Title: Medical Educator
Company: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, the University of Oklahoma, UNT Health Science Center
Location: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Rosalie M. Uht, MD, PhD, Medical Educator in Fort Worth, Texas, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Medicine.
Dr. Uht attributes her career as a prolific medical educator to her persistence, which has allowed her to become the first woman to receive both an MD and a PhD from Stony Brook University. She hopes to attract funding from the National Institutes of Health in the near future in order to put more scientists into her laboratory at the Center for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases at the University of Oklahoma, where she has conducted research since 2010. Dr. Uht concurrently teaches as an associate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and as an associate of the UNT Health Science Center. Her prolific career was honored with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as inclusion in the pages of Who’s Who in America.
Dr. Uht was born in New York to Charles Frederick Uht and Carol Kinzel Uht, and has a stepmother, Joan McKenzie Uht. Dr. Uht attended the University of Southern California to earn a BA in music history in 1976, and returned to the East Coast to earn a BSN from the school of nursing at Columbia University in 1980. She further attended nearby Stony Brook to complete a PhD in 1990. After teaching and conducting research with the University of California, San Francisco and the University of Virginia, Dr. Uht was named assistant research biochemist with the department of biochemistry and molecular genetics at the University of Virginia from 2000 to 2008. She arrived in Texas in 2008, and took up her current positions.
Upon arriving in Texas, Dr. Uht has contributed to her newfound community with the town of Westmore, and as a member of the local Healthy Aging Council. She is the editor of the industry publication Endocrinology, and has contributed to BMC Genomics and Molecular Endocrinology. In addition, she is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Endocrine Society, the American Association of Neuropathologists, Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Honor Society, Sigma Theta Tau International, and the Society for Neuroscience. Dr. Uht married Walter J. Dowling in 2013. In her free time, she enjoys music.
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