Bill Alan Rampy, DO, PhD

Portrait of Bill Alan Rampy, DO, PhD

Bill Alan Rampy, DO, PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology

Diagnostic Medicine
Medical Education

Dr. B. Alan Rampy is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medical Education. His educational background includes a Ph.D. in Neuroscience and Cognition and B.A. 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 holds national certification as an Anatomic Pathologist with the American Board of Pathology. Dr. Rampy works closely with the second-year Clerkship Directors as Chair for the Healthcare Delivery Working Group, and serves as Director of the first-year course, Mechanisms of Disease. 

With a keen interest in technology and education, Dr. Rampy has developed several online learning modules for Pathology residents and graduate students. Dr. 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.

Dr. Rampy has years of previous clinical experience as an Attending Autopsy Pathologist at UTMB and Deputy Medical Examiner for Galveston County, Texas. Dr. Rampy continues to publish in the domains of anatomic pathology and education and is currently a Fellow for the Digital Pathology Committee for the College of American Pathologists. In addition to spending quality time with 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