Dr. Elizabeth (Liz) Trevino-Dawson was recently recognized in the 40 Under 40 Class of 2010 by the Fort Worth Business Press. This award annually honors outstanding Tarrant County, Texas, leaders under the age of 40 who are helping to shape the future through their business and community involvement.
Dr. Trevino-Dawson serves as Assistant Dean for Curriculum, the Master of Health Administration (MHA) director and as an assistant professor at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (UNTHSC) School of Public Health.
Over the last several years, she has been involved with the Fort Worth Northside Community Health Center, Inc., the first federally qualified community health center in Tarrant County. Currently, she serves as Vice Chair for the organization’s Board of Directors.
Formerly, she also served as a member of the United Way Health Council of Fort Worth and has held other appointments and memberships on local committees, including a Fort Worth City Council appointment to serve as a commissioner of human relations.
From 2001 to 2004, she was highly involved in the planning and coordination of the Tarrant County Hispanic Wellness Fair, serving more than 12,000 people each year who lack access to health care. This year, she is assisting in the coordination of the UNT Health Science Center’s participation in the event.
Dr. Trevino-Dawson is a graduate of the UNTHSC School of Public Health, where she received both her DrPH and Master of Public Health (MPH) degrees.