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Jack Gluckman, MD
Professor of Otolaryngology
Department of Otolaryngology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati
Jack Gluckman, MD, UC professor of otolaryngology, was born and raised in South Africa and attended medical school at the University of Cape Town. After completing his otolaryngology residency in Johannesburg and Cape Town in 1973, he joined the faculty at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town and subsequently entered private practice for a number of years in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

In 1977 he moved to Cincinnati for a fellowship in head and neck oncologic surgery and remained on the faculty at UC. He became a tenured professor in 1985 and was named chairman of the department of otolaryngology in 1991—a post he held through 2004. Gluckman has served in many leadership roles in the College of Medicine and at University Hospital, including associate dean for clinical affairs and chief of the medical staff.

Nationally he has been a member of multiple academic societies and has served on the board of directors of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, the American Head and Neck Society and the Council of the Triologic Society. He was regional secretary to North America, Mexico and the Caribbean for the International Federation of Otolaryngologic Societies from 2001 to 2003.

Gluckman has served as president of the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery and vice president of the Triologic Society. He is a director of the American Board of Otolaryngology. In 1993, the American Cancer Society awarded him a professorship of clinical oncology. He has published 10 textbooks and more than 290 scientific papers.

Gluckman is editor of Current Opinions in Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery and was editor-in-chief of the Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Recertification Study Guide. He has also been on the editorial boards of many journals and has received numerous awards, including presidential citations from the American Academy of Otolaryngology, the American Head and Neck Society, the Triologic Society and the Board of Governors of the Academy. He was also awarded the Semon Medal from the University of London for academic achievement and the Chevalier-Jackson Award from the American Broncho-Esophagologic Association.