Clay Johnston: The TT Interview

In December, University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers told lawmakers that ongoing tension between his administration and the University of Texas System had made the recruitment and retention of top faculty more difficult.

That doesn’t appear to have been the case with Dr. S. Claiborne “Clay” Johnston, who last week was named as the inaugural dean of UT-Austin’s Dell Medical School, which is scheduled to open its doors to its first class in 2016.

A practicing neurologist, Johnston is currently the associate vice chancellor of research at the University of California, San Francisco, where he has served on ...

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