Vice Provost for Academic Integration
Director, Cornell Center for Immunology at Cornell University
Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College
Dr. Koretzky received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and his MD and PhD (Immunology) from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984. He then completed clinical training in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology at the University of California, San Francisco, followed by faculty positions at the University of Iowa, the University of Pennsylvania, and Cornell University. Dr. Koretzky’s research focuses on the development and function of the immune system. His group is credited with elucidation of some of the key pathways required for activation of immune cells as they function to protect the host. He has held numerous leadership positions in various academic centers including Chief of Rheumatology, Director of Physician Scientist Training Programs, Vice Dean for Research, Dean of Graduate Education, and now Vice Provost. Dr. Koretzky has been recognized for his contributions in academic medicine with election to the National Academy of Medicine, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and served as President of the American Society for Clinical Investigation. In 2021, Dr. Koretzky will become President of the American Association of Immunologists.