2020 Virtual Alumni Reunion
Saturday, September 26





9:00 – 9:15 a.m.

UT Southwestern: What’s Ahead?

Marc Nivet, Ed.D., MBA (welcome and introduction)
Executive Vice President, Institutional Advancement

Daniel K. Podolsky, M.D.
President, UT Southwestern Medical Center

9:15 – 10:00 a.m.

UT Southwestern Dean’s Updates

  • 9:15 - Medical School
    W. P. Andrew Lee, M.D.

    Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Provost, and
    Dean, UT Southwestern Medical School

  • 9:30 - School of Health Professions
    Jon Williamson, Ph.D.

    Dean, UT Southwestern School of Health Professions

  • 9:45 - Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
    Andrew Zinn, M.D., Ph.D.
    (Class of 1988)
    Dean, UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

10:00 – 10:45 a.m.

Simulation Training Center Tour
Live Question & Answer Session

Daniel J. Scott, M.D. (former housestaff)
Assistant Dean, Simulation and Student Integration

Krystle Campbell
Director of Operations, UT Southwestern Simulation Center

11:00 – 11:45 a.m.

Breakout Sessions (please choose one 45 minute session to attend)

  • Medical Education in Texas and at UTSW in 2020 and Beyond
    Angela Peterman Mihalic, M.D. (Class of 1995)
    Dean of Medical Students and Associate Dean for Student Affairs

  • A New Educational Frontier: The Applied Clinical Research Ph.D. Program
    Scott A. Smith, Ph.D
    Distinguished Teaching Professor, School of Health Professions

  • Faculty Panel: Highlights in COVID Research

Noon - 2:00 p.m.

Break (use this time to relax and reconnect with your fellow alumni)

2:00 – 2:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions (please choose one 45 minute session to attend)

  • Parkland Memorial Hospital 
    Joseph Chang, M.D., MBA (Class of 1999)
    Associate Chief Medical Officer; Senior Vice President for Medical Staff and Academic Affairs, Parkland Health & Hospital System

  • Learning Together for Collaborative Practice: Interprofessional Education at UT Southwestern
    Kim Hoggatt Krumwiede, Ph.D. (Class of 1994)
    Director of Interprofessional Practice and Education for UT Southwestern
    Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Health Professions

  • Moving Science Out of the Lab and into the Clinic – How UTSW Facilitates that Transfer
    Claire Aldridge, Ph.D.
    Associate Vice President, Commercialization and Business Development

5:00 - 5:05 p.m.
Special Remarks and Toast

Marc A. Nivet, Ed.D., MBA
Executive Vice President, Institutional Advancement

5:05 - 6:00 p.m.

Zoom Reception
Enjoy a special slideshow of current and past pictures and catch up with your fellow classmates. Receptions will be broken out by school.
(submit your images to alumni@utsouthwestern.edu)


All activities will be virtual due to COVID-19 restrictions. Some of the programs provided will be pre-recorded while others will be live with options to ask questions. Provided we are in person for 2021, all will be invited back to the 2021 reunion and we will include the class of 2020 as well. All ZOOM videos will be password protected and thus viewers must register to receive the email with ZOOM link and password. All events to broadcast on Saturday, September 26.




Contact us

UT Southwestern Medical Center
Office of Development & Alumni Relations
P.O. Box 910888
Dallas, TX 75391-0888
Phone: 214-648-4539

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