The UCSF Presidential Chair Awards

2018-2019 Recipients

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Christine Cassel, MD, MACP
Adjunct Professor of Medicine
Associated Faculty of the Department of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


Cees Van Der Vleuten image

Cees P.M. van der Vleuten, PhD
Scientific Director
Department of Educational Development and Research
The Maastricht School of Health Professions
University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands



The 2016-2017 Recipients:


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William J. Landis, PhD

G. Stafford Whitby Endowed Chair in Polymer Science
Department of Polymer Science

College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering 

The University of Akron, Ohio



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Rickard Brånemark, MD, PhD, MS

Associate Professor
Center for Advanced Reconstruction of Extremities (C.A.R.E)
Department of Orthopaedics
Sahlgrenska University Hospital
University of Gothenburg

Gothenburg, Sweden

2015-2016 Recipient:


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Mary  D. Naylor, PhD, RN, FAAN

Marian S. Ware Professor in Gerontology; Director of NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

2014-2015 Recipient:

Harvey Fineberg

Harvey V. Fineberg, MD, PhD, MPP
President of the Institute of Medicine (IOM)


2013-2014 Recipients:

Wylie Burke

Wylie Burke, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair Department of Bioethics & Humanities
University of Washington


Daniel Le Grange, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
Director, Eating Disorders Program
The University of Chicago


Daniel Le Grange


List of Historical UCSF Presidential Chair Holders (PDF)