This report by the Bureau of Business Research (BBR), an organized research unit of the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin, examines the impact of Dell Medical School at UT Austin, particularly in the context of Austin, Travis County, and the five-county Central Texas region. The report includes quantitative and qualitative impact with the goal improving awareness and understanding of select data, programs and progress among a broad set of work.
The BBR team engaged an external advisory group not affiliated with UT Austin to review this report, as well as to provide input and recommendations for sources of secondary research data to help capture impacts. Their participation in the study is limited to an advisory role and their contributions imply no endorsement of findings. Participants included:
- Dr. Desmar Walkes, Director, City of Austin Medical Director/Health Authority
- Dr. Lisa McDonald, Director of Healthcare, Austin Technology Incubator, UT Austin
- Dr. Cindy WalkerPeach, Former Chief Product Development Officer, Cancer Prevention
& Research Institute of Texas, National NIH & NSF I-Corps Faculty
- Dr. David Warner, Wilbur J. Cohen Professor in Health and Social Policy and Professor
of Public Affairs, LBJ School, UT Austin