2013 Clinical Research Scholars
Michael Bowen, M.D., M.P.H.
Dr. Bowen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine; Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics; and the Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Health Services and Outcomes research. He earned his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University, medical degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and Internal Medicine and Pediatrics training at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He completed his Masters in Public Health at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the VA National Quality Scholars Fellowship at the Tennessee Valley Healthcare System VA Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. His research focuses on the early diagnosis and detection of type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes.
Kevin Courtney, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Courtney is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, and a member of the Harold C. Simmons Cancer Center. He received his medical degree and his Ph.D. in molecular cancer biology from Duke University. After completing his internal medicine training at the University of California, San Francisco, Dr. Courtney completed fellowship training in medical oncology through Dana-Farber/Partners Cancer Care. He received postdoctoral research training in the laboratory of Dr. Lewis Cantley at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Courtney's research efforts are focused on developing investigator-initiated clinical trials in prostate and kidney cancer that draw on his background in laboratory research in the fields of cell signaling and cancer metabolism, through collaboration with basic scientists at UT Southwestern.
Michael Cripps, M.D.
Dr. Cripps is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Burn/Trauma/Critical Care. He earned his undergraduate degree from New Mexico Highlands University and his medical degree from University of Texas Medical School at Houston. His general surgery residency was at University of California, San Francisco - East Bay, and his Trauma/Critical Care fellowship was at University of California, San Francisco. His research interests include the resuscitation of critically injured trauma patients, massive transfusion protocols, and the coagulopathy of trauma.
Vishal Kapadia, M.D.
Dr. Kapadia is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. He earned his medical degree from N.H.L. Municipal Medical College in India. He completed pediatric residency training at University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago and a fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine from UT Southwestern Medical Center. He has focused his research on optimal oxygen use during neonatal resuscitation and its long-term effects in both preterm and term infants.