Assistant Vice President Academic Technology
Associate Dean Information Technology, McGovern Medical School
Bill is the Assistant Vice President of Academic Technology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) , Associate Dean of Information Technology for the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and an Associate professor in the Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. His research interests include the neurophysiology of sympathetic, prevertebral ganglia, production and control of intestinal motility and propulsion, and informatics as a research tool in the study, characterization and management of complex systems. Useful computational solutions suitable for biomedical applications require a globally integrated set of information systems. This recognition has led to his involvement in the development of middleware for integrated applications, creation of e-learning materials, the integration of academic and health care information systems at the application layer, the establishment of the U. T. System Public Key Infrastructure and the U.T System Identity Management Federation. .He served as Co-Chair of the EDUCASE PKI for Networked Higher Education Working group from 2003 to 2005 and is currently a member of the EDUCAUSE Identity Access Management (IAM) Working Group, the U.T. System Identity Management Federation Board and the U. T. Research Cyberinfrastructure (UTRC) Steering Committee.