Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber

Professor

Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine

Bio

Grew up in CA, completed training NYC and Cleveland, OH. Faculty in Internal Medicine and boards in IM and Adolescent Medicine. Faculty member at various locations since 1991.

  • (706) 713-2148
  • 1425 Prince Avenue, HSC Russell Hall 235F, Athens, GA 30602
  • Personal Website

Education

  • MD, Medicine Cornell University Medical Col, 1988

  • BA, Chemistry, General California State University, L, 1984

Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine added Qualification in Adolescent Medicine ABIM, 1997

  • American Board of Internal Medicine ABIM, 1994

  • PHY GA Professional Licensing BRD, 2003

  • National Board of Medicine Examination NBME,

Awards & Honors

  • Educator of the Year AU/UGA Medical Partnership Class of 2025, 2022

  • Woman Who Inspires MCG GWIMS, 2021

  • Political Action American Medical Association Political Action Committee, 2021

  • Indianapolis Top Doctors Indianapolis Monthly Magazine, 2020

  • Inclusive Excellence Award Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Medicine, 2020

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 5212

    Mod 1: Hematology/Oncology
  • MEDI 5226

    Mod 2: GU
  • MEDI 5156

    Mod 2: Musculoskeletal
  • MEDI 5161

    Mod 3: Brain & Behavior
  • MEDI 5232

    Mod 3: Cardiopulmonary
  • MEDI 5151

    Module 1: Fundamentals
  • MEDI 6420

    PCL - Clerkship Fall

Teaching Interests

Undergraduate and graduate medical education in primary care and women's health.

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • An Unusual Presentation of Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, 2023
    Abstract
  • Can I tell you what to do if I am not doing it myself?’ Nutrition Education in Medical School., 2023
    Abstract
  • Delayed Diagnosis of Bladder Cancer After Initial Hematuria Presentation in Women, 2023
    Abstract
  • Health Insurance, an Unexpected Medical Student Burden, 2023
    Abstract
  • Identifying Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Young Women: Do Sex Biases Block Awareness, 2023
    Abstract

Research Interests

The impact of sex and gender on health and disease
Increasing diversity in the medical field for physicians and other health care personnel
Increasing diversity in research and patient care

Department Service

  • Group on Women in Medicine and Science 2022 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Admissions Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Ethics 2021 - 2021

    Role: Committee Chair

College Service

  • Advocacy Special Interest Group 2024 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • American Medical Women's Association 2021 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Graduate Women in Medicine and Science 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Latino Medical Student Association 2021 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • MCG Admissions Committee 2021 - 2022

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • MCG Admissions Committee 2022 - 2023

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG Admissions Committee 2021 - 2022

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • AMPAC 2023 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Medical Association of Georgia 2023 - Present

    Role: Director
  • American College of OBGYN 2023 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • AMA Minority Affairs Section Governing Council 2023 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Medical Association of Atlanta 2022 - Present

    Role: Other