Experimental Pathology Graduate Program

Jere W. McBride, PhD

Director's Welcome

Welcome to the Experimental Pathology Graduate Program (EPGP) website at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. The EPGP was formed in 1991 under the visionary leadership of previous Department of Pathology Chairman, David H. Walker, MD. Over the course of the 28 year history of the Program, five Directors have been elected by the ExPath Program Faculty:

  • Dr. Jere W. McBride (2011-present)
  • Dr. Stephen Higgs (2006-2011)
  • Dr. Norbert Herzog (1997-2006)
  • Dr. Alan Barrett (1995-1997)
  • Dr. Mary Trienen-Moslen (1991-1995)

Currently, there are 47 faculty interdepartmental investigators appointed EPGP faculty and 20 graduate students pursuing doctoral degrees in the ExPath Program.  In total, the ExPath Program has trained over 110 doctoral students that have obtained employment in a variety of research, administrative, and public health, and scientific policy positions in academia, industry and government.

Jere W. McBride, PhD
Department of Pathology
Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases
Sealy Center for Vaccine Development
Director, Experimental Pathology Graduate Program
Office: (409) 747-2498
Fax: (409) 747-2455