Faculty Promotions — September 2011
The following faculty promotions took effect Sept. 1 as
UT Southwestern Medical School. (Where more than one department is listed, the first is the primary appointment):
ADVANCED IMAGING RESEARCH CENTER/PHARMACOLOGY – Associate Professor: Shawn C. Burgess, Ph.D.
ANESTHESIOLOGY AND PAIN MANAGEMENT – Professor: Beverly J. Perez, D.O; Chen Shi, M.D. Associate Professor: Syed A. Ahmed, M.D; Ahmad Elsharydah, M.D; Amr M.Z. Zidan, M.D.
ANESTHESIOLOGY AND PAIN MANAGEMENT/PEDIATRICS – Associate Professor: Paul W. Sheeran, M.D.
BIOCHEMISTRY – Professor: Diana R. Tomchick, Ph.D.
CARDIOVASCULAR AND THORACIC SURGERY/PEDIATRICS – Professor: Joseph M. Forbess, M.D.
CELL BIOLOGY – Associate Professor: Joachim Seemann, Ph.D.
DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY/MOLECULAR BIOLOGY – Professor: Jonathan M. Graff, M.D., Ph.D.
CENTER FOR HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT/INTERNAL MEDICINE – Associate Professor: Christine K. Garcia, M.D., Ph.D.
INTERNAL MEDICINE/MOLECULAR BIOLOGY – Associate Professor: Thomas J. Carroll, Ph.D.
INTERNAL MEDICINE – Professor: James A. de Lemos, M.D.; Rhonda F. Souza, M.D.; William C. Yarbrough, M.D. Associate Professor: Deborah J. Clegg, Ph.D.; S. Susan Hedayati, M.D.; Amit Khera, M.D.; Barry L. O’Neal, M.D.; Elizabeth M. Polanco, M.D.; Udit N. Verma, M.D.; Rong Zhang, Ph.D.
INTERNAL MEDICINE/PSYCHIATRY – Associate Professor: Jeffrey M. Zigman, M.D., Ph.D.
MICROBIOLOGY/BIOCHEMISTRY – Professor: Vanessa Sperandio, Ph.D.; Kimberly A. Orth-Taussig, Ph.D.
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY – Associate Professor: Hiromi Yanagisawa, M.D., Ph.D.
MOLECULAR GENETICS – Associate Professor: Jeffrey G. McDonald, Ph.D.
NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY/RADIOLOGY – Associate Professor: Babu G. Welch, M.D.
NEUROLOGY AND NEUROTHERAPEUTICS – Professor: Paul C. Van Ness, M.D.; Steven Vernino, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor: Shilpa Chitnis, M.D., Ph.D.
NEUROLOGY AND NEUROTHERAPEUTICS/NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY – Associate Professor: Christiana E. Hall, M.D.
NEUROLOGY AND NEUROTHERAPEUTICS/PSYCHIATRY – Associate Professor: Craig M. Powell, M.D., Ph.D.
NEUROSCIENCE – Professor: Rolf Joho, Ph.D. Associate Professor: Weichun Lin, Ph.D.
NEUROSCIENCE/CELL BIOLOGY– Professor: Helmut Krämer, Ph.D.
OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY – Professor: Lisa Halvorson, M.D.; Jeanne S. Sheffield, M.D. Associate Professor: Xercerla Littles, M.D.
OPHTHALMOLOGY – Professor: Brian Sullivan, M.D.; Steven Verity, M.D. Associate Professor: Igor Butovich, Ph.D.
OPHTHALMOLOGY/NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY/NEUROLOGY AND NEUROTHERAPEUTICS/PATHOLOGY– Professor: R. Nick Hogan, M.D., Ph.D.
ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY– Associate Professor: Lawson A. Copley, M.D.
PATHOLOGY – Professor: Patricia M. Jones, Ph.D.; Jack M. Raisanen, M.D. Associate Professor: Kimmo J. Hatanpaa, M.D., Ph.D.; Yan Peng, M.D., Ph.D.; Reade A. Quinton, M.D.
PEDIATRICS – Associate Professor: Bradley A. Barth, M.D.; Michael A. Russo, M.D.
PHARMACOLOGY/NEUROSCIENCE – Professor: Dean P. Smith, M.D., Ph.D.
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT STUDIES – Associate Professor: David J. Klocko, MPAS, PA-C
PSYCHIATRY – Professor: E. Sherwood Brown, M.D., Ph.D.; Celia Jenkins, M.D.; Catherine B. Orsak, M.D.; Peter L. Stavinoha, Ph.D. Associate Professor: Subroto Ghose, M.D., Ph.D.; Sidarth Wakhlu, M.D.
SURGERY – Associate Professor: Herbert Phelan, M.D.; Lynn P. Roppolo, M.D.
UROLOGY – Associate Professor: Ganesh Raj, M.D., Ph.D..