Designation of Sam A.
Nixon as Chairman of the Board of Regents of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
August 11, 1988
President today announced his intention to designate Sam A. Nixon to be
Chairman of the Board of Regents of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
He would succeed Francis Carter Coleman. He has served as a member of the board
since December 6, 1985.
1977 Dr. Nixon has been director of the division of continuing education at the
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Prior to this he was
in private practice in Floresville, TX, 1962 - 1977.
Nixon graduated from Texas A&M (B.S., 1946)
and the University of Texas at Galveston (M.D., 1950). He was
born June 28, 1927, in Galveston, TX. Dr. Nixon served in
the U.S. Army Medical Corps, 1950 - 1954, and served in the 11th Field Artillery
Battalion as a surgeon in Korea and Japan. He is married, has
four children, and resides in Houston, TX.