Michael S Bronze, MD


Biographical Sketch

Michael S. Bronze, M.D. MACP, FIDSA, FRCP



Michael S. Bronze, M.D. was appointed Professor and Chairman, Department of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center effective July 1, 2000.  He was named the Stewart G. Wolf Professor in Internal Medicine in 2004 and David Ross Boyd Professor in 2011.   He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. 


He completed his medical school training at the University of Tennessee, Memphis in 1982.  His internship and residency and ID fellowship were completed at the University of Tennessee, Memphis. He served on faculty at UTHSC in the Department of Medicine until 2000. At UTHSC, he served as the Internal Medicine Program director, vice chair for education and later vice chair for operations. 


His research interests have included the pathogenesis of the nonsuppurative complications of group A streptococcal infections, the role of inflammatory cytokines in bacterial growth, bioterrorism and more recently the pathogenesis of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with hepatitis C infection and other cancers. He has published numerous manuscripts, abstracts and book chapters.  He has received several teaching awards and several other honors.  He is a Master of the American College of Physicians, a Fellow in the Infectious Diseases Society of America and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London).


Dr. Bronze has served numerous administrative and educational capacities. He serves on the editorial board and as a reviewer for several journals and has been a chair or officer of numerous local, national and regional committees and professional societies including President of the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation 2004-2005, President of the Association of Professors of Medicine 2012-2013 and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine 2013-2015. He has been active in the National Board of Medical Examiners (USMLE) and the American College of Physicians.