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Brian Loggie, M.D., Named to Endowed Chair

Brian Loggie, M.D., Named to Endowed Chair

Brian Loggie, M.D., has been named holder of The Dr. Harold J. Bonnstetter Endowed Chair in Preventive Medicine at Creighton University School of Medicine.

The appointment was announced at the School of Medicine’s spring faculty meeting. The chair is named after the late Harold Bonnstetter, who earned his medical degree from Creighton in 1931.

Loggie, a professor of surgery, joined the Creighton School of Medicine in 2002 and serves as chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology, which he founded. He also directs Creighton’s Cancer Biology Program, a component of the institution’s state-supported Cancer and Smoking Disease Research Program.

A renowned surgeon, Loggie is particularly known for his treatment of rare, cancerous conditions. Patients around the world have come to Creighton University Medical Center to be treated by him for pseudomyxoma peritonei, peritoneal mesothelioma, appendix tumors and other cancers. Since 2001,
Loggie has been elected by his peers for inclusion in “Best Doctors of America.” Loggie formerly held faculty appointments at University of Illinois at Chicago; Wake Forest University’s Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, N.C.; and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas.

Other awards announced at the spring faculty meeting include: ·

  • Distinguished Continuing Medical Education Faculty Award. John Bertoni, M.D. professor and chair of the Department of Neurology and director of Creighton’s Movement Disorders Clinic
  • Distinguished Service Award. Joseph Lynch, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Medicine
  • Dedicated Teacher Award. Mark Goodman, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine
  • Outstanding Mentor Award. Bernd Fritzsch, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences
posted 05/30/07

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