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Willis C. Maddrey, MD

Willis C. Maddrey, MD

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75390-8570

Phone: 214-648-2024
wcmaddrey@utsouthwestern.edu

Assistant: Deborah Kirchhevel
Phone: (214) 648-0200
deborah.kirchhevel@utsouthwestern.edu

Member Since: 1991


Title

Special Assistant to the President

Specialty/Subspecialty

GastroenterologyHepatology

Clinical Interest(s)

Liver Diseases

Research Interest(s)

  • Effects of pharmaseutical drugs on the liver

Current / Former SSCI Roles

About Willis C. Maddrey, MD

Willis C. Maddrey, MD, is Professor of Internal Medicine and Special Assistant to the President at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Maddrey graduated from Wake Forest University summa cum laude in 1960. Dr. Maddrey received his medical degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1964 and completed his residency on the Osler Medical Service of The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was Chief Medical Resident in 1969. Additional postgraduate work included a fellowship in liver disease with Dr. Gerald Klatskin at Yale University School of Medicine. From 1970 to 1981, Dr. Maddrey directed the liver unit at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and during this time he served as Assistant Dean for Postdoctoral Programs and Faculty Development (1975-1979) and subsequently was Professor of Medicine and Associate Physician in Chief (1979-1982). From 1982 to 1990, he was Magee Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Jefferson Medical College. From 1990-2009, Dr. Maddrey was Executive Vice President for Clinical Affairs at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Maddrey is a member of many societies and was President of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases in 1981. He is a Master of the American College of Physicians and served as its President in 1992-93. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London. He is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the American Gastroenterological Association. Dr. Maddrey was awarded the George Stuart Outstanding Teacher Award at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Award for distinguished teaching in the clinical sciences at Jefferson Medical College in 1986. He received the Distinguished Service Citation from Wake Forest University in 1991 and was elected to membership in the Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars in 1994. In 1998 he was awarded the Distinguished Educator Award by the American Gastroenterological Association. He was named the Adelyn and Edmund M. Hoffman Distinguished Chair in Medical Science at UT Southwestern which he holds in addition to the Arnold N. and Carol S. Ablon Professorship in Biomedical Science. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Award of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases in 2000. He was awarded the Distinguished Alumnus Award by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2008. Dr. Maddrey has published extensively in the areas of drug-induced liver disease, alcohol-induced liver disease, liver transplantation, chronic viral hepatitis, and primary biliary cirrhosis. He has edited or co-edited books including Transplantation of the Liver and Schiff's Diseases of the Liver.

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