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The J. Mario Molina Endowed Professorship in the History of Medicine

The service of MARIO MOLINA, M.D., to Johns Hopkins Medicine is unparalleled as a university trustee, chair of the Osler Advisory Board, and generous supporter of the Molina Scholars through the physician-scientist pathway in the Osler Medical Residency Program. Dr. Molina has funded three professorships in the School of Medicine – the C. David Molina Professorship in the Welch Center, the Myron L. Weisfeldt Professor of Medicine in the Osler Residency Program, and the J. Mario Molina Endowed Professorship in the History of Medicine. He has also endowed two scholarships in the School of Medicine (the Loren G. Lipson, M.D., Endowed Scholarship Fund, and the Molina Family Endowed Scholarship).

Dr. Molina earned a bachelor’s degree from California State University, Long Beach where he was elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa. He earned a medical degree from the University of Southern California where he was elected to membership in Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Molina performed his residency in internal medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital, then a fellowship in endocrinology at the University of California, San Diego. He was a faculty member at USC before joining Molina Healthcare. He received a certificate in management from the Anderson School of Business at UCLA.

In 2005, Dr. Molina was named as one of the 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America by Time Magazine and in 2013, he was awarded an honorary doctorate by Claremont Graduate University.

Dr. Molina is the former chairman and chief executive officer of Molina Healthcare, a FORTUNE 500 company founded by his physician father in 1980 to provide health care to low income individuals receiving benefits through government programs, such as Medicaid and Medicare.

Through his generosity, Dr. Molina has secured his legacy and commitment to Johns Hopkins Medicine. The impact will resonate for decades to come.