Dr. Henrich, specialist in kidney diseases, has served as the president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio since 2009. He received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, and later completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Oregon Medical School and a fellowship in Nephrology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Henrich served as Professor of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical School, Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Development at the VA Medical Center in Dallas and Attending Physician at Zale Lipshy University Hospital. Following his services as Professor and Chairman of Medicine at the Medical College of Ohio and Chief of the Medical Service, Medical College Hospital, in Toledo, Ohio, he served as the Theodore Woodward Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore and then as the Dean of the School of Medicine and Vice President for Medical Affairs at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He was the founding editor of the popular dialysis textbook "Principles and Practice of Dialysis" (now a contributor to “Henrich's Principles and Practice of Dialysis”) and his research has been funded in the past by the National Institutes of Health.