General Student Advising
Dr. Natalie Sirisaengtaksin, Assistant Director, Academic Affairs, is the primary contact for PhD students. She is happy to assist students and faculty and can be reached at 713-500-9870 or Natalie.Sirisaengtaksin@uth.tmc.edu. GSBS students wishing to schedule an advising appointment with Dr. Sirisaengtaksin should visit her appointment page.
Dr. Wassim Chehab, Assistant Director, Academic Affairs, is the primary contact for MS students. Students and faculty can reach Dr. Chehab at 713-500-9874 or Elamir.W.Chehab@uth.tmc.edu. Drop-ins are welcome.
Bunny Perez, Chief of Student Records, our school's registration expert and administrator of the Academic Standards Committee, is also available to help students and faculty. Contact Bunny at 713-500-9871 or Lourdes.V.Perez@uth.tmc.edu.
Career and IDP Advising
Dr. Raquel Ybañez Salinas, Assistant Director of Career Development, advises GSBS students on career exploration, resume/CV, internship or job search, interview preparation, and IDP advising. She is also the primary contact for advising students on NIH fellowship applications. Dr. Salinas can be reached at 713-500-9860 or Raquel.Y.Salinas@uth.tmc.edu.
Laura Rademacher, MEd, Program Manager of Career Development, advises GSBS students seeking advice on career exploration, resume/CV, internship or job search, interview preparation, and IDP advising. She is the primary contact for assisting GSBS students on internships. Laura can be reached at 713-500-9881 or Laura.D.Rademacher@uth.tmc.edu.
GSBS students wishing to schedule an advising appointment with Dr. Salinas or Laura should visit the career development appointment page.
Student Disability Accommodations ADA504
The GSBS Deans are available to counsel all students. Students can meet with the deans for general academic advice or for counseling on issues related to research, interactions with the advisor or lab mates, or performance in courses. First-year students are welcome to come in to discuss rotations, general degree requirements and expectations, past coursework and to discuss questions related to integrating into the research and academic environment.
The deans can address your questions or concerns via email or in person. Appointments are not necessary but are encouraged.
Program Directors and Program Coordinators
Each GSBS Program has a Director and a Coordinator who are able to address program-specific questions related to the program's requirements and processes. For contact information, visit the Program Directors and Coordinators page.
Emails sent to Talk2GSBS@uth.tmc.edu will be forwarded to the relevant GSBS Dean, Associate Dean or staff person at GSBS for rapid response and resolution.