Long School of Medicine

National Academy of Medicine Faculty

National Academy of Medicine. Leadership, Innovation, Impact for a healthier future.


Founded in 1970 as the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) is one of three academies that make up the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (the National Academies) in the United States. Operating under the 1863 Congressional charter of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academies are private, nonprofit institutions that work outside of government to provide objective advice on matters of science, technology, and health.

The NAM has more than 2,000 members elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement. Through a commitment to volunteer service, NAM members help guide the work and advance the mission of the NAM and the National Academies.

The following UT Health San Antonio, Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine faculty are current members of the National Academy of Medicine.

  Name Title Member Since
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Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D.

Professor, Department of Surgery & Department of Pediatric and Transplantation Surgery, and Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Transplant
Director, Tumor Bank of Transplant Center
Director, Liver Transplantation Surgery

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Amelie G. Ramirez, Dr.P.H., M.P.H.

Professor and Chair, Department of Population Health Sciences
Director, Cancer Prevention and Health Disparities
Dielmann Chair in Health Disparities Research and Community Research
Director, Institute for Health Promotion Research
Director and Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Endowed Chair in Cancer Healthcare Disparities and Outreach
Associate Director for Community Research and Executive Committee Member

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Carlos R. Jaén, M.D., Ph.D., FAAFP

Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine & Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

The Dr. and Mrs. James L. Holly Distinguished Chair, Patient-Centered Medical Home, Department of Family and Community Medicine

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Robert L. Ferrer, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP

Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Director of Community Engagement, CTSA