Robert B. Zurier

Robert B. Zurier

Fellow: Awarded 1986

Field of Study: Medicine and Health

Competition: US & Canada

Robert B. Zurier, M.D., has been Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester since 1991, and was Chief of Rheumatology there until 2007. From 1980 to 1991 he was Professor of Medicine and Chief of Rheumatology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia. Dr. Zurier graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, trained in Internal Medicine at Boston City Hospital, then practiced general internal medicine in Holden, Massachusetts, for three years before training in clinical and research rheumatology at NYU-Bellevue Medical Center in New York City.

Dr. Zurier’s clinical, research, and teaching accomplishments have been recognized by election to the American Society of Clinical Investigation and the Interurban Clinical Club (President, 1987), inclusion in Who’s Who In America and Best Doctors in America,  designation as Master of the American College of Rheumatology, and bestowal of the Physician Recognition Award by the Arthritis Foundation, Massachusetts Chapter, in addition to the receipt of his Guggenheim Fellowship.