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B. Alan Rampy, D.O., Ph.D.


University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth

Ph.D., Neuroscience and Cognition
University of Texas at Dallas


Residency, Surgical Pathology
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston


B. Alan Rampy is an associate professor with appointments in the Departments of Diagnostics and Medical Education at Dell Medical School. His educational background includes a doctorate in neuroscience and cognition and a Bachelor of Arts. in experimental psychology, both from The University of Texas at Dallas. He further earned the degree of Doctor of Osteopathy at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, and he holds national certification as an anatomic pathologist with the American Board of Pathology. Rampy serves as co-director of the first-year course, Mechanisms of Disease.

With a keen interest in technology and education, Rampy has developed several online learning modules for pathology residents and graduate students. Rampy has been the recipient of several awards in the domain of technology in education. Development of the Anatomic Pathology Exchange (APEx), a digital pathology repository for education, was recognized within the international e-learning community with a Blackboard Catalyst Committee’s Choice Award. Rampy is an appointed member of the Digital Pathology Committee for the College of American Pathologists, and he serves on the medical advisory board for Xifin, a health information technology leader.

Rampy has years of previous clinical experience as an attending autopsy pathologist at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and as deputy medical examiner for Galveston County, Texas. Rampy continues to publish in the domains of anatomic pathology and education and is currently a fellow for the College of American Pathologists. In addition to spending quality time with his family, he enjoys running, cooking, gardening and music.

“In examining a disease, we gain wisdom about anatomy and physiology and biology. In examining the person with disease, we gain wisdom about life.”
– Oliver Sacks

Professional Affiliations
  • College of American Pathologists
    Digital Pathology Committee
  • Digital Pathology Association
  • Texas Society of Pathologists
  • Xifin
    Medical Advisory Board
Awards & Honors
  • Committee's Choice Award
    Blackboard Catalyst, 2010
  • Junior Faculty Educational Development Award
    UTMB Academy of Master Teachers, 2009
  • Academy Distinguished Medical Educators Inaugural Member
    Dell Medical School, 2017
  • Class of 1947 Professorship for Teaching Excellence
    UT Medical Branch, 2014