Philip N. Eskew Jr., Chair and IU Trustee

Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, IU School of Medicine


Philip N. Eskew Jr. is a graduate of Indiana University, having earned his M.D. from the IU School of Medicine. He also holds a bachelor’s degree from DePauw University. He retired as the director of physician and patient relations at St. Vincent Hospital and remains a clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the IU School of Medicine.

A diplomate on the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Eskew enjoyed a distinguished career in medicine and has been active in a number of professional organizations, assuming leadership roles in several. At the same time he has been an active member of the Carmel community, serving on the school board, library board, and parks and recreation board, among others. He has played an integral role in the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame since 1993 and served as its president from 2007 to 2009.

As a graduate of both DePauw University and Indiana University, he is heavily involved in both alumni associations and serves as the chair of the IUPUI Board of Advisors.

He received a Sagamore of the Wabash in 1996, the St. Vincent Hospital Distinguished Physician Award in 2000, and the March of Dimes Mark of Distinction Award in 2001. He was inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 2005.