Chairs of Excellence

Chair NameOccupant
Harriet S. Van Vleet Chair of Excellence in Pharmacology Burt M. Sharp, M.D.
Harriet S. Van Vleet Chair of Excellence in Biochemistry John N. Fain, Ph.D.
Harriet S. Van Vleet Chair of Excellence in Virology Martha M. Howe, Ph.D.
E. Eric Muirhead Chair of Excellence in Pathology Lawrence Pfeffer, Ph.D.
Crippled Children’s Hospital Foundation (Vacant)
Chair of Excellence in Biomedical Engineering (Vacant)
UTMG Chair of Excellence in Obstetrics and Gynecology Giancarlo Mari, M.D,
Le Bonheur Chair of Excellence in Pediatrics James W. Wheless, M.D.
Plough Foundation Chair of Excellence in Pediatrics (Vacant)
J.R. Hyde Chair of Excellence in Rehabilitation Engineering William M. Mihalko, M.D., Ph.D.
Thomas A. Gerwin Chair of Excellence in Physiology Leonard R. Johnson, Ph.D.
First Tennessee Chair of Excellence in Clinical Pharmacy P. David Rogers, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
William and Dorothy Dunavant Chair of Excellence in Pediatrics Jonathan A. McCullers, M.D.
Federal Express Chair of Excellence in Pediatrics Mary Ellen Conley, M.D.
Semmes-Murphey Chair of Excellence in Neurology William A. Pulsinelli, M.D., Ph.D.
Maury W. Bronstein Chair of Excellence in Cardiovascular Physiology Jonathan H. Jaggar, Ph.D.
Goodman Chair of Excellence in Medicine Arnold E. Postlewaite, M.D.
Second Le Bonheur Chair of Excellence in Pediatrics Russell W. Chesney, M.D.
Mark S. Soloway Chair of Excellence in Urology Mitchell S. Steiner, M.D.

Updated January 10, 2014