Houston Chronicle, Nov. 9, 2006 http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/nb/bay/news/4317688.html Elizabeth Protas has been appointed interim dean of the School of Allied Health Sciences at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Her appointment begins Dec. 1. She is taking over for Charles H. Christiansen, who is leaving UTMB for a position at the University of Minnesota Academic Health Center.Protas is the chair of the Department of Physical Therapy. She came to UTMB in 2002.