Meet the Chiefs

Brian Casey, M.D.

Brian Casey, MD

Brian Casey, M.D., Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is Chief of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

Dr. Casey received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in 1991. He completed residency training at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey, and followed that with a fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at UT Southwestern (1995–1997). In 1996, he was the recipient of the Jack and Signe Pritchard Fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine. A graduate of Ursinus College with a major in Biology, Dr. Casey did graduate training in tissue culture and immunology at Rutgers University before attending medical school. His research interests include gestational diabetes, thyroid disease, and pregnancy outcomes.

He is chair of the protocol subcommittee for one of the largest clinical trials ever conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network. The trial involved the nationwide-screening of more than 97,000 pregnant women for subclinical hypothyroidism and the ongoing longitudinal follow-up of their infants to five years of age.

Barry Schwarz, M.D.

Dr. Barry Schwarz

Barry Schwarz, M.D., Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is Chief of the Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology – Generalists. Dr. Schwarz is also the Chief of Service for Family Planning at Parkland Health & Hospital System. He is a frequent lecturer on the topics of contraception, menopause, and vaginitis.

Dr. Schwarz received his medical degree from UT Southwestern Medical School in 1968. He completed residencies at Dallas Veterans Hospital in Medicine in 1969 and at UT Southwestern in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1972. Dr. Schwarz completed a research fellowship in gynecologic endocrinology in 1974.