Paul has an appointment with Dr Halff on Thursday Mar 25th at 10:30 am. We will be discussing his course of treatment following the meeting of the Pancreatic Tumor Board on the 22nd. I Googled him and found this article from 2 years ago. Read this guys bio….. he sounds pretty much like “The Mac Daddy” to me! –L
Dr. Glenn Halff named the new acting medical dean
Posted: Tuesday, January 27, 2009 · Volume: XLII · Issue: 2
|Glenn A. Halff, M.D., is director of the University Transplant Center, a University Health System and UT Health Science Center partnership.|
Glenn A. Halff, M.D., has been named the acting dean of the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, effective Feb. 2, 2009.
The announcement was made Jan. 20 in a joint announcement by President Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., and William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, dean of the School of Medicine and vice president for medical affairs. Dr Henrich will become interim president of the Health Science Center on Feb. 2 when Dr. Cigarroa becomes chancellor of The University of Texas System.
Director of the University Transplant Center
Dr. Halff is a professor in the Department of Surgery, the director of the University Transplant Center, a University Health System and UT Health Science Center partnership, and holds the Dielmann Chair in Transplant Sciences. He is a native San Antonian, received his B.A. from Emory and his medical degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
Following his residency and a chief residency in general surgery at New York University, Dr. Halff became a transplantation fellow at the University of Pittsburgh. He is Board Certified in Surgical Critical Care and General Surgery.
Part of team that performed first split-liver transplant in South Texas
As director of the University Transplant Center, Dr. Halff leads talented and dedicated physicians, nurses and staff who conduct liver, lung, kidney and pancreatic transplants. Upon joining the university in 1992, he began a liver transplant program that has grown to one of the largest in the nation. Along with Dr. Cigarroa, he performed the first split-liver transplant in South Texas. Dr. Halff has served as the interim chair of the Department of Surgery and is highly respected by the Health Science Center’s clinical partners, the leadership of the School of Medicine and Health Science Center faculty.
“We are confident Dr. Halff will be an effective leader for the School of Medicine and we are grateful for his enthusiastic embrace of his new role,” Dr. Cigarroa said.