PODAWILTZ NAMED CHAIRMAN OF DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY AT UNT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER

November 1, 2005

Alan Podawiltz, DO, MS, has been promoted from assistant professor to chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at UNT Health Science Center.

Prior to joining the health science center, Dr. Podawiltz served as an instructor in the Department of Neuropsychiatry at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. He is a member of several committees including the medical executive and medical practice committees at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. Dr. Podawiltz is also chairman of the departments of psychiatry at the North Texas Affiliated Medical Group and John Peter Smith Hospital.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Oregon in Eugene, Ore., a Master of Science degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of Oregon, and a Doctor of Osteopathy degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Oklahoma State University in Tulsa, Okla. A native of Klamath Falls, Ore., Dr. Podawiltz currently resides in Arlington.

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Contact: Andrea Arterbery 817-735-5152 e-mail: aarterbe@hsc.unt.edu.

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