Chapter 3: Faculty



Faculty Statistics


Count by Track
Tenure Status Rank Employment Category
Gender Full-Time Part-Time Total
Tenured Faculty Professor F 36 1 37
M 204 12 216
Associate Professor F 27 0 27
M 57 0 57
Total Tenured Faculty 324 13 337
Tenure Eligible Associate Professor F 18 0 18
M 39 0 39
Assistant Professor F 43 0 43
M 85 0 85
Total Tenure Eligible Faculty 185 0 185
Tenure Ineligible Professor F 8 3 11
M 16 6 22
Associate Professor F 60 19 79
M 99 7 106
Assistant Professor F 103 43 146
M 100 9 109
Instructor F 21 1 22
M 38 4 42
Lecturer F 14 3 17
M 23 0 23
Tenure Ineligible Total 482 95 577
Total Faculty Full-Time Part-Time Grand Total
991 108 1099

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Volunteer Faculty


Rank Grand Total
Professor 153
Associate Professor 140
Assistant Professor 547
Instructor 46
Lecturer 5
Volunteer Faculty Grand Total 891

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Count by Department


Department Grouping Rank Employment Category
Gender Full-Time Part-Time Total
Basic Science Department Professor F 14 1 15
M 55 4 59
Associate Professor F 17 1 18
M 33 1 34
Assistant Professor F 22 3 25
M 37 2 39
Instructor F 7 1 8
M 8 0 8
Lecturer F 1 0 1
M 4 0 4
Total Basic Science Faculty 198 13 211
Clinical Department Professor F 29 3 32
M 165 14 179
Associate Professor F 82 18 100
M 160 5 165
Assistant Professor F 118 40 158
M 147 7 154
Instructor F 14 0 14
M 30 3 33
Lecturer F 5 2 7
M 12 0 12
Clinical Department Total 762 92 854
Dean’s Office and Centers Professor F 1 0 1
Associate Professor F 6 0 6
M 2 1 3
Assistant Professor F 6 0 6
M 1 0 1
Instructor M 0 1 1
Lecturer F 8 1 9
M 7 0 7
Dean’s Office and Centers Total 31 3 34
Total Faculty Full-Time Part-Time Grand Total
991 108 1099

*Data above as of January 31, 2014
Data Source – Oracle/Discoverer
All salaried faculty, rank of lecturer and above, with primary appointment in School of Medicine.
Full time faculty work 40 hours per week.

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Named Endowed Professorships

Endowed professorships serve as the highest distinction that the School of Medicine can bestow on its faculty. Through the creation of endowed professorships, benefactors partner with the academic leadership to attract and retain the most eminent physicians and scientists who advance the study and practice of medicine at the University of Virginia.The following endowed professorships serve as a critical foundation for the School of Medicine’s sustained excellence.


Year Established Chair Title, & Current Holder
1931 Walter Reed Professorship in Pathology – Dennis J. Templeton, MD, PhD
1954 Stephen H. Watts Professorship in Surgery – Bruce D. Schirmer, MD
1961 Alumni Professorship in Neurology – E. Clarke Haley Jr, MD
1962 Benjamin Armistead Shepherd Professorship in Pediatrics – James P. Nataro, MD, PhD, MBA
1966 Alumni Professorship in Psychiatric Medicine – Bankole A. Johnson, MD, PhD, DSc
Chester F. Carlson Professorship in Psychiatry – C. Bruce Greyson, MD
1969 Alumni Professorship in Neurosurgery – Jason P. Sheehan, MD, PhD
John Edward Fowler Professorship in Clinical Psychology – Jeffrey T. Barth, PhD
1971 Claude A. Jessup Professorship in Surgery – Reid B. Adams, MD
1973 Alfred R. Shands, Jr., Professorship in Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation – David R. Diduch, MD
1974 C. Bruce Morton Professorship in Surgery – John B. Hanks, MD
E. Cato Drash Professorship in Pulmonary Medicine – Jonathan D.Truwit, MD
1975 Wade Hampton Frost Professorship in Epidemiology – William A. Petri, Jr, MD, PhD
William Stamps Royster Professorship in Medical Sciences for Basic Cancer Research – Stacey E. Mills, MD
1976 Donald C. Barnes Professorship of Cardiology in Internal Medicine – Lawrence W. Gimple, MD
McLemore Birdsong Professorship in Pediatrics – Sharon L. Hostler, MD
John E. Cole Professorship in Urology – Stuart S. Howards, MD
G. Slaughter Fitz-Hugh Professorship in Otolaryngology – James F. Reibel, MD
Lillian T. Pratt Distinguished Professorship in Orthopaedic Surgery – Mark F. Abel, MD
Walter M. Seward Professorship in Family Medicine – Sim S. Galazka, MD
1977 Vernah Scott Moyston Professorship in Ophthalmology – Brian P. Conway, MD
1978 W. Norman Thornton, Jr., Professorship in Obstetrics & Gynecology – James E. Ferguson, II, MD, MBA
1980 Edward P. Cawley Professorship in Dermatology – Barbara B. Wilson, MD
James Carroll Flippin Professorship in Medical Science – Steven T. DeKosky, MD
Byrd S. Leavell Professorship in Internal Medicine – Michael E.Williams, MD
S. Hurt Watts Professorship in Surgery – Irving L. Kron, MD
1981 Oscar Swineford, Jr., Professorship in Allergy – Thomas A. E. Platts-Mills, MBBCh, PhD
1982 Robert M. Epstein Professorship in Anesthesiology – Zhiyi Zuo, MD, PhD
Harold Carron Professorship in Anesthesiology – Vesna Jevtovic-Todorovic, MD, PhD
Charles J. Frankel Professorship in Orthopaedics – Abhinav Chhabra, MD
Dupont Guerry, III, Professorship in Ophthalmology – Peter A. Netland, MD, PhD
Mary Anderson Harrison Professorship in Neurology – G. Frederick Wooten Jr, MD
Theodore E. Keats Professorship in Radiology – Alan H. Matsumoto, MD
William H. Muller, Jr., Professorship in Surgery – Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr., MD
1983 Julian Ruffin Beckwith Professorship in Medicine – John P. DiMarco, MD, PhD
Harry Flood Byrd, Jr., Professorship in Biochemistry – Anindya Dutta, MD, PhD
Andrew D. Hart Professorship in Internal Medicine – John C. Marshall, MBChB, PhD
Eugene Meyer, III, Professorship in the Neurosciences – Jaideep Kapur, MD, PhD
Margaret M. Trolinger Professorship in Rheumatology – Shu Man Fu, MD, PhD
Marion McNulty Weaver & Malvin C. Weaver Professorship in Oncology –
Michael J. Weber, PhD
David C. Wilson Professorship in Psychiatry – Anita H. Clayton, MD
1985 David D. Stone Professorship in Internal Medicine – Carl L. Berg, MD
Stuart S. Richardson Professorship of Clinical Virology in Internal Medicine –
Frederick G. Hayden, MD
Mary Muilenburg Stamp Professorship in Orthopaedic Research – Gary Balian, PhD
1986 Harry T. Peters, Jr., Professorship in Internal Medicine – John T. Philbrick, MD
1987 Richard N. and Louise R. Crockett Professorship in Obstetrics and Gynecology –
Susan C. Modesitt, MD
Paul Janssen Professorship in Internal Medicine-Gastroenterology –
Steven M. Cohn, MD
Edward W. & Betty Knight Scripps Professorship in Internal Medicine (Preventive
Cardiology) – Coleen McNamara, MD
1988 Milton T. Edgerton Professorship in Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery –
Raymond F. Morgan, MD
Joseph Helms Farrow Professorship in Surgical Oncology – Craig L. Slingluff, Jr., MD
John L. Guerrant Professorship in Internal Medicine – Paul M. Suratt, MD
Harrison Foundation Professorship in Neuroscience – Kevin S. Lee, PhD
Medical Alumni Professorship in Pediatrics – Frank T. Saulsbury, MD
Rick A. Moore Professorship in the School of Medicine – Kenneth E. Greer, MD
Harry T. Peters, Sr., Professorship in Internal Medicine – John B. Schorling, MD
1989 Beirne B. Carter Professorship in Immunology – Thomas J. Braciale, MD, PhD
Genentech Professorship in Pediatrics – William G. Wilson, MD
Thomas Harrison Hunter Professorship in International Medicine –
Richard L. Guerrant, MD
T. R. Johns II Professorship in Neurology – Lawrence H. Phillips II, MD
Myles H.Thaler Professorship in Medical Science – David M. Rekosh, PhD
George R. Minor Professorship in General Thoracic Surgery – David R. Jones, MD
David D. Weaver Professorship in Neurosurgery – Mark E. Shaffrey, MD
1990 Madge M. Jones Professorship in Diabetes – Eugene J. Barrett, MD, PhD
William S. Jordan, Jr., Professorship in Epidemiology in Internal Medicine –
Brian S. Wispelwey, MD
Richard F. Edlich Professorship in Biomedical Research – George T. Rodeheaver, PhD
Charles H. Ross, Jr., Professorship in Multiple Sclerosis –
Marie L. Hammarskjold, MD, PhD
1991 Claude Moore Professorship in Geriatrics – Diane G. Snustad, MD
1992 F. Palmer Weber Medical Research Professorship – J.Thomas Parsons, PhD
Robert M. Berne Professorship in Cardiovascular Research – Gary K. Owens, PhD
Norman J. Knorr Professorship in the School of Medicine – Felicia Gaskin, PhD
Jay Y. Gillenwater Professorship in Urology – Raymond A. Costabile, MD
1993 Harrison Medical Teaching Professorship – John D. Gazewood, MD, MSPH
Harrison Medical Teaching Professorship – Carl E. Creutz, PhD
Harrison Medical Teaching Professorship – George F. Rich, MD
Harrison Medical Teaching Professorship – Michael O. Thorner, MBBS, DSc
Lockhart B. McGuire Professorship in Internal Medicine – Robert S. Gibson, MD
Thomas E. Worrell, Jr., Professorship in Epileptology & Neurology –
Robert S. Rust Jr, MD
Emily Davie and Joseph S. Kornfeld Professorship in Biomedical Ethics –
Margaret E. Mohrmann, MD, PhD
1994 Hovey S. Dabney Eminent Scholars Professorship – C. D. Anthony Herndon, MD
1995 Louise Nerancy Professorship in Neurology – Daryl R. Gress, MD
Evelyn Troup Hobson Professorship in Health Evaluation Sciences –
William A. Knaus, MD
William Hobson Professorship in Information Sciences –
Ruth Gaare Bernheim, JD, MPH
James M. Moss Professorship in Diabetes – Anthony L. McCall, MD, PhD
1996 S.Ward Casscells Professorship in Orthopaedic Surgery – Mark D. Miller, MD
Becton Dickinson Professorship in Health Care Worker Safety –
Janine C. Jagger, PhD, MPH
1997 B.Lewis Barnett, Jr., Professorship in Family Medicine – David C. Slawson, MD
W. Gayle Crutchfield Professorship in Neurological Surgery –
Edward Hudson Oldfield, MD
Charles I. Fuller, Jr., Professorship in Neonatology – John Kattwinkel, MD
Wilford W. Spradlin Professorship in Psychiatric Medicine –
Randolph J. Canterbury, MD
1998 J. Francis Dammann Professorship in Pediatric Cardiology – G. Paul Matherne, MD
Bernard B. and Anne L. Brodie Teaching Professorship in General Internal Medicine –
Eugene C. Corbett Jr., MD
Gerald D. Aurbach Professonship in Endocrinology – Margaret A. Shupnik, PhD
Priscilla Bonner & Margerie B. Lowry Professorship in the Division of Personality
Studies – Jim B. Tucker, MD
Wyeth-Ayerst Professorship in Infectious Diseases – Barbara J. Mann, PhD
Robert W. Cantrell Professorship in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery –
Paul A. Levine, MD
Maurice L. LeBauer Professorship in Surgery – Bradley M. Rodgers, MD
Paul Mellon Professorship in Urology – William D. Steers, MD
1999 Nabi Biopharmaceuticals Professorship in Transplantation –
Kenneth L. Brayman, MD, PhD
2000 Edward W. Hook Distinguished Professorship in Internal Medicine –
Gerald R. Donowitz, MD
John W. Kluge Distinguished Professorship in Urology – Marguerite C. Lippert, MD
Robert J. Roberts Professorship in Pediatrics – Victoria F. Norwood, MD
2001 Wilhelm Professorship in Diseases of the Breast – Sarah J. Parsons, PhD
2002 Ruth E. Murdaugh Professorship in Family Practice – Susan M. Pollart, MD
Ruth Cancer Center Distinguished Professorship in the School of Medicine –
Mary J. Laughlin, MD
Bayer Corporation-Gerald L. Mandell Professorship in Internal Medicine –
William M. Scheld, MD
2003 Harrison Distinguished Professorship in Medicine – Robert M. Carey, MD
Cosmo A. DiFazio Professorship in Anesthesiology – John C. Rowlingson, MD
Ivy Foundation Distinguished Professorship in Pediatrics – Benjamin M. Gaston, MD
2004 Joseph and Frances Larner Professorship in Pharmacology – Douglas A. Bayliss, PhD
Charles E. Horton Professorship in International Plastic Surgery –
Thomas J. Gampper, MD
2005 John C. Buchanan Distinguished Professorship for Internal Medicine –
Mark D. Okusa, MD
George A. Beller, MD/Lantheus Medical Imaging Distinguished Professorship in
Cardiovascular Medicine – Brian H. Annex, MD
Andrew P. Somlyo Distinguished Professorship in Molecular Physiology –
Mark Yeager, MD, PhD
2006 Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professorship –
Patrick J. Concannon, PhD
Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professorship – Eric R. Houpt, MD
Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professorship – Ian G. Macara, PhD
Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professorship –
Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD
Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professorship – Karen C. Johnston, MD
Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professorship – Stephen S. Rich, PhD
Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professorship – Ivan S. Login, MD
Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professorship – Roberto Ariel Gomez, MD
Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professorship – Barry M. Gumbiner, PhD
Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professorship – Alan F. Horwitz, PhD
Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professorship – Richard D. Pearson, MD
Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professorship –
Kodi S. Ravichandran, PhD
Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professorship – David Schiff, MD
Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professorship – Lukas K. Tamm, PhD
Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professorship – Robert P. Wilder, MD
Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professorship – Ted Michael Burns, MD
Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professorship – Bradford B. Worrall, MD
Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professorship –
Christopher A. Moskaluk, MD, PhD
Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professorship – Robert L. Cheavlier, MD
Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professorship – John S. Lazo, PhD
Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professorship – Mark W. Anderson, MD
Edwin P. Lehman Professorship in Surgery – Kenneth J. Cherry, MD
Shure Professorship in Pediatric Neurology –
Howard P. Goodkin, MD, PhD
Robert M. Blizzard Professorship in Pediatric Endocrinology –
William L. Clarke, MD
Ivy Foundation Pratt Distinguished Professorship in Morphogenesis –
Douglas W. Desimone, PhD
Tussi and John Kluge Professorship in Palliative Care –
Daniel M. Becker, MD, MPH
2007 Lawrence W. Penniston, MD, Family Professorship in Women’s Oncology
Research – Paula M. Fracasso, MD
Dudley F. Rochester Professorship in Pulmonary and Critical Care
Medicine – Charles E. Rose, Jr., MD
Spencer P. Bass, MD, Twenty-First Century Professorship in Family
Medicine – M. Norman Oliver, MD
Jean and Ronald Butcher, MD, Eminent Scholars Professorship in
Neurology – Madaline E. Harrison, MD
Jean and Ronald Butcher, MD, Eminent Scholars Professorship in
Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry – Ming D. Li, PhD
2008 Albert M., Kate L., and Peter R. Kaplan Professorship in Cardiology –
Michael Ragosta, MD
2010 Frederic A. Berry, MD, Professorship in Pediatric Anesthesiology –
Victor C. Baum, MD

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Highlights of Faculty Achievements

Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences
Robert M. Berne, MD* (1979)
Richard J. Bonnie, LLB (1991)
Robert M. Carey, MD (1992)
James F. Childress, PhD (1998)
Robert M. Epstein, MD (1989)
Arthur Garson, Jr., MD, MPH (2007)
Richard L. Guerrant, MD (2003)
Ada Jacox, PhD, RN (1979)
William A. Knaus, MD (2000)
Joseph Larner, MD, PhD (2000)
Edward R. Laws, MD, FACS** (2004)
Cato T. Laurencin, MD, PhD** (2004)
Gerald L. Mandell, MD (2000)
Richard A. Merrill, LLB (1978)

American Academy of Arts and Sciences
C. David Allis, MD** (2001)
Robert M. Berne, MD* (1995)
James F. Childress, PhD (1988)
Thomas H. Hunter* (1958)
Michael O.Thorner, MBBS, DSc (2000)

American Association for the Advancement of Science
Robert A. Bloodgood, PhD
Martha A. Carpenter, MD (Emeritus)
Don E. Detmer, MD
Brian R. Duling, PhD (Emeritus)
Anindya Dutta, PhDJoyce L. Hamlin, PhD
John L. Hudson, PhD
John S. Lazo, PhD
Gerald L. Mandell, MD
Zhifeng Shao, PhD

American Clinical and Climatological Association
George A. Beller, MD
W. Kline Bolton, MD, FACP
Robert M. Carey, MD
John S. Davis IV, MD
Robert S. Gibson, MD
Richard L. Guerrant, MD
Jack M. Gwaltney Jr., MD
Gerald L. Mandell, MD
John C. Marshall, MBChB, PhD
Dudley F. Rochester, MD
Richard J. Santen, MD
Edward Stemmler, MD
Robert Strieter, MD
Michael O.Thorner, MBBS, DSc
Munsey S.Wheby, MD (Emeritus)
Mark E. Williams, MD

Association of American Physicians
Eugene J. Barrett, MD, PhD
George A. Beller, MD
Robert M. Carey, MD
Fabio Cominelli, MD,PhD
John T. Dunn, MD
Shu-Man Fu, MD
Richard L. Guerrant, MD
Frederick G. Hayden, MD
Erik L. Hewlett, MD
Gerald L. Mandell, MD
John C. Marshall, MBChB, PhD
William A. Petri Jr., MD, PhD
Thomas A. Platts-Mills, MD, PhD
Dudley F. Rochester, MD
Richard J. Santen, MD
Michael O.Thorner, MBBS, DSc

The American Pediatric Society
Stephen M. Borowitz, MD
Robert Boyle, MD
Robert L. Chevalier, MD
William L. Clarke, MD
Leigh B. Grossman, MD
Gregory F. Hayden, MD
J. Owen Hendley, MDJohn Kattwinkel, MD (Emeritus)
Thaddeus E. Kelly, MD (Emeritus)
G. Paul Matherne, MD
Alan D. Rogol, MD
Frank T. Saulsbury, MD

American Society for Clinical Investigation
Eugene J. Barrett, MD
George A. Beller, MD
W. Kline Bolton, MD
Robert M. Carey, MD
Fabio Cominelli, MD
John P. DiMarco, MD
William S. Evans, MD
Shu-Man Fu, MD
R. Ariel Gomez, MD
Richard L. Guerrant, MD
Frederick G. Hayden, MDErik L. Hewlett, MD
Christopher M. Kramer, MD
John C. Marshall, MBChB, PhD
Richard D. Pearson, MD
William A. Petri Jr., MD, PhD
Richard J. Santen, MD
W. Michael Scheld, MD
Robert M. Strieter, MD
Dan Theodorescu, MD, PhD
Michael O.Thorner, MBBS, DSc

American Surgical Association
Kenneth L. Brayman, MD
Kenneth J. Cherry, MD
John B. Hanks, MD
R. Scott Jones, MD
Irving L. Kron, MD
Eugene D. McGahren, MD*
Timothy L. Pruett, MD
Bradley M. Rodgers, MD
Bruce D. Schirmer, MD
Craig L. Slingluff, Jr., MD

(*member of American Pediatric Surgical Association)Stanton Nolan, MD (Emeritus)

Awards & Recognition

Association of American Medical Colleges

Abraham Flexner Award
Thomas H. Hunter, MD* (1988)

Distinguished Research Award
Joseph Larner, MD, PhD (1987)
C. David Allis, PhD (2001)

Albert Lasker Award
(for work performed at the School of Medicine)
Alfred G. Gilman, MD, PhD (1989)
Barry J. Marshall, MBBS (1995)
Ferid Murad, MD, PhD (1996)

General Clinical Research Centers Program Annual Award for Excellence in Clinical Research
Michael O. Thorner, MBBS, DSc (1995)
Johannes D. Veldhuis, MD (1998)

Dean’s Office & General Clinical Research Center Award for Meritorious Clinical Research Performed by a Resident
Tracey L. Krupski, MD (2000)
Julia W. MacRae, MD (2001)
Kevin Bauer, MD (2002)
Christopher T. Grubb, MD (2003)

Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award
Richard F. Edlich, MD (1989)
W. Michael Scheld, MD (1989)
James Q. Miller, MD (1990)
Leigh G. Donowitz, MD (1992)
Robert S. Gibson, MD (1996)
John Kattwinkel, MD (2008)

Virginia Outstanding Scientist Award
Michael O.Thorner, MBBS, DSc (1985)
Johannes D.Veldhuis, MD (1989)
Donald F. Hunt, PhD (1992)
John C. Herr, PhD (2000)

Virginia Life Achievement Award in Science
Robert M. Berne, MD* (1989)
Joseph Larner, MD, PhD (1992)

University of Virginia Thomas Jefferson Award (UVA’s highest award)
Henry B. Mulholland, MD* (1962)
Thomas H. Hunter, MD* (1970)
William H. Muller Jr., MD (1982)
Richard F. Edlich, MD, PhD (1990)
Edward W. Hook Jr., MD* (1996)
B. Lewis Barnett Jr., MD (1997)
Robert M. Carey, MD (2003)
Sharon L. Hostler, MD (2008)
J. Thomas Parsons, PhD (2009)


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