Regents establish scholarship in Chancellor Cigarroa’s name

Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., has had a longtime commitment to establishing a medical school in South Texas. Despite his busy administrative schedule, Chancellor Cigarroa continues to performs liver and kidney transplants on a regular basis.clear graphic
Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., has had a longtime commitment to establishing a medical school in South Texas. Despite his busy administrative schedule, Chancellor Cigarroa continues to performs liver and kidney transplants on a regular basis. 

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The University of Texas System Board of Regents has authorized the establishment of a scholarship endowment to honor Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D.

The scholarship endowment will support students attending the new medical school being developed in South Texas.

The Laredo native and third-generation physician joined the faculty of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio in 1995 and served as president from 2000 to 2009.

Read the UT System press release



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