Stuart Ravnik


University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Associate Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

                             Contact Information:
                            Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
                            UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
                            North Campus, NL3.226
                            5323 Harry Hines Blvd
                            Dallas, TX  75390-9004
                            Tel: 214-648-0733

Stuart Ravnik, PhD is Associate Dean at the UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Associate Director of the Science Teacher Access to Resources at Southwestern (STARS) Program. He received his BS in Biology and PhD in Biochemistry, both at the University of Washington in Seattle. After a post-doctoral fellowship in Genetics at Columbia University, Dr. Ravnik ran his own lab at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center prior to joining the Dean staff at UT Southwestern in 2002. Since then, Dr. Ravnik has focused his career towards graduate education, student affairs, and science education outreach. He has promoted science, science education, and graduate training in biomedical sciences through his visits to more than 200 undergraduate institutions, over 100 area middle and high schools, and his mentorship in research training programs for high school and college students. In addition, he is active in community science and education as well, serving as a Science Advisor to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science and a member of several local education boards.