Chip Fagadau

Warren R. (Chip) Fagadau, M.D., a prominent physician and civic leader of Dallas, TX, was inducted onto the Board of Governors of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) at its meeting on February 13, 2012 in Los Angeles.

Fagadau received his B.A. in History from Yale University (1974) and medical training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas, Southwestern Medical School (UTHSCD) (1978), with post-doctoral training through his residency in Ophthalmology at Yale University School of Medicine; and fellowship at the Wilmer Eye Institute of the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

He is Adjunct  Assistant Professor at UTHSCD/Southwestern Medical School and has held multiple professional leadership positions, including President of the Eye and Contact Lens Association and Councilor of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has served on association Advocacy Committees and has been a Health Policy Advisor to Cong. Richard Gephardt, Cong. Tony Coelho, Senator Ron Wyden, and the Democratic Leadership Council.

Among his civic leadership roles, he has served as President of Reading and Radio Resource (Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic); a Director of Texas Lyceum (Executive Comm.); a member of the Dallas Assembly; and a founder and Vice-President of the Council for a Secure America (promoting energy independence as a national security issue).

Additionally, Fagadau has served on the boards of the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas and Temple Emanuel.