Saint Louis University

 Arthur Culbert






Salus Center

(314) 249-8500


Arthur Culbert, PhD, served as the Senior Advisor to the Missouri Foundation for Health from 2005-2011. In this capacity, Dr. Culbert oversaw the development of a Missouri state wide health literacy enhancement center. Prior to this, Dr. Culbert spent 31 years as a faculty member and dean at Boston University. During this time he served as the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Educational Programs at the School of Medicine as well as the Associate Dean for Admissions in the School of Public Health He was an Associate Professor, Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences at the Boston University School of Public Health; Associate Chairman, Department of Socio-Medical Sciences and Community Medicine Boston University School of Medicine.

Dr. Culbert has over 25 years of teaching experience in the fields of public health, medical sociology, and medical education. Throughout his career he has been a pioneer, an innovator, and a leader in the fields of public health and medical education. He served as the Associate Dean for Student Affairs at Boston University School of Medicine from 1991 to 2001 and was elected by his peers to serve as the National Chair for the Group on Student Affairs at the Association of American Medical Colleges. In the 1980s he designed, developed and implemented the Early Medical School Selection Program. In the early 1990s he authored Profile M.D. an electronic career advising program used by hundreds of medical students in medical schools through out the country.

Dr. Culbert worked as Scholar in Residence at the Association of American Medical Colleges in the design and development of MedCAREERS, a wed-based career-advising program for medical students implemented in medical schools in the fall of 1999. Dr. Culbert is an avid fitness enthusiast and gardener and a proponent of a balanced healthy life style.