David Ring, MD, PhD
Planning Leader / DMS
David Ring, MD PhD is Associate Dean for Comprehensive Care
and Professor of Surgery and Psychiatry at Dell Medical School. Trained as a hand and orthopedic surgeon, Dr.
Ring’s extensive research, patient care, and quality and patient safety
leadership contributed to an understanding of and a passion for the ways that
mindset and circumstances affect human illness.
Getting people interested in innovative ways to get and stay healthy depends
on effective communication strategies that establish trust and make healthy
habits appealing. Dr. Ring’s current
work focuses on ways to use existing knowledge, diverse expertise, and
innovative applications of technology to help people choose healthy options
consistent with their values.