Gavin Williams, MD

Hometown: Texarkana, TX

Why I Chose Stanford PM&R: Excellent research opportunities, great location and weather, strong reputation, and one of the best programs in the nation

Undergraduate Education: Austin College with a degree in Chemistry

Doctoral Education: University of North Texas with a PhD in Chemistry

Medical School: University of Texas at Houston

Internship: University of Texas at Houston

Professional Interests: Spinal cord injury

Research Interests: Stem cells, regenerative medicine, bionics

Professional Awards/Positions/Honors: ORAU Invited Young Research at the 58th Annual Meeting of Nobel Laureates, Robert B. Toulouse Dissertation Fellowship Award from the University of North Texas in 2009

Personal Interests: Cooking, painting, running

Fun Fact: While I have a PhD in Physical Chemistry and am in residency for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, I have no idea what the word “physical” actually means