Physicians

Rose Brownridge, M.D.

Dr. Rose Brownridge is a graduate of DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, Class of June 1978. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Illinois. She completed a residency program in Internal Medicine at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center, Denver Colorado.

In April, 2009, Dr. Brownridge joined the medical staff at A. P. Beutel Health Center. She is board certified in Internal Medicine. She enjoys her family and travel.

Hector Chapa, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

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Dr. Chapa is a nationally (USA) and internationally recognized speaker and published author for advancement of women’s health care. He is a Board Certified ObGyn and serves as Clinical Assistant Professor at Texas A&M College of Medicine in Bryan-College Station, Texas and as Assistant Clerkship Director for ObGyn for the College of Medicine.

He has also been involved in minimally invasive gynecological research. He is a graduate of UT Southwestern Medical School with specialty training at Parkland Memorial Hospital. He is a published author on in office gynecologic surgery and was part of the FDA post approval study for the Essure 305 system. In 2013-2014, Dr. Chapa was a clinical trial investigator for the Essure 505 investigational device.

Dr. Chapa serves as a peer reviewer for the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Journal of Surgical Case Reports. Additionally, he is a medical consultant to Ethicon, Bayer Healthcare, Smith&Nephew, Inc., and Cooper Surgical. Dr. Chapa has authored the professional education content for obstetricians and gynecologists for these medical corporations.

Dr. Chapa has been an invited faculty member in South Africa, Israel, the European Union, The Netherlands, Norway and Canada due to his unique lecture style and passion for evidence based learning.

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Dr. Martha Dannenbaum is a graduate of Texas A&M University, Class of 1983. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio. She completed a residency program in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center and then entered private practice in Tulsa, Oklahoma for 15 years. In July 2006, Dr. Dannenbaum joined the medical staff at the A. P. Beutel Health Center and then became Director for Student Health Services in September 2008.

She is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. In addition to her administrative duties, she continues to provide office-based gynecologic care for the students at Texas A&M.

She is married to Joe Dannenbaum, also class of ’83. They have two children, both Texas A&M graduates from the classes of ’07 and ’09. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, sewing and spending time with her four grandchildren and three dogs. Her favorite Aggie traditions are “Howdy” and Muster. She feels most connected to the Aggie Core Value of Selfless Service.

Patrick Dwyer, M.D.

Dr. Patrick Dwyer received his bachelor’s degree from Texas State University in 1971 and his medical degree from Autonomous University of Mexico in 1975. He completed a residency in Family Practice at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and is board certified in Family Practice.

Before arriving at the A.P. Beutel Health Center in 2008, Dr. Dwyer served 17 years in private practice and 15 years in the Harris County Hospital District clinic system through Baylor College of Medicine. Although Dr. Dwyer spent some time as a student at the University of Texas, he considers Texas A&M to be “home” and enjoys working with members of the Corps of Cadets.

Dena George, M.D.

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Dr. Dena George graduated from medical school at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. She completed her residency at Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood, Texas. Dr. George is board certified in Family Medicine and is fellowship trained in Hospital Medicine.

Dr. George joined the staff at Student Health Services in 2016. During her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, mountain biking, and cooking.

Scott Gogulski, D.O.

Dr. Scott Gogulski is a graduate of Texas A&M University, class of 1993. He was a member of the Corps of Cadets and two of his brothers are also graduates of TAMU. Dr. Gogulski graduated from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency in his home state of New Jersey. He is board certified in Family Medicine.

Dr. Gogulski practiced full-time Family Medicine for ten years prior to joining Student Health Services in 2013. His experience includes outpatient, inpatient, and urgent care medicine. Dr. Gogulski is glad to be at TAMU helping the 12th Man with their medical needs.

He enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, traveling, exercising, and following SEC/Aggie sports.

Garry Gore, M.D.

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Dr. Gore graduated from Texas A&M University in 1984 with a B.S. in Landscape Horticulture and worked for the University of Texas System, Texas State Capitol restoration project, and a private Austin firm. He later attended the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and graduated with honors in 1996. He completed an Emergency Medicine residency at Scott & White Memorial Hospital and has practiced emergency medicine in Bryan-College Station since 1999. Dr. Gore joined Student Health Services in 2016.

Dr. Gore is board-certified and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He has held positions as EMS Medical Director, ED Medical Director, and ED Department Chairman. He also served as an assistant clinical professor for the TAMHSC College of Medicine, Director for the Leadership in Medicine program, and as a Medical Ethics course coordinator.

He is married with two Aggie daughters, classes of ’17 and ’19, and is excited to be back on campus and serving Aggie students. Gig ‘em!

Kenneth Hackney, M.D.

Dr. Kenneth Hackney graduated from Stephen F. Austin University in 1970 and later from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 1974. He completed an internship in Straight Medicine at Scott & White Hospital before specializing in Emergency Medicine and working in Urgent Care for the next 30 years. Dr. Hackney came to Student Health Services in 2005.

While practicing medicine, Dr. Hackney also served as faculty for the TAMU College of Medicine for 15 years and was Director of the poison control program for Scott & White for four years. He was chairman of the Scott and White Department of Emergency Medicine for eight years.

Although Dr. Hackney did not attend Texas A&M, his ties to Aggieland run deep as his grandfather was class of 1903 and his father taught here. His other interests include movies, music and computers.

Amy Hinton, M.D.

HintonAmy-9765 (002) webDr. Amy E. Hinton is a graduate of Texas A&M University, Class of 2006. She obtained her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. She completed her residency program in Family Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (UT Health Northeast). Dr. Hinton is board certified in Family Medicine and joined the medical staff of the A.P. Beutel Health Center in 2013.

Dr. Hinton is originally from Oklahoma, but she is married to a native Texan (also Class of 2006). Together they are raising their three children to love Aggieland.

Reagan Larsen, M.D.

Dr. Reagan Larsen received her B.S. degree in Biology in 2002 from Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas. She attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and her medical degree was conferred in 2007. Dr. Larsen completed a residency in Pediatrics at Scott & White Memorial Hospital/Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Medicine in 2010. Dr. Larsen is board certified in Pediatrics.

Upon completion of her residency, Dr. Larsen joined a private practice pediatrics group in Harker Heights, Texas, where she worked for approximately three years. After moving to College Station in 2013, she joined the staff of A.P. Beutel Student Health Center in 2015.

Dr. Larsen loves living in the Brazos Valley and has embraced the wonderful history, tradition and spirit of Texas A&M University. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, travelling and reading.

Gary McCord, M.D.

Dr. Gary McCord is a 1979 graduate of Texas A&M University. He received his M.D. degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston in 1983, followed by completing a residency in Diagnostic Radiology in 1987. He is board certified by the American Board of Radiology.

Dr. McCord has been the staff radiologist at Student Health Services since 1993. He is a Clinical Professor of Neuroscience & Experimental Therapeutics at the Texas A&M College of Medicine and has served as Associate Dean for Student Affairs at the medical school since 1998. He has received the Association of Former Students Distinguished Teach Award at both the college and university levels.

Dr. McCord is married and has four children, two of which are currently enrolled at Texas A&M.

William Peterek, M.D.

Dr. William Peterek grew up and attended school in Gonzales, TX. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1966 and earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 1970. Following 32 years of private Family Practice on Galveston Island, Dr. Peterek joined the medical staff of the A.P. Beutel Health Center in 2004.

While in medical school, he married Terry Crawford, RN in 1968. They have three children, two of whom are Texas A&M graduates, and six grandchildren. Dr. Peterek’s oldest grandchild is a student at Texas A&M.

Gayle Ponder, M.D.

Dr. Gayle Ponder received her bachelor’s degree from Erskine College and her medical degree from The Medical University of South Carolina. She completed her residency training in Family Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Tyler, TX. Dr. Ponder is board certified in Family Medicine.

Before joining the staff of the A.P. Beutel Health Center in 2008, Dr. Ponder did inpatient and outpatient care for three years and was in private practice for five years. Dr. Ponder enjoys the full scope of Family Medicine, from treating routine illnesses or acute injuries to contraceptive counseling. She also serves on the Texas A&M Eating Disorders Interdisciplinary Team (EDIT) to help monitor students with eating disorders for medical complications.

Dr. Ponder is originally from South Carolina and is married with two children. She enjoys being involved in their school activities, Zumba and other fitness classes, as well as many outdoor activities. Dr. Ponder loves working at Student Health Services because she is able to interact with students and help them feel better as well as educate them about their health.

Tiffany Skaggs, M.D.

SkaggsTiffany-9755webDr. Tiffany Skaggs is a graduate of Texas A&M, Class of 1995. She obtained her medical degree from the Texas A&M College of Medicine. She completed a residency program in Family Practice at the Texas A&M Scott and White Family Practice Residency in Temple, TX. Dr. Skaggs then worked in private practices in Texas, most recently in Wichita Falls, TX.

Dr. Skaggs is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Family Practice. She provides primary care for A&M students at the A.P. Beutel Health Center.

She is married to Rick Skaggs. They have 3 children. In her spare time, she enjoys knitting, sewing, and gardening. Her favorite Aggie Tradition is the Big Event. She feels most connected to the Aggie Core Value of Respect.

Edward Styduhar, D.O.

Dr.  Edward Styduhar graduated from Grove City College, a small liberal arts college in western Pennsylvania, in 1966. After spending a few years with the U.S. Navy , he obtained his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Following completion of a rotating internship at the former Oklahoma Osteopathic Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma, he did general medical practice in the outskirts of Tulsa for a brief period prior to moving to Round Rock, Texas where he did solo general practice for 18 years. Dr. Styduhar then joined a large central Texas multi-specialty clinic in their satellite clinic in Round Rock for a number of years before coming to A.P. Beutel Health Center in January of 2001.

In active medical practice for 40 years, he is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and provides basic general medical office care to the students of this university.

Married to a native Texan, he has two children, TAMU class of ’98 and class of ’03.

Barbara Tyler, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Barbara Tyler received her bachelors degree in Physics from Cornell University, her medical degree from Texas A&M College of Medicine, and her masters in public health from Texas A&M Health Science Center. Her post-graduate medical education was in pediatrics at Scott & White in Temple. Dr. Tyler joined the medical staff at the A.P. Beutel Health Center in 1985.

In addition to her clinical role at Student Health Services, Dr. Tyler has served as an assistant professor at the School of Public Health and the College of Medicine at the Texas A&M Health Science Center in College Station. She is also an instructor in the Health Information Technology Program at Blinn College.

William Vota, M.D.

Dr. William Vota received his bachelors degree from the University of California Los Angeles in 1985 and his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in 1993. After completing an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago, Dr. Vota served as the Grimes County Health Officer in Navasota, TX. He later worked in a private practice in Internal Medicine for six years. After practicing for eight years as an Emergency Room Physician, Dr. Vota joined the medical staff of the A.P. Beutel Health Center in 2010.

When not serving the students of Texas A&M, Dr. Vota enjoys photography, cooking, tennis and computer programming.

Bo Xuan, M.D.

Dr. Bo Xuan obtained her M.D. and M.S. of pharmacology from Nanjing Medical University (NMU). She joined the faculty at NMU before being recruited to the Institute of Ocular Pharmacology of Texas A&M University College of Medicine. She advanced to research assistant professor in 1999 and has served as an adjunct clinical assistant professor at TAMU HSC since 2007. She completed her family medicine residency program at Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Medicine in 2006.

She joined the medical staff of the A.P. Beutel Health Center in 2007. Dr. Bo is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, cooking, traveling, and spending time with family.