Distinguished Alumni

Distinguished Alumni

Major accomplishments of the program include:

Over the 29 years of the program, 2,978 have participated, of whom 583 have already obtained their M.D. degrees.  Twenty-six of the program alumni are medical school faculty members, including a former chairman of Ophthalmology, one associate dean, one assistant dean, and two associate directors for residency programs.

Two of the program alumni are UVA School of Medicine faculty members and a third is on the UVA School of Nursing faculty.

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Keith Warren, M.D. UVA '88

('84 program participant)
Chair and Associate Professor of Opthalmology,
University of Kansas School of Medicine

 

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LTC Michael Nelson, M.D., Ph.D., UVA '93

('85 program participant)
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics,
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences School of Medicine;
Chief, Clinical Laboratory Immunology Research Secton,
U.S. Army; Chief, U.S. Centralized Allergen Extract Lab;
Chief, Allergy and Immunology Clinic, Walter Reed Army Medical Hospital

 

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Crystal Gadegebeku, M.D., UVA '91

('87 program participant)
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine,
University of Michigan Health System

 

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Robert Buckmire, M.D., UVA '94

('90 program participant)
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology,
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 



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Ursulla Courtney, M.D., UVA ' 97

('91 program participant)
Associate Professor Department of Family Medicine
University of Virginia School of Medcine

 



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Susan Sloan, M.D.

(' 93 program participant)
Associate Residency Program Director,
Assistant Professor Department of Internal Medicine, 
East Tennessee State University School of Medicine

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Michael D. Moxley, M.D., UVA '91

('86 program participant)
SMDEP Director
Associate Dean for Diversity in Medical Education
Assistant Director, Residency Program in OB/GYN,
Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology,
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
University of Virginia Health System

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Rae L. Kennedy, M.D., UVA '98

('93 program participant)
Assistant Professor of Women's Health,
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center,
Penn State College of Medicine

Eminent physicians and biomedical researchers who have served as "Distinguished Program Speakers" include:

  • Sir John Kendrew (Nobel Laureate)
  • Dr. Jerome Karle (Nobel Laureate)
  • Dr. William Lipscomb (Nobel Laureate)
  • Dr. David Satcher ( former Surgeon-General)
  • Dr. Steven Schroeder (former President, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)
  • Dr. Robert Petersdorf (President Emeritus, Association of American Medical Colleges)
  • Dr. Jordan Cohen (former President, Association of American Medical Colleges)
  • Dr. Vivian Pinn (Director, NIH Office for Research on Women's Health)
  • Dr. Roscoe Moore (Assistant Surgeon General and Associate Director for Development Support and African Affairs)
  • Dr. Thomas Hunter (former Dean, University of Virginia School of Medicine)
  • Dr. Robert Carey (Dean Emeritus, University of Virginia School of Medicine)
  • Dr. Donald Wilson (Dean Emeritus, University of Maryland School of Medicine)
  • Dr. Haile Debas (former Dean, University of California San Francisco)
  • Dr. Arthur Garson (then, Dean University of Virginia School of Medicine)
  • Dr. James Gavin (former President, Morehouse School of Medicine)