Owen Thomas Hill, PhD, MPAS, PA-C
Associate Professor, Research Director
Department of Physician Assistant Studies
PhD in Health Sciences
Subspecialties: Research areas of Interest - Epidemiology, Analytics, Prosthetics/Orthotics, Rhabdomyolysis, Dysautonomia, Prostate & Testicular Cancer
Dr. Hill joined UTHSCSA as an Associate Professor and the Physician Assistant Program's Research Director in the fall of 2020.
He has authored over 30 peer-reviewed publications on epidemiologic questions related to salient medical research gaps and has presented at multiple national and international medical/public health research conferences.
Prior to this position, he was active-duty in the United States Army for over 30 years in a myriad of assignments within the Army medical footprint (Lieutenant Colonel - retired).
Dr. Hill was the Research Director for the Center for the Intrepid (2013-2016). Moreover, he served as the interim national Director of the Research and Surveillance division and senior Epidemiologist for the DoD/VA Extremity Trauma and Amputation Center of Excellence (2015-2016).
He earned his PhD in Epidemiology from the University of South Florida in 2006 and earned a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska in 1998.