Title: Charles S. Davidson Professor of Medicine
Company: Harvard University Medical School
Location: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Ronald Arky, MD, Charles S. Davidson Professor of Medicine at Harvard University Medical School, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in medical education.
Utilizing 55 years of industry experience, Dr. Arky is a distinguished medical educator who has been serving as a Charles S. Davidson professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School in Cambridge, MA, since 1984. Prior to this appointment, he served Boston City Hospital as a director of the Diabetes Clinic from 1966 to 1971 and staff member from 1963 to 1973. Alongside his primary roles, he was chairman of the department of medicine at Mount Auburn Hospital from 1971 to 1993, an active staff member at Beth Israel Hospital in 1974, a consultant and staff member at McLean Hospital in 1980, and president of the Associates Program for Directors Internal Medicine from 1990 to 1991. He has been the chief of the diabetes section at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA, since 1996.
Dr. Arky holds a Bachelor of Arts and Doctor of Medicine from Cornell University, which he obtained in 1951 and 1955, respectively. Thereafter, he completed an internship at Bellevue Hospital from 1955 to 1956 and a residency at New York Veteran Affairs Hospital from 1958 to 1960. From 1960 to 1961, he completed a fellowship at Bellevue Hospital, and concluded his medical training at Thorndike Memorial Laboratory, where he served as a fellow from 1961 to 1963. He has been certified in internal medicine.
A fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and master of the American College of Physicians, Dr. Arky cites the highlight of his career to be the time spent as advisory dean of the Peabody Society of Harvard Medical School. In an effort to remain abreast of recent developments within the medical industry, he has maintained affiliation with the American Diabetes Association, the American Society for Clinical Investigation, the Endocrine Society and the American Clinical and Climatological Association.
In light of his exceptional undertakings, Dr. Arky has accrued myriad accolades throughout his career. The recipient of the Educator Award from the American Diabetes Association in 1983, he also received the Foundation Award for Health Education from the American Medical Association in 2000. Notably, he has been featured in multiple editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, and Who’s Who in the East.
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