Established in 2004 through the estate of Mary Wallace Stanton

MARY WALLACE STANTON, a Baltimore native, bequeathed two professorships in Johns Hopkins' School of Medicine to help ensure the excellence of medical education. Mrs. Stanton was active in civic affairs in the city, as well as in the Emmanuel Episcopal Church. She died in 1983 at the age of 95. Her husband, Robert F. Stanton, served as associate judge on the Supreme Bench of Baltimore City from 1916 to 1938, then as Baltimore City Police Commissioner from 1938 to 1942.


ROY ZIEGELSTEIN, M.D., Med '89, '91 (PDF), an acclaimed cardiologist and award-winning teacher, is the new vice dean for education at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, with oversight of undergraduate, graduate, residency, postdoctoral and continuing medical education programs, as well as the Welch Medical Library. Dr. Ziegelstein is an internationally recognized expert on the relationship between depression and cardiovascular disease, and a superb physician renowned for his sensitivity and skill at doctor-patient communication. The simultaneous holder of the Sarah Miller Coulson and Frank L. Coulson Professorship, Dr. Ziegelstein has spent his entire professional career at Johns Hopkins and is devoted to educating the next generation of physicians. He joined the faculty in 1993 as an assistant professor and became a full professor in 2006. Among many other roles, for nearly a decade Dr. Ziegelstein served as director of the internal medicine residency program at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. In addition, he has served as senior associate dean for faculty development in the medical school, as well as executive vice chairman of the Department of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Bayview, where he also has been deputy director for education.