Established in 1989 by the estate of Richard W. TeLinde

During much of his long and illustrious career at Hopkins, RICHARD W. TeLINDE, Med 1920, chaired the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics. He also headed the Hopkins outpatient Department of Gynecology for almost 10 years before being named a full professor. Dr. TeLinde's text on surgery, Operative Gynecology--first published in 1946 and still in print today in its 10th edition--is often referred to as "the bible" of gynecology, and the premier text in the field of gynecologic surgery for more than 60 years

Dr. TeLinde was highly regarded by colleagues nationwide and was a president of the American Gynecological Society.


Image Credit: Keith Weller ROBERT J. KURMAN, the Richard W. TeLinde Distinguished Professor of Gynecological Pathology and director of gynecologic pathology, joined the faculty in 1989. He serves on the editorial boards of more than 10 scientific journals and has served on numerous national and international committees and advisory groups, including the World Health Organization group for the histological classification of tumors of the female genital tract. He has been a visiting professor at more than 30 medical schools in the United States and abroad and has twice been recognized by the Society of Gynecologic Oncology with the Presidential Award for Best Scientific Presentation and the Presidential Award for Best Paper. An author of two Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Tumor Fascicles, Dr. Kurman has edited the last three editions of Blaustein's Pathology of the Female Genital Tract.