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[photo, David J. Ramsay, President, University of Maryland, Baltimore] DAVID J. RAMSAY, D.M., D.Phil. (1939-2020)
President, 1994-2010

President, University of Maryland, Baltimore, June 1, 1994 to March 1, 2010. Retired March 1, 2010.

Professor, Department of Physiology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 1994-2010.

Board of Visitors, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 1994-2010. Board of Directors, University of Maryland Medical System, 1994-2010. Member, State Council on Cancer Control, 1994-2010; Task Force to Conquer Cancer in Maryland, 1999; Governor's Commission on the Development of Advanced Technology Business, 2003-04; Commission to Develop the Maryland Model for Funding Higher Education, 2006-08.


Demonstrator, Laboratory of Physiology, Oxford University, 1963-66. Lecturer (physiology), 1965-66, and Tutorial Fellow (physiology & medicine), 1966-75, Corpus Christi College, Oxford University. University Lecturer, Laboratory of Physiology, Oxford University, 1966-75.

Visiting Associate Professor, 1974, Associate Professor, 1975-78, and Vice-Chair, Department of Physiology, 1976-82, University of California, San Francisco. Graduate Adviser, Physiology Program, 1977-82, Professor, Department of Physiology, 1978-94, Acting Chair, Department of Physiology, 1980-81, and Senior Vice-Chancellor of Academic Affairs, 1982-94, University of California, San Francisco.

Born in London, England, 1939. Worcester College, Oxford University, B.A. (preclinical sciences & physiology), 1960; University Laboratory of Physiology, Oxford University, D.Phil., M.A., (physiology), 1963; Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford University, B.M. (clinical medicine), 1966; Oxford University, D.M., 1982. Editor, American Journal of Physiology, 1983-90. Board of Directors, University System of Maryland Foundation, 1994-2010; Downtown Management Authority, 2008. Board of Directors, Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, 1994-2010. Member, Long Range Planning Committee, American Physiological Society. Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine; board member, Royal Society of Medicine Foundation. Board of Directors, Greater Baltimore Committee; WestSide Redevelopment Inc.; National Aquarium of Baltimore. Chair, Committee on Institutional Conflict of Interest Policy, Association of Academic Health Centers. Former chair, American Association of Academic Health Centers. Baltimore's "Most Influential Leaders," Baltimore Business Journal, 2000. Influential Marylanders in Education, Daily Record, 2008. Baltimore's Extraordinary Technology Advocate (BETA) Award, Greater Baltimore Technology Council, 2009. Married. Died in Ross, California, June 19, 2020.

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