Faculty well represented in professional organizations

Stars

President

William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and professor of the Department of Medicine’s Division of Nephrology, is past-president of the American Society of Nephrology.

School of Medicine

1. Francisco González-Scarano, M.D., dean of the School of Medicine, professor of the Department of Neurology and executive vice president for medical affairs of the Health Science Center, is a member of the prestigious National Academy of Medicine (NAM). The NAM is an independent organization of eminent professionals from diverse fields including health and medicine; the natural, social, and behavioral sciences; and beyond. It serves alongside the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering as adviser to the nation and the international community. Through its domestic and global initiatives, the NAM works to address critical issues in health, medicine and related policy and inspire positive action across sectors. Dr. González holds the John P. Howe, III, MD, Distinguished Chair in Health Policy at the Health Science Center.

2. Darlene Metter, M.D., professor of the Department of Radiology, is an Editorial Board member for the Journal of Clinical Nuclear Medicine.

3. Bundhit Tantiwongkosi, M.D., assistant professor of the Department of Radiology, was a guest editor for the Journal of Neuroimaging Clinics of North America in 2015.

4. Philip Chen, M.D., assistant professor of the Department of Otolaryngology, is a member on the general education committee and the medical and public relations committee for the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Society.

5. C. Blake Simpson, M.D., professor of the Department of Otolaryngology, is an editor and council member for the American Laryngological Association.

6. Daniel A. Johnson, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Ophthalmology, is an oral examiner and member of the question writing committee for the American Board of Ophthalmology, and a member of the ophthalmology knowledge assessment program committee for the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

7. Amelie Ramirez, Dr.P.H., professor and interim chair of the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology and founding director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research, is a member of the prestigious National Academy of Medicine. The academy provides information and advice to the nation concerning health and science policy. Dr. Ramirez also is a member of several national boards, including the Scientific Advisory Board of Susan G. Komen, the Board of Directors of C-CHANGE, Board of Directors of the LIVESTRONG Foundation, the Scientific Advisory Board of the San Diego Prevention Research Center, and the Prize Jury of the James F. and Sarah T. Fries Foundation’s “Fries Prize for Improving Health Award” and the “Elizabeth Fries Health Education Award,” the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars, and the Stanford Prevention Research Center’s Wellness Living Laboratory (WELL) Advisory Board. In Texas she is a member of The Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas (TAMEST) and the San Antonio Mayor’s Fitness Council. She also serves on the advisory committee for several large-scale external research projects that engage racial/ethnic populations in understanding genetic, biological, environmental and social determinants of early-onset breast cancer. Dr. Ramirez also serves on the Editorial Boards of the Health Education Research Journal and the Journal of Health Communication.

8. J. Jeffrey Andrews, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Anesthesiology, is a member of the Board of Directors for the American Board of Anesthesiology.

9. Maxim Eckmann, M.D., associate professor of the Department of Anesthesiology, is the program director for the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 2018 national meeting and the chair of the Pain Workshop Subcommittee for the American Society of Anesthesiologists from 2015 to 2017.

10. Steven Venticinque, M.D., professor of the Department of Anesthesiology, is a member of the graphics advisory committee for the American Board of Anesthesiology, board member for the National Trauma Institute, and director of the TRISAT Critical Care Webinar.

11. Kelly Berg, Ph.D., associate professor/research of the Department of Pharmacology, is secretary/treasurer of the International Society for Serotonin Research (ISSR). She was elected to a four-year term in 2013. Previously, she held the position of councilor-North America on the organization’s board. In addition, Dr. Berg is actively involved in organizing the 2016 meeting of the ISSR to be held July 24-27, 2016 in Seattle.

12. William Clarke, Ph.D., professor of the Department of Pharmacology, is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Enhanced Pharmaceuticals, a start-up biotech company.

13. Charles France, Ph.D., professor of the Department of Pharmacology, is the secretary/treasurer-elect of the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET). As such, he is a member of the ASPET Council as well as a member of the ASPET Finance Committee. Dr. France was just appointed as an associate editor for the Journal of Pharmacological Reviews.

14. Alan Frazer, Ph.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Pharmacology, is the elected president of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP). The college’s principal function is to further research and education in neuropsychopharmacology and related fields. Dr. Frazer is the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, the official publication of the International College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CINP). He also continues to serve as elected councilor of the CINP.

15. Lisa Gerak, Ph.D., assistant professor/research of the Department of Pharmacology, is serving as past secretary/treasurer of the Behavioral Pharmacology Division of ASPET. Her term ends in July 2016.

16. Andrea Giuffrida, Ph.D., professor of the Department of Pharmacology and the vice president for research at the UT Health Science Center, serves on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology.

17. Feng Liu, Ph.D., professor of the Department of Pharmacology, is the founding president of the Chinese-American Diabetes Association. Its mission is to promote research in diabetes and related areas and to encourage the advancement of biological and medical knowledge while facilitating professional contact among its members, especially mainland China and North America. Dr. Liu currently serves as associate editor for two journals: Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology (CEPP) and the Journal of Molecular Cell Biology (JMCB).

18. George Crawford, M.D., M.A.C.P., professor of the Department of Medicine, serves on the American College of Physicians’ Board of Governors.

19. Charles L. Bowden, M.D., clinical professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Pharmacology, and the Nancy U. Karren Endowed Chair of Psychiatry, serves as vice president of research for the International Society for Bipolar Disorders.

20. Robin C. Hilsabeck, Ph.D., ABPP, clinical associate professor of the Department of Psychiatry, is associate editor for The Clinical Neuropsychologist, the official journal of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology.

21. Martin A. Javors, Ph.D., professor of the Departments of Psychiatry and Pharmacology, is chairman of the National Advocacy & Public Education Committee of the Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA).

22. Kathryn E. Kanzler, Psy.D., ABPP, assistant professor of the Departments of Psychiatry and Family and Community Medicine, and director of integrated behavioral health for the UT Medicine Primary Care Center, is serving a three-year term as co-chair for the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s Integrated Primary Care Special Interest Group.

23. Lisa K. Kearney, Ph.D., ABPP, assistant professor of the Department of Psychiatry, is on the Board of Professional Affairs for the American Psychological Association and is an associate editor for Psychological Services.

24. Wouter Koek, Ph.D., professor of the Departments of Psychiatry, Pharmacology, and Cellular and Structural Biology, serves as representative of the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics on the Research Enterprise Evaluation Subcommittee of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. He is an Editorial Board member of the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics and of Behavioral Pharmacology, and is a National Institutes of Health Study Section member of Biobehavioral Regulation, Learning and Ethology.

25. Richard J. Lamb, Ph.D., professor of the Departments of Psychiatry and Pharmacology, serves on the Editorial Board of Drug and Alcohol Dependence, the premier journal in addictions. He also serves on the Editorial Boards of Substance Abuse: Treatment and Research, and Addictive Behaviors, Therapy & Rehabilitation.

26. M. Philip Luber, M.D., associate dean for Graduate Medical Education and the Hugo A. Auler Professor of the Department of Psychiatry, is a member of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Residency Review Committee for Psychiatry.

27. Charles W. Mathias, Ph.D., associate professor of the Department of Psychiatry, is on the Executive Committee and acts as Web publisher for the International Society for Research on Impulsivity.

28. John Moring, Ph.D., assistant research professor of the Department of Psychiatry, is part of the STRONG STAR PTSD Research Consortium, is treasurer for the Trauma and PTSD Special Interest Group for the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.

29. John D. Roache, Ph.D., professor of the Departments of Psychiatry and Pharmacology and chief of the Psychiatry Division of Alcohol & Drug Addiction, serves as a member of the Methods and Processes Domain Task Force of the National Center for the Advancement of Translational Science (NCATS) under the Clinical & Translational Science Award (CTSA) program.

30. Donald R. Royall, M.D., professor of the Departments of Psychiatry and Medicine and chief of the Psychiatry Division of Aging and Geriatric Psychiatry, has served as an associate editor of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society since 2000 and of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease since 2013.

31. Robert Quinn, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Orthopaedics, is president-elect of the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, secretary (presidential-line position) of the Wilderness Medical Society, serves on the Medical Board of Trustees of the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, is chair of the Appropriate Use Criteria Section Evidence-Based Quality and Value Committee of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, and chair of the Practice Guidelines Committee of the Wilderness Medical Society.

32. Michael G. Palladino, D.P.M., FACFAS, assistant professor of the Department of Orthopedics/Division of Podiatry, is a diplomate of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He occupies the Louis T. Bogy, D.P.M., Professorship in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.

33. Michael Wirth, M.D., professor of the Department of Orthopaedics, is editor for Saunders.

34. Rajiv Rajani, M.D., assistant professor/clinical of the Department of Orthopaedics, serves on the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ (AAOS) Council on Education and just finished a four-year term on the AAOS Council on Research and Quality. He also serves on the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society’s Evidence-Based Medicine Committee.

35. John Faust, M.D., assistant professor/clinical of the Department of Orthopaedics, serves on the Department of Orthopaedics’ Clinical Competency Committee and the Resident Bioskills Committee, is a Pediatric Trauma Multidisciplinary Committee member in Pediatric Orthopaedics with the University Health System, and is a core curriculum member with the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America.

36. Sekinat K. McCormick, M.D., assistant professor/clinical of the Department of Orthopaedics, is an Admissions Interview Committee member for the School of Medicine, a FAME Cohort Interview Committee member, a Residency Program Evaluation Committee member for the Department of Orthopaedics, and a member of the Pediatric Operating Room Subcommittee.

37. Kaye E. Wilkins, D.V.M, M.D., professor of the Department of Orthopaedics, the Pediatrics President’s Council/Dielmann Chair in Pediatric Orthopaedics in the School of Medicine, and the KAYE WILKINS Endowed Professor Chair in Pediatric Orthopaedics at the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio, is past president of the Pediatric Society of North America, past president of the Texas Orthopaedic Association, a committee member in pediatric orthopaedics with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and an Executive Committee member for CHRISTUS Santa Rosa and the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio for orthopaedics and pediatrics.

38. Grant Hogue, M.D., assistant professor/clinical of the Department of Orthopaedics, is a member of the Editorial Board for the Gavin Journal of Orthopaedic Research and Therapy, a member of the Abstract Reviewer Committee for the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America for the 2016 Annual Meeting, and a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America’s Quality, Safety and Value Committee.

39. Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., professor and surgical director of the pediatric transplant program at the University Transplant Center, is a member of the prestigious National Academy of Medicine. Dr. Cigarroa holds the Carlos and Malú Alvarez Distinguished University Chair in Pediatric Transplant Surgery. The University Transplant Center is a partnership of the UT Health Science Center and the University Health System.

40. Ronald M. Stewart, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Surgery and the Dr. Witten B. Russ Chair in Surgery, is chair of the American College of Surgeons’ Committee on Trauma, immediate past president of the Southwestern Surgical Congress, secretary of the Texas Surgical Society, and a founding member and first chair of the National Trauma Institute.

41. Mark G. Davies, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., FACHE, FRCSI, FACS, professor/clinical and Chief, Division of Vascular/Endovascular Surgery, of the Department of Surgery, is president of the Texas Society for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (TSVES).

42. Daniel L. Dent, M.D., professor and surgery residency director of the Department of Surgery, is president-elect of the Association of Program Directors in Surgery. He is also on the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors of the American College of Surgeons, where he serves as the lead of the Education Pillar.

43. Brian J. Eastridge, M.D., professor/clinical of the Department of Surgery’s Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery and holder of the Jocelyn and Joe Straus Endowed Chair in Surgery, is on the Board of Directors of the National Trauma Institute and is the military region chairman of the American College of Surgeons.

44. Phyllis Gordon, M.S.N., APRN, ACNS-BC, clinical nurse specialist of the Department of Surgery’s Vascular Surgery Division, is president of the Society for Vascular Nursing.

45. Ismail Jatoi, M.D., Ph.D., professor/clinical of the Department of Surgery, chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery, and the Dale H. Dorn Chair in Surgery, serves on the Breast Cancer Committee of NRG Oncology and the Disparities Committee of the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO). Dr. Jatoi serves on the Executive and Planning Committee of the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) and was its 2014 co-director.

46. Basil A. Pruitt, Jr., M.D., clinical professor of the Department of Surgery, the Betty and Bob Kelso Distinguished Chair in Burn and Trauma Surgery, and the Dr. Ferdinand P. Herff Chair in Surgery, is on the Archives Committee of the American Burn Association, is archivist for the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, serves on the Board of Directors of the National Trauma Institute, is editor emeritus of the Journal of Trauma and honorary editor of Burns and Trauma.

47. Paula K. Shireman, M.D., M.S., vice dean for team science for the School of Medicine, professor of the Department of Surgery’s Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, and the Dielmann Chair in Surgery, is a Study Section member of the National Institutes of Health.

48. Matthew J. Sideman, M.D., associate professor/clinical of the Department of Surgery’s Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, is vice chair of the Society for Vascular Surgeons’ (SVS) Relative Value Scale Update Committee (RUC).

49. Lillian F. Liao, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of the Department of Surgery’s Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery and director of the Pediatric Trauma and Burn Program, is chairwoman for the American Burn Association Pediatric Special Interest Group, which is responsible for the annual program on burn care in children. Dr. Liao also serves as the continuing medical education chair for the Southwestern Surgical Congress.

50. Robin L. Brey, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Neurology, was editor in chief of the Neurology Now magazine.

51. Luci K. Leykum, M.D., M.B.A., professor and chief of the Department of Medicine’s Division of General and Hospital Medicine, is co-chair for the Relational Coordination Research Collaborative (RCRC) Research Advisory Committee, chair of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) Research Committee, and deputy editor for the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

52. Gopalrao V.N. Velagaleti, Ph.D., professor of the Department of Pathology and director of the Clinical and Molecular Cytogenetics Laboratory, serves on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics, 2016-2022.

53. Philip LoVerde, Ph.D., professor of the Departments of Biochemistry and Pathology, is editor of Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology and vice president of the Board of Directors for the Biomedical Research Institute, Rockville, Md.

54. Nathan Wiederhold, Ph.D., associate professor of the Department of Pathology and director of the Fungus Testing Laboratory, is editor for Medical Mycology.

55. Mohan Natarajan, Ph.D., professor of the Department of Pathology, is associate editor for Radiation Research and a member of the Program Committee for the annual meeting of the Radiation Research Society.

56. James Jorgensen, Ph.D., emeritus professor of the Department of Pathology, is co-editor in chief of the Manual of Clinical Microbiology, 11th edition, 2015, of the American Society for Microbiology.

57. Francis Sharkey, M.D., professor of the Department of Pathology, is the editor for Human Pathology, a member of the Accreditation Committee for the College of American Pathologists’ Laboratory Accreditation Program, and a member of the Executive Committee for the San Antonio Society of Pathologists.

58. Jaishree Jagirdar, M.D., professor of the Department of Pathology and director of anatomic pathology, is editor for the immunohistochemistry section in Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

59. Philip Valente, M.D., professor of the Department of Pathology, is president of the San Antonio Society of Pathologists and member of the Heritage Council for the Texas Society of Pathologists.

60. Marsha Kinney, M.D., interim chair of the Department of Pathology and the Frank M. Townsend Professor of Pathology, serves on the Board of Directors of the American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2014-2017, is immediate past president of the Society for Hematopathology (two-year term ends in March 2016) and is a member of the Executive Committee for the European Association for Haematopathology.

61. Antonio Anzueto, M.D., professor of the Department of Medicine’s Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine, serves on the Scientific Committee of the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) (GOLD), the Executive Committee of the International Respiratory Effectiveness Group, the American Thoracic Society’s Internal Conference Program Committee, the American Thoracic Society and Infectious Disease Society of America’s Community-Acquired Pneumonia Guidelines Committee, and the American Thoracic Society and European Respiratory Society’s global COPD initiative. He is also an honorary fellow of the European Respiratory Society.

62. Stephanie Levine, M.D., professor of the Department of Medicine’s Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine, is a regent-at-large on the Board of Regents of CHEST, the American College of Chest Physicians. She is the editor-in-chief of the CHEST publication Pulmonary SEEK (Self-Examination and Evaluation of Knowledge).

63. Deborah Levine, M.D., professor of the Department of Medicine’s Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine/Transplant Hypertension, is in various leadership roles with the American College of Chest Physicians to include serving as chair of the Transplant Steering Committee Network, chair of the inPHOCUS: Interactive Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Course, co-chair of the Pulmonary Board Review Course and steering committee member of the Pulmonary Vascular Disease Network. She also is chair of the Pulmonary Antibody Mediated Rejection Working Group and Writing Group with the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation. She is on the Editorial Board for Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension and section editor for Pulmonary Hypertension Grand Rounds in the Advances Journal.

64. Adriel Malave, M.D., assistant professor of the Department of Medicine’s Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine, is associate editor for Elsevier: The Yearbook of Pulmonary Diseases.

65. Jay Peters, M.D., professor of the Department of Medicine and chief of the Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine, is a member of the Steering Committee Network for Clinical Pulmonary Problems for the American Association of Chest Physicians. Dr. Peters also is in various leadership roles with the CHEST Foundation to include serving as a Board of Trustees member, chair of tobacco cessation, prevention and education, and co-chair of patient education.

66. Robert S. Schenken, M.D., Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is associate editor for the Journal of the Society for Reproductive Investigation (SRI). He is also managing editor of Infertility Treatment Update, which provides current research findings and reviews to OB/GYN physicians throughout the United States.

67. Rajeshwar Rao Tekmal, Ph.D., professor of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and holder of the Carl J. Pauerstein Professorship of Reproductive Research, serves on several international study sections and is on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Indian Scientists in Cancer Research (AAISCR). He also is a past-president of AAISCR. He is member of the Minorities in Cancer Research (MICR) Minority-Serving Institution Faculty Scholars of American Association for Cancer Research/National Cancer Institute. He also serves as managing editor of Frontiers in Bioscience (Hormones and Cancer Section).

68. Ratna K. Vadlamudi, Ph.D., professor of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is a charter member of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Center for Scientific Review (CSR) Drug Discovery and Molecular Pharmacology (DMP) Study Section through 2018. He also serves on several national study sections as co-chair of NCI Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR), including as a panel member of the Department of Defense breast cancer program and a panel member of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships Program (GRFP). He is a member of the AACR-SABCS (San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium) abstract selection committee, which reviews abstracts submitted for inclusion in the annual meeting program. He is a member of 2016 Minorities in Cancer Research (MICR) Minority-Serving Institution Faculty Scholar Awards Committee organized by AACR/NCI. He is also an associate editor for the international journal BMC-Cancer.

69. KoKo Aung, M.D., M.P.H., CPH, FACP, associate professor of the Department of Medicine’s Division of General Medicine, is president of the Texas Chapter of the American College of Physicians Services and associate editor for Cochrane Clinical Answers.

70. Cynthia Mulrow, M.D., clinical professor of the Department of Medicine’s Division of General and Hospital Medicine, is a member of the prestigious National Academy of Medicine.

71. John Calhoon, M.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, was announced as director of the UT Health Science Center Heart and Vascular Institute in 2015. He is president of the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association (STSA) and president of the Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education (TSFRE). He is a board member and past officer of the Joint Council on Thoracic Surgical Education (JCTSE), a past president of the Thoracic Surgical Directors’ Association (TSDA), and immediate past chairman of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS), which formulates the standards for the board examination taken by the nation’s thoracic surgeons for certification. He has served on the ABTS board since 2003, and is a former board member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS). He is a member of the American Association of Thoracic Surgery (AATS) and Texas Surgical Society. He served as chair of the 2015 San Antonio American Heart Association Heart and Stroke Walk.

72. Andrea J. (A.J.) Carpenter, M.D., Ph.D., professor and cardiothoracic residency program director in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, was a member of the Adult Cardiac Writing Committee for the American Board of Thoracic Surgery until 2010. She served three years in this capacity. Dr. Carpenter is president of the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association for 2016, and is an active member of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery. She is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. She is a committee member of the Joint Council on Thoracic Surgery Education: Simulation Curriculum Development Committee and the Integrated Thoracic Residency Program Analysis Committee since 2008. She serves as a committee member on the Society of Thoracic Surgery (STS) Workforce on Clinical Education, and on the STS Adult Cardiac Database Taskforce currently working on the database update. She is on the Board of Directors for the Thoracic Surgery Foundation.

73. Edward Y. Sako, M.D., Ph.D., professor, vice chair and chief in the Division of Adult Cardiac Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, is an Editorial Board member of the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

74. S. Adil Husain, M.D., is professor and chief of the Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery; surgeon-in-chief, UT Health Science Center/University Health System; and associate program director of the Thoracic Surgery Residency Program. He was named holder of the William Randolph Hearst Chair in Congenital Heart Disease. He has been involved for the past several years in question writing for the National Cardiothoracic Fellowship in Training Examination and is the primary author of two Internet-based courses under the direction of the Thoracic Surgical Directors Association. In addition, he is on the Quality and Outcomes Committee of the Congenital Heart Surgeons Society, the Congenital Heart Surgery Workforce for the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and the Program Planning Committee for the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association. Dr. Husain has been a frequent grant reviewer for the Center for Scientific Review at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Husain is also on the Editorial Board for the Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

75. Paolo Casali, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, is the Zachry Foundation Distinguished Professor and Chairman, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, and has the following roles with professional publications: Editor-in-Chief for Autoimmunity, Advisor to the Editor-in-Chief for Critical Reviews in Immunology, Associate Editor for the Journal of Clinical Immunology, and Associate Editor for Cellular Immunology. He currently serves as an ad hoc reviewer for Immunity, Cell, Nature Immunology, Nature, Science, the Journal of Experimental Medicine, the Journal of Immunology, the European Journal of Immunology, International Immunology, the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Blood, Clinical and Experimental Immunology, the Journal of Autoimmunity, the Journal of Immunological Methods, the Journal of Clinical Immunology, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, the American Journal of Pathology and the Journal of Virology.

76. Nicolas E. Walsh, M.D., distinguished professor and chairman of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and professor of anesthesiology in the School of Medicine, professor of physical therapy and professor of occupational therapy in the School of Health Professions, is the program manager for the Interventional Pain Clinic, Anesthesia Service, South Texas Veterans Health Care System in San Antonio.

77. Carlos Jaén, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Family and Community Medicine, the Dr. and Mrs. James L. Holly Distinguished Professor in the Patient-Centered Medical Home, and professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, will conclude a one-year term in April 2016 as immediate past chair of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Family Medicine. He is a member of the prestigious National Academy of Medicine.

78. Kaparaboyna Ashok Kumar, M.D., FRCS, has concluded a four-year term on the American Academy of Family Physicians’ Commission on Health of the Public and Science. Dr. Kumar is vice chair of medical student education and clerkship director in the Department of Family and Community Medicine.

79. Paul Fitzpatrick, Ph.D., professor of the Department of Biochemistry, is executive editor of Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics.

80. Jean X. Jiang, Ph.D., professor of the Department of Biochemistry, holds these positions: board member (2015-present), International Chinese Society for Eye Research; associate editor (2011-present), BMC Cell Biology; and associate editor (2012-2016), Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism.

81. Bettie Sue Masters, Ph.D., adjunct professor of the Department of Biochemistry, is a member of the prestigious National Academy of Science and is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In 2014 Dr. Masters served as president of The Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas (TAMEST).

82. Bruce J. Nicholson, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Biochemistry, is president of the Association of Medical and Graduate Departments of Biochemistry, representing the chairs of biochemistry departments in North America, and serves as an ad hoc member of the board of the Association of Biochemical Educators.

83. Philip Serwer, Ph.D., professor of the Department of Biochemistry, is on the Editorial Board of the journal, Bacteriophage.

84. Susan Weintraub, Ph.D., professor of the Department of Biochemistry, is past-president of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry and serves on the Board of Directors. She is associate editor for the Journal of Proteome Research and previously served on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Chromatography.

85. David A. Miramontes, M.D., FACEP, NREMT, assistant professor of the Department of Emergency Medicine, is the medical director for the San Antonio Fire Department, chairman of the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) Operations-Fireground-Hazmat–Tactical EMS Committee and board member for Take Heart America (CPR Promotion).

86. Gillian Schmitz, M.D., associate professor of the Department of Emergency Medicine, is president of the Government Services Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), chair of the ACEP Academic Affairs committee, and chair of the national Milestone Committee for the Council of Residency Directors.

87. David F. Jimenez, M.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery, recently served on two committees of the Council of State Neurosurgical Societies: the Reimbursement Committee and the Membership and State Society Committee.

88. Gregory Aune, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of the Department of Pediatrics’ Division of Hematology/Oncology, is a member of the National Cancer Institute Council of Research Advocates (NCRA). Dr. Aune holds the Stephanie Edlund Distinguished Professorship in Pediatric Cancer Research.

89. Cynthia L. Blanco, M.D., associate professor of the Department of Pediatrics’ Division of Neonatology, is president of the Southern Society for Pediatric Research, which is a forum for pediatric investigators from the South to present their work.

90. Leanne Embry, Ph.D., associate professor of the Department of Pediatrics’ Division of Hematology/Oncology, is the newly elected chair of the Behavioral Discipline Committee with the Children’s Oncology Group, a National Cancer Institute-supported clinical trials group, which is the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to childhood and adolescent cancer research.

91. Lizette Gomez, M.D., associate professor of the Department of Pediatrics’ Division of General Pediatrics, is co-chair of the Texas Pediatric Society Early Childhood Committee.

92. Yvette Jones, M.S.N., RN, CPNP, instructor of the Department of Pediatrics’ Division of Hematology/Oncology, is president-elect of the South Texas Alamo Chapter of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.

93. Anne-Marie Langevin, M.D., professor of the Department of Pediatrics’ Division of Hematology/Oncology, is the newly elected chair of the Children’s Oncology Group NCI-Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP). NCORP is a national network of investigators, cancer care providers, academic institutions and other organizations.

94. Glen A. Medellin, M.D., professor of the Department of Pediatrics’ Division of General Pediatrics, director of pediatric medical student education and the Greehey Distinguished Chair in Palliative Care for Children, is associate editor of Computer-assisted Learning in Pediatrics Program (CLIPP) online cases by MedU.

95. Steven R. Neish, M.D., S.M., professor and chief of the Department of Pediatrics’ Division of cardiology, vice chairman of the Department of Pediatrics and the interim Greehey Family Foundation Chair in Pediatric Cardiology, is a member of the Governance Council of the National Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement Collaborative. This national collaborative has a mission to decrease mortality and improve quality of life for infants with single-ventricle congenital heart disease and their families. The collaborative’s vision is to dramatically improve the outcomes of care for children with cardiovascular disease.

96. Cathy Woodward, D.N.P., RN, PNP-AC, associate professor of the Department of Pediatrics’ Division of Critical Care Medicine and associate chairman for the Department of Pediatrics’ nursing practice, is the chair of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners’ Global Health Care Special Interest Group. In addition, she is a member of the International Council of Nurses’ Advanced Practice Network.

97. James F. Nelson, Ph.D., professor of the Department of Physiology, is the immediate past president of the American Aging Association and a member of its Executive Committee. The American Aging Association is the only national association dedicated solely to advancing research on the basic biology of aging.

98. Manzoor A. Bhat, M.S., Ph.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Physiology, is a member of the Dana Alliance of the Dana Foundation and a member of the executive IRC Council of Target ALS.

99. Mark S. Shapiro, Ph.D., professor of the Department of Physiology, is president of the Society of General Physiologists (2015-2017) and an associate editor for the Journal of Neuroscience.

100. Veronica Galvan, Ph.D., assistant professor of the Department of Physiology, is a board member and research chair for the Alzheimer’s Association South Texas Chapter, a Scientific Advisory Board member for Rapamycin Holdings Inc., Editorial Board member for Aging and Disease and Archives of Physiology, and a National Scientific Advisory Council member for the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR).

101. Lynette Daws, Ph.D., professor of the Departments of Physiology and Pharmacology, and the Frost Bank Distinguished Professor in Biomedical Research, is president of the International Society for Serotonin Research, an association for biomedical scientists who are interested in any facet of research on serotonin. The society was founded in 1987 and has a worldwide membership of more than 600 basic and clinical scientists. Dr. Daws is co-founder and vice president of the International Transmembrane Transporters Society, an association founded in 2014 for biomedical researchers interested in any facet of membrane transport. Dr. Daws is an associate editor for the prestigious journal Pharmacological Reviews. She is also a member of the Board of Publication Trustees for the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET). ASPET is a 5,000-member scientific society whose members help develop new medicines and therapeutic agents to fight existing and emerging diseases.

102. Benjamin A Eaton, Ph.D., associate professor of the Department of Physiology, is a member of the Task Force on Mentoring for the Gerontology Society of America.

103. Michael Beckstead, Ph.D., assistant professor of the Department of Physiology, is on the Editorial Board of the journal Channels.

104. Donna Ankerst, Ph.D., professor of the Department of Urology, is a book reviews editor for Biometrics.

105. Ian M. Thompson, Jr., M.D., professor of the Department of Urology and director of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center, is president of the American Board of Urology.

106. Stephen R. Kraus, M.D., professor and vice chair of the Department of Urology, is a board member for the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU), a board member and chair of the Education Committee for the Texas Urologic Society, serves on the Editorial Board for Drugs and Aging, and is an associate editor for Biomed Central (BMC) Urology.

107. Pratap Kumar, Ph.D., professor of the Department of Urology, is chairman for the American Cancer Research Center and Foundation and associate editor for Molecular Carcinogenesis.

108. Thomas A Rozanski, M.D., professor of the Department of Urology, is president of the Society of Government Service Urologists (SGSU).

109. Denise O’Keefe, Ph.D., assistant professor of the Department of Urology, is an associate editor and a subject adviser for cancer for Biomed Central (BMC).

110. Tim Hui-Ming Huang, Ph.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Molecular Medicine, is associate editor of Molecular Carcinogenesis.

111. Rong Li, Ph.D., professor of the Department of Molecular Medicine, is associate editor of Molecular Carcinogenesis.

112. Bandana Chatterjee, Ph.D., professor of the Department of Molecular Medicine, is associate editor of Endocrine Research.

113. Michael J. Wargovich, Ph.D., professor of the Department of Molecular Medicine, is a member of Board of Directors for the San Antonio Botanical Garden. Dr. Wargovich is associate editor of the following journals: Molecular Carcinogenesis, Nutrition and Cancer, the Journal of Natural Products in Cancer Prevention, and Frontiers in Oncology: Gastrointestinal Cancers.

114. E. Paul Hasty, D.V.M., professor of the Department of Molecular Medicine, is associate editor for Mutation Research and the International Journal of Biological Sciences.

115. Adam B. Salmon, Ph.D., assistant professor/research of the Department of Molecular Medicine, is a member of the Editorial Board for Frontiers in Genetics of Aging; WebMedCentral: Aging; Journals of Gerontology A: Biological Sciences; AGE (The Journal of the American Aging Association); and Frontiers in Endocrinology of Aging.

116. Chul S. Ha, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology, is on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Radiation Oncology.

117. Sotiri Stathakis, Ph.D., associate professor of the Department of Radiation Oncology, is chair of the Physics Section of the Texas Radiological Society, a co-chair of the AAPM TG 219 on Secondary MU calculations for IMRT beams, a member of the ASTRO Educational Committee – Physics Track, the chair of the Committee of the Graduate Students of Doctorates in Medical Physics, and the vice chair of the Committee of the Graduate Students of Radiological Sciences.

School of Health Professions

1. David C. Shelledy, Ph.D., RRT, FAARC, FASAHP, dean of the School of Health Professions and professor of the Department of Respiratory Care, is vice president for external affairs and president elect for the Coalition for Baccalaureate and Graduate Respiratory Therapy Education, commissioner for the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, and served as a board member (2009-2015) for the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions.

2. Reto Asmis, Ph.D., professor of the Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, is an Editorial Board member for the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, associate editor for Atherosclerosis, an Editorial Advisory Board member for the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, and Associate Editorial Board member for the American Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.

3. Karin Barnes, Ph.D., OTR, associate professor of the Department of Occupational Therapy, is an Editorial Board member for the Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, and Early Intervention, and a council member for the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Professional Program Directors Education Council.

4. Cheryl Burns, M.S., MLS(ASCP)cm, Distinguished Teaching Professor and associate professor of the Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, serves on the Clinical Chemistry Examination Committee, Board of Certification, for the American Society for Clinical Pathology.

5. Steven Dallas, Ph.D., D(ABMM), associate professor of the Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, is assistant editor for the American Society for Clinical Pathology, featured content editor for the Clinical Microbiology Portal of the American Society for Microbiology website, a member of the American Board of Medical Microbiology (ABMM) and an item writer for the ABMM board examination.

6. Greg Ernst, PT, Ph.D., ECS, SCS, ATC, assistant professor of the Department of Physical Therapy, is chairperson for the Federation of Electrodiagnostic Laboratory Accreditation.

7. Donna D. Gardner, M.S.H.P., RRT-NPS, FAARC, associate professor and chair of the Department of Respiratory Care, holds the Steven Lloyd Barshop Endowed Chair and serves as past-president of the Allied Health Steering Committee for the American College of Chest Physicians. She is a board trustee for the CHEST Foundation in the American College of Chest Physicians, a board member for the Coalition for Baccalaureate and Graduate Respiratory Therapy Education, and a board member for the Respiratory Care Steering Committee for the American College of Chest Physicians.

8. Kimatha Grice, MOT, OTR, CHT, associate professor of the Department of Occupational Therapy, is an Editorial Board member for the Occupational Therapy in Health Care Journal.

9. Mary Kay Hart, MS, RRT, AE-C, FAARC, assistant professor of the Department of Respiratory Care, is chair of the Allied Health Network for the American College of Chest Physicians and is a member of the Board of Directors for the National Asthma Educator Certification Board and the National Lung Health Education Program.

10. George Kudolo, Ph.D., FACB, professor of clinical chemistry and director of the Graduate Toxicology Program of the Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, is an Editorial Board member for the SM Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, an Abstract Review Committee member for the American Association for Clinical Chemistry, and a Texas Delegate for the House of Delegates, American Association for Clinical Chemistry.

11. Craig Manifold, D.O., clinical assistant professor of the Department of Emergency Health Sciences, is chair of the American College of Emergency Physicians’ EMS Medical Directors Committee, and is on the Board of Directors for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) and the Hope Shield Foundation.

12. David Miramontes, M.D., assistant professor of the Department of Emergency Health Sciences, is a board member for the National Association of EMS Physicians.

13. Catherine Ortega, Ed.D., PT, ATC, OCS, Distinguished Teaching Professor and associate professor and chair of the Department of Physical Therapy, is immediate past-president and executive committee member of the World Federation of Athletic Therapy and Training, a member of the motions committee for the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy, and site team leader for the Commission on Accreditation for Physical Therapy Education.

14. Bridgett Piernik-Yoder, Ph.D., OTR, Distinguished Teaching Professor and assistant professor of occupational therapy, is an Editorial Board member for the Online Journal of Occupational Therapy and the Occupational Therapy in Health Care Journal.

15. Ruben Restrepo, M.D., RRT, professor of the Department of Respiratory Care, is an Editorial Board member of the Respiratory Care Journal and International Journal of Clinical Anesthesiology.

16. Maureen Simmonds, Ph.D., PT, professor of the Department of Physical Therapy, is an Editorial Board member for the following publications: Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking; the Journal of Biomedical Research; Rehabilitation Research and Practice; Pain, Research and Treatment; Physiotherapy Theory and Practice; and the Universal Journal of Public Health. She is also associate editor-in-chief for Medjaden Publications, a scientific publishing organization that provides editing services for several journal publications, such as Pain, and Pain, Research and Management. She is also an executive member for the International Association for the Study of Pain, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling.

17. Linda A. Smith, Ph.D., BB, MLS(ASCP)cm, Distinguished Teaching Professor, professor and chair of the Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, is chair of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Body of Knowledge Task Force.

18. Richard Wettstein, M.M.Ed., RRT, associate professor of respiratory care, is a board member for the Allied Health Network Steering Committee of ACCP (American College of Chest Physicians), and is chair of the Committee on Direct-Entry Master’s Programs for the Coalition for Baccalaureate and Graduate Respiratory Therapy Education.

School of Nursing

1. Eileen T. Breslin, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean of the School of Nursing and the Patty L. Hawken Nursing Endowed Professor, was president of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) in 2014-2015 and has served on the National Advisory Council for Nursing Education and Practice. Dr. Breslin also served on the boards of the AACN and the Massachusetts Organization of Nurse Executives.

2. Patti G. Grota, Ph.D., CNS-M-S, CIC, assistant professor of the Department of Health Restoration and Care Systems Management, served as both editor and associate editor of the Journal of the Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).

3. Sara L. Gill, Ph.D., RN, IBCLC, FAAN, Distinguished Teaching Professor of the Department of Family and Community Health Systems, has served as chairman, officer and board member of the International Lactation Consultant Association Board of Directors.

4. Nancy McGowan, Ph.D., RN, associate professor and clinical vice chair of the Department of Health Restoration and Care Systems Management, served as chairman, officer and Peer Review Education Board member of the Emergency Nurses Association.

5. Lark A. Ford, Ph.D., M.A., M.S.N., RN, clinical assistant professor of the Department of Health Restoration and Care Systems Management, became president in August 2014 of the Delta Alpha At-Large Chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing.

6. Norma Martinez Rogers, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, tenured professor of the Department of Family and Community Health Systems, served as chairman, officer and board member of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) and president and officer of the International Association of Latino Nurse Faculty.

7. Kathleen T. McCoy, D.N.Sc., APRN, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP, clinical associate professor of the Department of Family and Community Health Systems, chaired the Membership Committee of the International Society of Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing (ISPN), and co-chaired the American Association of Nurse Practitioners’ Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Special Interest Group.

8. Cynthia O’Neal, Ph.D., RN, associate professor of the Department of Family and Community Health Systems, served as president and Bylaws Committee member at the national level of Phi Kappa Phi.

9. Jacqueline K. Riley-Baker, M.S.N., RN, clinical assistant professor of the Department of Family and Community Health Systems, served as co-chair of the local Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) chapter.

10. Karine Crow, Ph.D., RN, associate professor of the Department of Family and Community Health Systems, served as a board member for Navajoland Nurses United for Research, Service and Education (N-NURSE).

11. Phyllis Gordon, APRN, ACNS-BC, clinical assistant professor of the Department of Health Restoration and Care Systems Management, is president of the Society for Vascular Nursing.

12. Capt. Brandie Kay Ann Bedore, M.S.N., RN, clinical instructor of the Department of Health Restoration and Care Systems Management, is president-elect of the San Antonio Emergency Nurses Association in 2016 and will be president in 2017.

13. Janie Canty-Mitchell, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, professor and chairman of the Department of Family and Community Health Systems, is an Editorial Board member with the American Journal of Nursing Research.

School of Dentistry

1. William W. Dodge, D.D.S., dean of the School of Dentistry and professor of the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, is a member of the Commission on Dental Accreditation.

2. David Cappelli, M.P.H., D.M.D., Ph.D., professor of the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, is president of the American Association of Public Health Dentistry, the sponsoring organization for the specialty of dental public health. He is also on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Theory and Practice in Dental Public Health and serves as a member of the Public Health Advisory Committee. The committee advises the American Dental Association’s Council on Access, Prevention, and Interprofessional Relations (CAPIR). Dr. Cappelli is a site visitor for the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) for the specialty of dental public health.

3. Vidal Balderas, D.D.S., clinical assistant professor of the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, is past president of the National Hispanic Dental Association.

4. S. Thomas Deahl, D.M.D., Ph.D., clinical associate professor of the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, is councilor/vice president for educational affairs, American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology, and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Institute for Natural Sciences.

5. Hassem Geha, D.D.S., M.D.S., assistant professor of the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, is a reviewer for the Journal of Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology, Oral Medicine & Oral Radiology, and is a director/secretary/treasurer for the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology.

6. Gary Guest, D.D.S., associate dean for patient care in the School of Dentistry and professor of the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, serves on the American Dental Association’s Standards Committee for Dental Informatics Oversight Committee and is chairman of Subcommittee 13: Knowledge Management. Dr. Guest is also an American Dental Education Association counselor for the Section for Dental Informatics.

7. Adriana Vargas Green, D.D.S., M.P.H., associate professor of the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, is chair of the Comprehensive Care & General Dentistry Section of the American Dental Education Association.

8. Rujuta Katkar, B.D.S., M.D.S., M.S., assistant professor of the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, is a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Oral Health Case Reports.

9. Adriana Segura, D.D.S., associate dean for student affairs in the School of Dentistry and professor of the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, is a member of the Board of Trustees of the National Hispanic Dental Association.

10. David Senn, D.D.S., clinical assistant professor of the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, is vice president of the Forensic Specialties Accreditation Board and president (as of February 2016) of the American Society of Forensic Odontology.

11. ,Karen Troendle, D.D.S., professor of the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, is a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Operative Dentistry.

12. Victoria Vickers, D.D.S., clinical associate professor of the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, is director of public relations for the Board of the American College of Prosthodontics.

13. Marianela Villarreal, D.D.S., assistant professor/clinical of the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, is secretary of the Comprehensive Dentistry Committee of the American Dental Education Association.

14. Roger Weed, D.D.S., associate professor of the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, is an Editorial Board member for the International Journal of Experimental Dental Science.

15. Luis Yepes, D.D.S., assistant professor/clinical of the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, is an Executive Committee member and treasurer-elect for the Hispanic Dental Association.

16. Maria Jose Cervantes Mendez, D.D.S, M.S., associate clinical professor of the Department of Developmental Dentistry and graduate program director of pediatric dentistry, is on the Council on Postdoctoral Education and is media spokesperson of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD). She has served as an examiner for the oral exam of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD) and past president of the San Antonio Pediatric Dentistry Society (SAAPD).

17. Jeffrey C. Mabry, D.D.S., M.S., associate professor/clinical of the Department of Developmental Dentistry, is a member of the Board of Directors and secretary for the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and serves as chair for the oral clinical exam. Prior to that, he served on the Board of Directors for the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, then as president-elect, president and immediate past-president.

18. Kenneth Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Endodontics and the USAA Foundation President’s Distinguished University Chair in Neurosciences, is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Endodontists. The board is the policy-making body of the association and has responsibility for and authority over all policy matters concerning the association. Dr. Hargreaves has served as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Endodontics since 2003. He is also a professor of the Departments of Pharmacology, Physiology and Surgery at the Health Science Center.

19. Anibal Diogenes, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., associate professor of the Department of Endodontics and director of the Advanced Education Program in Endodontics, is president of the Pulp Biology and Regeneration Group of the International Association of Dental Research and associate editor of the Journal of Endodontics.

20. Edward Ellis III, D.D.S., M.S., professor and chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, is chair of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons’ Task Force on Facial Trauma Registry; chair of the Academy of Osseointegration (Arbeitgeineinschaft fur Osteosynthesisfragen/Swissen Association for the Student of Internal Fixation); a member of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons’ Special Committee on Faculty Education Development Awards; and a member of the Chalmers J. Lyons Academy of Oral Surgeons’ Coordinating Committee, James R. Hayward Research Fund, Chalmers J. Lyons Academy of Oral Surgery.

21. Gregory Spackman, D.D.S., professor of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, is a board member of the Journal of Dentistry & Oral Disorders, a member of the Austin Publishing Group Editorial Board, an editor of the Herald Scholarly Open Access Editorial Board Committee and an editor on the Journal Editorial Board.

22. David Cochran, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., M.M.Sci., Dr. h.c., professor and chair of the Department of Periodontics, is president of the Academy of Osseointegration and president of the International Team for Implantology. The academy consists of more than 6,000 professionals and provides a focus for the rapidly advancing biotechnology involving the natural bond between bone and certain reconstructive materials.

23. Yong-Hee Patricia Chun, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., assistant professor of the Department of Periodontics, serves on the Scientific Affairs Committee and Graduate Research Subcommittee (John F. Prichard Prize) of the Southwest Society of Periodontists, and on the Research Submissions Committee of the American Academy of Periodontology.

24. Thomas Oates, Jr., D.M.D., Ph.D., professor and vice chair of the Department of Periodontics and interim associate dean for research in the School of Dentistry, is associate editor of the Journal of Periodontology.

25. David Lasho, D.D.S., M.S., clinical associate professor of the Department of Periodontics, is an examiner for the American Board of Periodontology.

26. Guy Huynh-Ba, D.D.S., M.S., associate professor/clinical of the Department of Periodontics, is a board member at large of the Southwest Society of Periodontology.

27. Carol Nguyen, M.S., RDH, assistant professor of the Department of Periodontics’ Division of Dental Hygiene, is immediate past-president of Sigma Phi Alpha (Dental Hygiene Honor Society).

28. Jo Ann Diaz Jordan, M.A.A., RDH, assistant professor/clinical and director of the Department of Periodontics’ Dental Hygiene Division, is vice president of the Texas Dental Hygiene Directors’ Association.



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