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School of Medicine Endowed Chairs

School of Medicine Endowed Chairs and Professors

Students, staff and faculty at Creighton’s School of Medicine benefit from working side-by-side with some of the world’s most talented scholars: our endowed chairs and professors.

Peekie Nash Carpenter Endowed Chair in Medicine (1992)



Dr. Harry E. Stuckenhoff Endowed Chair in Surgery (1993)

Marcus W. Balters, MDMarcus W. Balters, MD, Chairholder
Associate Professor
Program Director, General Surgery Residency


Dr. Roland L. Kleeberger Endowed Chair (1996)

Amy McGaha, MDAmy L. McGaha, MD, Chairholder
Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine
Director of Interprofessional Clinical Learning Environment in the Center for Interprofessional Education, Practice and Research (CIPER)


Tenet Healthcare Endowed Chair in Healthcare Efficacy (1998)

Michael H. Kim, MD, MMM, FACC, FAHA, FHRSMichael H. Kim, MD, MMM, FACC, FAHA, FHRS, Chairholder
Professor, Chair, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Omaha Campus


Dr. Harold J. Bonnstetter Endowed Chair in Preventive Medicine (1999) 



Dr. & Mrs. Arnold W. Lempka Endowed Chair in Surgery (2001) 

Robert J. Fitzgibbons, Jr., MD’74, FACSRobert J. Fitzgibbons, Jr., MD’74, FACS, Chairholder
Professor of Surgery, Chief of General Surgery Division


Charles F. & Mary C. Heider Endowed Chair in Cancer Research (2004)



Sheila and James J. Shea Family Endowed Chair in Anesthesiology (2006) 

Charles Youngblood, MD, ChairholderCharles F. Youngblood, MD, Chairholder
Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology


Dr. Paul S. Mahoney Endowed Chair in Radiology & Medical Imaging (2008)



August H. Bergman, MD Endowed Chair in Cardiology (2008)

Michael G. Del Core, MDMichael G. Del Core, MD, Chairholder
Professor, Program Director, School of Medicine - Department of Medicine Cardiology Division Interventional Cardiology


Dialysis Clinic, Inc. - J. Dan Egan, M.D., Endowed Chair in Nephrology (2012)



O’Brien Endowed Chair in Health Sciences (2016)

*Alternates between School of Medicine and College of Nursing every 5 years.


Richard L. Deming, MD, Endowed Chair in Medical Humanities (2021) 

Rachel L. Mindrup, MFARachel L. Mindrup, MFA, Chairholder
Assistant Professor, College of Arts and Sciences


Dr. James P. Laumond Endowed Chair in Medicine (2021) 

David Wisinger

David B. Wisinger, MD, Chairholder
Assistant Dean, Faculty Affairs
Professor, Internal Medicine Residency


Drs. Shashi and Subhash Bhatia, Bhatia Family Endowed Chair in the Department of Psychiatry (2022)

Rajesh R. Tampi, MD, MS, DFAPA, DFAAGP, Chairholder

Rajesh R. Tampi, MD, MS, DFAPA, DFAAGP, Chairholder
Chair of Psychiatry, School of Medicine Omaha campus and CHI Health Behavioral Health Services


Virginia G. Piper Chair of Medicine (2022)

John Anwar, MD, Chairholder

John S. Anwar, MD, Chairholder
Assistant Professor, School of Medicine Phoenix Campus
Chief Medical Officer at St. Vincent de Paul’s Virginia G. Piper Medical Clinic

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