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Richard B. Gunderman, M.D., Ph.D

Richard Gunderman is Chancellor’s Professor of Radiology, Pediatrics, Medical Education, Philosophy, Liberal Arts, Philanthropy, and Medical Humanities and Health Studies at Indiana University.  He received his AB Summa Cum Laude from Wabash College, MD and PhD (Committee on Social Thought) with honors from the University of Chicago, and MPH from Indiana University.  He was a Chancellor Scholar of the Federal Republic of Germany and received an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Garrett Theological Seminary at Northwestern University.  He is a nine-time recipient of the Indiana University Trustees Teaching Award.  He was named the 2008 Outstanding Educator by the Radiological Society of North America, the 2011 American Roentgen Ray Society Berlin Scholar in Professionalism, and the 2012 Distinguished Educator of the American Roentgen Ray Society.  In 2012, he received the Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Award for Teaching Excellence, the top teaching award from the Association of American Medical Colleges.  In 2013, he served as the Spinoza Professor at the University of Amsterdam.  He is the author of over 540 articles and has published eight books, including We Make a Life by What We Give (Indiana University, 2008), Leadership in Healthcare (Springer, 2009), Achieving Excellence in Medical Education (2nd edition, Springer, 2011), X-ray Vision (Oxford University, 2013), and Essential Radiology (3rd edition, Thieme, 2014).  He is also past president of the faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine, a correspondent for the Atlantic, and a columnist for the Conversation.

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705 Riley Hospital Drive, Room 1053
Indianapolis, Indiana 46202
317-948-6307

Department of Philosophy
Cavanaugh Hall, Rm 344
425 University Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46202
317-274-8698

Department of Radiology
School of Medicine Indiana University
550 N University Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46202
317-948-6302
rbgunder@iu.edu

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