welcome news

academics faculty new



UMHS Appoints New Dean Dr. Zenaido Camacho


The University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Zenaido Camacho to the position of Dean of Basic Sciences. Dr. Camacho will be joining us on August 27. He is currently the Vice Provost and Associate Vice Chancellor at the University of Colorado Denver as well as Senior Associate Dean at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.

Prior to his appointment at University of Colorado Denver, Dr. Camacho served as the Vice Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Regional Dean at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, in addition to holding an appointment as full professor in the Departments of Medicine and Pathology. Before his time at Texas Tech, Dr. Camacho served as the Vice President for Student Affairs at Rice University as well as Professor of Biochemistry and Cell Biology. He was the Senior Associate Dean at Baylor College of Medicine and Professor in

the Departments of Pathology and Community Medicine.



He also served as Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Associate Professor of the Division of Research and Medical Education and Associate Professor of Pathology. Dr. Camacho will be accompanied by his wife of 47 years, Carol Camacho. Together they have two adult children, Tres and Zahn.

button-facebook    button-twitter    button-youtube-35    button-blog

 umhs logo clear