Francisco Fernandez, MDProfessor Emeritus
Dr. Fernandez received his M.D. degree from Tuft's University School of Medicine and completed his psychiatry training at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He served as Director of Psychiatric Consultation Service at MD Anderson Hospital and Texas Heart Institute through 1996. Prior to serving as Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the University of South Florida, from 1997-2002 he was the Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. In 2014, Dr. Fernandez became Founding Dean of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine. He retired in 2020 and is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Psychiatry.
Russell A. Bennett, MBA, CHIE