Friday, May 18, 2018
Institute of Biosciences and Technology
2121 W. Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, TX 77030
Roderic Pettigrew, Ph.D., M.D.
CEO of EnHealth
Executive Dean of EnMed, Texas A&M University
Robert A. Welch Chair in Chemistry
“Engineering Medicine for a Global Society”
Roderic I. Pettigrew, Ph.D., M.D., serves as the CEO of Engineering Health (EnHealth) and is the Executive Dean for the Engineering Medicine (EnMed) program at Texas A&M University in partnership with Houston Methodist Hospital. Dr. Pettigrew also holds the endowed Robert A. Welch Chair in Chemistry. After receiving his bachelor of science degree in physics from Morehouse College as a Merrill Scholar, Dr. Pettigrew attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he earned his master of science degree in nuclear science and engineering. Dr. Pettigrew went on to pursue his Ph.D. in radiation physics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he applied nuclear engineering to medical problems. Subsequently, he attained his medical doctorate from Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami. He completed his medical internship and residency in internal medicine at the Emory University Affiliated Hospitals. He also finished his residency in nuclear medicine at the University of California, San Diego.