Named Professorships and Recipients

Established 1985

Harry M. Haidak Professorship in Surgery 
H. Brownell Wheeler, MD • 1985 - 1999; Emeritus, 1999 - 
William C. Meyers, MD • 1999 - 2001 
Dana K. Andersen, MD • 2002 - 2005 
Demetrius E. M. Litwin, MD • 2005 - 

Arnold F. Zeleznik Professorship in Psychiatry 
Paul S. Appelbaum, MD • 1999 - 2005

Established 1988

Celia and Isaac Haidak Professorship in Medical Education
Gerald L. Haidak, MD • 1988 - 2000
Aaron Lazare, MD • 2001 - 2010
Terence R. Flotte, MD • 2010 -

Established 1991

Richard M. Haidack Professorship in Medicine
Neil R. Blacklow, MD • 1991 - 1999
Robert W. Finberg, MD • 2001 -

Established 1997

Irving S. and Betty Brudnick Chair in Psychiatry 
Anthony J. Rothschild, MD 

William and Doris Krupp Professorship in Medicine 
Aldo A. Rossini, MD • 1997 - 2008 
David M. Harlan, MD • 2010 - 

Dr. John Meyers Professorship in Primary Care Medicine 
Jerry H. Gurwitz, MD

Established 1999

George F. Booth Chair in the Basic Sciences
George B. Witman III, PhD

Eleanor Eustis Farrington Chair in Cancer Research
Peter J. Quesenberry, MD • 1999 - 2001
Dario C. Altieri, MD • 2003 - 2010
Melissa J. Moore, PhD • 2011 -

Arthur M. Pappas, MD, Chair in Orthopedics
David C. Ayers, MD

H. Arthur Smith Chair in Cancer Research
Richard B. Vallee, PhD • 1999 - 2002
Roger J. Davis, PhD • 2002 -

Vitold Arnett Professorship in Cell Biology
Thoru Pederson, PhD

Edward Budnitz, MD, Professorship in Cardiovascular Medicine
Joel M. Gore, MD

David J. Freelander Professorship in AIDS Research
Mario Stevenson, PhD • 1999 - 2010
Jeremy Luban, MD • 2011 -

Gerald L. Haidak, MD, and Zelda S. Haidak Professorship in Cell Biology
Gary S. Stein, PhD • 1999 - 2012
Allan S. Jacobson, PhD • 2012 -

Established 2001

Lambi and Sarah Adams Chair in Genetic Research
Michael R. Green, MD, PhD

Barbara and Nathan Greenberg Chair in Biomedical Research
Elliot J. Androphy, MD • 2001 - 2010

Gladys Smith Martin Chair in Oncology
Timothy C. Wang, MD • 2001 - 2004
Azra Raza, MD • 2005 - 2007
Alan G. Rosmarin, MD • 2008 -

Barbara Helen Smith Chair in Preventive and Behavioral Medicine
Judith K. Ockene, PhD

Higgins Family Professorship in Neuroscience
Steven M. Reppert, MD

David J. and Barbara D. Milliken Professorship in Preventive Cardiology
Ira S. Ockene, MD

Established 2002

Arthur F. and Helen P. Koskinas Professorship in Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology
C. Robert Matthews, PhD

Established 2003

Blais University Chair in Molecular Medicine
Craig C. Mello, PhD

Robert M. and Shirley S. Siff Chair in Autism
Jean A. Frazier, MD

Established 2005

Gretchen Stone Cook Chair in Biomedical Sciences
Phillip D. Zamore, PhD

Leo P. and Theresa M. LaChance Chair in Medical Research
Robert H. Brown Jr., DPhil, MD

Ali and John Pierce Chair in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Peter E. Newburger, MD

Joy McCann Professorship for Women in Medicine
Linda F. Weinreb, MD • 2005 - 2008
Patricia Franklin, MD, MBA, MPH • 2008 - 2011
Julia D. Andrieni, MD • 2011 - 2014
Tiffany A. Moore Simas, MD, MPH, MEd  • 2014 - 

Established 2006

Isadore and Fannie Foxman Chair in Medical Research
Michael P. Czech, PhD

Established 2008

Silverman Chair in Natural Sciences
Victor R. Ambros, PhD

Established 2009

Penelope Booth Rockwell Chair in Biomedical Research
Guangping Gao, PhD

Established 2010

Mary C. DeFeudis Chair in Biomedical Research
Michael L. Blute, MD • 2010 - 2012
John F. Keaney Jr., MD • 2014 - 

Established 2012

Melvin S. and Sandra L. Cutler Chair in Biomedical Research
Catarina I. Kiefe, MD, PhD

Established 2013

Dr. Eileen L. Berman and Stanley I. Berman Foundation Chair in Biomedical Research
Dale L. Greiner, PhD

Myles J. McDonough Chair in Rheumatology
Ellen M. Gravallese, MD

Endowed Chair in Diabetes Research
Silvia Corvera, MD

Established 2014

Worcester Foundation for Biomedical Research Chair
Vivian Budnik, PhD

Worcester Foundation for Biomedical Research Chair
Gyongyi Szabo, MD, PhD

UMass Memorial Health Care Chair in Biomedical Research
Katherine Ruiz de Luzuriaga, MD

Established 2015

Pillar Chair in Biomedical Research
Douglas T. Golenbock

The Stoddard Chair of Pediatrics
Mary M. Lee, MD

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