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Jonathan Dranov, MD

Chair

Jonathan DranovJonathan "Jon" Dranov is an internal medicine specialist, with a focus in nephrology. Dr. Dranov completed his undergraduate degree in chemistry and physics at Penn State. After Medical School at the University of Pennsylvania, he went on to complete his residency and nephrology fellowship at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Nephrology.

In 1974, Dranov founded Centre Medical and Surgical Associates, which would become the largest multi-specialty physician practice in the State College region. He also developed the region's first kidney dialysis unit at Mount Nittany Medical Center, and served as President of the Medical Advisory Board of the Kidney Foundation of Central Pennsylvania. Dr. Dranov is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center.

Dr. Dranov has served as Chair of the Board for Mount Nittany Health Foundation since its creation in 2001, and was the campaign chair for Commitment to Distinction for Mount Nittany Medical Center.

In 2007, Penn State named Jon Dranov Renaissance Person of the Year. He has also served Penn State as a member of the Alumni Council for six years and spent 10 years on Penn State's Eberly College of Science Alumni Board.