Robert A. Kozol

JFK Medical Center, USA

Robert A. Kozol was born, raised, and educated in Syracuse, NY, USA. He gained a B.S. degree in biology from Syracuse University in 1975. He graduated with an M.D. degree from the State University of New York Upstate Medical Center, Md, USA, in 1979. He is a Member of the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society in Medicine. Dr. Kozol served as a Research Fellow in gastric physiology under Dr. David Fromm. He completed his surgical residency in Syracuse in 1985. He joined the faculty of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor in 1985. In 1988, Dr. Kozol joined the faculty of Wayne State University School of Medicine and served as the Chief of Surgery at the Detroit VA Hospital until 1999. He received an M.S. degree in health administration from Central Michigan University in 2001. In 1999, Dr. Kozol returned to the University of Connecticut and served as a Professor and Chairman of Surgery and as a Program Director of the General Surgery Residency. In 2009, Dr. Kozol joined the Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami as the Director of the Surgery Residency, Florida Atlantic Campus. He has won several teaching awards. Dr. Kozol has been involved in basic research focused on Helicobacter pylori and gastric inflammation. His clinical research has been focused on inguinal hernia, colorectal disorders, and surgical education.

Biography Updated on 29 October 2009

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