Dean & Chief Academic Officer;
Executive Vice President of Academic Services
Dr. William (Bill) Pieratt serves as Dean and Chief Academic Officer for the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dean Pieratt joined Burrell from Texas A&M’s College of Medicine where he served as the Associate Dean for the Bryan-College Station campus, as well as Interim Department Head for Primary Care and Population Health. In addition, Dean Pieratt served as the founding Physician Director of the A&M Integrated Medicine (AIM) Program. He holds a B.S. in Biology from Texas A&M, Class of 1988, and received his Doctor of Osteopathy from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1992. He completed residency in Internal Medicine at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in 1995 and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians in 2010. Dean Pieratt has broad experience in both ambulatory and hospital-based medicine in rural as well as urban settings, in both private and system-based practice.
Dean Pieratt has held various leadership positions in both the practice of medicine and medical education. Dean Pieratt has been recognized for his contributions to medical education as Outstanding Internal Medicine Faculty from numerous College of Medicine classes, as well as the AIM Educator of the Year while he served at Texas A&M.