Joan Hunt, PhD

Year Inducted


Career Field

Biology, Immunology


  • One of the world’s foremost scientists in the area of reproductive immunology
  • In the top 1% of cited authors
  • Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education in the School of Medicine and Senior Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education
  • Vice Chancellor for Research and President of the Research Institute for the University of Kansas Medical Center
  • First woman to Chair the  Human Embryology and Development-1 Student Section for the National Institute of Health
  • 2001: named a University Distinguished Professor