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Harold D. Schoenhaus, DPM ‘70
School of Podiatric Medicine 2015 Award Recipient
Harold D. Schoenhaus, DPM, has had a long and distinguished career in podiatry, one that has
encompassed research, teaching, mentoring and patient care.
Dr. Schoenhaus attended the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, now Temple University School
of Podiatric Medicine, and received his doctorate in podiatric medicine in 1970, when the field was in its
infancy. Following his residency at Pennsylvania’s Parkview Hospital, he entered private practice and
joined the faculty at the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine (TUSPM). He has been a
member of the faculty for 39 years and has achieved the academic rank of full professor.
Dr. Schoenhaus is certified by both the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and the American Board of
Podiatric Orthopedics. He was named Outstanding Faculty at Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine
for 1986 to 1987, and Professor of the Year in 2004 and 2009 at Temple.
Dr. Schoenhaus has lectured nationally and internationally on a wide variety of podiatry and podiatric
surgical topics. He has also developed an array of audiovisual instructional modules, as well as various
Dr. Schoenhaus is Podiatric Director at the Penn Wound Care Center, and a member of the Department
of Podiatric Foot and Ankle Surgery at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He has also served as
chairman of the Department of Orthopedics at Temple University School of Medicine and at
Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, where he was instrumental in developing the first Gait Study
A Conwell Giving Society Member, as well as a member of the TUSPM Board of Visitors, Dr. Schoenhaus
is the surgical editor for PRESENT e‐Learning Systems, an online medical education and networking
resource dedicated to improving the knowledge and skills of healthcare professionals throughout the