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Dr. William Lawson

Associate Dean for Health Disparities, Dell Medical School Director of Community Health Programs & Professor, Huston-Tillotson University Director of Health Disparities Policy & Research, ATCIC

Dr. William Lawson is the Associate Dean of Health Disparities, Dell Medical School, Director of Community Health Programs and Professor, Huston-Tillotson University and the Director of Health Disparities Policy and Research at Austin Travis County Integral Care (ATCIC) as well as the University of Texas at Austin’s Institutional representative for the Health Disparities Education, Awareness, Research and Training (HDEART) Consortium. He received his MD in Psychiatry from the Pritzer School of Medicine at the University of Chicago in 1978 and received additional accreditation in Addiction Psychiatry in 1994. He has over 200 publications, is the past President of the Black Psychiatrists of America, current Treasure of the BPA and the Editor in Chief of the Journal of the National Medical Association.