Richard Gunderman

Chancellor's Professor of Medicine, Liberal Arts, and Philanthropy, Indiana University

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 is an nine-time recipient of the Indiana University Trustees Teaching Award, and received the 2012 Robert Glaser Award, the highest teaching award of the Association of American Medical Colleges.

He is the author of nearly 500 scholarly articles and has published eight books. More importantly, his students are widely published and have gone on to win many awards and achieve professional distinction.


  • 2013–present
    Spinoza Chair, University of Amsterdam


He recently served as the Spinoza Professor at the University of Amsterdam