Kurt Kroenke ’73


Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine, Indiana University
Research Scientist at the Regenstrief Medicine and Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indiana University

Upon graduation from Valparaiso University in 1969 with a degree in Chemistry, Dr. Kroenke went on to earn a M.D. from Washington University School of Medicine, completing his residency in internal medicine at Tripler Army Medical Center. A retired Colonel from the US Army Medical Corps, Kroenke is Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at Indiana University, and a Research Scientist at the Regenstrief Institute and Roudebush VA Medical Center. In addition to authoring more than 350 peer-reviewed publications and receiving numerous teaching awards, he is the recipient of sustained research funding from the National Institutes of Health and other federal agencies, foundations, and industry.  Recent awards include Distinguished Alumnus Award, Valparaiso University (2001); Master, American College of Physicians (2002); Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine Research Award (2008); European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine Lifetime Achievement Award (2016), and most recently the Society of General Internal Medicine Glaser Award (2018).  Dr. Kroenke and wife Judy are the proud parents of three children: Christopher, Rachel, and Jonathan. In his spare time Dr. Kroenke enjoys reading, writing, traveling and horseback riding.