Making a Difference, Here & Beyond
The community invests in Dell Med. In return, it’s our responsibility — one we take seriously — to be agents for change and to show real impact.
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Creating a New Kind of Doctor
We recruit and train physician leaders as comfortable taking on systemic challenges in health as caring for individual patients.
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Improving Care. Improving Health.
We’re here to make health — including health care — better. The end goal is a complete revolution in how people get and stay healthy.
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Discovery to Impact — Faster
We reward creative thinking and encourage rapid experimentation, using collaborative programs to speed promising research to market.
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Let’s Do Big Things Together
True health demands that the whole work in harmony, which is why we’re dedicated to partnership. Indeed, we can’t achieve our goals without it.
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Meet Dell Med
We’re rethinking the role of academic medicine in improving health — and doing so with a unique focus on our community.
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Leah Stewart, J.D.

Education

J.D.
University of Virginia School of Law

About

Leah Stewart joined The University of Texas at Austin in 2017 as the associate vice president for legal affairs at Dell Medical School.

Stewart has approximately fifteen years’ experience in health care and regulatory law, with an emphasis on managed care and government programs. In her health care practice as a shareholder with Beatty Bangle Strama PC and an associate with Vinson & Elkins LLP, she represented industry stakeholders on managed care contracting and disputes; regulation of healthcare providers and health plans; insurance and risk issues; managed Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid reimbursement, including supplemental payments; the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and state privacy issues; Texas legislative and rule-making initiatives; federal and state fraud and abuse laws; and various other health care transactions.

Stewart received her bachelor of science in genetics from Texas A&M University and her doctor of jurisprudence from the University of Virginia School of Law. She clerked for The Honorable Emilio M. Garza of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals from 2002 to 2003.