Second, Third Candidates For Dean Of TCU/UNTHSC Medical School Unveiled

Texas Christian University and the UNT Health Science Center have revealed two more candidates for dean of their forthcoming medical school, a vice provost from the University of Illinois-Chicago and a senior associate dean from Tulane.

Dr. Saul Weiner, the vice provost at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, interviewed at the UNTHSC on Tuesday and followed it up with a town hall panel on Wednesday at TCU. Dr. Marc Kahn, senior associate dean for admissions and student affairs at the Tulane University School of Medicine, will speak at TCU Thursday. The candidate meetings are only for faculty, staff, and students. The third candidate is Dr. Stuart Flynn, dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Arizona. Learn more about him here.

Weiner, according to the University of Illinois, received his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School and served his residency at the University of Chicago. He’s studied how healthcare providers have managed uninsured patients, research that was funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He’s also examining how physicians individualize treatment decisions to identify contextual errors that overlook lifestyle and other factors that contribute to their ailments.

Kahn is a graduate of the Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He also completed his residency in internal medicine there as well as a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology. He has written more than 70 peer-reviewed manuscripts and teaches hematology and medical oncology at Tulane.

The fourth candidate will be unveiled today. He or she will speak to TCU on Friday.

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