Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Methodist Academy

Houston Methodist Research Institute

Academy for Medical Science and Technology


Houston Methodist Academy is a scholarly partnership between Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College, and the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences of Cornell University. It is governed by the Council of Deans, which includes members of the Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Science, and National Academy of Engineers.

The purpose of Houston Methodist Academy is to develop educational and research partnerships that foster medical innovation. These partnerships will expand to include additional partner institutions and train students and postdoctoral researchers to be leaders of medicine by identifying clinically relevant challenges, and developing research programs that translate into technological advances in the clinic.



Program Manager:

Amy Wright, MBA


Project Coordinator:

Dawn Dalcour, MBA 




Scientific Focus Areas:


Systems Medicine & Bioengineering

Translational Imaging


Cardiovascular Disease

Diabetes and Metabolic Disease

Genomic Medicine

Infectious Disease

Inflammation & Epigenetics


Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine

Transplant Immunology