West, O. Clark, M.D.

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Faculty Biography
O. Clark West, M.D.

O. Clark West, M.D.

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Phone:
(713) 704-0100
Fax:
(713) 704-5413
Email:
O.C.West@uth.tmc.edu
Sr. Staff Assistant:
Maria Prado
  • Title(s)

    • Professor
  • Location(s)

    • The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
      6431 Fannin Street, MSB 2.116
      Houston, Texas 77030

Education

Undergraduate
September 1978 - May 1982
Drake University
Des Moines, Iowa
B.A. in Biology
Graduate
August 1982 - May 1986
M.D.
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri

Postgraduate Training

Intern
June 1986 - June 1987
Internal Medicine
Barnes Hospital
St. Louis, Missouri
Junior Assistant Resident
June 1987 - June 1988
Internal Medicine
Barnes Hospital
St. Louis, Missouri
Residency
July 1988 - June 1992
Diagnostic Radiology
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology/Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri
Fellowship
July 1992 - December 1992
Trauma Radiology
University of Maryland Medical System
Baltimore, Maryland
July 1992 - June 1993
Musculoskeletal Radiology
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology/Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri

Postdoctoral Training

September 26-29, 1997
Advanced Grant Writing Course sponsored by the Radiological Society of North America
Chicago, Illinois.
January 23-24, 1998
Advanced Grant Writing Course sponsored by the Radiological Society of North America
Chicago, Illinois.
April 17-18, 1998
Advanced Grant Writing Course sponsored by the Radiological Society of North America
Chicago, Illinois.
July 10-11, 1998
Advanced Grant Writing Course sponsored by the Radiological Society of North America
Chicago, Illinois.

Professional Focus

To improve the imaging care of multiple injured patients through resident education and research. My current areas of interest include: traumatic aortic injury, blunt abdominal trauma, and the application of multi-row detector CT to trauma imaging.

Board Certifications

March, 1987
National Board of Medical Examiners Diplomat
June, 1992
American Board of Radiology Diplomat
         

Honors and Awards

Drake University
Summa Cum Laude
Phi Beta Kappa
President's List (4.0 GPA, all semesters)
Mortar Board Honor Society President
Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor Society President
Beta Beta Beta Biology Honorary
Phi Eta Sigma Freshman Honor Society President
Luther Ross Award for outstanding graduate in Biology
George Huff Award for outstanding freshman in Biology
Washington University School Of Medicine
Alpha Omega Alpha
The Missouri State Medical Association Annual Award
Edmund V. Cowdry Prize in Histology
1998-1999
Dean's Excellence in Teaching Award
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
2000-2001
Dean's Excellence in Teaching Award
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
2003-2004
Dean's Excellence in Teaching Award
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
August 2004
ACR Distinguished Committee Service Award
March 2008
2008 AUR-AGFA Award
May 2009
Fellow in the American College of Radiology
September 2009
ASER 2009 Gold Medalist