jochen reiser

Jochen Reiser

Board Member


Jochen Reiser, MD, PhD, is the President of The University of Texas Medical Branch. He previously served as the chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine at Rush University Medical Center and holds the Ralph C. Brown, MD, Professor of Medicine position at Rush University in Chicago.

Before joining Rush in 2012, Reiser served the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine as a professor of medicine, anatomy, and cell biology. He held positions as the vice chairman for research in the Department of Medicine and the chief of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension. He also served as the interim chairman of medicine at Miami.

Reiser graduated from the Ruprecht Karls University of Heidelberg, Germany, and completed his residency in internal medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He pursued his fellowship in nephrology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School. He then served as an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School and was the founding director of the program in glomerular disease at Mass General.