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J. Kevin Dorsey, MD, PhD

Dean and Provost Emeritus
Professor, Department of Medical Education
Professor Department of Internal Medicine (Rheumatology)


1964 B.S. cum laude in Chemistry; Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT, 1968 Ph.D. in Physiological Chemistry; University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Medical School: 
1978 M.D., Southern Illinois University; Springfield, IL
1978-81 Resident in Internal Medicine; University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
1970-73 Postdoctoral Fellow in Biology; Johns Hopkins University, 1981-83 Fellow in Rheumatology; University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA


1974-77  National Cancer Institute Research Grant--"Glycosyltransferases and Contact Inhibition" - $59,000 (Southern Illinois University)

1990 Apple Computer Finishing Grant (approximately $35,000) to produce an authoring shell for clinical reasoning skills development cases to be distributed to US and Canadian medical schools (co-investigator with H. Myers)

1990 Department of Commerce and Community Affairs Grant ($30,000) to assist in the commercial development of computer scored clinical cases to teach and evaluate clinical reasoning skills in pre-clinical medical students (co-investigator with H. Myers)

1995  Research Grant ($2,000) from Southern Illinois Hospital Services Corp. to develop a diagnostic survey to identify victims of domestic violence

2000  John Templeton Spirituality in Medicine Curricular Award of $25,000

2001  Community Benefits Grant from Southern Illinois Healthcare ($3,400)  validate a screening questionnaire for domestic violence