Endowed Chairs

Endowed Chairs

The University of Louisville Department of Pediatrics is home to seven endowed chairs.

Billy F. Andrews, M.D. Endowed Chair in Pediatrics

Gerard P. Rabalais, M.D.
Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
Chief of Staff, Norton Children's Hospital


Kosair Charities Chair in Pediatric Heart Surgery Research

Brad Keller, MDBradley B. Keller, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Bioengineering
Chief, Division of Pediatric Heart ResearchCardiovascular Innovation Institute
Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pediatrics


Children's Hospital Foundation Chair for Pediatric Research

Lu Cai, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Research Institute


Carol B. McFerran Chair in Juvenile Diabetes Research

Paul N.Epstein, Ph.D.
Professor, Pediatrics and Pharmacology/Toxicology



Wendy L. Novak Endowed Chair of Pediatric Diabetes Care and Clinical Research

Kupper A. Wintergerst, M.D.
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes
Director, Wendy Novak Diabetes Center
Director, Pediatric Endocrinology Research Center and TrialNet Diabetes Studies
Co-Director, Children’s Metabolic Bone Center

Humana Chair in International Pediatrics

George C. Rodgers, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Pharmacology/Toxicology
Chief, Division of Pediatric Pharmacology/Toxicology
Chief, Division of International Pediatrics
Associate Medical Director, Kentucky Regional Poison Center