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Tom Clancy Professorship in Ophthalmology

School of Medicine

Established in 2005 with a gift from Tom Clancy

ClancyTomTOM CLANCY, who lived on the Chesapeake Bay, is one of the best-selling authors of his generation. His first book, The Hunt for Red October, was published by the Naval Institute Press, which had never before published fiction. The book was an astounding success, and Mr. Clancy has since written many more internationally best-selling novels. He has funded two professorships at Johns Hopkins. One supports the important cancer research of a leader in the field of pediatric oncology, and the second and most recent professorship recognizes the excellence of medical and patient care in the treatment of vision loss, from which Mr. Clancy himself benefited. Mr. Clancy died in 2013.