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Ross alumnus selected to lead UNT Health Science Center

June 13, 2013

Dr. Michael Williams (RUSM ‘84) was named president of the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth.

A Fort Worth native, Dr. Williams attended what is now Tarrant County College and later transferred to Texas Wesleyan University, where he earned his bachelor's degree. He earned a doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, which is part of the UNT HSC, before earning his medical degree at RUSM.

He said he plans to bring renewed focus to primary and preventive care, aging/memory loss disease, DNA research and applied genetics and rural healthcare.

The UNT Health Science Center is a graduate university housed on a 33-acre campus located in Fort Worth’s Cultural District. The university includes the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the School of Public Health, the School of Health Professions, which includes the departments of Physician Assistant Studies and Physical Therapy, and the UNT System College of Pharmacy. UNT Health, the clinical enterprise of the Health Science Center, sees patients from across Tarrant County, with physicians and health providers representing most every medical specialty.

Read more about Dr. Williams’ career.

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