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.


IE-MING SHIH, MD, PhD, has been the Richard TeLinde Distinguished Professor of Gynecologic Pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine since January 2014. He is a gynecologic pathologist and a scientist who focuses on exploring pathogenesis and studying translational research in gynecologic neoplasms including ovarian and endometrial cancer as well as gestational trophoblastic diseases. Dr. Shih has published extensively in the fields of gynecologic pathology and cancer research with more than 300 original publications and book chapters. He sits on many advisory boards nationally and internationally. Dr. Shih is the Editor-in-Chief of Current Reports of Obstetrics and Gynecology and serves as an editorial board member in Cancer Research, Journal of Pathology and several others. Besides his obligations in clinical service, research, and teaching, he is also a passionate photographer.