Robert Clark Aber, M.D., MACP

J. Lloyd Huck Chair in Medicine Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine Physician-in-Chief for Adult Medical Services

Office Information

Penn State Hershey Infectious Diseases
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033
Tel: 800-243-1455 / 717-531-8881 Fax: 717-531-4633


Infectious Diseases

Patient Services Provided

Medicine/Infectious Disease

Professional Education

Fellowship, Infectious Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital-Harvard Medical School (1976) Residency, Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital-Harvard Medical School (1975) M.D., Stanford University, School of Medicine (1970)

Research Interests

Medical Education
Applied Epidemiology

Academic Interests

Leadership Development


Rabinowitz HK, Veloski JJ, Aber RC, et al
A statewide career tracking system of medical students-the Pennsylvania model.
Gingrich D, Aber RC
Strategies for recruitment and selection of generalist-oriented students-the experience at The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Templin KS, Crook T Riley T, Whitener C, Aber RC
Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis and bacteremia due to Leuconostoc species in a patient with end-stage liver disease: a case to report.
Lloyd T, Phillips BR, Aber RC
Factors that influence physicians' participation in clinical research.
Mikanatha NM, Lautenbach E, Kunselman AR, Julian KG, Southwell BG, Allswede M, Rankin Jr. JT, Aber RC
Sources of bioterrorism information among emergency physicians during the 2001 anthrax outbreak.
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Honors and Awards

Master, American College of Physicians Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society Teaching Awards (1979, 1981, 1985, 1986, 1994, 1998, 2002)