New dean selected for School of Health Professions
David Shelledy, Ph.D., who served as founding chair of the Department of Respiratory Care from 1994 to 2004, will rejoin the UT Health Science Center as dean of the School of Health Professions,. July 1.
Dr. Shelledy comes from Rush University-Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, where he is dean of the College of Health Sciences and professor of Health Systems Management.
Dr. Shelledy holds the Catherine and R. Winfield-Philip N. Jones, M.D. Professorship of University Affairs at Rush. He also has joint appointments in the departments of Clinical Sciences and Respiratory Care.
“We are happy to welcome Dr. Shelledy back to the Health Science Center. He did an outstanding job here as the founding chairman of our Department of Respiratory Care,” said President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP.