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Michael Williams '77, DO, MD, to be honored as Alumnus of the Year

08.29.2017 | By:

Michael Williams ’77, DO, MD, will receive the prestigious Alumnus of the Year award at the annual Alumni Medal Dinner set to take place on Friday, Oct. 13. Williams, a Fort Worth native, became the sixth president of UNTHSC in 2012 after a successful career in the medical field. He practiced anesthesiology and critical care medicine in Texas for over twenty years, then served as CEO of Hill Country Memorial Hospital during which time received numerous state and national awards. While at Hill Country Memorial, Governor Rick Perry appointed Williams to serve on the UNT System Board of Regents. In 2013, Williams was appointed to the Texas Wesleyan Board of Trustees and had worked to find collaborative opportunities between UNTHSC and Texas Wesleyan’s academic programs.

The Alumni Medal Dinner will be held at the Fort Worth Club on Friday, Oct. 13. The reception begins at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and a program at 7 p.m.

The event is open to all alumni, friends and faculty and staff, and tickets are $60 per person. Register online by Oct. 7. For questions, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 817-531-7523 or