Darrin D’Agostino, DO, MPH, MBA
Darrin D’Agostino is a graduate of NY College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his Internal Medicine Residency and his fellowship in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, as well as his MPH, at the University of Connecticut Health Science Center. He began his career at Hartford Hospital in Connecticut and was the program director for the Osteopathic Internal Medicine residency for the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, eventually becoming the Director of Medical Education for UConn. He helped develop the Osteopathic graduate medical education expansion in the state of Connecticut for the American Osteopathic Association. Dr. D’Agostino’s clinical practice focused on Internal Medicine and population health issues, and his research on community based diabetes care has helped develop programs for patient-centered diabetes education.
Dr. D’Agostino went to the University of North Texas Health Science Center in 2008 where he was the former Chairman of the Department of Medicine. He was promoted to Associate Dean of Community Health and created and implemented an interprofessional population health curriculum for the university.
Dr. D’Agostino completed his MBA at the University of Texas, Dallas in 2013. He believes that a paradigm shift is occurring in medical education and that pre-doctoral education must embrace innovation and interprofessional education if the health of the United States is to improve.
In 2021, Dr. D’Agostino became the Provost and Chief Academic Officer at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and is using IPE, simulation, and innovation to help TTUHSC create a new model for health professions education.
Darrin is married to Timothea, and they have two children, Leonidas (22) and Cameron (19).