UAMS’ Thomas E. Andreoli, M.D., Elected a Fellow in the Royal College of Physicians (London)

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LITTLE ROCK – Thomas E. Andreoli, M.D., distinguished professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine, has been elected a fellow in the Royal College of Physicians (London). 


Election as a fellow is one of the highest honors the Royal College of Physicians (London) can bestow and is limited to a maximum of 20 fellows per year. Founded in 1518 by King Henry VIII, the Royal College of Physicians (London) is the oldest scientific society in the world.


Andreoli received his medical degree from Georgetown University in 1960 and spent a decade at Duke University School of Medicine.  In 1970, he was appointed professor of medicine and director of nephrology at the University of Alabama in Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine.  In 1978, Andreoli was appointed professor and chairman of internal medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.


In 1988, Andreoli was named the professor and Nolan Chair in Internal Medicine at UAMS, a position from which he stepped down in 2004. Andreoli has received 35 teaching awards and serves as editor-in-chief of “Andreoli and Carpenter’s Cecil Essentials of Medicine.”


He was elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh) in 2001 and holds the 2002-2003 George L. Ackerman Outstanding Faculty Award at UAMS. The Thomas E. Andreoli, M.D., M.A.C.P., Clinical Scholar Chair in Internal Medicine was established at UAMS in 2006 and the Thomas E. Andreoli, M.D., Visiting Professor in Internal Medicine was endowed in the UAMS College of Medicine in 2003. There also is an endowed Andreoli Chair and an Andreoli Visiting Professor in Nephrology at UAB.


UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with five colleges, a graduate school, a medical center, six centers of excellence and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has about 2,430 students and 715 medical residents. It is one of the state’s largest public employers with about 9,400 employees, including nearly 1,000 physicians who provide medical care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS’ Area Health Education Centers throughout the state. UAMS and its affiliates have an economic impact in Arkansas of $5 billion a year. For more information, visit