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Faculty Promotions 2021-22

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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: Mohammed Iqbal Ahmed, M.D., Pamela Ereckson Fox, M.D.
Associate Professor: Gijo Alex, M.D., Sreekanth R. Cheruku, M.D., Lyndsey Alison Grover, M.D., Jennifer L. Hernandez, M.D., Edgar Erold Kiss, M.D., Jaffer M. Odeh, M.D., Humair Rana, M.D., Bryan Tyler Romito, M.D., Austin D. Street, M.D., Alycia Wanat-Hawthorne, M.D.

Biophysics/Biochemistry
Professor: Luke M. Rice, Ph.D.

Biophysics/Cell Biology
Associate Professor: Xiaochen Bai, Ph.D.

Cell Biology
Associate Professor: Marcel Mettlen, Ph.D.

Cell Biology/Biophysics
Associate Professor: William Michael Henne, Ph.D.

Dermatology
Associate Professor: Stephanie Savory, M.D.

Dermatology/Eugene Mcdermott Center for Human Growth and Development
Associate Professor: Donald A. Glass, M.D., Ph.D.

Dermatology/Obstetrics and Gynecology
Associate Professor: Melissa Muszynski Mauskar, M.D.

Emergency Medicine
Professor: Ava Edwana Pierce, M.D.
Associate Professor: Dazhe Cao, M.D., Jakub Furmaga, M.D.

Family and Community Medicine
Professor: Nora Esther Gimpel, M.D.
Associate Professor: Sarah Woods, Ph.D.

Immunology/Internal Medicine
Professor: Quan-Zhen Li, M.D., Ph.D.

Immunology/Microbiology
Professor: Nan Yan, Ph.D.

Internal Medicine
Professor: Kelly M. Chin, M.D., Sandeep Ram Das, M.D., M.P.H., Mark H. Drazner, M.D., Pradeep P. Mammen, M.D., Darren K. McGuire, M.D., Nilum Rajora, M.D., Anand Kumar Rohatgi, M.D.
Associate Professor: Marconi Abreu, M.D., Sadia Ali, M.D., Jaime Paul Almandoz, M.D., Faris G. Araj, M.D., Dian J. Cao, M.D., Ph.D., Uma Gunasekaran, M.D., Tamim Hamdi, M.D., Parag Joshi, M.D., Katy Lease Lonergan, M.D., Manish Mohanka, M.D., Siayareh Rambally, M.D., Navid Sadeghi, M.D., Shani Shastri, M.D., Kyaw K. Soe, M.D., Samira K. Syed, M.D., Julie B. Trivedi, M.D., Zhao Wang, Ph.D.

Internal Medicine/Microbiology
Professor: David E. Greenberg, M.D.

Internal Medicine/Molecular Genetics/Center for Human Nutrition
Associate Professor: Luke Engelking, M.D., Ph.D.

Molecular Biology
Associate Professor: Vincent Scott Tagliabracci, Ph.D.

Molecular Genetics/Biophysics
Associate Professor: Xiaochun Li, Ph.D.

Neurological Surgery/Neurology/Radiation Oncology
Associate Professor: Toral R. Patel, M.D.

Neurological Surgery/Orthopaedic Surgery
Professor: Carlos A. Bagley, M.D.

Neurological Surgery/Pediatrics
Professor: Dale Matthew Swift, M.D.
Associate Professor: Bruno Braga, M.D., Angela Vivian Price, M.D.

Neurological Surgery/Pediatrics/Radiation Oncology
Professor: Bradley Edward Weprin, M.D.

Neurology/Neuroscience/Pediatrics/Psychiatry
Associate Professor: Peter Tzu-shin Tsai, M.D., Ph.D.

Neuroscience
Professor: Jay R. Gibson, Ph.D.

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Professor: Cherine A. Hamid, M.D.
Associate Professor: Matthew J. Carlson, M.D., David Bryan Nelson, M.D., Shivani R. Patel, M.D., Robert David Stewart, M.D.

Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Professor: John M. Truelson, M.D.
Associate Professor: Jacob Boston Hunter, M.D., Gopi Shah, M.D.

Pathology
Professor: James Dean Burner, M.D., Franklin S. Fuda, D.O., Veena Rajaram, M.D.
Associate Professor: Nicole Kandalaft De Simone, M.D., M.P.H., Suntrea Teonta Goudeau Hammer, M.D., Allen Ross Hendricks, D.O., Alagarraju Muthukumar, Ph.D.

Pediatrics
Professor: Vineeta S. Mittal, M.D.
Associate Professor: Samuel Zachary Davila, M.D., Jenny K. Rodriguez Francis, M.D., Veronica M. Meneses, M.D., Imran Nazir Mir, M.D., Julie Mirpuri Hathiramani, M.D., Devika R. Rao, M.D., Paul Kyungwon Sue, M.D.

Pediatrics/Radiology
Professor: Mohammad Tarique Hussain, M.D., Ph.D.

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Associate Professor: Surendra Barshikar, M.D.

Physical Therapy
Associate Professor: Staci Shearin, M.P.T., Ph.D.

Plastic Surgery
Professor: Sumeet Sorel Teotia, M.D.

Population and Data Sciences
Professor: Jasmin A. Tiro, Ph.D.

Population and Data Sciences/Center for the Genetics of Host Defense
Associate Professor: Xiaowei Zhan, Ph.D.

Psychiatry
Professor: Laura Howe-Martin, Ph.D., Kimberly D. Roaten, Ph.D., Lia A. Thomas, M.D.
Associate Professor: Barry R. Ardolf, Psy.D., Joel Reed Baskin, M.D., Edward W. Clark, M.D., Nyaz Didehbani, Ph.D., Andrew Diederich, M.D., Meitra Doty, M.D., Brittany Hall, Ph.D., Jennifer Hughes, M.P.H., Ph.D., Heidi J. Koehler, Ph.D., Ben J. Lippe, Ph.D., Katherine Bellone Mount, Ph.D., Mona Angelique Robbins, Ph.D., Reed J. Robinson, Ph.D., Rachel A. Russo, M.D., Ladonna C. Saxon, Ph.D., Bo Wu, M.D.

Radiation Oncology
Associate Professor: Neil B. Desai, M.D., Puneeth Iyengar, M.D., Ph.D., Yang Kyun Park, Ph.D.

Radiology
Associate Professor: Lakshmi Ananthakrishnan, M.D., Oganes Ashikyan, M.D., Xinhui Duan, Ph.D., Matthew Ryan Hammer, M.D., Emily Eads Knippa, M.D., Li Liu, Ph.D., Jessica Huang Porembka, M.D., Stephen J. Seiler, M.D., Edward Justin Stehel, M.D.

Radiology/Advanced Imaging Research Center
Professor: Rajiv Chopra, Ph.D.
Associate Professor: Ananth J. Madhuranthakam, Ph.D.

Radiology/Orthopaedic Surgery
Professor: Avneesh Chhabra, M.D.

Surgery
Professor: Stephen S. Luk, M.D., Parsia A. Vagefi, M.D.
Associate Professor: Kareem R. AbdelFattah, M.D., Deborah E. Farr, M.D., Sara A. Hennessy, M.D., Patricio M. Polanco, M.D., Thomas Schlieve, D.D.S., M.D., Rohit Ramesh Sharma, M.D.

Surgery/Molecular Biology/Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research
Associate Professor: Michael T. Dellinger, Ph.D.

Urology
Associate Professor: Douglas William Strand, Ph.D.

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