Top 18 Medical & Nursing Professors in Maryland

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Maryland nursing and medical students are part of a rich tradition of scholars and researchers who contribute to the advancement and practice of science. The University of Maryland system alone has 11 campuses and is accompanied by 25 independent colleges and universities. The more than 15 junior or community colleges complete a wide selection of two and four-year undergraduate nursing and allied health care students in Maryland. Universities offer the gamut of post-graduate medical and nursing degrees, ranging from surgical practice and oncology research to elder care and hospital administration.

Since it was founded in 1876, Johns Hopkins University produced 14 Nobel Prize Laureates in Medicine. With nine academic divisions and campuses, Johns Hopkins is renowned for the Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing Schools at its east Baltimore campus that includes its celebrated hospital. The most recent Johns Hopkins Nobel laureate, Dr. Carol Greider, leads our list of the top 18 medical and nursing professors in Maryland:

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April Kidd Hood College

Lieutenant Commander Kidd of the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) is on the faculty at Hood College, where she teaches and conducts research into public and military readiness to respond to terrorism. Off-campus, she serves as operations program officer for the Presidential Initiative – the Medical Reserve Corps Program in the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General.

Arthur Reynolds University of Maryland School of Nursing

Dr. Reynolds joined the UMUC faculty in 1986 and teaches health law, health policy, healthcare administration and management. In addition to his award for teaching excellence, he has been a Center for Teaching and Learning Professional Development Grant Program Award Recipient.

Carol Greider Johns Hopkins Institute of Basic Biomedical Sciences

Daniel Nathans Professor and the Director of Molecular Biology and Genetics at the Johns Hopkins Institute of Basic Biomedical Sciences, Dr. Greider was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 2009 for her discovery of telomerase, an enzyme vital to cell health. She was previously awarded the prestigious Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research, in 2006.

Geetha Jayaram Johns Hopkins Hospital

Dr. Jayaram was awarded the Global Alumni Service to Humanity Award from Rotary, honoring service and professional achievements. She teaches in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

Jane M. Kirschling University of Maryland School of Nursing

Dr. Kirschling was named dean of the University of Maryland School of Nursing in 2013 and brings along significent clinical expertise in the fields of mental health nursing, end-of-life issues, and counseling. She is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Board of Directors since 2004, is president 2012-2014.

Jerilyn Allen Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

Dr. Allen serves as associate dean for research at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing in Baltimore. She is known throughout international nursing for her research into cardiovascular disease.

Katherine O’Brien Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Dr. O’Brien serves on the faculty of The Bloomberg School of Public Health. She has been recognized for her work on prevention of infectious disease in the Native American population.

Kevin J. Cullen University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center

Dr. Cullen is a world-renowned oncologist and member of the American Cancer Society National Board of Directors. He serves as professor of medicine and Director or the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center.

Linda Fitzgerald College of Southern Maryland

Fitzgerald holds a BSN and RN in nursing. As adjunct faculty, she was honored for “outstanding contributions to teaching, professional development, the CSM mission and the Community at Large.”

Lisa Seldomridge Salisbury University

Dr. Seldomridge serves as department chair of Salibury University’s nursing department and is recognized for her excellence in teaching,. She was also nomiated for the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education /Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching U.S. Professor of the Year.

Martin A. Makary The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Dr. Makary become internationally known following publication of his Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won’t Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care, on the 2012 NY Times Bestseller List. A practicing surgeon and Johns Hopkins Hospital researcher, Dr. Makary serves on the faculties of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and The School of Public Health.

Raymond Blakely University of Maryland Eastern Shore

As professor and program chair, the Department of Physical Therapy, Dr. Blakely draws on 40 years of professional practice and 34 years of university teaching. According to the university, all of his graduates have found employment in the field.

Roy Ziegelstein Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Dr. Ziegelstein serves as Executive Vice-Chair of the Department of Medicine and as Associate Director of Internal Medicine Residency. His George J. Stuart Award 2011 followed a vigorous student nomination campaign..

Se-Jin Lee Johns Hopkins University

The Ho-Am Prize in Medicine, awarded to Dr. Lee in 2013, is considered to be “Korea’s Nobel Prize.” He focuses his research on treating muscular dystrophy and muscle wasting in AIDS patients, and diseases of the elderly.

Susan Dorsey University of Maryland School of Nursing

Dr. Dorsey serves as Associate Professor, and Associate Dean for Research. Her work in Oncology, Neuroscience, and Genetics and Genomic Medicine helped earn the university a $3.6 million research grant from the NIH.

Suzanne Ostrand-Rosenberg University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Dr. Ostrand-Rosenberg was honored in 2013 with the Maryland Board of Regents’ Award, in recognition of student mentoring in tumor immunology and immunotherapy. She is a recipient of the Jane Meyerhoff Chair of Biochemistry.

Thomas W Abrams University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Dr. Abrams serves as aassociate professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics at University of Maryland, Baltimore County. After re-organizing the Graduate Program in Life Sciences, the program experienced increased retention rates and an influx of federal training grants.

Vanessa P. Fahie University of Maryland School of Nursing

Dr. Fahie, Assistant Professor at the UMB School of Nursing, leads research for the Department of Organizational Systems and Adult Health. Her professional focus is on population sensitivity in treatment and in recruitment.