The University Executive Council meets monthly and is comprised of executive leadership from across the university. The council's primary function is to advise the President on key issues related to university governance and operations
Giuseppe N. Colasurdo, M.D.
Kevin Dillon, M.B.A., C.P.A.
Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Operating & Financial Officer
George M. Stancel, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President for Academic and Research Affairs
Giuseppe Colasurdo, M.D.
Dean, Medical School
Roberta B. Ness, MD, MPH
Dean, School of Public Health and Vice President for Innovation
Jiajie Zhang, Ph.D.
Dean, School of Biomedical Informatics
Patricia Lee Starck, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Dean, School of Nursing and
Senior Vice President for Interprofessional Education
John A. Valenza, D.D.S.
Dean, School of Dentistry
Osama Mikhail, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President for Strategic Planning
Associate Vice President of Planning
Senior Vice President, Finance and Business Services
Jair C. Soares, M.D.
Chairman, Psychiatry-Behavioral Sciences and
Executive Director, Harris County Psychiatric Center
Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Vice President of Governmental Relations
Chief of Staff, Office of the President
Assistant Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer
Arlene Staller, J.D.
Vice President and Chief Legal and Compliance Officer
Vice President of Development