Philanthropy at the University

Lecture Series

Providing an endowment for a lecture series allows faculty and students to meet and learn from distinguished scholars. Funds from this type of endowment also may be used to finance travel expenses to bring such noted speakers to campus.

For questions or comments, contact:

Ty Sponberg

Senior Gift Assurance Officer
(713) 500-3210
e-mail: Edward.Sponberg@uth.tmc.edu

Below is the current list of endowed lecture series:

Endowed Lecture SeriesSchoolEndowment Established
Cheves M. Smythe, M.D. Endowed Lecture Series in Education and Geriatric Medicine Medical School 4/21/2006
Claude L. Nabers, DDS, MSD and Blanche Eaton Nabers Visiting Professorship in Periodontics School of Dentistry 8/29/2008
Dr. Henry W. Withers Lectureship in Family Practice Medical School 4/10/1981
Grant Taylor Lectureship Endowment Fund Campus-Wide 2/8/2001
Harry E. Bovay Lecture Series in Molecular Medicine Medical School 5/30/2005
James H. Steele Lecture Series School of Public Health 9/25/2007
James T. Willerson, M.D. Endowed Lecture Series Medical School 10/7/1994
John H. Harris Jr., M.D., D.SC. Endowed Lecture Series Medical School 10/11/2005
John P. McGovern Lectureship in Biomedical Computing and Imaging School of Biomedical Informatics 12/2/1982
Mr. and Mrs. George T. Abell Lectureship in Neurology Medical School 2/11/1977
Mueller-Eberhard Memorial Lecture Series Medical School 8/31/2004
Phyllis Gough Huffington Endowed Lecture Series Medical School 8/2/2004
Phyllis Gough Huffington Endowed Lecture Series II Medical School 6/23/2006
Ralph B. Arlinghaus, Ph.D. Lecture Series Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 7/31/2013
Reuel A. Stallones Memorial Endowed Lecture Series School of Public Health 8/12/1993
Robert Gross Lectureship in Pediatric Surgery Medical School 2/9/1979
The Harold Cooper Lectureship for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Medical School 2/12/1987
The John H. Trolinger Lecture Series on Ethical Values and Health Care Organizations Campus-Wide 8/26/1996
The Sam and Elizabeth Nixon Visiting Lectureship in Family Practice Medical School 8/12/1982
The William S. Fields Lectureship in Neurology Medical School 8/11/1988
Walter M. Kirkendall M.D. Endowed Lecture Series Medical School 8/12/1993