Dr. Pannill is remembered as a pioneer and champion of education. From 1965 to 1972 he served as dean of what was, at that time, the new and emerging medical school for San Antonio and South Texas. Dr. Pannill was the central figure in appointing key faculty and administrators and building valuable relationships with health care partners across the state.
His legacy thrives today through the more than 12,000 medical students who have graduated from what is now the world-renowned School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Despite his demanding schedule while dean, Dr. Pannill always made time for his greatest passions - teaching medical students and residents - and was admired as a consummate role model.
One honor he was most proud of, according to his family, was being recognized by the San Antonio medical students as "the foundation of their medical careers."
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