Presidents and Deans

UT Southwestern Medical Center has had 11 leaders since its founding in 1943 as Southwestern Medical College. The school was led by a Dean until 1972, when the Office of the President was created. 

Daniel K. Podolsky, M.D., is UT Southwestern’s current President. He is the third individual to hold the post, succeeding C. Kern Wildenthal, M.D., Ph.D., and Charles Cameron Sprague, M.D.

Photo Gallery

Atticus J. Gill, M.D.
Atticus J. Gill, M.D.
Dean, 195467
George Aagaard, M.D.
George Aagaard, M.D.
Dean, 195254
Atticus J. Gill, M.D.
Atticus J. Gill, M.D.
Dean, 1951 
Carl Moyer, M.D.
Carl Moyer, M.D.
Dean, 195051
William Lee Hart, M.D.
William Lee Hart, M.D.
Dean, 194650
William F. Mengert
William F. Mengert
Acting Dean, 1946
Tinsley R. Harrison, M.D.
Tinsley R. Harrison, M.D.
Dean, 194446
David Slaughter, M.D.
David Slaughter, M.D.
Acting Dean, 194344