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Chief Academic Officer and Vice dean of Texas A&M University College of Medicine.,
Scott & White Healthcare
Donald Wesson is chief academic officer for Scott & White Healthcare in Temple, Texas, and vice dean of Texas A&M University College of Medicine at Temple. Scott & White is an integrated health system and the largest multispecialty practice in Texas. Wesson, 56, is board-certified in internal medicine and nephrology. He is a member of the National Institutes of Health's external advisory committee of the African-American study of kidney disease and hypertension. He was previously the S.C. Arnett professor of medicine and chairman of the department of internal medicine at Texas Tech University Health Science Center in Lubbock from 1999 to 2006. He started teaching medicine in 1982 and has authored or co-authored more than 50 peer-reviewed articles.