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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigansort icon Position

Samuel Denton

1837 - 1840
Appointed Regent
Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine and of Pathology

Alonzo Benjain Palmer

1854 - 1887
Professor of Matera Medica, Therapeutics, Diseases of Women and Children, Pathology & Theory and Practice of Medicine
Dean of the Medical School

Henry Lyster

1868 - 1890
Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine

Conrad Georg

1889 - 1904
Instructor in Materia Medica & Therapeutics
House Surgeon at University Hospital & Assistant in Surgery

John Jacob Abel

1890 - 1893
Professor of Materia Medica & Therapeutics

George Dock

Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine

James Rae Arneill

1901 - 1903
Instructor in Internal Medicine
Demonstrator of Clinical Medicine

Charles Wallis Edmunds

1902 - 1941
Professor of Therapeutics and Materia Medica

Mark Marshall

1910 - 1920
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine

James T. Fitzgerald

1994 - 2018
Professor of Learning Health Sciences

Ameed Raoof

1998 - 2013
Assistant Professor of Medical Education

Patricia B. Mullan

2005 - 2018
Professor of Learning Health Sciences