Texas A&M Health Science Center – Houston Campus

TMC Member Since 1986

Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) graduates are making a difference in the lives of people around the world. From doctors, nurses and dentists treating patients in need, to public health professionals bringing preventative measures to underserved communities and scientists advancing life-saving discoveries to the marketplace, Aggies are transforming health.

Its five colleges and the Houston-based Institute of Biosciences and Technology have earned national recognition as leaders in excellence, value and diversity, which is a true testament to its dedication to offering an unparalleled educational experience to TAMHSC’s more than 2,400 students across the state.

Drawing from its vast network of scientists, educators and clinical partners, TAMHSC provides real-world solutions through evidence-based discoveries and highly qualified graduates who are equipped to address the needs of an ever-changing population.


Brett Giroir, M.D.

EVP & CEO, Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC)

Brett P. Giroir, M.D., is executive vice president and chief executive officer of Texas A&M Health Science Center, one of the fastest growing health-related institutions in the United States.

Dr. Giroir received his undergraduate degree in Biology, magna cum laude, from Harvard University and his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed his post-doctoral training at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Dallas, and went on to achieve the rank of tenured professor at UT Southwestern. He held two endowed chairs and served as the associate dean for clinical affairs at UT Southwestern Medical Center, and later as chief medical officer at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas.

He has published extensively, with emphasis on host-pathogen interactions and novel therapies for life-threatening infectious diseases.