UT Southwestern Diabetic Limb Salvage Fellowship

Program Director:                            
Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH, FACFAS

Other Program Faculty:
Javier LaFontaine, DPM, FACFAS
Paul J. Kim, DPM, FACFAS
George Liu, DPM, FACFAS
Kathryn Raspovic, DPM, FACFAS
Dane Wukich, MD

Recent Post Graduate Fellows:
2021-2022: Sahab Danesh, DPM, Randi Heming, DPM, AACFAS and Brent Volper, DPM
2020-2021: Katerina Grigoropoulos, DPM, AACFAS, Jennifer Kep, DPM, AACFAS, Amanda Pajouh, DPM, AACFAS, and Amanda Killeen, DPM (Research)

UT Southwestern Medical Center
1801 Inwood Rd MC 9132
Dallas, TX  75390
(214) 645-3104
(214) 645-3148
Email: Christina.Burton@utsouthwestern.edu


Number of Positions:   
Two clinical fellows; one research fellow

One year

Program Start and End Dates:          
July 1 – June 30

Application Deadline:    
February 1

Program Application:
ACFAS Standard Fellowship Application Form


Position Locations:                           
Dallas, TX: Parkland Health and Hospital System, Clemens University Hospital

Research Requirements:    
The overall goals of the Diabetic Limb Salvage research fellow are to learn the fundamentals of clinical research. The fellow will learn to develop and execute a clinical research project including developing and writing grants, research grant reports and manuscripts preparation. The fellow will participate in every aspect of the grant process.

Program Summary/Training Goals:

  • The overall goal of the Diabetic Limb Salvage clinical fellowship is to prepare podiatrists to become experts in prevention diagnosis, and treatment of complex, high risk patients with limb threatening complications.
  • The Diabetic Limb Salvage expert must be competent in all aspects of clinical care. They must also be able to critically evaluate the medical literature and understand the pivotal elements of research design and analysis.

Post Graduate Fellows History
2019-2020: Amanda Killeen, DPM, and Jaminelli Banks, DPM and Virginia Parks, DPM, AACFAS
2018-2019: Matthew Johnson, DPM, AACFAS, and David Truong, DPM, MS
2017-2019: Andrew Crisologo, DPM, AACFAS (Research)

Educational Opportunities