Faculty Appointments — October 2008
Victor Beshay, M.D., has joined the faculty as an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Beshay most recently completed a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at UT Southwestern. He earned his medical degree at East Carolina University School of Medicine and performed his residency at
UT Southwestern. His research and clinical interests include in vitro fertilization, oocyte preservation, fertility preservation, ovarian steroidogenesis and polycystic ovarian disease.
Deborah Clegg, Ph.D., R.D., has joined the faculty as an assistant professor of internal medicine in the Touchstone Center for Diabetes Research. Before coming to UT Southwestern, she was an assistant professor of psychiatry in the Obesity Research Center at the University of Cincinnati. In 2003, she received the Young Investigator Award from the International Congress of Obesity. Dr. Clegg earned an undergraduate degree in nutrition from Oregon State University, a master’s in business administration from Boston University, and a doctorate in nutrition from the University of Georgia.
Liz Han, M.D., M.P.H., has joined the faculty as an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Han was most recently a fellow in gynecologic oncology at UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Her research interests include novel targeted cancer therapies, anti-tumor angiogenesis, development of tumor markers and translational cancer research. Dr. Han earned her medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine and performed her residency at Baylor College of Medicine.
Stephen J. Inrig, Ph.D., has joined the faculty as an assistant professor of clinical sciences in the division of ethics and health policy. Before his appointment, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for the Study of the American South at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Dr. Inrig’s research areas include the history of medicine and of HIV/AIDS, racial health disparities, medical ethics, health policy and socio-structural influences on health. He earned his Ph.D. in 20th-century American medical history from Duke University.