Newsmakers — September 2011

Dr. Brian Casey, professor of obstetrics and gynecology, has been named holder of the Gillette Professorship in Obstetrics and Gynecology, which was established in 1966. Dr. Casey has earned a national reputation as principal investigator and a committee member for the Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Network of the National Institute of Health. He earned his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and did his residency at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, N.J. Dr. Casey came to UT Southwestern in 1995, and after completing a fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine, he joined the faculty in 1997. He has published numerous research journal articles, textbook chapters and scientific abstracts. In 2007, he was acknowledged by graduating residents for his exemplary teaching and commitment to patient care. Dr. Casey succeeds Dr. Susan Cox, who now serves as regional dean in Austin.

Dr. Neil Rofsky, chairman of radiology, was recently inducted as a Fellow by the American College of Radiology. His induction took place at the group’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C. Fellowship is one of the highest honors the ACR can bestow on a radiologist, radiation oncologist or medical physicist. Dr. Rofsky joined the
UT Southwestern faculty in 2010, coming from Harvard Medical School as an internationally acclaimed radiologist with specific expertise in body magnetic resonance imaging, magnetic resonance angiography and translational research. He has a joint appointment in the Advanced Imaging Research Center and holds the Effie and Wofford Cain Distinguished Chair in Diagnostic Imaging