Faculty

The more than 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 program areas below, these educators, clinicians, and researchers are dedicated to improving not only the educational process but also the health care delivery system.

Clinical Nutrition

Jo Ann Carson, Ph.D., R.D.
Director, Clinical Nutrition–Coordinated Program
Director, Clinical Nutrition–Health Professionals Track

Clinical Nutrition faculty

Emergency Medicine Education

Debra Cason Hendrix, EMT-P, R.N., M.S.
Director, Emergency Medicine Education Program

Emergency Medicine Education faculty

Physical Therapy

Patricia Smith, Ph.D., PT, NCS
Chair, Department of Physical Therapy

Patricia Blau, Ph.D., PT
Vice Chair, Department of Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy faculty

Physician Assistant Studies

P. Eugene Jones, Ph.D., PA-C
Chair, Department of Physician Assistant Studies
Director, Physician Assistant Studies Program

Physician Assistant Studies faculty

Prosthetics-Orthotics

Susan Kapp, M.Ed., CPO, LPO
Director, Prosthetics-Orthotics Program

Prosthetics-Orthotics faculty

Radiation Therapy

Marissa Johnson, M.S.R.S., RT(T)
Interim Director, Radiation Therapy Program

Radiation Therapy faculty

Rehabilitation Counseling

Gerald Casenave, Ph.D., CRC
Acting Chair and Program Co-Director, Department of Rehabilitation Counseling

Cheryl H. Silver, Ph.D., R.D.
Co-Director, Rehabilitation Counseling Program

Rehabilitation Counseling faculty