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Paul L. Foster School of Medicine Leadership

Academic Officers
Associate Academic Dean for Admissions
Manuel Schydlower, M.D.
Associate Academic Dean for Faculty Affairs & Development
Sanja Kupesic, MD, PhD.
Associate Academic Dean for Finance & Administration
Frank Stout
Associate Academic Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Armando Meza, M.D.
Associate Academic Dean for Student Affairs
Kathryn Horn, M.D.
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
Michael J. Romano, M.D., MBA
Associate Dean for Medical Education
Richard Brower, M.D.
Associate Dean for Research
Peter S. Rotwein, M.D.
Department Chairs
Chair-Department of Anesthesiology, Interim
Pablo Mujan, M.D.
Chair-Department of Emergency Medicine, Interim
John Mackay, M.D.
Chair-Department of Family Medicine
Gurjeet Shokar, M.D.
Chair-Department of Internal Medicine
Debabrata Mukherjee, M.D.
Chair-Department of Medical Education
Richard Brower, M.D.
Chair-Department of Neurology
Salvador Cruz-Flores, M.D.
Chair-Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Veronica T. Mallett, M.D.
Chair-Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation
Miguel Pirela Cruz, M.D.
Chair-Department of Pathology
Darius Boman, M.D.
Interim Chair-Department of Psychiatry
David Briones, M.D.
Chair-Department of Pediatrics
Bradley Fuhrman, M.D.
Chair-Department of Radiology, Acting
J. Edmundo, Calleros-Macias, M.D.
Chair-Department of Surgery
Alan Tyroch, M.D.

columnTexas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, the Texas Tech University System’s fourth university, with a mission to provide education, research, and patient care to West Texas and beyond. It is comprised of the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, the Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing and is a regional campus for a Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. The university has a clinical practice called Texas Tech Physicians that is part of the largest network of healthcare physicians in West Texas. Research focuses on cancer, diabetes & obesity, infectious diseases, and neurology.