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Andrew Robert Zinn, M.D., Ph.D.

Position Title:

Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, UT Southwestern Medical School
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine and McDermott Center for Human Growth and Development, UT Southwestern Medical School

Endowed Title

Rolf Haberecht and Ute Schwarz Haberecht Deanship of the UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences


 

Education

1981 B.A. with Highest Honors, Plan II, The University of Texas at Austin

1988 M.D./Ph.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

Thesis: Yeast Mitochondrial DNA Recombination, Ronald A. Butow, Ph.D., advisor

 

Professional Training

1988-1990 Internship and residency, Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

1990-1993 Postdoctoral fellowship, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Supervisor: David C. Page, M.D.

 

Awards and Honors

1981 Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, University of Texas at Austin

1983 Alpha Omega Alpha, UT Southwestern Medical School

1986 Sigma Xi Research Award, UT Southwestern Graduate School

1988 Nominata Award for Outstanding Research, UT Southwestern Graduate School

1990 NIDDK Medical Resident Award

1990-1993 Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Cancer Research Fund Fellowship

1994 Pfizer Scholar

 

Licensure and Board Certification

1991-2001 Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

1993-present Texas Medical License #K1742

 

Academic Appointments

1990-1993             Clinical Fellow in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

1993-1996             Program for Excellence in Postgraduate Research Fellow, UT Southwestern

1996-2003             Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine and McDermott Center for Human Growth and Development, UT Southwestern Medical School

2003-2010             Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine and McDermott Center for Human Growth and Development, UT Southwestern Medical School

9/2008-present      Associate Dean and Director, Medical Scientist Training Program, UT Southwestern Medical School

9/2010-present      Professor, Department of Internal Medicine and McDermott Center for Human Growth and Development, UT Southwestern Medical School

8/2013-present      Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, UT Southwestern Medical School