Scientific Advisory Board

Willis C. Maddrey, M.D.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. Maddrey is Professor of Internal Medicine and Executive Vice President for Clinical Affairs at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He was named the Adelyn and Edmund M. Hoffman Distinguished Chair in Medical Science in 1998.

Dr. Maddrey received his medical degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, 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 where he was Professor of Medicine and Associate Physician in Chief. From 1982 to 1990 he was Magee Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Jefferson Medical College.

Dr. Maddrey has published extensively in the areas of chronic viral hepatitis, drug-induced liver disease, alcohol-induced liver disease, liver transplantation, and primary biliary cirrhosis. He has edited or co-edited nine books including Transplantation of the Liver which is now in its third edition, and Schiff's Diseases of the Liver, Eighth Edition. Dr. Maddrey is a member of many societies including the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the American Gastroenterological Association. He is a past President of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, a Master of the American College of Physicians, and a past President of the American College of Physicians. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London, the Royal College of Physicians of Glasgow, and the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and Surgeons. Among Dr. Maddrey's numerous awards are 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 awarded the Distinguished Educator Award by the American Gastroenterological Association in 1998. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Award of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases in 2000.