Dean's Advisory Board - University of Houston
Skip to main content

Dean's Advisory Board

The scientists, physicians and industry representatives who serve on the External Advisory Board play an important role as strategic advisors and partners to advance the strategic initiatives of the college.

Rob Adams

Rob Adams
Chemistry B.S. ’73
Controlled Environment Structures, Inc.

Randy Barta

Randy Barta
Geology B.S. ’76
Retired, Geologic Advisor
Noble Energy

Katy Caldwell

Katy Caldwell (Chair)
Biology B.S. ’78
Executive Director
Legacy Community Health 

Jerry Colca

Jerry Colca, Ph.D.
Biology B.S. ’72, M.S. ’74, Ph.D. ’80
President and Chief Scientific Officer
Metabolic Solutions Development Co.

Greg DeAtkine

Greg DeAtkine
Biology B.S. ’92, M.B.A. ’98
President and CEO
Platinum Dermatology Partners

Nancy Kralik

Nancy Kralik (Vice Chair)
Engineering M.S. ’82
Director Health & Safety

Greg Leveille
Chief Technology Officer

Olivier Lhemann, Ph.D.
Computer Science Ph.D. ’86
Interactive Network Technologies

Patrick Magill

Patrick Magill
Accounting B.B.A. ’77
Senior Partner, Co-Founder
MCR Capital Advisors

Steve Naber

Steve Naber, M.D., Ph.D.
Biology Ph.D. ’74
Chief, Anatomic Pathology
Tufts Univ. Med Center

Kathy O’Keefe

Kathy O’Keefe, D.D.S.
Biology B.S. ’81
Dentists on Dorrington

Eric Stotzer

Eric Stotzer, Ph.D.
Computer Science M.S. ’95, Ph.D. ’10
Distinguished Member Technical Staff
Texas Instruments

Alan Wong

Alan Wong
Geophysics B.S. ’91, M.S. ’94

Patrice Yarbough, Ph.D.
Biochemistry B.S. ’80, Ph.D. ’85
Senior Scientist
NASA Johnson Space Center