Curriculum Vitae


Robert Barchi, M.D., Ph.D.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Winants Hall
7 College Avenue, 2nd Floor
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
848-932-7454 (phone)
732-932-0308 (fax)

1968  B.Sc., Georgetown University, Biology
1968  M.S., Georgetown University, Cell Biology
1972  Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, Biochemistry
1973  M.D., University of Pennsylvania, Medicine

Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments:
1973-75 Resident in Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
1969-72 Fellow, Medical Scientist Training Program, NIH #GM-02046

Academic Appointments:
2012-   University Professor, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
2004-2012 Professor of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University

   (All below at the University of Pennsylvania)
2004-  Fairhill Professor of Medicine (Emeritus)
2002-2004 Fairhill Professor of Medicine
1985-2002 David Mahoney Professor of Neurological Sciences   
1981-1985 Professor of Neurology and of Biochemistry and Biophysics  
1978-1981 Associate Professor of Neurology and of Biochemistry and Biophysics
1975-1978 Assistant Professor of Neurology and of Biochemistry and Biophysics 
1974-1975 Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics 

Administrative Appointments:

Current Position:
2012-   President, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
2012-   President Emeritus, Thomas Jefferson University

Previous Positions:
2004-2012 President, Thomas Jefferson University
   (All below at the University of Pennsylvania)
1999-2004 Provost and Chief Academic Officer, University of Pennsylvania
1995-1999 Chairman, Department of Neurology
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1992-1999 Chairman, Department of Neuroscience
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1995-1999 President, Penn NeuroCare (regional specialty network)
1983-1996 Director, Mahoney Institute of Neurological Sciences
1993-1995 Director, Clinical Neuroscience Track
1989-1990 Vice Dean for Research - School of Medicine
1986-1992 Director, Dana Fellowship Program in Neuroscience
1983-1989 Chairman, Graduate Group in Neuroscience
Honors and Membership in Honorary Societies:
National Academy of Medicine (elected in 1993)
Distinguished Graduate Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2000)
Association of American Physicians
American Society for Clinical Investigation
American Neurological Association
Fellow, American Academy of Neurology
Fellow, College of Physicians 
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Senior Investigator Achievement Award, American Heart Association
Society of Medical Administrators
Rev. Clarence E. Shaffrey, S.J. Award, 2009
Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award
Lindback Award - Outstanding Teacher, Penn Medical School
NIH Research Career Development Award
Phi Beta Kappa
Alpha Omega Alpha
Society of the Sigma Xi

Medical Licensure: Pennsylvania

Board Certification:  Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners
    Diplomate of the American Academy of Neurology and Psychiatry (Certified in Neurology)

Special Training: Neuromuscular disease; clinical electromyography  

Selected External Boards:

Board of Trustees, RWJBarnabas Health
Board of Directors, University Hospital, Newark
Board of Directors, Covance, Inc., 2002-2014
Board of Directors, VWR International 
Board of Trustees, Ursinus College, 2005-2012
Board of Trustees, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 2004-2012
Board of Trustees, Jefferson Health System, 2004-2010
Board of Directors (vice-chair), PA BioAdvance, 2002-2007
Board of Directors, Ben Franklin Technology Partnership (SE PA), 2002-2007
Board of Overseers, The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, PA, 2000-2005
Board of Directors, The International House, Philadelphia, PA, 1999-2004
Board of Directors, ICEAD, Kitakyushu, Japan, 2000-2004
Scientific Advisory Board, TransMolecular, Inc., 1997-2003
Scientific Advisory Board, Philadelphia Ventures, Inc., 1992-997

Editorial Boards:

Editorial Board, Journal of Neurochemistry, 1981-1990
Editorial Board, Muscle and Nerve, 1981-1992; 1995-2004
   Associate Editor, 1997-2000
Editorial Board, (Associate editor) Journal of Neuroscience, 1988-1991
Editorial Board, Current Concepts in Neurology and
Editorial Board, The Neuroscientist, 1993-2002
Editorial Board, Neurobiology of Disease, 1994-2002
Editorial Board, inScight, 1998-2000
NIH Physiology Study Section, 1984-1987

Selected Academic Publications

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