Keith Argenbright, M.D., is a Professor in the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Peter O'Donnell Jr. School of Public Health at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He serves as Director of the Moncrief Cancer Institute and Director of the Center for Translational Medicine’s Leadership and Mentoring Program. He specializes in cancer screening and prevention. 

Dr. Argenbright earned his medical degree at the Tulane University School of Medicine and completed his residency in family medicine at JPS Hospital. He also holds a master’s degree in medical management from Carnegie Mellon University. 

Certified by the American Board of Family Practice, Dr. Argenbright joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2008. 

As Director of the Moncrief Cancer Institute, Dr. Argenbright oversees more than $70 million in local, state, and federal awards used to provide a network of breast, cervical, lung, and colorectal cancer screening services for 30,000 rural and medically underserved residents in North Texas every year.

As part of his role at UT Southwestern, Dr. Argenbright teaches a course on management principles and developing leadership skills for clinical and translational researchers. 

Dr. Argenbright is a member of the American Association for Physician Leadership, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Tarrant County Medical Society, and the Texas Medical Association.

He has been honored with the UT Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award.

Education & Training
  • Other Post Graduate Training - Carnegie Mellon University (2007-2009)
  • Graduate School - Carnegie Mellon University (2007-2009)
  • Residency - John Peter Smith Hospital (1984-1987), Family Medicine
  • Medical School - Tulane University School of Medicine (1980-1984)
Honors & Awards
  • Top 100 Business Leaders in North Texas by The Dallas Morning News 1999
  • UT Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award 2014