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Endowed Chairs and Professorships

The following is an alphabetical listing of Baylor College of Medicine endowed chairs and professorships.

A

J. S. Abercrombie Chair - Atherosclerosis and Lipoprotein Research
Christie M. Ballantyne, M.D.

Dr. Bobby Alford Chair in Pediatric Otolaryngology
Ellen Mae Friedman, M.D.

Margaret M. Alkek Distinguished Chair in Medicine
Robert Todd, M.D., Ph.D.

The Allen, Mosbacher and Law Chair in Ophthalmology
Douglas D. Koch, M.D.

M.D. Anderson Foundation Chair
David J. Tweardy, M.D.

B

Wilhelmina Barnhart Chair of Orthopedic Surgery
Thomas R. Hunt III, M.D.

Charles C. Bell, Jr. Professorship in Cell Biology (I)
Ming-Jer Tsai, Ph.D.

Charles C. Bell, Jr. Professorship in Cell Biology (II)
Jeffery M. Rosen, M.D.

Charles C. Bell, Jr. Professorship in Structural Biology
Florante A. Quiocho, Ph.D.

The Sarah Campbell Blaffer Chair in Ophthalmology
Ramon L. Font, M.D.

Lodwick T. Bolin Chair in Biochemistry (I)
Jianpeng Ma, Ph.D.

Lodwick T. Bolin Chair in Biochemistry (II)
Zhou Songyang, Ph.D.

Ruth McLean Bowman Bowers Professorship in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Ming Zhou, Ph.D.

William R. Brinkley BRASS Chair
Deborah L. Johnson, Ph.D. 

The Alexander and Ruth Brodsky Professorship in Spinal Surgery
Darrell S. Hanson, M.D.

The Margarett Root Brown Chair of Ophthalmology
Timothy Stout, M.D., Ph.D.

Brown Foundation Chair of Human Behavioral Neuroscience
Unappointed

Brown Foundation Chair of Psychoanalysis in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
James W. Lomax, M.D.

Brown Foundation Chair of the Psychopharmacology of Mood Disorders in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Sanjay J. Mathew, M.D.

Brown Foundation Endowed Professorship in Adult Cystic Fibrosis
Marcia Katz, M.D.

The Herman Brown Teaching Professor of Medicine
Stephen B. Greenberg, M.D.

Harris and Rose K. Busch Chair in Pharmacology
Unappointed

C

Effie Marie Cain Chair in Alzheimer's Disease Research
Rachelle Doody, M.D., Ph.D.

Gordon Cain Professorship (I)
Sophia Y. Tsai, Ph.D.

Gordon Cain Professorship (II)
Unappointed

Gordon A. Cain Chair in Nephrology
William Mitch, M.D.

The Mary and Gordon Cain Chair of Internal Medicine in the Winters Center for Heart Failure Research
Biykem Bozkurt, M.D., Ph.D.

Wofford Cain Chair in Molecular and Human Genetics
Richard Gibbs, Ph.D.

The Carlton-Smith Chair in Urologic Education
Unappointed

Center for Molecular Surgery Chair
Changyi Johnny Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

Nancy Chang, Ph.D. Professorship in the Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology
Andrew P. Rice, Ph.D.

Nancy Chang, Ph.D. Endowed Chair For The Biology of Inflammation Center (I)
Tony N. Eissa, M.D.

Nancy Chang, Ph.D. Endowed Chair For The Biology of Inflammation Center (II)
Unappointed

Nancy Chang, Ph.D. Endowed Professorship for the Biology of Inflammation Center
Farrah Kheradmand, M.D.

Don W. Chapman, M.D. Endowed Chair of Cardiology 
Christie M. Ballantyne, M.D.

Cullen Foundation Endowed Chair (I)
Joseph S. Coselli, M.D.

Cullen Foundation Endowed Chair (II)
Mary K. Estes, Ph.D.

The Cullen Foundation Endowed Chair in Molecular Genetics
James R. Lupski, M.D., Ph.D.

The Cullen Foundation Endowed Professorship in Molecular Genetics
Olivier Lichtarge, M.D., Ph.D.

The Cullen Foundation Professorship in Molecular Genetics
David L. Nelson, Ph.D.

The Cullen Trust for Health Care Endowed Chair in Immunology
David B. Corry, M.D.

The Cullen Trust for Health Care Endowed Chair
Jeffrey L. Noebels, M.D., Ph.D.

Cullen Trust for Higher Education Academic Chair
Timothy Palzkill, Ph.D. 

D

The Charles Darwin Chair in Genetics
Unappointed

James R. Davis Chair in Pathology
Graeme Mardon, Ph.D.

The DeBakey Bard Chair in Surgery
Todd Rosengart, M.D.

Michael E. DeBakey, M.D., Professorship in Pharmacology
Unappointed

Dan Duncan Chair in Prostate Disease
Unappointed

Dan L. Duncan Chair
Helen E. Heslop, M.D.

Dan L. Duncan Chair
Garrett Rush Lynch, M.D.

Dan L. Duncan Professorship
Orla Conneely, Ph.D.

Dan L. Duncan Professorship
Francesco J. DeMayo, Ph.D.

Dan L. Duncan Professorship
Hashem El-Serag, M.D., M.P.H.,

Dan L. Duncan Professorship
Martha P. Mims, M.D., Ph.D

The John S. Dunn Chair in Cardiology Research and Education
Yochai Birnbaum, M.D.

John S. Dunn Research Foundation Clinical Professorship in Infectious Diseases Honoring Temple W. Williams, Jr., M.D.
Robert L. Atmar, M.D.

E

James and Margaret Elkins Chair in Ophthalmology
Stephen C. Pflugfelder, M.D.

The D. C. and Irene Ellwood Chair in Psychiatry
Unappointed

F

Ralph D. Feigin Chair for Physician-in-Chief
Mark W. Kline, M.D.

Ralph D. Feigin, M.D. Endowed Chair
Huda Y. Zoghbi, M.D.

Friedkin Chair for Research in Sensory System Integration and Space Medicine
Jeffrey P. Sutton, M.D., Ph.D.

Frances K. Friedman and Oscar Friedman, M.D. ’36 Endowed Professorship for Pulmonary Disorders
Kay Guntupalli, M.D. 

R. Clarence and Irene H. Fulbright Chair in Pathology
Unappointed

Robert C. Fyfe Chair in the Huffington Center on Aging
Unappointed

G

Edmond T. Gonzales, Jr., M.D. Chair in Pediatric Urology
David R. Roth, M.D.

S. Donald Greenberg Chair in Pathology
Thomas A. Cooper, M.D.

H

Camille and Raymond Hankamer Chair in Ophthalmology
Samuel M. Wu, M.D.

Huffington Foundation Endowed Chair in Aging
Hui Zheng, Ph.D.

I

J

Jamail-Abramson Chair in Urology Research
Unappointed

Leon Jaworski Professorship in Biomedical Ethics
Amy L. McGuire, Ph.D., J.D.

Marjorie Bintliff Johnson and Raleigh White Johnson, Jr. Chair for Research in Psychiatry
Sanjay J. Mathew, M.D. 

George L. Jordan, M.D. Chair of General Surgery
William E. Fisher, M.D.

K

Jake and Nina Kamin Chair of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences
William E. Brownell, Ph.D.

Raymond H. Kaufman M.D. and Patricia Ann Kaufman Endowed Chair in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Creighton L. Edwards, M.D.

Benjamin Ford Kitchen Professorship in Orthopedics
Unappointed

The Richard M. Kleberg, Sr. Chair in Family Medicine
Roger J. Zoorob, M.D., MPH

Pat Korell Endowed Professorship in Breast Imaging
Emily Sedgwick, M.D.

L

Ben F. Love Chair in Cancer Research
Susan M. Rosenberg, Ph.D.

Robert J. Luchi Clinical Chair in Geriatrics
George E. Taffet, M.D.

M

March of Dimes Chair in Developmental Biology
Hugo Bellen, D.V.M., Ph.D.

The L. F. McCollum Chair in Molecular Physiology
Susan Hamilton, Ph.D.

McIngvale Family Chair in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Research
Melinda Stanley, Ph.D.

Clifton R. McMichael Chair in Ophthalmology
Ronald L. Gross, M.D.

Robert and Janice McNair Endowed Chair in Molecular and Human Genetics
Brendan Lee, M.D., Ph.D.

Alice R. McPherson Retina Research Foundation Chair in Ophthalmology
Ching-Kang Jason Chen, Ph.D.

Joseph L. Melnick Professorship of Virology
Janet S. Butel, Ph.D.

Leopold Meyer Chair in Developmental Pediatrics
Unappointed

Henry and Emma Meyer Chair in Molecular Genetics
Arthur L. Beaudet, M.D.

Henry and Emma Meyer Chair in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Susan Ramin, M.D.

Meyer-DeBakey Chair in Investigative Surgery
George P. Noon, M.D.

The W. A. "Tex" and Deborah Moncrief, Jr. Chair
Blasé A. Carabello, M.D.

The W. L. Moody, Jr. Chair in Pathology
Thomas M. Wheeler, M.D.

Kyle and Josephine Morrow Chair in Molecular Virology and Microbiology (I)
Janet S. Butel, Ph.D.

Kyle and Josephine Morrow Chair in Molecular Virology and Microbiology (II)
Wendy A. Keitel, M.D.

Kyle and Josephine Morrow Chair in Molecular Virology and Microbiology (III)
E. Lynn Zechiedrich, Ph.D. 

Kyle and Josephine Morrow Chair in Immunology
Unappointed

Dr. Walter H. Moursund Professorship in Pathology
Jerry Clay Goodman, M.D.

Distinguished Chair in Movement Disorders
Joseph Jankovic, M.D.

N

O

William W. O'Donnell, M.D. & Regina O'Donnell Chair in Family Medicine
Simon Whitney, M.D., J.D.

William J. Osher Chair in Cardiovascular Research in the Department of Medicine
Mark L. Entman, M.D.

P

George Peterkin Endowed Chair in Pediatrics
Unappointed

William J. Pokorny, M.D. Professorship in Pediatric Surgery
Jed G. Nuchtern, M.D.

James L. Pool Chair in Clinical Pharmacology
James L. Pool, M.D.

Q

The Juanita P. Quigley Endowed Chair in Cardiology
Xander Wehrens, M.D., Ph.D.

R

The Sid W. Richardson Professorship in Ocular Microbiology
Unappointed

Barbara and Corbin J. Robertson, Jr. Endowed Chair for Personality Disorders
John Oldham, M.D.

The Wilhelmina Robertson Chair in Neuroscience
Dora E. Angelaki, Ph.D.

The Alvin Romansky Chair in Biochemistry (I)
Wah Chiu, Ph.D.

The Alvin Romansky Chair in Biochemistry (II)
B. V. Venkataram Prasad, Ph.D.

Roger D. Rossen, M.D. Endowed Professorship
Unappointed

S

Fayez Sarofim Chair
Malcolm K. Brenner, M.D., Ph.D.

The Russell and Mary Hugh Scott Chair in Urology
Michael Coburn, M.D.

Martha Ann and Harold M. Selzman, M.D. Endowed Chair in the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research 
Susan Blaney, M.D.

Dudley and Tina Sharp Chair for Cancer Research
C. Kent Osborne, M.D.

The Lester and Sue Smith Chair in Reproductive Medicine
Larry I. Lipshultz, M.D.

The Lester and Sue Smith Chair for Urologic Research
Dolores J. Lamb, Ph.D.

Lester and Sue Smith Endowed Chair in Surgery
Hari R. Mallidi, M.D.

Vivian L. Smith Chair in Regenerative Medicine I
Peggy Goodell, Ph.D.

Vivian L. Smith Chair in Regenerative Medicine II
James F. Martin, M.D., Ph.D.

Vivian L. Smith Endowed Chair in Neuroscience
Matthew Rasband, Ph.D. 

Vivian L. Smith Endowed Chair in Neuroscience
J. David Dickman, Ph.D.  

Harlan J. Spjut Chair in Pathology
Unappointed

Beth and David Swalm Chair in Urologic Oncology
Seth P. Lerner, M.D.

T

T.L.L. Temple/William H. Spencer, M.D. Chair in Clinical Cardiology
Nasser M. Lakkis, M.D.

The Thomas C. Thompson Chair in Cell Biology
Bert W. O'Malley, M.D.

William D. Tigertt Chair in Pathology
Michael M. Ittmann, M.D.

Jack L. Titus Endowed Professorship in Pathology
Unappointed

Dalton Tomlin Chair in Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Laurence McCullough, Ph.D.

The Thomas S. Trammell Research Professorship in Child Psychiatry
Unappointed

U

V

VA Distinguished Service Professorship
Rabih O. Darouiche, M.D.

W

Jay H. Waggoner Endowed Chair
Thomas R. Kosten, M.D.

The E. L. Wagner, M.D. Voluntary Faculty Chair in Internal Medicine
Barry J. Zeluff, M.D.

Salih J. Wakil, Ph.D. Endowed Chair in the Verna and Marrs McLean Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Adam Kuspa, Ph.D.

Stuart A. Wallace Chair in Pathology
Martin M. Matzuk, M.D., Ph.D.

Robert A. Welch Chair in Chemistry
Theodore G. Wensel, Ph.D.

Robert A. Welch Chair in Chemistry
M. Zouhair Atassi, Ph.D., D.Sc.

The R. P. Doherty, Jr. Welch Chair in Science
David Moore, Ph.D.

John E. and Clara B. Whitmore Chair for the President
Paul E. Klotman, M.D.

The Olga Keith Wiess Chair of Otorhinolaryngology
Donald T. Donovan, M.D. 

The Olga Keith Wiess Chair of Surgery
Steven A. Curley, M.D.

X

Y

The Elise C. Young Chair in Pediatric Oncology
David G. Poplack, M.D.

Beth K. and Stuart C. Yudofsky Chair in Behavioral Neuroscience
Unappointed

Beth K. and Stuart C. Yudofsky Chair in Brain Injury Medicine
David B. Arciniegas, M.D.

Beth K. and Stuart C. Yudofsky Presidential Chair in Neuropsychiatry
Stuart C. Yudofsky, M.D.

Z