Michael R. Williams

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Michael R. Williams, D.O. is the sixth president of the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas.[1]

Williams was named to the position in 2013 by the University of North Texas System Board of Regents to succeed Scott Ransom. Prior to his appointment, Williams served as CEO of Hill Country Memorial Hospital in Fredericksburg, Texas. Hill Country Memorial received a Best Practices award from the judges of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2013.[2] Williams also served on the UNT System Board of Regents.[3]

Williams is a member of U.S. News & World Report's national Hospital of Tomorrow Advisory Council, which consists of top U.S. healthcare leaders.[4][5]

Education[edit]

Williams earned his bachelor's degree in biology from Texas Wesleyan University in 1977 and his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in 1981. He then completed his residency in general surgery at Methodist Dallas Medical Center and anesthesiology/critical care at Parkland Memorial Hospital where he served as chief resident.[3][6]

Williams holds an M.B.A. degree from Duke University and a master’s degree in Health Care Management from Harvard University. He also has an M.D. degree from Ross University.[3][6]


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Academic offices
Preceded by
Scott Ransom
President of University of North Texas Health Science Center
2013-
Succeeded by
Incumbent