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Vicki Freeman

Suzanne Brown Logan Distinguished Professorship in Teaching Excellence

Bruce R. Niebuhr, associate professor in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies-School of Health Professions and Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health-School of Medicine, has been appointed as holder of the Suzanne Brown Logan Distinguished Professorship in Teaching Excellence. The endowment was established in 2006 by the estate of Lemuel M. Flanary, MD, as a rotating award designed to reward and recognize outstanding teaching faculty from UTMB's four schools.

Niebuhr joined the UTMB faculty in 1978. He currently serves as Director of Research and Evaluation for the Department of Physician Assistant Studies. His teaching interests include research methods, statistics, computer applications, health promotion and disease prevention, and clinical problem solving. Recognized for his educational contributions, Dr. Niebuhr was inducted into the UTMB Academy of Master Teachers and awarded the honorific title of Distinguished Teaching Professor by the University of Texas System.