UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Keene, Gladys C.

School of Medicine
Pediatrics
(956) 523-7473
keene@uthscsa.edu

Dr. Gladys C. Keene was appointed Regional Dean of the University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSCSA) at San Antonio?s Regional Campus in Laredo in August, 2010.

Dr. Keene has more than 35 years of providing care to patients with allergy and asthma disorders in Laredo. She and her husband, Roger H. Keene, M.D., a board certified Otolaryngologist, have practiced together in Laredo since 1975. She is a member of the Texas Medical Association, Texas Pediatric Society, Texas Allergy Immunology Society and the Asthma Coalition of Texas.

Dr. Keene served as the Executive Director of the Area Health Education Center of the Mid Rio Grande Border Area of Texas from 1993-2010.

Dr. Keene is an accomplished researcher of respiratory disease and has published and presented her findings in asthma education and management. She established the Respira Coalition in 1997 to conduct community research on childhood asthma and develop an asthma education and management plan for children.

Dr. Keene earned her Bachelor of Arts in Biology with honors from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio and her Medical Doctor degree with honors from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston (UTMB). She received a Masters of Public Health degree in Community Medicine from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in 1994. She is a bilingual diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Allergy-Immunology Conjoint Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Pediatrics. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology (AAAAI). She is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.

Dr. Keene is an active member of her community, having served as a Trustee of Laredo Community College and a member of the Board of St. Augustine School. She is active in numerous community service, education and health-related programs and has been honored by Laredo Community College, the Laredo City Council and Our Lady of the Lake University.

8/2010 - Present Regional Dean Laredo Campus and Dean UT Health Science Center Regional Campus, Office of the President, Laredo, TX
1/1975 - Present Physician & Vice President Keene & Keene Ear Nose & Throat & Allergy ?Immunology Private Practice Clinic P.A., Laredo, TX