R. Nick Bryan, MD, PhD

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R. Nick Bryan, MD, PhD

R. Nick Bryan, M.D. is the chair of the Department of Diagnostic Medicine for the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin. He oversees diagnostic activities for Dell Medical School, encompassing the traditional areas of radiology, pathology and laboratory medicine. This approach merges key components of diagnostic examinations that determine the health status of patients, ensuring that these skills are taught and used in a more integrated way.

Bryan comes to Austin from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, where he served as Eugene P. Pendergrass Professor and Chair of Radiology. A nationally known leader, thinker and innovator in the field, he also is past president of the Radiological Society of North America, the American Society of Neuroradiology, and the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology.

Bryan previously served at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he was professor of radiology and neurosurgery, director of the Neuroradiology Division and vice chairman of the Department of Radiology. He spent much of his childhood in Texas and earned degrees at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He previously was director of neuroradiology at Methodist Hospital in Houston and professor of radiology at Baylor College of Medicine.