Richard P. Keeling, M.D.

Richard P. Keeling

Chairman, Richard P. Keeling & Associates

433 Hudson St.
New York, NY 10014
(212) 229-4750

Richard P. Keeling, MD, is Chief Executive Officer for Keeling & Associates, Inc. (K&A), an independent health consulting and design firm in New York City. K&A works with colleges and universities, health care agencies, and professional organizations in higher education to improve the student experience, strengthen student learning, and promote greater health. He also serves as vice president for Prevention Programs for Outside The Classroom, Inc., a producer of Internet-based, health-related programs for colleges and universities.

Rich completed two terms as Editor of the Journal of American College Health and now serves on the editorial boards of three journals. He has served as senior scholar for the Program on Health in Higher Education and was named a senior fellow for AAC&U in 2001.

Rich has been president of the American College Health Association, the Foundation for Health in Higher Education, the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, and the International Society for AIDS Education. He has received numerous awards for his leadership, including two honorary doctorates in science.

After completing residency training in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Hematology at the University of Virginia, he directed the Department of Student Health at that institution for 13 years. He left Virginia to become executive director of University Health Services and Professor of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he served through 1999. His clinical experience, teaching, and scholarship center on immunodeficiency diseases and their effects on individuals, society, and culture. His many publications include a report on the first study of HIV seroprevalence in college students, with Helene Gayle, et al., in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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