David M. Patrick, MD, PhD


Assistant PProfessor of Medicine

Brief Description

David was raised in Plano, Texas.  He completed his undergraduate studies at Trinity University San Antonio, Texas and earned his MD/PhD from the University of Texas Southwestern.  David’s dissertation research was performed in the laboratory of Eric Olson and focused on the characterization of novel genes involved in cardiac hypertrophy and fibrosis.  He plans to pursue a career in cardiology and basic science and his research interests include the discovery of novel genes involved in adult cardiac disease.



MD, PhD - University of Texas-Southwestern, 2013
BS - Trinity University, 2005