Data science

Perot Family’s $50M Gift Boosts UT Southwestern’s Medical Scientist Training Program

by | Nov 9, 2022
The Perot family’s support will expand the number of students admitted to UT Southwestern's dual-degree program as well as research disciplines in which they study, to include biomedical engineering, computational biology, bioinformatics, and data science. The funding will enhance the curriculum and experiences of Medical Scientist Training Program students and increase efforts to recruit students from elite U.S. colleges, including top international students who want to stay in the U.S. for their careers.
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UT Southwestern’s New School of Public Health Lands $100M Gift—One of the Largest for a Public School of Its Kind
by | Mar 2, 2022
The University’s newest school in more than 50 years will be named after Peter O’Donnell Jr., the late local investor and visionary philanthropist. The School of Public Health will be "research-intensive,' says Interim Dean Celette Sugg Skinner.

The school plans to welcome its first class of Master of Public Health students in the fall of 2023, followed by classes for Ph.D. students in the fall of 2024.
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Vikas Chowdhry
Parkland Innovation Center Adds Data Science Leader
by | Jul 28, 2017
Vikas Chowdhry will be vice president of data science for the health-care intelligence organization.
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