THEODORE AND INGRID BARAMKI PROFESSORSHIP IN REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY
Established in 1994 by Theodore and Ingrid Baramki

Image Credit: Michael McGovern THEODORE BARAMKI came to Johns Hopkins from his native Jordan in 1960 as a resident in gynecology and obstetrics, stayed on for a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology with in-vitro fertilization pioneers Howard and Georgeanna Jones, and then joined the faculty, becoming co-director of the Prenatal Diagnostic Center. In 1967, he joined the private practice of Houston S. Everett, J. Herman Long, and Conrad G. Julian in the 550 Building across from the hospital. He has academic appointments in the departments of Gynecology and Obstetrics and Pediatrics. The recipient of numerous honors--including Jordan's highly prestigious Medal of Independence, First Class, Order of Hussein Ibn Ali--Dr. Baramki has written many scientific articles and chapters in textbooks and has co-authored the text Medical Cytogenetics. (Dr. and Mrs. Baramki (left) are pictured with Dr. Zacur, in front of a portrait, painted by Henry Cooper, of Howard and Georgeanna Jones.)

 

INGRID BARAMKI completed a pharmacy residency at Hopkins, where she met her future husband. After earning her master's degree in hospital pharmacy, she founded and directed hospital pharmacy services at Sheppard Pratt Hospital, where she worked until her retirement.

 

HOWARD A. ZACUR, SPH 1979 (PhD), is the first Theodore and Ingrid Baramki Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Dr. Zacur, who holds an MD degree as well as the PhD, directs the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics. He is an expert on prolactin disorders, oral contraceptives, menopause and hormone replacement. Dr. Zacur came to Hopkins in 1973 to begin a residency in gynecology and obstetrics. He then stayed to complete his PhD in reproductive biology and held a clinical fellowship in reproductive endocrinology. He joined the faculty in 1980.