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Kevin E Burnett

Associate Dean for Management
Management Office

Kevin E. Burnett first joined Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth as associate dean for management in December 2016. Immediately prior, he was the administrative director of the Neurosciences Institute at the Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Medicine in Springfield, Ill.  At SIU, Burnett served as chief business officer for the departments of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery while merging the three separate organizations into a new state-approved institute. He provided oversight, planning, design and development for renovation of 50,000-sq-ft campus building to house the Institute and began efforts to coordinate patient services with an affiliated hospital.  His service at the SIU School of Medicine began in 2012 as administrator for the Department of Psychiatry.

Burnett previously worked in financial management at Harris-Stowe State University and at the Washington University School of Medicine, both in St. Louis, Mo.

He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) degree from Fontbonne University in St. Louis.