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Arthur Harold Rubenstein, South African Medical school official and dean, physician. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine. Recipient David Rumbough Memorial award Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 1978.


Rubenstein, Arthur Harold was born on December 28, 1937 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Arrived in the United States, 1967. Son of Montague and Isabel (Nathanson) Rubenstein.


Bachelor of Medicine BCh, University Witwatersrand, 1960. Doctor of Science in Medicine (honorary), University Witwatersrand, 2002.


Intern, then resident Johannesburg General Hospital, 1961, 63-65, 66-67. Fellow in endocrinology Postgraduate Medical School, London, 1965-1966. Fellow in medicine University Chicago, 1967-1968, from assistant professor to associate professor, 1968-1974, professor, 1974—1997, Lowell T. Coggeshall professor medical science, 1981—1997, associate chairman, Medicine Department, 1975—1981, chairman, 1991—1997.

Attending physician Mitchell Hospital, University Chicago, 1968-1997. Dean, Gustave L. Levy distinguished professor Mount Sinai School Medicine, New York City, 1997—2001. Executive vice president University Pennsylvania Health Systems, Philadelphia, since 2001.

Dean University Pennsylvania School Medicine, since 2001. Board directors Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, since 2004, Glycadia. Member study section National Institutes of Health, 1973-1977, Hadassah Medical Advisory Board, 1986-1995, advisory council National Institute Arthritis, Metabolism and Digestive Diseases, 1978-1980.

Chairman National Diabetes Advisory Board, 1982, member, 1981-1983.


Member American Academy of Arts & Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Board directors Association of Academic Health Centers. Member Governor's Science Advisory Council State of Illinois, 1989—1996.

Master: American College of Physicians (John Phillips Memorial award 1995). Fellow: New York Academy Medicine, Royal College Physicians (London), South African College Physicians. Member: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Association Academy Health Centers (board directors since 2005), Association American Medical Colleges (member council of deans administrative board, Abraham Flexer award 2009), Association Professors Medicine (councillor 1991-1994, vice president 1994-1995, president 1995-1996, Robert Williams award 1997), Institute Medicine (council 1991-1996), Residency Review Committee, American Board Internal Medicine (board governors 1985-1993, executive committee 1990-1993, chairman 1992-1993), Association American Physicians (treasurer 1984-1989, councillor 1989-1994, vice president 1994-1995, president 1995-1996), Central Society Clinical Research (vice president 1988, president 1989), American Federation Clinical Research, Endocrine Society, British Diabetes Association (Banting lecturer 1987), American Diabetes Association (Solomon Berson Memorial lecturer 1985, Eli Lilly award 1973, Banting medal 1983), American Society for Clinical Investigation.


Married Denise Hack, August 19, 1962. Children: Jeffrey Lawrence, Errol Charles.