Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics
Dr. Krolick’s formal training was in Microbiology and Immunology, following which, as a tenured member of the HSC graduate faculty, he performed continuously funded research in areas of immunology (particular emphasis on autoimmune disease) for over 30 years while training numerous doctoral students. Recently, Dr. Krolick shifted his emphasis from laboratory research to the educational and administrative missions of his department and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. He teaches in all five schools of the Health Science Center, in both basic science and pre-clinical science courses for PhD and MS students, and for medical, dental, and nursing students. He also serves as the director of several graduate level and pre-clinical courses. Dr. Krolick was elected as a member of the UTHSCSA Academy of Master Teachers, as a University of Texas System Distinguished Teaching Professor, and as a member of the UT System Kenneth I. Shine Academy of Health Science Education. He was awarded the UTHSCSA Presidential Award for Sustained Excellence in Teaching and the UT System Regents" Outstanding Teacher's Award. As A major contributor to the administrative goals of our educational mission, for many years, Dr. Krolick was the inaugural Program Director and COGS chair for the Integrated Biomedical Sciences (IBMS) Graduate Program and now serves as its Deputy Program Director. As a major contributor to the administrative goals of our educational mission for many years, Dr. Krolick was the inaugural Program Director and COGS chair for the Integrated Biomedical Sciences (IBMS) Graduate Program. He has recently retired and serves as Adjunct Professor to the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics.
Diseases Associated: Autoimmune disease