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Duke Honors Distinguished Professors

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Duke Health News 919-660-1306

DURHAM, N.C. – Duke University has awarded distinguished
professorships to 25 faculty members, including 10 from the
School of Medicine. The professors were recognized at a dinner
April 29 at the Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club with other
university distinguished professors – current and emeritus --
in attendance.

The School of Medicine recipients of chairs were as follows
(all effective July 1, 2004):

Francis Ali-Osman, M.D. -- Margaret Harris and David
Silverman Professor of
Neuro-Oncology Research.

Haywood L. Brown, M.D. -- Roy T. Parker Professor of
Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Joseph B. Heitman, M.D. -- James B. Duke Professor of
Molecular Genetics and
Microbiology.

Herbert Kim Lyerly, M.D. -- George Barth Geller Professor
for Research in
Cancer.

Mark F. Newman, M.D. -- Merel H. Harmel Professor of
Anesthesiology.

James A. Nunley, M.D. -- J. Leonard Goldner Professor of
Orthopaedic Surgery.

Edward F. Patz, M.D. -- James and Alice Chen Professor of
Radiology.

Jonathan S. Stamler, M.D. -- George Barth Geller Professor
for Research in
Cardiovascular Diseases.

William M. Thompson, M.D. -- Reed and Martha Rice Professor
of Radiology.

Huntington F. Willard, Ph.D. -- Nanaline H. Duke Professor
of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology.

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