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2020 Faculty Promotions

UTSW logo and Faculty Promotions

The following faculty promotions took effect Sept. 1 at UT Southwestern. (Where more than one department is listed, the first is the primary appointment.)

ANESTHESIOLOGY & PAIN MANAGEMENT – Professor: Ahmad Elsharydah, M.D., Patrick Nduyari Olomu, M.D.; Associate Professor: Joseph Maxwell Hendrix, M.D., Norman Ray Huang, M.D., Enas Samir Kandil, M.D., Isaac P. Lynch, M.D., Huong G. Nguyen, M.D., Eric Brian Rosero, M.D.

ANESTHESIOLOGY & PAIN MANAGEMENT/EUGENE MCDERMOTT CENTER FOR HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT – Professor: Amanda A. Fox, M.D., M.P.H.

BIOCHEMISTRY – Professor: Masato Kato, Ph.D., Uttam Krishan Tambar, Ph.D.

CHILDREN’S MEDICAL CENTER RESEARCH INSTITUTE AT UT SOUTHWESTERN/PEDIATRICS – Associate Professor: Jian Xu, Ph.D.

DERMATOLOGY – Professor: Heidi Jacobe, M.D.; Associate Professor: Rajiv I. Nijhawan, M.D.

DERMATOLOGY/INTERNAL MEDICINE – Associate Professor: Arturo R. Dominguez, M.D.

EMERGENCY MEDICINE – Associate Professor: Jodi D. Jones, M.D.

FAMILY & COMMUNITY MEDICINE – Associate Professor: Zaiba I. Jetpuri, D.O., Tasaduq Hussain Mir, M.D., Zubair A. Syed, M.D., Nida Zahra, M.D.

CECIL H. AND IDA GREEN CENTER FOR REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY SCIENCES/ BIOPHYSICS/OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY – Associate Professor: Yunsun Nam, Ph.D.

IMMUNOLOGY/MICROBIOLOGY/PEDIATRICS – Professor: Nicolai S. Van Oers, Ph.D.

INTERNAL MEDICINE – Professor: Sonja Darrell Bartolome, M.D., Qi Fu, M.D., Ph.D., Naim Mounif Maalouf, M.D., Henry Quinones, M.D., Wanpen Vongpatanasin, M.D.; Associate Professor: Alpesh Arvind Amin, M.D., Amit Banga, M.D., Thomas O. Dalton, M.D., James Davidson Finklea, M.D., Asra Kermani, M.D., Ricardo Martin La Hoz, M.D., Matthew J. Leveno, M.D., Christian Antonio Mayorga, M.D., Sasan Mirfakhraee, M.D., Rozina Mithani Kukreja, M.D., Arjmand Rasool Mufti, M.D., Adebisi I. Obafemi, M.D., Prapti Arvind Patel, M.D., Angela Lynn Price, M.D., Peter Noel Van Buren, M.D.

INTERNAL MEDICINE/HAMON CENTER FOR THERAPEUTIC ONCOLOGY RESEARCH – Associate Professor: James Kim, M.D., Ph.D.

INTERNAL MEDICINE/POPULATION AND DATA SCIENCES – Professor: Amit Singal, M.D.

MICROBIOLOGY/IMMUNOLOGY – Associate Professor: Sebastian Erwin Wolfgang Winter, Ph.D.

NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY – Associate Professor: Bryan J. Wohlfeld, M.D.

NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY/NEUROLOGY AND NEUROTHERAPEUTICS/PSYCHIATRY – Associate Professor: Bradley C. Lega, M.D.

NEUROLOGY AND NEUROTHERAPEUTICS – Professor: Mark Agostini, M.D., Brendan Kelly, M.D.; Associate Professor: Kan Ding, M.D., Mehari Gebreyohanns, M.D., Lauren T. Phillips, M.D., Ty Tiesong Shang, M.D., Ph.D.

NEUROLOGY AND NEUROTHERAPEUTICS/NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY – Professor: Christiana E. Hall, M.D.

NEUROSCIENCE – Professor: Weichun Lin, Ph.D.; Associate Professor: Todd Freeman Roberts, Ph.D.

OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY – Professor: Orhan Bukulmez, M.D., Jayanthi S. Lea, M.D., David D. Rahn, M.D., Patricia C. Santiago-Muñoz, M.D.; Associate Professor: Sunil Balgobin, M.D.

OPTHALMOLOGY/PEDIATRICS – Professor: Serena Xiaohong Wang, M.D.

ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY – Professor: Christine A. Ho, M.D., Amy Lynn McIntosh, M.D., David A. Podeszwa, M.D., Anthony Ian Riccio, M.D.

ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY/PLASTIC SURGERY – Associate Professor: Katherine Marie Raspovic, D.P.M.

OTOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD AND NECK SURGERY – Professor: Matthew W. Ryan, M.D.; Associate Professor: Seckin Omer Ulualp, M.D.

PATHOLOGY – Professor: Justin Avery Bishop, M.D., Mingyi Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

PEDIATRICS – Associate Professor: Amal Ahmad Ibrahim Aqul, M.D., Mackenzie Susan Frost, M.D., Aakash Goyal, M.D., Bhaskar Gurram, M.D., Venkatakrishna Kakkilaya, M.D., Vishal Subodhbhai Kapadia, M.D., May C. Lau, M.D., Heidi Kloster Roman, M.D., David Michael Troendle, M.D., Joshua S. Wolovits, M.D.

PEDIATRICS/CELL BIOLOGY – Professor: Chieko Mineo, Ph.D.

PEDIATRICS/IMMUNOLOGY/INTERNAL MEDICINE – Professor: Michelle Ann Gill, M.D., Ph.D.

PEDIATRICS/EUGENE MCDERMOTT CENTER FOR HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT/INTERNAL MEDICINE – Associate Professor: Garrett Kenneth Gotway, M.D., Ph.D.

PEDIATRICS/NEUROLOGY AND NEUROTHERAPEUTICS – Associate Professor: Diana Patricia Castro, M.D.

PEDIATRICS/POPULATION AND DATA SCIENCES/INTERNAL MEDICINE – Associate Professor: Christy Boling Turer, M.D.

PEDIATRICS/PSYCHIATRY – Professor: Lina Fahd Chalak, M.D.

PHARMACOLOGY – Associate Professor: James J. Collins, Ph.D.

PHARMACOLOGY/BIOPHYSICS – Professor: Xuewu Zhang, Ph.D.; Associate Professor: Xuelian Luo, Ph.D.

PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION – Professor: Kelly M. Scott, M.D.; Associate Professor: Rajashree Srinivasan, M.D.

PLASTIC SURGERY – Professor: Jonathan J. Cheng, M.D., Ronald E. Hoxworth, M.D.

PLASTIC SURGERY/ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY – Professor: Douglas Michael Sammer, M.D.

POPULATION AND DATA SCIENCES – Professor: Song Zhang, Ph.D.

POPULATION AND DATA SCIENCES/PSYCHIATRY – Professor: Abu Taher Mohammad Minhajuddin, Ph.D., Paul A. Nakonezny, Ph.D.

PSYCHIATRY – Professor: Richard C. Robinson, Ph.D.; Associate Professor: Rebecca Hanna, M.D., Alice Ann Holland, Ph.D., Leslie D. Rosenstein, Ph.D., Heidi Christine Rossetti, Ph.D.

PSYCHIATRY/NEUROLOGY AND NEUROTHERAPEUTICS – Professor: Robert Alan Ruchinskas, Psy.D.

PSYCHIATRY/POPULATION AND DATA SCIENCES – Associate Professor: Arthur Naoki Westover, M.D.

RADIATION ONCOLOGY – Professor: Xun Jia, Ph.D.; Associate Professor: Asaithamby Aroumougame, Ph.D., Michael Ryan Folkert, M.D., Ph.D., Brian Hrycushko, Ph.D., Mu-Han Lin, Ph.D.

RADIATION ONCOLOGY/POPULATION AND DATA SCIENCES – Professor: David Jonathan Sher, M.D.

RADIOLOGY – Associate Professor: Vasantha Vasan, M.D., Kanupriya Vijay, M.D., Zerrin Fatma Yetkin, M.D

RADIOLOGY/ADVANCED IMAGING RESEARCH CENTER – Associate Professor: Marco Da Cunha Pinho, M.D.

SURGERY – Professor: Sergio Huerta, M.D., John C. Mansour, M.D.; Associate Professor: Sarah Catherine Oltmann, M.D., Matthew Porembka, M.D., Sam C. Wang, M.D., Rachel D. Wooldridge, M.D.

UROLOGY – Associate Professor: Jodi Antonelli, M.D., Maude Carmel, M.D., Jeffrey Gahan, M.D.

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