicine
held by Navdeep Chandel, PhD

Beatrice Cummings Mayer Professorship in Pediatric Autonomic Medicine
held by Debra E. Weese-Mayer, MD

Raymond H. Curry, MD, Professorship in Medical Education
held by Marianne M. Green, MD

Arthur Hale Curtis, MD, Professorship in Obstetrics and Gynecology
held by William A. Grobman, MD

Irving S. Cutter Professorship in Medicine
held by Douglas E. Vaughan, MD

Irving S. Cutter Professorship in Medicine Emeritus
held by Lewis Landsberg, MD

Ken and Ruth Davee Professorship in Stem Cell Biology
held by John A. Kessler, MD

Ruth Dunbar Davee Professorship in Neuroscience
held by M.-Marsel Mesulam, MD

A Todd Davis, MD, Professorship in General Pediatrics and Primary Care
held by Matthew M. Davis, MD

Loyal and Edith Davis Professorship in Surgery
held by Nathaniel J. Soper, MD

Nathan Smith Davis Professorship in Physiology
held by D. James Surmeier, PhD

Diana, Princess of Wales Professorship in Cancer Research
held by Daniela E. Matei, MD

Harry W. Dingman Professorship in Cardiology
held by Philip Greenland, MD

Johanna Dobe Professorship in Hematology/Oncology

Dunbar Professorship in Bipolar Disease
held by Jelena Radulovic, MD, PhD

Ruth and Evelyn Dunbar Professorship in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
held by Peter Penzes, PhD

Earle, del Greco, and Levin Professorship in Nephrology/Hypertension
held by Daniel Batlle, MD

James E. Eckenhoff Professorship in Anesthesiology
held by Charles W. Hogue Jr., MD

George M. Eisenberg Professorship in Pediatrics

Edward G. Elcock Professorship in Surgical Research
held by Jason Wertheim, MD, PhD

Louis Feinberg, MD, Professorship in Ophthalmology
held by Lee M. Jampol, MD

Samuel M. Feinberg Professorship in Medicine
held by Bruce S. Bochner, MD

Marie A. Fleming Research Professorship in Pathology
held by Ximing J. Yang, MD, PhD

Eileen M. Foell Professorship 
held by Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD

Vincent W. Foglia Family Research Professorship in Dermatology
held by Dennis P. West, PhD

Founders' Board Centennial Professorship
held by Thomas P. Shanley, MD

Founders' Board Chair in Neurocritical Care

Founders' Board Chair in Urology
held by Earl Y. Cheng, MD, PhD

Ruth K. Freinkel, MD, Research Professorship in Dermatology
held by Jaehyuk Choi, MD, PhD

Abby and John Friend Professorship in Oncology Research
held by Leo I. Gordon, MD

Robert Francis Furchgott Professorship
held by Ali Shilatifard, PhD

Nancy and Warren Furey Professorship in Community Medicine
held by Deborah S. Clements, MD

John P. Gallagher Research Professorship in Rheumatology
held by Christian Stehlik, PhD

George H. Gardner Professorship in Clinical Gynecology
held by Melissa A. Simon, MD

Albert B. Gerbie, MD, Professorship in Obstetrics and Gynecology
held by Magdy Peter Milad, MD, MS

Michael A. Gertz Professorship in Medicine
held by Jeffrey A. Linder, MD, MPH

Lizzie Gilman Professorship in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
held by John G. Csernansky, MD

Max and Lilly Goldberg Distinguished Professorship in Cardiology
held by Robert O. Bonow, MD

Jack W. Graffin, MD, Research Professorship in Dermatology
held by Robert M. Lavker, PhD

John T. Grayhack, MD, Professorship in Urological Research
held by Sarki A. Abdulkadir, MD, PhD

Judy Gugenheim Research Professorship in Microbiology-Immunology
held by Stephen D. Miller, PhD

Walter J. Hamlin Professorship in Dermatology
held by Amy S. Paller, MD

Heller-Sacks Professorship in Cardiothoracic Surgery
held by Patrick M. McCarthy, MD

Lawrence Hicks Professorship in Critical Care Medicine
held by Richard Davison, MD

James R. Hines, MD, Professorship in Surgery
held by Scott A. Strong, MD

Hospira Foundation Professorship in Translational Cancer Biology

John and Nancy Hughes Distinguished Professorship in Rheumatology
held by John Varga, MD

Susy Y. Hung Research Professorship
held by Ji-Yong Julie Kim, PhD

Hosmer Allen Johnson Professorship in Pathology
held by Deyu Fang, PhD

Charles F. Kettering Professorship in Endocrinology and Metabolism

Charles F. Kettering Professorship in Medicine
held by Joseph T. Bass, MD, PhD

Khatib Professorship in Neurological Surgery
held by Orin Bloch, MD

Arthur C. King Professorship in Anesthesiology
held by Santhanam Suresh, MD

Lester B. and Frances T. Knight Professorship in Cardiac Imaging
held by Michael Markl, PhD

Knight Family Professorship in Cardiac Imaging
held by James C. Carr, MD

Posy and John Krehbiel Professorship in Critical Care
held by Z. Leah Harris, MD

Herman L. Kretschmer Professorship in Urology
held by Anthony J. Schaeffer, MD

Lewis Landsberg Dean
held by Eric G. Neilson, MD

Raymond J. Langenbach, MD, Professorship in Internal Medicine
held by Gary Joseph Martin, MD

Anna Lapham Professorship in Obstetrics and Gynecology
held by Lee P. Shulman, MD

Leonard and Bernice Lavin Ophthalmology Research Professorship
held by Alice T. Lyon, MD

Lavin/Fates Professorship in Neurological Surgery
held by James P. Chandler, MD

Adam and Richard T. Lind Professorship in Medical Genetics
held by Rex L. Chisholm, PhD

Jesse, Sara, Andrew, Abigail, Benjamin, and Elizabeth Lurie Professorship in Oncology
held by Leonidas C. Platanias, MD, PhD

Robert I. Lurie, MD, and Lora S. Lurie Professorship
held by John D. Crispino, PhD

Magerstadt Professorship
held by Clyde Yancy, MD

Magerstadt Professorship in Ophthalmology
held by Debra Anne Goldstein, MD

Magerstadt Professorship in Pathology
held by Daniel Brat, MD, PhD

Magerstadt Professorship in Pharmacology
held by Alfred L. George Jr., MD

Ernest J. and Hattie H. Magerstadt Memorial Research Professorship in Physiology
held by John F. Disterhoft, PhD

Paul B. Magnuson Professorship in Rehabilitation Medicine
held by Elliot J. Roth, MD

Michael J. Marchese Chair in Neurosurgery
held by Maciej (Matt) S. Lesniak, MD

Gilbert H. Marquardt Professorship in Medicine
held by Peter J. Kahrilas, MD

John F. Marquardt, MD, Clinical Research Professorship in Vascular Surgery

Joseph L. Mayberry Sr. Professorship in Pathology and Toxicology
held by Kathleen J. Green, PhD

Charles H. Mayo, MD, Professorship
held by Susan Quaggin, MD

Fowler McCormick Professorship in Surgery
held by Malcolm M. DeCamp Jr., MD

Fowler McCormick Professorship in Surgery
held by Joseph Leventhal, MD, PhD

Helen Myers McLoraine Professorship in Rheumatology

Harold L. and Margaret N. Method Research Professorship in Surgery
held by Ankit Bharat, MD

James Roscoe Miller Distinguished Professorship in Medicine
held by Michael Abecassis, MD

Dr. Charles L. Mix Research Professorship in Neurology and Psychiatry

Margaret Gray Morton Professorship in Medicine

John Benjamin Murphy Professorship in Surgery
held by Karl Bilimoria, MD, MS

Mabel Greene Myers Professorship in Medicine-Rheumatology
held by Harris R. Perlman, PhD

Albert Nemcek Education Professorship in Radiology
held by Robert L. Vogelzang, MD

Arthur C. Nielsen Jr. Research Professorship in Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders
held by Tanya Simuni, MD

O'Connor Family Research Professorship in Urology
held by Praveen Thumbikat, PhD

Ralph Seal Paffenbarger Professorship
held by David Cella, PhD

Roswell Park Professorship
held by Frank Penedo, PhD

Floyd Elroy Patterson Research Professorship in Pathology
held by Jian-Jun Wei, MD

Roy and Elaine Patterson Professorship in Medicine
held by Robert P. Schleimer, PhD

John Philip Phair Professorship in Infectious Diseases
held by Robert L. Murphy, MD

Hans Popper Professorship in Medicine
held by John E. Pandolfino, MD

John Edward Porter Professorship in Biomedical Research
held by H. Steven Seifert, PhD

Potocsnak Family CSC Professorship
held by Frank Palella, MD

Willis J. Potts, MD, Professorship in Surgery
held by Joseph M. Forbess, MD, MBA

Clifford C. Raisbeck, MD, Professorship in Orthopaedic Surgery
held by Wellington K. Hsu, MD

Stephen Walter Ranson Professorship in Cell Biology
held by Robert D. Goldman, PhD

Robert Laughlin Rea Professorship in Anatomy

Janardan K. Reddy, MD, Professorship in Pathology

Jules J. Reingold Research Professorship

Alfred Newton Richards Professorship in Pharmacology
held by Richard J. Miller, PhD

Howard Taylor Ricketts, MD, Professorship
held by Richard T. D'Aquila, MD

Lee F. Rogers, MD, Professorship in Medical Education
held by Frank H. Miller, MD

Steven T. Rosen Professorship in Cancer Biology

Edwin Warner Ryerson Professorship in Orthopaedic Surgery
held by Terrance D. Peabody, MD

Samuel Jefferson Sackett Professorship in Infectious Diseases
held by Steven M. Wolinsky, MD

Mary and Patrick Scanlan Professorship in Urology
held by Jennifer Wu, PhD

Anthony J. Schaeffer, MD, Professorship in Urology
held by David J. Klumpp, PhD

John J. Sciarra, MD, PhD, Professorship in Obstetrics and Gynecology
held by Serdar E. Bulun, MD

John G. Searle Professorship in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
held by D. Martin Watterson, PhD

Sally Burnett Searle Professorship in Pediatrics and Transplantation
held by Estella M. Alonso, MD

Martha Leland Sherwin Professorship
held by Mark E. Molitch, MD

David Shoch, MD, PhD, Professorship in Ophthalmology
held by Steven H. DeVries, MD, PhD

George A. Sisson, MD, Professorship in Otolaryngology
held by Robert C. Kern, MD

Dr. Charles and Leslie Snorf Professorship in Orthopaedic Surgery
held by Michael A. Terry, MD

Solovy-Arthritis Research Society Professorship in Medicine
held by Richard M. Pope, MD

Solovy/Arthritis Research Society Research Professorship
held by Rosalind Ramsey-Goldman, MD

Dan and Bertha Spear Research Professorship
held by Richard M. Longnecker, PhD

Thomas D. Spies Professorship

Thomas D. Spies Professorship in Genetic Metabolism
held by William L. Lowe Jr., MD

Thomas D. Spies Professorship in Lymphatic Metabolism
held by Guillermo Oliver, PhD

Thomas D. Spies Professorship in Cancer Metabolism
held by Marcus Ernst Peter, PhD

Jeremiah Stamler Professorship in Medicine
held by Mary McGrae McDermott, MD

David Lawrence Stein Research Professorship in Psychiatric Diseases Affecting Children and Adolescents

Paul E. Steiner Research Professorship in Pathology
held by Eileen H. Bigio, MD

Marcia Stenn Professorship in Gynecologic Oncology
held by John Robert Lurain III, MD

Gene Stollerman Professorship in Medicine
held by Babafemi Taiwo, MD

S. David Stulberg Research Professorship
held by Eric S. Hungness, MD

Orion H. and Lucille W. Stuteville Professorship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
held by Gregory Ara Dumanian, MD

Jacob R. Suker, MD, Professorship in Medical Education
held by Roopal V. Kundu, MD

Cyrus Tang and Lee Jampol Professorship in Ophthalmology
held by Amani A. Fawzi, MD

George and Edwina Tarry Professorship in Ophthalmology
held by Nicholas J. Volpe, MD

Irene and Walter Wayne Templin Professorship in Oral Pathology

Genevieve E. Teuton Professorship in Medicine
held by Maha H. Hussain, MD

Mary Harris Thompson, MD, Professorship

Les Turner ALS Foundation/Herbert C. Wenske Foundation Professorship
held by Teepu Siddique, MD

Julia and David Uihlein Professorship in Bioethics and Medical Humanities
held by Kelly N. Michelson, MD, MPH

Aaron Montgomery Ward Professorship in Neurology
held by Dimitri Krainc, MD, PhD

Elizabeth J. Ward Professorship in Genetic Medicine
held by Elizabeth M. McNally, MD, PhD

Thomas J. Watkins Memorial Professorship in Obstetrics and Gynecology
held by Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD

James S. T. Yao, MD, PhD, Professorship in Vascular Surgery
held by Mark K. Eskandari, MD

Guy and Anne Youmans Professorship in Microbiology-Immunology
held by Laimonis Laimins, PhD

Dean Richard H. Young and Ellen Stearns Young Professorship
held by Jonathan P. Fryer, MD

Quentin D. Young Professorship in Health Policy