AMT Faculty Member

Thomas A. Green, MS, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
John Sealy School of Medicine

Dr. Thomas Green received his PhD in experimental psychology from the University of Kentucky under Dr. Michael Bardo and completed his postdoctoral training at UT Southwestern Medical Center with Dr. Eric Nestler, both world-renowned scientists in the field of addiction. He was recruited to UTMB in 2009 and is currently an associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology. He serves as an associate member of the Pharmacology & Toxicology, Neuroscience, and Human Pathophysiology & Translational Medicine graduate programs and is a member of the Center for Addiction Research, the Palermo-UTMB Joint PhD Program faculty, and associate member of the UTMB Academy of Research Mentors.

Dr. Green is a dedicated educator in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) and the John Sealy School of Medicine (JSSOM). Since joining UTMB, he has been an active course director, lecturer, and mentor, particularly in the Pharmacology & Toxicology and Neuroscience graduate programs. He has mentored multiple graduate students and medical students and participates as a summer undergraduate mentor each year. During his tenure, Dr. Green has made multiple contributions to curriculum development in the GSBS. He has developed or redeveloped seven courses for the Pharmacology & Toxicology, Neuroscience, and Postdoctoral Programs. He also co-developed the curriculum for the Pharmacology & Toxicology Master of Science degree program that was launched in 2019. He also serves as the associate director of the Neuroscience Graduate Program.