L. Maximilian BujaCheif, Professor | Houston, Texas
Dr. L. Maximilian Buja, joined The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston faculty in 1989, and is a former Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. Internationally recognized for his research in cardiovascular pathology, he is author of over 240 research articles, 150 book chapters, and two books in his scientific field. Dr. Buja served as dean of the UT Medical School at Houston from 1996 to 2003.
As the former chair of the Department of Pathology at the Medical School (1989–96), Dr. Buja held the Distinguished Chair in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. In 2000, he was named the H. Wayne Hightower Distinguished Professor in the Medical Sciences.