Directors and Chairs

John C. Licciardone, DO, MS, MBA

Professor and Richards-Cohen Distinguished Chair in Clinical Research

ORC Executive Director

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Robert J. Gatchel, PhD

Professor and Nancy P. & John G. Penson Endowed Professor of Clinical Health Psychology and Distinguished Professor of Psychology (University of Texas–Arlington)

ORC Director of Biopsychosocial Research

UTA Faculty Profile


Lisa M. Hodge, PhD

Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Immunology

ORC Basic Science Chair

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Subhash Aryal, PhD

Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology

ORC Biostatistics Director

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*ORC Directors and Chairs are partially supported through a grant from the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation.