Leadership

Dean

John H. Krouse, MD, PhD, MBA

John H. Krouse, MD, PhD, MBA
Dean

Krouse comes to the Valley from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he served as the senior associate dean for clinical affairs; president of Temple University Physicians; professor and chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery; and director of the Head and Neck Institute at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine. He also served as associate dean for Graduate Medical Education from 2012 to 2015.

Dr. Krouse graduated from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Rochester, New York. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. He received a Master of Business Administration from the Fox School of Business at Temple University in 2014.

He completed his internship in surgery at Beth Israel Hospital and his residency training in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School in Boston. He is board certified in otolaryngology.

Phone:
(956) 296-1445

Executive Vice Dean

Michael Patriarca

Michael Patriarca
Executive Vice Dean

Michael comes to UTRGV School of Medicine from UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, where, since 2015, he had been serving as the Director of Finance in the Office of the Dean for the School of Medicine & Provost. In this role, he was responsible for the funds flow, budget, and capital budget for the School of Medicine. Prior to joining UT Southwestern, Michael spent 8 years at University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, where he held various leadership roles across the finance, operations, resource allocation and planning functions within the Office of the Provost/Dean of the School of Medicine.

Michael earned his undergraduate Finance degree from Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. He also earned an MBA from the University of Houston at Clear Lake in 2012.

Phone:
956-296-1912

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