Dr. James Willerson Stepping Down from UT Health Science Center

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston President Doctor James Willerson is stepping down and will become the next president of the Texas Heart Institute.

The Center will begin a search and Willerson will stay in the role until a successor is named. Willerson says the Health Science Center will not lose any momentum.

Click to Listen: Willerson "The Health Science Center is poised ..."

Willerson will be moving to another part of the Texas Medical Center to the Texas Heart Institute.

Click to Listen: Willerson "And from that vantage point ..."

Willerson will be succeeding Doctor Denton Cooley. Willerson led the Health Science Center for seven years.

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