Provost Newsletter

Dr. Thomas Mohr, our second candidate for the Dean of TCOM will be on campus Monday and Tuesday, January 14-15.  Everyone is invited to attend his campus-wide presentation on Tuesday, January 15th from Noon to 1pm in LIB 110. Mohr

A native of Indianapolis Indiana, Thomas Mohr, D.O., FACOI FAODME earned a B.S. in General Biology and M.S in Neurobiology and Physiology at Purdue University then attended medical school at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine through Michigan State University where he was elected as Chief Intern and Chief Resident. He then served for nearly 10 years on faculty of the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine. While there, he founded the Division of General Internal Medicine, obtained HRSA grants, developed a new clinic and launched a new residency program.

He moved to Denver, Colorado in 2008 to assist in the development of the new Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He served as Department Chair, Interim Dean, Vice Dean, and Acting Dean and founding Executive Director of the Rocky Mountain Osteopathic Postdoctoral Training Institution (RM-OPTI). He chaired the Curriculum Committee for 6 years. He has assisted in the development of multiple graduate medical education programs throughout the Mountain West and served on numerous Boards.

Dr. Mohr attained the rank of full professor in 2012 and was named the Colorado Osteopathic Physician of the Year in 2013. He was also honored as a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists and the Association of Osteopathic Directors and Medical Educators.

He is currently on the faculty of the University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine where he serves as Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education. He has founded the Texas Institute for Graduate Medical Education and Research (TIGMER), a GME consortium and accredited ACGME Sponsoring Institution. He is the Designated Institutional Official for TIGMER which has launched three new primary care residency programs in Texas over the last two years and is in the process of developing many more. He has been successful in obtaining over $5M in grants and donations since 2015. He sits on the UIWSOM Student Progress Committee and the Research Committee and is the faculty advisor for the Internal Medicine Club.

He serves as a board member for the Texas Osteopathic Medical Association and University Medical Associates. He sits on the Texas Medical Association Council on Higher Education and is the Chair-Elect for the Assembly of Osteopathic Graduate Medical Educators. He is the Co-chair for the American Osteopathic Association LEAD Conference for the second year in a row and serves on the AOA Council on GME Development, the AOA Standards Review Committee, and the AACOM UME-GME Task Force.

Dr. Mohr also continues to see patients as a hospitalist in San Antonio and Laredo, Texas and has volunteered on several medical missions in Nepal, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica.

All The Best,
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Charles Taylor, PharmD
Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
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