Steven L. Berk, M.D., is dean of the Texas Tech School of Medicine and provost of Texas Tech Health Sciences Center. As a physician certified in infectious disease and geriatrics, Berk has treated an outstanding diversity of patients in his forty-year medical career.
One moment in [Berk's] life is ultimately decided by a lifetime of experience as a dedicated physician and teacher. Truly a harrowing, wonderful, and ultimately redepmtive tale. -- Abraham Verghese, author of Cutting for Stone "[prepublication blurb]"