February 22, 2005

Robert Wordinger, PhD, was promoted from associate professor to full professor in the cell biology and genetics department at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth.

Dr. Wordinger has been at the health science center for 26 years. He also currently serves as chairman of the cell biology and genetics department in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

A winner of the Graduate Student Association Outstanding Faculty Member for 2002-2003, Dr. Wordinger also holds two U.S. patents for his research on the treatment of glaucoma as well as one international patent.

Dr. Wordingerâ??s main area of research is the diagnosis, management and treatment of glaucoma.

Dr. Wordinger earned his bachelor of science degree in animal physiology at Pennsylvania State University, his master of science degree in animal physiology and his doctorate in animal physiology from Clemson University.

A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dr. Wordinger currently resides in Euless.


Contact: Kay Colley 817-735-2553, cell 817-980-5090, e-mail kacolley@hsc.unt.edu.

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