Kimberly Hoggatt Krumwiede, PhD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, has chosen Kimberly Hoggatt Krumwiede, PhD, as Dean of MD Anderson’s School of Health Professions.
“Dr. Hoggatt Krumwiede exemplifies the qualities we sought to lead our School of Health Professions. She is a skilled and strategic leader with an inspiring vision for the future of our program,” said Peter WT Pisters, MD, President of MD Anderson. “We are excited for her to join MD Anderson, where her extensive experience and alignment with our core values will positively impact our efforts to train the next generation of health professionals.”
Dr. Hoggatt Krumwiede currently serves as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the School of Health Professions at The University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center. She also is Director of Interprofessional Practice and Education (IPE) at UT Southwestern, where she brought together key stakeholders to create and implement a strategic plan that centralizes IPE across the institution. She chairs the institution’s Department of Health Care Sciences, along with its Educational Technology and Advisory Committee.
Peter WT Pisters, MD
“I am excited to join the School of Health Professions and the MD Anderson community,” Dr. Hoggatt Krumwiede said. “Together, we will build upon the school’s already solid foundation and move into our next phase of education, growth, and innovation to support collaborative patient-centered care and MD Anderson’s mission to end cancer.”
DEI and IPE Efforts
In 2017, Dr. Hoggatt Krumwiede worked with a grassroots student taskforce to establish a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) committee that offered programming and activities for students. In 2019, she collaborated with UT Southwestern’s DEI officer to develop unconscious bias and cultural competence training for faculty at the institution’s School of Health Professions and to incorporate DEI efforts into the school’s recruitment strategies.
Dr. Hoggatt Krumwiede received her doctoral degree in learning technologies from the University of North Texas. A certified medical illustrator, she received her Master’s degree in medical illustration from UT Southwestern after undergraduate training in biology and art. Her current research involves finding innovative models that support IPE strategies and educational technology, as well as methods to generalize, scale, and sustain those models.