Keene appointed regional dean in Laredo
Gladys C. Cronfel Keene, M.D., M.P.H., has been appointed regional dean of UT Health Science Center’s Regional Campus in Laredo.
“After an extensive national search, Dr. Keene was selected because of her experience, communication skills and enthusiasm, and for her expertise and intimate understanding of Laredo and South Texas,” said Health Science Center President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP. “I am confident that Dr. Keene will be an outstanding leader who will advance our Laredo campus and programs to new levels of achievement in academics, clinical care, research and service.”
Dr. Keene has more than 35 years of experience providing care to patients with allergy and asthma disorders in Laredo and the surrounding communities. She is a bilingual diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics, the American Board of Allergy-Immunology Conjoint, and the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.
Dr. Keene earned her Bachelor of Arts in biology with honors from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio in 1960, her Medical Doctor degree with honors from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 1965 and her Master of Public Health degree in community medicine from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in 1994.