Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD

Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD

Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD
Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD

Professor of Medicine

Russell Hall 235F, 1425 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30602



Institution                                                                           Degree                           Date Awarded

University Hospitals of Cleveland                                  Internal Medicine              06/30/91

Cleveland, OH


Institution                                                                           Degree                           Date Awarded

Cornell University College of Medicine

(Now Weill College of Medicine at Cornell)                   MD                              06/24/88

New York, NY


Institution                                                                           Degree                           Date Awarded

California State University                                              BA Chemistry                 05/24/84

Long Beach, CA

Honors / Awards / Achievements


Award Name                                                                  Granted By                            Date Awarded

Outstanding Clinical Attending                             Meridia Huron Hospital                             1994

Dept. of Internal Medicine

Outstanding Clinic Attending                               Upstate Medical University                        2000

Dept. of Internal Medicine

Faculty Scholar for                                              Upstate Medical University                        2001

Excellence in Teaching

Outstanding General Medicine                              Emory School of Medicine                        2007

Outpatient Teacher of the Year

Exceptional Mentor Award                                  American Medical Women’s Association     2012

Outstanding Veteran Woman Faculty                    IUPUI                                                     2015

Trustee Teaching Award                                      Indiana University Board of Trustees          2017

Best Innovation Poster                                        Society of General Internal Medicine           2018

Midwest Regional Meeting

Trustee Teaching Award                                      Indiana University Board of Trustees          2020

Inspiration Award                                               American Medical Association                   2020


Award Name                                                                  Granted By                            Date Awarded

Philip E. Marcus Award,                                       Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity           1986

for Outstanding Student Involvement

Joint Labor-Management                                     United University Professions                     1995, 2001

Professional Development Award

Fellow                                                                American College of Physicians                  2001

Humanism in Medicine Award                             Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey         2001

Minority Faculty Development Award                   Emory School of Medicine                        2006

Hispanic Physicians Political Leadership                American Medical Association                   2008

Minority Action Committee

Advocating, Caring, Teaching, Service Award         Wishard Health Service                              2009

President’s Award                                               American Medical Women’s Association     2012

Indianapolis Top Doctors                                       Indianapolis Monthly                                  2012-2019

Innovations in Medicine Award                           American Medical Association                      2013

Commitment to Excellence                                  American Medical Women’s Association     2014

Inspirational Physician                                         Women’s Fund of Indiana                         2015

Women of Influence Trailblazer                            Women of INfluence Marion County         2015

Fellow                                                               American Medical Women’s Association       2015

Distinguished Alumni                                         School of Natural Sciences, CSULB              2016

Laureate Award                                                 ACP Indiana Chapter                                  2016

Prestigious External Award Recognition               IUPUI                                                       2016

Local Hero Award                                             American Medical Women’s Association       2016

Woman of Influence                                          IBJ                                                            2017

Bertha Van Hoosen Award                                 American Medical Women’s Association       2018

Faculty Teaching Award                                     IUSM Student Outreach Clinic                     2018

Exceptional Mentor Award                                 American Medical Women’s Association       2020

Inclusive Excellence Award                                 Dept Medicine, IUSM                                 2020

Award for Political Participation                          AMPAC                                                    2021

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

Rohr-Kirchgraber T, Rouse, M, Eating Disorders, Handbook of Women’s Health, ACP, 2009, 449-455.

Sanders, SF, Rohr-Kirchgraber T, Tinnitus, Decision Making in Medicine, Mushlin & Greene, Elsevier, 2009

Sanders, SF, Rohr-Kirchgraber T, Hearing Loss, Decision Making in Medicine, Mushlin & Greene, Elsevier, 2009


Parsa, M A. Rohr, T. Ramirez, L F. Meltzer, H Y.Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Without Neuroleptics. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 10(6):437-8, 1990 Dec.

Salahuddin, A., Rohr-Kirchgraber, T., Shekar, R., West, B., Loewenstein, J., Interleukin-6 in the Fever and Multiorgan Crisis of Pheochromocytoma.  Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Disease 29(6):640-2, 1997.|

Rohr-Kirchgraber T., “These Muscle Cramps Are Holding Me Back!” A 14-Year-Old Star Basketball Player With Muscle Cramps, Adolesc Med 23 (2012) 307–312

Rohr-Kirchgraber T., Nabhan Z. M., New Rash Adolescent Med 23 (2012) 319–325

Rohr-Kirchgraber T., Multiple Visits for Abdominal Pain, Constipation, and “I need a test for sexually transmitted diseases” Adolescent Med 23 (2012) 313–318

Orenstien M, Patel P, Rohr-Kirchgraber T, Calcium Supplements for Women and Girls AMWA Position statement.

McHenry MS, Deschamp AR, Rohr-Kirchgraber TM. Back pain in a patient with common variable immunodeficiency. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2014 Feb;53(2):198-200. doi: 10.1177/0009922813512179. Epub 2013 Dec 9.

Demers RY, Michaels CW, Frank R., Fagan K., McDiarmind M., Rohr T.

Termination of health benefits for Pittston mine workers: impact on the health and security of miners and their families. Journal of Public Health Policy. 11(4): 474-80, 1990 Winter

Pedro C, Black K, Rohr-Kirchgraber T.  Hit like a Woman – Differences in Concussive Symptoms between Males and Females and the Need for Return-To-Work Protocols for Post-Concussive Adults Ann Sports Med Res 3(1): 1056 2016

Sotto-Santiago Sylk, Slaven JE,  Rohr-Kirchgraber T. (Dis)Incentivizing Patient Satisfaction Metrics:

The Unintended Consequences of Institutional Bias Health Equity Volume 3.1, 2019 DOI: 10.1089/heq.2018.0065

Kumar N., Rohr-Kirchgraber T., Sex and gender in medicine: The need for more attention to how sex and gender influences healthcare Volume 19 Issue 3 (2019)

Lindstrom K, Rohr-Kirchgraber T. Sex & Gender Impacts in Cardiovascular Disease: A “Typical” Presentation of Cardiovascular Disease? HealthManagement, Volume 19 – Issue 4, 2019

Shah Sheena P., Greco Theresa L., Rohr-Kirchgraber T., The Sex and Gender Influence of Hypertension

Healthmanagement, volume 19 issue 5 (2019)

Lee, RJ., Rohr-Kirchgraber, T., Superheroes Behind the Scenes of COVIC 19 The Journal Vol 20 Issue 5 2020

Schultheis P., Haddad A., Chiang J., Rohr-Kirchgraber T.,Shock and Awe: Surprise Medical Billing and Seeking Care Insight August 2020 vol 3 page 69

Rohr-Kirchgraber T., Leveling the Playing Field for Women in Medicine and Training Perm J 2020;24:20.030

Vogel C., Rohr-Kirchgraber T., Gender Harassment Persists in Medical Training Women’s Health Reports Volume 1.1, 2020 DOI: 10.1089/whr.2020.0055

Luna Hinojosa M., Rohr-Kirchgraber T., Breast Cancer Screening for All, Indianapolis  Medical Bulletin, Nov 2020

Jager S., Karim A., Roesler A., Rohr-Kirchgraber T., “But I Hate This, and This, and This…”: Body Dysmorphic Disorder The Journal • Volume 20 • Issue 9 • 2020

Sotto-Santiago, Sylk; Dilly, Christen; O’Leary, Heather; Craven, Hannah; Kara, Areeba; Brown, Cynthia; Kressel, Amy; Rohr-Kirchgraber, Theresa; DiMeglio, Linda “Reframing Academic Productivity, Promotion and Tenure as a Result of the COVID-19 Pandemic The Journal of Faculty Development, Volume 35, Number 1, January 2021, pp. 10-18(9)

Grant Support



Title                                    Granting Agency                Role            % Effort   Amount         Dates

See, Test, Treat                      CAP                                  PI               1               $19,000              2020

Educational Activities

Teaching medicine

Scholarship & Research

Sex and Gender implications in health and disease.

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