Linda McManus, PhD – Women in Pathology

Linda McManus, PhD

Linda McManus, PhD, is a Distinguished Teaching Professor of Pathology and Periodontics at the University of Texas Health San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) where she also serves as the Director of the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. Dr. McManus is a longstanding member of the ASIP and has served many years in leadership, including as President, Secretary-Treasurer, member of Council, and Chair of several committees (many years as Education Chair). Dr. McManus also served in the leadership of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB), where she was Treasurer. At UT Health San Antonio, Dr. McManus has directed a NIH-sponsored research training program (T32) for postdoctoral fellows in cardiovascular pathobiology for over 2 decades. Presently, she directs a NIH training program (TL1) that supports trainees in translational science, as well as an institutional K12 program (IRACDA) for postdoctoral trainees. She currently serves on the GREAT Group Postdoctorate Leaders Section Steering Committee of the AAMC and represents ASIP on the FASEB Training and Career Opportunities Subcommittee. Dr. McManus received her PhD in Experimental Pathology from the University of Colorado Medical School in 1978, completed postdoctoral training at UT Health San Antonio in 1980, and then joined the pathology faculty. Her main research interests focus on the cellular and molecular regulation of inflammatory events in tissue injury and regeneration.