Faculty

Classes are led by nationally recognized management and medical school faculty with outstanding academic credentials and real-world healthcare experience. A select group of senior physician executives with exceptional credentials also serve on the faculty in order to bring special expertise and experience to the program.

Keith Argenbright, MD, Distinguished Teaching Professor and Director of Moncrief Cancer Institute, UT Southwestern Medical Center.

John P. Barden, MBA, CPA, CFE, Associate Dean and Clinical Professor of Accounting.

Britt Berrett, MHA, PhD, Clinical Professor of Healthcare Management; former Executive Vice President, Texas Health Resources, and President, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

Ronald L. Blumoff, MD, MBA, FACS, Executive Professor of Healthcare Leadership and Management; former Chief Physician of System Surgical Services, Methodist Hospital System, San Antonio, TX.

Michael Burgess, MD, MS, Executive Professor of Healthcare Leadership and Management; Ranking Member, Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, US House of Representatives.

Paul Convery, MD, MMM, Clinical Professor of Healthcare Leadership and Management; former Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Baylor Scott & White Health Care System.

Stephanie Copeland, MD, MBA, Senior Medical Director, Optum Care, Dallas-Ft. Worth.

David L. Deeds, PhD, Schulze Professor of Entrepreneurship, Opus College of Business, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN.  Editor in Chief of the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Exchange. 

Martin Frost, JD, National Policy Practice, Polsinelli Shughart, PC; former Ranking Member, Rules Committee of the US House of Representatives.

Cliff Fullerton, MD, MSc, Executive Professor of Healthcare Leadership and Management; former President, Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance.

Nozar (Nick) Hassanzadeh, MS, Lecturer in Operations Management; Director of Advanced Development, Texas Instruments.

Valerie Heithusen, PhD, Analyst in American National Government, Library of Congress.

Julius W. Hobson Jr., MA, Senior Policy Advisor, Polsinelli Shughart PC; former Chief Lobbyist, American Medical Association.

Laura Huete, MD, MBA, Senior Medical Director, Wellmed Medical Group.

Samson Jesudass, MD, MBA, Executive Professor of Healthcare Leadership and Management; Chief Clinical Officer, Ascension Texas.

Robert Kaiser, PhD, Clinical Professor of Healthcare Leadership and Management; former Senior VP of Health Benefit Solutions, Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Dohyeong Kim, PhD, Associate Professor of Public Policy; Director of the Center for Geospatial Research in Global Health Policy.

Stephen L. Kiser, PhD, Lecturer in Economics; Regional Economist, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

John F. McCracken, PhD, Clinical Professor of Healthcare Leadership and Management; Adjunct Associate Professor of Community Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center.

James Munch, PhD, Professor of Marketing, Wright State University.

 Ronald Peshock, MD, Executive Professor of Healthcare Leadership and Management; Professor of Radiology and Vice Chair of Information Technology, UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Peter Petrik, MS, MBA, Lecturer in Global Business, Business Strategy Consultant.

 Carolyn Reichert, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor of Finance and Managerial Economics and director of the UT Dallas MS Finance Program.

Victor K. Richey, MBA, Senior Vice President for Information Services Operations, Baylor Scott & White Health.

Joseph H. Schneider, MD, MBA, FAAP, Executive Professor of Healthcare Information Management; former Chief Medical/Health Information Officer, Indiana University Health, Baylor Scott & White Healthcare, and Dallas Children’s Health.

Joshua Spencer, CPHIMS, CISSP, Associate Vice President for Information Security, UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Donald Taylor, MHA, Lecturer in Healthcare Management; former Executive Vice President and COO, Wilford Hall Medical Center, U.S. Air Force.

David K. Teegarden, MD, MS, Executive Professor of Healthcare Leadership and Management; former President and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics, Tyler, TX.

 Keith L. Thurgood, PhD, Clinical Professor of Healthcare Leadership and Management, former President and CEO, Overseas Military Sales Corporation, and Deputy Commanding General, United States Army Reserve, Washington, D.C.

 James W. Walton, DO, MBA, President and CEO, Genesis Physician Group; Chairman and CEO, North Texas Clinically Integrated Network.

Blake E. Waterhouse, MD, MBA, Executive Professor of Healthcare Leadership and Management; former President and CEO, Straub Clinic & Hospital, Honolulu, HI.

DuWayne L. Willett, MD, MS, Professor of Internal Medicine and Chief Medical Informatics Officer, UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Garry Young, PhD, Research Professor of Political Science and Director, Institute of Public Policy, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.