The 90 full- and part-time faculty members in the UT Southwestern School of Health Professions are committed to preparing students for successful careers in a variety of health-care delivery settings, providing high-quality patient and client services, conducting important clinical research, and enhancing professional development.
In each of the eight program areas below, these educators, clinicians, and researchers are dedicated to improving not only the educational process but also the health care delivery system.
Scott Grundy, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Clinical Nutrition
Jo Ann Carson, Ph.D., R.D.
Director, Clinical Nutrition–Coordinated Program
Deborah Clegg, Ph.D., R.D.
Director, Clinical Nutrition–Health Professionals Track
Emergency Medicine Education
Debra Cason, E.M.T.-P., R.N., M.S.
Director, Emergency Medicine Education Program
Patricia Smith, Ph.D., P.T., N.C.S.
Chair, Department of Physical Therapy
Patricia Blau, Ph.D., P.T.
Vice Chair, Department of Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant Studies
P. Eugene Jones, Ph.D., P.A.-C.
Chair, Department of Physician Assistant Studies
Director, Physician Assistant Studies Program
Susan Kapp, M.Ed., C.P.O., L.P.O.
Director, Prosthetics-Orthotics Program
Marissa Johnson, M.S.R.S., R.T.(T)
Interim Director, Radiation Therapy Program
Gerald Casenave, Ph.D., C.R.C.
Acting Chair and Program Co-Director, Department of Rehabilitation Counseling
Cheryl H. Silver, Ph.D., R.D.
Co-Director, Rehabilitation Counseling Program