Faculty

Stephen Gluckman, MD

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Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Medical Director, Penn Global Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Stephen Gluckman received his undergraduate degree from Brown University, Medical degree from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. He then trained in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He has been in the practice of both General Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases for over 35 years. He has been the recipient of over twenty teaching awards. He has had a special interested in the management of patients with HIV. He has been involved in the care of persons with HIV since the beginning of the epidemic in 1981 and has cared for thousands of such patients and their families both in this country and in the developing world. Dr. Gluckman has also had a particular interest in parasitic disorders and International Medicine and has provided care and taught in many countries in a number of different capacities. He has worked and taught at mission hospitals in Liberia and India. He has taught, and evaluated HIV and other public health programs for CARE international in Afghanistan, Haiti and Tanzania. He has taught for Health Volunteers Overseas in Kenya and Uganda. He has taught HIV care in China at the request of the Chinese Medical Association. From 2001-2008 he worked part time in Botswana dividing his time between helping to develop the national HIV program and teaching on the wards of Princess Marina Hospital, and helping establish the country’s first medical school. He is on the board of directors of ECHOES, on organization working with schools and the Double Cure Medical Center in Mpigi, Uganda. He is a founding preceptor of Penn’s Refugee Clinic which provides free health care to recent political refugees, on the board of AFAHO, the African Family Health Organization, which helps to resettle African immigrants and of Calcutta House which provides housing for homeless people living with HIV/AIDS.