Legacy

Principal Investigator, Paul Iaizzo, PhD, was awarded a Bronzed Human Heart Model by

Dr. Paul Stadem was a first-year resident when he met Harold Palm, a patient with a serious undiagnosed lung disorder.

Jim Boulger, PhD, is one of the longest tenured, influential and endeared faculty members of the University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus.

Distinguished University Teaching Professor, Jim Boulger, PhD, stops by the Duluth Campus for a guest lecture on our campus’s mission-based history and efforts to improve healthcare in rural and Native American communities.

Dr. Sundeep “Sunny” Bhatia ’01 has made giving back to underserved communities and educating the next generation of medical professionals an intrinsic part of leading Prime Healthcare, one of the nation’s largest health systems based in southern California.

David Darrow, MD, MPH, in the Department of Neurosurgery, was named the Rockswold-Kaplan Endowed Chair for Traumatic Brain Injury by Hennepin Healthcare — the first time an endowed chair in the Hennepin Healthcare system has been awarded to a faculty member whose primary appointment is at the University of Minnesota Medical School.

Carlos Gutierrez, MD, class of 1977, has spent his career in service to the community as a pediatrician and is building a legacy for the future by founding the El Paso Children’s Hospital and championing healthcare for refugees seeking asylum in the U.S.

Drs. Kate Adamala, Sarah Heilbronner, Mark Thomas, Emilyn Alejandro and Esther Krook-Magnuson all received 2021 McKnight Awards.

168 University of Minnesota Medical School faculty were honored in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine’s 2021 “Top Doctors.” These faculty were chosen by peers through a process that involved extensive research and peer review.

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