Richard H. Glew, MD

Professor of Medicine & Microbiology & Physiological Systems, Vice Chair of Medicine for Undergraduate Education & Faculty Affairs, University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, Worcester, MA

Richard H. Glew, MD, is Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Physiological Systems at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) and Vice Chair for Undergraduate Education and Faculty Affairs, Department of Medicine, UMass Memorial Health Care (UMMHC). Dr. Glew received his AB, cum laude, from Harvard College and his MD from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed internship and residency on the Osler Medical Service at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was a Research associate at the Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases at NIH, where he pursued research on human and primate malaria. He completed his Infectious Diseases fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Glew joined the faculty of UMMS in 1977. He served as Chief, Infectious Diseases Service at the former Worcester Memorial Hospital from 1977-1989 and Chairman, Department of Medicine at Memorial Health Care from 1989-1998. In 1998, Dr. Glew was appointed Vice Chair, Department of Medicine, and Director, Infectious Diseases Division, at the newly merged entity, UMass Memorial Medical Center. In 2003 he was appointed Vice Chair for Undergraduate Medical Education and Faculty Affairs, Department of Medicine, UMMMC/UMMS. From 2007-2011, he served as Course Director of the UMMS Pharmacology Course. Dr. Glew has received numerous Outstanding Medical Educator awards, including the Lamar Soutter Award for Excellence in Medical Education and the Chancellor’s Award for Distinguished Teaching. He is the author of 48 publications in peer-reviewed journals and 39 book chapters.