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Monday, October 19, 2015

UTHealth Med School’s First Female Dean Begins Work

Barbara Stoll, MD, is the new dean of UTHealth Medical School in Houston and the first woman to hold that post. The Yale-educated pediatrician comes to Texas from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, where she chaired the Department of Pediatrics and served as CEO of Emory-Children’s Center. “One of the reasons I took this job is because I think women need to step forward when offered senior leadership roles,” Dr. Stoll told the Houston Chronicle. “I love the Chinese expression, ‘Women hold up half the sky.’

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