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Willis Crocker Maddrey, MD, MACP, FRCP, Celebrates More than 50 Years of Medical Experience

Dr. Maddrey was previously honored as a fellow in liver disease by Yale University

Dr. Maddrey currently holds the positions of professor of internal medicine and assistant to the president at the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

    DALLAS, TX, January 17, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Willis Crocker Maddrey, MD, MACP, FRCP, has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With more than 50 years of professional excellence to his credit, Dr. Maddrey currently holds the positions of professor of internal medicine and assistant to the president at the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center. Operating in these roles since 1990 and 2010, respectively, he previously worked for UT Southwestern as the executive vice president of clinical affairs from 1993 to 2010, and vice president of clinical affairs from 1990 to 1993. Prior to these opportunities, Dr. Maddrey served as both a professor and chairman for the Department of Medicine at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University from 1982 to 1990.

Before his tenure at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dr. Maddrey built an impressive resume at Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Hospital for nearly 20 years. First serving as an intern for the Osler Medical Service at Johns Hopkins Hospital from 1964 to 1965, he later completed his residency within the same environment from 1965 to 1970. He was Chief Resident on the Oster Medical Service in 1969-1970. Dr. Maddrey was a fellow in liver disease under Dr. Gerald Klatskin at Yale University in 1970-1971. He subsequently entered academia at Johns Hopkins University, initially holding the position as assistant professor of medicine from 1971 to 1975. He followed this opportunity with appointments to associate professor from 1975 to 1979, assistant dean of the School of Medicine from 1975 to 1979, and professor from 1980 to 1982. His final role at the esteemed institution was as associate director of the Department of Medicine, a post he held from 1979 to 1982.

An expert in liver diseases, Dr. Maddrey initially pursued an education at Wake Forest University, earning a Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, in 1960. He continued his studies at Johns Hopkins University, receiving an MD in 1964. Later, Dr. Maddrey became a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Throughout his career, Dr. Maddrey has contributed to several organizations in relation to his field. Shortly after his graduation, he served with U.S. Public Health Service from 1966 to 1968, stationed in Calcutta, India. From 1978 to 1981, he was appointed to the board of directors for the American Liver Foundation. He was recognized as a trustee for Magee Rehabilitation in Philadelphia from 1982 to 1987, and served on the board of directors for the Dallas County Medical Society from 1996 to 1998.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Dr. Maddrey found much success among published works as well. He has contributed articles to numerous professional journals, including Hepatology and Annals of Internal Medicine. In addition to his written work, he has served as associate editor for Medicine from 1972 to 1982, as well as Hepatology from 1988 to 1995. Dr. Maddrey had also been on the editorial boards for Hepatology from 1981 to 1987, Gastroenterology from 1982 to 1987, and the American Journal of Medicine from 1978 to 1988.

Additionally, Dr. Maddrey has maintained involvement with several organizations related to his areas of expertise. From 1986 to 1992, he was on the board of regents for the American College of Physicians, after which he served as president in 1993. He has also held memberships with the American Society of Clinical Investigation and the American Gastroenterological Association. Likewise, Dr. Maddrey remains affiliated with the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, and served as president in 1981.

Inspired to enter his industry by his father, who was a successful surgeon, Dr. Maddrey has been presented with many accolades and honors over the course of his career. He received the Distinguished Educator Award from the American Gastroenterological Association in 1998, followed by a Distinguished Service Award from the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases in 2000. He was also elected to the prestigious Society of Scholars by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, from whom he also received a Distinguished Alumni Award in 2009. Furthermore, Dr. Maddrey takes much pride in his professional achievements, especially his service as Chief Medical Resident by Johns Hopkins Hospital and subsequently Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University.

Married to his wife, Ann Marie Matt, Dr. Maddrey is the proud parent of three children: Jeffrey, Gregory, and Thomas. He has also been selected for inclusion in many editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in the South and Southwest, and Who's Who in the World.

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